Friday December 14, 2018

What does a Patent Paralegal do?

The patent paralegals are required to protect ideas. The field of patent law is considered to be one of the fastest growing sectors in the field of legal profession. The patent paralegals, part of the patent law firm, is required to undertake a variety of functions. Functions performed by the patent paralegals: A. Harrison Barnes […]

Law Firm Job Transition Issues

In the tough economic scenario, the law firms are deducing more effective marketing strategies and sophisticated talents for ensuring growth and expansion of legal jobs. The lawyers, both overseas and in the domestic market, are devising all possible measures to transform their law firms and also their careers. There are several factors behind transition that […]

How to Maintain a Good Client-Lawyer Relationship

In today’s world, legalities pervade almost all major decisions of life and one has to resort to a lawyer in most of the regular functions one performs, be it a real estate deal, filing of tax returns, buying a car, getting married, or any dispute, etc. However, it is also quite likely in some cases […]

License to Change

Many lawyers and doctors go into their chosen field for personal reasons. Doctors can sometimes lose a sibling as a child and vow with childlike innocence to “grow up and be a doctor so I can fix sick kids”; lawyers often see an injustice and want to make a difference, which makes them excellent family […]

The Latest in the Blagojevich Indictment

Prosecutors re-indicted former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich February 5th. Some of the initial charges, it turns out, may possibly be deemed unconstitutional. Specifically, the honest services fraud charges are now being challenged U.S. Supreme Court. A. Harrison Barnes, who worked at one time for the U.S. Department of Justice and is the founder of, […]

Shhh…..The Importance of Silence

Many of us can describe the job hunt, and especially within the legal field, as anything but quiet. It’s messy, loud, demanding and aggressive. But there should also be down time too, says A. Harrison Barnes, founder of If you can’t find time to reflect – whether you’re gearing up to take the state […]

A. Harrison Barnes: Why BCGSearch Can Help You

A. Harrison Barnes and BCG Search has changed the job search landscape ever since its inception in 2001. Everyday job openings are posted and you may have no idea they exist. Why? Many employers refuse to post jobs if they have to pay a fee. What sets BCG Search apart of the rest of the […]

Succeeding in the Legal Job Market with a Recruitment Guide

The new mantra of today’s times is “Do It Yourself”. Everyone wants to do their own thing. It’s caught on fast and affected almost every industry. However, in the law recruitment industry, it is not advisable to jump the gun with this approach. Recruitment is an art. Not everyone can manage to achieve what a […]

Legal Career: How to be Successful?

It is not easy to achieve success in a legal career. To achieve success you need to work hard and not rely on luck. Any person who relies only on luck is definitely fooling himself or herself. Success does not come to you, you need to reach out and work towards it. You will be […]

In House vs. Private Practice

Once you have a law degree, you need to decide if you would like to work at a law firm or go in for a private practice. Both have their merits and downfalls. You need to choose keeping in mind your skills, your lifestyle requirements and see which of them fits the bill. Working as […]