Personnel Matters


Hiring Employees

How to Draft an Employee Handbook MS WORD

Links—A compilation of human resources forms

American Payroll Association—Service and support for the payroll industry

Association of Legal Administrators

EEO/Affirmative Action—Equal Employment Advisory Counsel

Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act

Legal Search & Management, Inc.—Legal assistant recruiting

Michigan Legislature —Bullard-Plawecki Employee Right to Know Act

National Association of Legal Assistants

Role of Non-Lawyers in Law Practice—Guidelines for the use of legal assistants

OSHA—Occupational Safety and Health Administration—Job related salary information

U.S. Department of Labor—Family and Medical Leave Act

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics—U.S. Department of Labor—Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S. Department of Labor—Fair Labor Standards Act, including criteria for overtime

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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boookEffectively Staffing Your Law Firm

by Jennifer J. Rose

Lending Library Number: 134

With the advent of sophisticated office technology and software programs, lawyers are tempted to rely more on themselves than staff to run and operate their law offices. But can you do it all yourself—or do you need help? Although staff can help you bring in more profits and clients, ineffective supervision can cost you money—and potentially lose clients and harm your professional reputation. Effectively Staffing Your Law Firm will provide you with the necessary tools to manage your workload and determine staffing needs that make sense for your firm.

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