Charles Volkert

Charles Volkert

Host of Robert Half Legal Report

Charles Volkert is senior district president of Robert Half Legal, a premier legal staffing service specializing in the placement of attorneys, paralegals, legal administrators and other legal professionals with law firms and corporate legal departments. He also is the executive managing director of the company’s consulting solutions practice, which offers legal project management and consulting services for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, regulatory/compliance and information governance matters. Mr. Volkert joined the company in 1999 and previously served as executive director of Robert Half Legal, which has locations in major North American and international markets. Prior to his employment with Robert Half Legal, Mr. Volkert worked as a litigator with McGrane & Nosich in Coral Gables, Florida where he focused on complex litigation, insurance defense, medical malpractice and product liability. A noted author and speaker, Mr. Volkert earned a JD from the University of Miami School of Law and a BA from Furman University. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the Dade County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

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July 26, 2019

Succession Planning: Transition Strategies for Law Firms and Exiting Lawyers Session

Ida Abbott discusses critical components of succession planning that can position law firms or legal departments, their clients and departing leaders for future success.

March 1, 2019

Key Hiring and Compensation Trends Shaping the Legal Profession in 2019

Jamy Sullivan, executive director of Robert Half Legal, explores the latest hiring and compensation trends expected to shape the legal profession in 2019.

November 14, 2018

How California’s Consumer Privacy Act May Impact Your Legal Team

Joel Wuesthoff and Samantha Kim discuss the new California data privacy mandate and explore specific rights that the law grants to California consumers regarding the privacy of their data.

October 26, 2018

GDPR is now in effect: What are the next steps for legal teams?

Joel Wuesthoff and Samantha Kim talk about critical requirements of the GDPR and discuss the challenges that many organizations face in their compliance efforts.

July 10, 2018

Strengthening Legal Workplace Diversity and Inclusion with Pipeline Programs

Joy Dingle talks about how the legal community partnerships are being used to expose youth in underrepresented groups and gives tips to students who are interested in legal careers.

February 5, 2018

Tips to Take Your Legal Career to New Heights in 2018

Billie Moliere discusses the latest hiring trends and the hottest practice areas driving demand for attorneys, paralegals and legal support professionals.

October 19, 2017

Escalating cyber threats demand heightened security practices for law firms

Scott Giordano examines why law firms are among the most vulnerable for cyberattacks.

June 29, 2017

Ramping Up Retention Strategies in a Competitive Hiring Market

Charles Volkert and Judy Hissong explore key factors that legal professionals value in their work environment and ways legal organizations can use this knowledge to engage, motivate and retain employees.

May 30, 2017

The Trickle-down Effect: Anticipating the Impact of the Trump Administration on the Legal Field

This legal podcast shares insights on the possible implications for corporate law departments, law firms, and the legal workplace during the Trump Administration.