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The Legal Report from Robert Half brings together leading experts to discuss the latest trends affecting the legal profession. Stay current with important issues and strategies surrounding hiring, compensation, practice management and more. The program is hosted by Jamy J. Sullivan, JD, executive director of the legal practice at Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions and business consulting firm. Robert Half offers contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions and is the parent company of Protiviti®, a global consulting firm. 

Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project attorneys do not constitute a law firm among themselves.

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Oct 13, 2022

Enhanced Strategies Are Vital to Recruit, Engage and Retain Legal Professionals Amid the Great Resignation

Record numbers of workers have quit their jobs, fueled in part by their desire for better work-life balance, burnout or limited growth opportunities. How can employers in the legal field stem attrition?...

Aug 23, 2022

What’s Next for The Legal Report?

After 12 years, The Legal Report from Robert Half is gaining a new host. In this episode, Charles Volkert transitions hosting duties to Jamy Sullivan, executive director of Robert Half’s legal talent...

Dec 16, 2021

Legal Department Optimization: Establishing a Strategic Roadmap for Future Success

Rich Cohen joins to discuss the current state of legal department operations, staffing and service delivery.

Nov 18, 2021

Top trends expected to reshape legal hiring and compensation in 2022

Jamy Sullivan discusses the latest trends in hiring and compensation strategies in an ever more competitive market.

Sep 27, 2021

Prepare Now: California’s New Legislation Raises the Privacy Bar

Guests Joel Wuesthoff and Daniel Hansen discuss the new compliance requirements established by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 and the broader scope of businesses impacted by the act.

May 26, 2021

Compliance Risks Spurred by the Pandemic Can’t be Ignored

Charles Volkert and Kim Dickerson examine current issues amplifying compliance risks and discuss ways to manage compliance requirements with evolving regulations governing office re-openings, vetting and working with new suppliers, new technologies,...

Mar 29, 2021

Contract Management: Driving Greater Value Amid Accelerating Compliance, Security and Legal Pressures

Bernie Donachie and Frank Serge discuss best practices for contract lifecycle management.

Jan 12, 2021

What Legal Teams Need to Know about the LIBOR Transition

Host Charles Volkert is joined by Doug Wilbert to discuss significant legal implications inherent in the benchmark transition.

Dec 1, 2020

Legal Teams and COVID-19: Key Strategies for Adapting to a New Business Environment

Charles Volkert, senior district president of Robert Half Legal, and Billie Moliere, district president with the company, explore key considerations as legal offices re-open.

Sep 25, 2020

Understanding Recent Updates to the CCPA and EU-US Privacy Shield

Joel Wuesthoff discusses significant updates relating to data privacy that could directly impact your business and compliance obligations.

Feb 14, 2020

Great Expectations: Legal Departments’ Changing Requirements for Outside Counsel

Jamy Sullivan discusses the changing expectations of legal departments and the impact on the selection, management and evaluation of outside counsel.

Dec 17, 2019

Key Strategies to Attract, Motivate and Retain Gen Z in the Legal Workplace

Jamy Sullivan outlines Gen Z's values, attitudes and career aspirations and offer critical strategies to recruit and motivate this next generation of legal professionals.

Nov 8, 2019

Beyond the GDPR and CCPA: Leveraging Data Privacy Strategies to Comply with Multiple Regulatory Mandates

Joel Wuesthoff offers strategies to help companies stay ahead and adjust security and privacy practices to manage the growing volume of data regulations.

Jul 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.

Mar 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.

Jul 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.

Feb 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.

Oct 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.

Jun 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.

Feb 2, 2017

Strengthening Diversity: A Business Imperative for Today’s Law Firms

Current trends and law practice management strategies for establishing and maintaining a legal workplace that values diversity and inclusiveness.

Dec 1, 2016

Legal Jobs Spotlight: Top Hiring and Compensation Trends for 2017

Host Charles Volkert and Billie Watkins explore legal hiring and compensation trends expected to shape the legal field in the coming year.

Oct 27, 2016

Changing Roles and Staffing Models for Paralegals and Other Legal Support Professionals

Charles Volkert and Carl Morrison examine the changing roles of paralegals and other support professionals in today’s legal workplace.

Nov 16, 2015

Cybersecurity Issues Demand Proactive and CollectiveManagement Strategies from Legal and IT Teams, Part Two

In episode two of this two-part series, host Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal, and industry experts, Thomas Barnett, Rocco Grillo and Joel Wuesthoff, discuss the key components of a comprehensive cybersecurity plan, how companies can determine...

Nov 9, 2015

Cybersecurity Issues Demand Proactive and Collective Management Strategies from Legal and IT Teams, Part One

In episode one of this two-part series, host Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal, and industry experts, Thomas Barnett, Rocco Grillo and Joel Wuesthoff, examine data privacy and security issues that are demanding the attention of...

Jun 23, 2015

eDiscovery Management, Part 2: Minimizing Social Media, Cloud Computing and Data Privacy Risks

Data privacy has been front page news in the wake of massive data breaches and a growing number of organizations are looking to their legal counsel to help them understand the intricacies...

Jun 12, 2015

eDiscovery Management, Part 1: Setting up Legal Teams for Success

As the amount of electronic data continues to proliferate, managing eDiscovery is increasingly challenging for law firms, their clients and corporate legal departments — and it’s unlikely to get any easier in...

Mar 4, 2015

Making Succession Planning an Ongoing Priority

In this episode of The Robert Half Legal Report, attorney Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal and Sandra J. Boyer, Boyer & Greene principal, examine the importance of succession planning...

Jan 22, 2015

Legal Jobs and Practice Areas to Watch in 2015

In this episode of The Robert Half Legal Report podcast series, Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal, and George Denlinger, senior district president of the company, take a look at the practice...

Dec 15, 2014

2015 Forecast: Top Legal Hiring and Compensation Trends

In this episode of The Robert Half Legal Report, host Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal, and Billie Watkins, district director for Robert Half Legal, discuss the latest trends affecting hiring...

Aug 2, 2012

Future Law Office: Top Technology Trends Reshaping the Legal Field

In this video podcast of The Robert Half Legal Report, Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal, and Robert Ambrogi, co-host of Lawyer2Lawyer on the Legal Talk Network discuss how law...

Mar 20, 2012

Proactive E-Discovery Management

E-discovery is a complex and resource-intensive issue that is top of mind for many of us in the legal profession today. In this episode of The Robert Half Legal Report, Charles Volkert,...

Nov 29, 2011

Taming e-Discovery

In this episode of The Robert Half Legal Report, Charles Volkert, the executive director of Robert Half Legal, and Joel Wuesthoff, a director with Protiviti Inc., discuss how corporate legal departments are...

Aug 10, 2011

GCs Seek Value-Added Counsel

In this video podcast of The Robert Half Legal Report, Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal, and Robert Powell, general counsel of Optima Industrial Management, discuss what corporate legal departments...

Aug 3, 2011

Making a Case for Flexibility

In this video podcast of The Robert Half Legal Report, Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal, and Greenberg Traurig’s executive chairman, Cesar Alvarez, discuss how law firms are responding to...

Jun 24, 2011

Future Law Office: Key Trends in the Legal Field

In this video podcast, Robert Half Legal’s executive director, Charles Volkert, and Michael Gibeault, vice president, discuss key findings from Future Law Office, the company’s annual research program that examines important developments...

Jan 24, 2011

A Look at the Hottest Legal Jobs and Practice Areas for 2011

In this edition of The Robert Half Legal Report, host Katherine Spencer Lee, district director for Robert Half International, welcomes Attorney Charles Volkert, Executive Director of Robert Half Legal, to highlight the...

Sep 30, 2010

eDiscovery: Practical Tips for Maintaining Control: Part Two

In part two of this two-part series on The Robert Half Legal Report, Dawn Antonelli, district director for Robert Half Legal, welcomes Attorney Charles Volkert, Executive Director of Robert Half Legal and...

Sep 30, 2010

eDiscovery: Practical Tips for Maintaining Control: Part One

In part one of this two-part series on The Robert Half Legal Report, Dawn Antonelli, district director for Robert Half Legal, welcomes Attorney Charles Volkert, Executive Director of Robert Half Legal and...

May 25, 2010

Delivering Maximum Value in a Cost-Conscious Legal Era

In this second edition of The Robert Half Legal Report, host Marilyn Bird, District President for Robert Half Legal, welcomes Attorney Charles Volkert, Executive Director of Robert Half Legal, to discuss how...

Mar 18, 2010

Hiring & Compensation Trends for the Legal Profession

In this debut podcast of The Robert Half Legal Report, host Diane Domeyer, district director for Robert Half Legal, welcomes Attorney Charles Volkert, Executive Director of Robert Half Legal, to discuss the...

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Charles Volkert

Charles Volkert is the Global Solutions Leader for Protiviti Legal Consulting, where he provides expertise to C-suite,...

Jamy J. Sullivan, JD

Jamy Sullivan is the executive director of the legal practice at Robert Half, a premier talent solutions...

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