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THE PARADOX OF EQUILIBRIUM: David Schulman Keeps The Scales Tipped In His Clients’ Favor By Keeping Balance

THE PARADOX OF EQUILIBRIUM: David Schulman Keeps The Scales Tipped In His Clients’ Favor By Keeping Balance

As David Schulman, Partner with Moore, Schulman, Moore, APC celebrates 20 years as a family law attorney in San Diego, he credits a commitment to balance as the keystone of his tenure in an emotionally charged field. But he’s not speaking exclusively about a professional life/ personal life balance. Instead, Schulman is absolutely clear that […]

Charisma, Confidence, Competence

Charisma, Confidence, Competence

Attorney Journal’s November Snapshot DOUGLAS A. GLASS of GLASS MEDIATIONS With offices in the landmark Mister A’s building for more than 20 years, Douglas A. Glass knows a thing or two about the art of putting clients at ease.  Make no mistake; the panoramic view Glass Mediation provides-spanning from Mexico to La Jolla- is charismatic […]

ADVOCATING FOR TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN LAW FIRMS

ADVOCATING FOR TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN LAW FIRMS

A recent article noted that technology is now a “differentiator, and a key to future profitability.” In fact, for countless law firms, efficiency and the ability to tap into the firm’s collective intellectual property through the use of technological resources will make the difference between prosperity and mere survival in the next few years. Our […]

ATTORNEY MARKETING: How to Get Clients to Say Yes

ATTORNEY MARKETING: How to Get Clients to Say Yes

A couple of weeks ago, I was with a lawyer who, even after 15 years of practice, was amazed that a client did not instantly engage him. In the mind of the lawyer, there was a clear need, the client had money and the situation had to be handled immediately. Yet my client was not […]

How to Keep Your Law Firm’s Website Fresh

How to Keep Your Law Firm’s Website Fresh

Creating a simple website for your practice is an important part of establishing your firm’s digital footprint. For people who discover your practice online, it’s your first chance at a good impression. With that said, you shouldn’t over think it though. Don’t make your website unnecessarily flashy. As I mentioned in my digital roadmap for […]

Emotional Violence

Emotional Violence

There is much violence in our world, from terrorism to violent crimes and many things in-between. There is also an internal violence threatening all too many of today’s law firms. It is what I call emotional violence. When emotional violence exists within an office, all employees suffer its toxic, negative and lasting effects. Emotional violence […]

Social Practice Management with “MyCase”

Social Practice Management with “MyCase”

When I began my practice almost 30 years ago, the primary office equipment consisted of a typewriter and a “Xerox” machine. I held out from purchasing a fax machine for as long as possible. I thought facsimile machines were a passing fad and only necessary if I were an architect or accountant. Needless to say, […]

MEASURING A LAW FIRM’S RISK MANAGEMENT: Smart Firms Do it Before A Claim Occures, Others May Do it After

MEASURING A LAW FIRM’S RISK MANAGEMENT: Smart Firms Do it Before A Claim Occures, Others May Do it After

Serious claims against a law firm may have a devastating effect, going far beyond the actual dollars involved. The impact includes large amounts of time lost, deteriorating relationships between and among partners, and, in many cases, repercussions within the firms’ client community. The impact on the fabric of the Partnership itself is a case in […]

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