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Preparing for a Successful Mediation

Preparing for a Successful Mediation

What are effective ways to manage the client’s expectations and develop an effective strategy that will enhance the likelihood of a successful mediation? Managing Client Expectations. Two California published opinions provide a cautionary tale of what can happen when the mediation outcome differs from the client’s expectations. In Cassel v. Superior Court (Wasserman, Comden, Casselman […]

Second-Language Skills Increasingly Important in Legal Field

Second-Language Skills Increasingly Important in Legal Field

In an increasingly global and multicultural marketplace, lawyers and other legal professionals with

The Rainmaker’s Mindset for Associates

The Rainmaker’s Mindset for Associates

Many Associates say, “I want to succeed and I understand the need for business development, but where do I find the time?” Of course, you’re busy. So, too, are all Rainmakers. Like anything important, you must set aside time to do it. But how do you do that when everything is a high priority? The […]

The Management IMPERATIVE

The Management IMPERATIVE

A leader can be forgiven for doing the wrong thing on occasion but what about failing to manage at all? In a corporate setting, this would be perceived as abdication and likely result in dismissal. In many law firms, however, leaders are excused from their management responsibilities. They simply have to mention the important legal […]

Where the Legal Jobs Are

Where the Legal Jobs Are

Litigation to Offer Greatest Opportunities in 2013; Challenges Finding Top Talent Reported Which specialty areas are predicted to yield the most prospects for legal job seekers in the year ahead? Almost one-quarter (22 percent) of lawyers recently interviewed by Robert Half Legal expect litigation will generate the greatest number of job opportunities in 2013. General […]

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