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3 Things Every Lawyer Needs To Know Before Hiring an Assistant and Seeing the ROI

3 Things Every Lawyer Needs To Know Before Hiring an Assistant and Seeing the ROI

You know you need help in your law practice. You need an assistant who

OFF THE BOOKS MANAGEMENT

OFF THE BOOKS MANAGEMENT

Managing the Non-Financial Assets of the Law Firm There’s no shortage of financial reports for Managing Partners and firm leaders. But some metrics, critical to the firm’s success, require a new way of thinking about the firm’s ‘financial’ reports. The job of managing a law firm can typically be boiled down to a few key […]

Closing Skills of Successful Rainmakers…and Other Myths

Closing Skills of Successful Rainmakers…and Other Myths

I was recently invited to present at a law firm retreat on the topic of closing skills, presumably in the hopes that my remarks would magically transform reluctant partners into willing rainmakers. As the partner in charge of retreat planning said to me, “We need to give our weaker partners a shot at carrying their […]

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