Taking a Therapeutic Approach to Trial Law: Concerns Over Unethical Business Practices Lead to a Career Providing a Voice for the... Is the Sky Falling Yet? 2019 Law Firms in Transition Survey: The results of the 2019 Altman Weil annual Law Firms in Transition survey are receiving... Going In-House: What Law Firm Partners Need to Understand: General counsel roles are often looked at as the "holy grail" in a lawyer's career. These... HOW AND WHY Employers Use Recruiters: When Companies Use Recruiters - For in-house legal positions, companies use recruiters... 23 Secrets THAT BUILD CLIENT LOYALTY: Loyalty is built on the value/price equation, which says: A client will stay loyal to you... The Myth of Having It All: ... when do we stop enjoying all of the little joys in our life and begin to ignore or... Why the Legal Industry Can Handle the Next Recession: The last recession caught a robust and in-demand legal industry unprepared, and the... 5 Keys to an Effective Law Firm Divorce. Being Smart When the Thrill Is Gone: “A discord of personalities” sometimes describes the genesis for marital divorce. It... Personalized Injury Law Firm – Battling to Relieve Clients’ Burdens: Clayton Williford, Partner in Woods Williford, P.C., relates a story that well defines... Network Now for Success Later: Today, the art of conversation has changed with the use of technology and our ability to...
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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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