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An Attorney for ALL SEASONS

An Attorney for ALL SEASONS

Jeff Matsen has spent 5 decades protecting wealth, assets and family legacies for high net worth families throughout California and across the globe Family means everything to me. It is one of the main reasons I chose to specialize in protecting families and their legacies,” says Jeff Matsen, founding partner of Matsen Voorhees Mintz LLP, and one of Worth Magazine’s Top […]

LOOKING OUT FOR THE BIG GUY

LOOKING OUT FOR THE BIG GUY

R. Craig Scott’s Executive Law Group Exists Exclusively for Senior Executives In Transition For many people in Orange County, R. Craig Scott needs no introduction at all. Since 1978, the award winning labor and employment attorney has represented thousands of employers in his roles as attorney and Partner with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (1978—1990); Partner with Pettis, Tester, Kruse & […]

SETTLING DISPUTES without SETTLING FOR LESS

SETTLING DISPUTES without SETTLING FOR LESS

WHEN EMPLOYMENT AND BUSINESS DISPUTES REQUIRE EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE, ORANGE COUNTY ATTORNEYS COUNT ON ROBERT COVIELLO FOR PREPARATION AND PERSISTENCE. “AN IMPORTANT KEY TO BEING A SUCCESSFUL MEDIATOR begins with having the ability to adapt to the particular situation presented on any given day,” says Robert Coviello, former trial attorney, and founder of Coviello Mediation Services in San Juan Capistrano. “If […]

Legal Marketing. 5 Ways to Make Your Firm Bios Stand Out Online.

Legal Marketing. 5 Ways to Make Your Firm Bios Stand Out Online.

Drawing on over twenty years’ experience in branding and positioning, Paula Black has advised law firms around the globe on everything from powerful and innovative design to marketing strategy and business growth. She is the award-winning author of “The Little Black Book on Law Firm Branding & Positioning,” “The Little Black Book on Law Firm […]

HOW DO LAW FIRMS FIND MORE CAPITAL?

HOW DO LAW FIRMS FIND MORE CAPITAL?

Every law firm understands how important it is not just to market, but to do it well. So, when you look at two law firms that have equally talented staff and equal financial resources, how can one firm dramatically outperform the other? The secret… (Hint: learn from what large corporations have done to put their […]

LAW FIRM BRANDING. The danger of illusory brands

LAW FIRM BRANDING. The danger of illusory brands

OVER THE LAST TEN YEARS, WE HAVE WITNESSED ADVANCES IN LAW PRACTICE TECHNOLOGY, THE EXPANDING ROLES OF PARALEGALS, AND THE OUTSOURCING OF LEGAL WORK. YET DESPITE ALL OF THESE COST-CUTTING AND TIME-SAVING ADVANTAGES, MANY LAW FIRMS, ESPECIALLY THE LARGE ONES, REMAIN STRUGGLING FOR THEIR VERY SURVIVAL. Only a decade ago, law firms were enjoying remarkable levels of growth and prosperity. Firm coffers were […]

LAWYERS Generate a Million Dollars in Additional Income for Your Law Firm

LAWYERS Generate a Million Dollars in Additional Income for Your Law Firm

Today’s lawyer is so focused on getting the message out that will persuade the potential client to call the firm; the lawyer fails to look within to see if a change in the thought process, management, or delivery of the product can create new clients. From someone who spends a great deal on marketing, I have become quite savvy on […]

5 TIPS for the BEST LAW FIRM LOGO

5 TIPS for the BEST LAW FIRM LOGO

What does your law firm logo suggest to your potential clients? You only have one chance to make a first impression. Upon meeting a new or prospective client and exchanging business cards, the client will get an impression of your firm based on the law firm logo alone. So, what does your logo say about your […]

How About a Joint Venture? A Twist on Referrals for Small and Solo Law Firms

How About a Joint Venture? A Twist on Referrals for Small and Solo Law Firms

A very old and common technique for building business is to ask for and give referrals. Every year I get at least a handful of letters and brochures from law firms seeking referrals on their areas of expertise. I also know many lawyers, solo practitioners in particular, that refer business that comes their way, when […]

Community News – September 2014

Community News – September 2014

Ryan Manning, a partner in Newmeyer & Dillion LLP’s Newport Beach office, has been named to the board of directors at Friends for Fragile X, a Coto de Caza nonprofit that raises awareness and funding to find a cure for Fragile X syndrome, a family of genetic conditions related to mental impairment and autism. Friends for Fragile X is creating a large network of “friends” searching […]

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