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DISRUPTIVE FORCE for JUSTICE

DISRUPTIVE FORCE for JUSTICE

A force that is disruptive does not create incremental change; it transforms those it impacts in such a manner that there can be no return. Since opening its doors in early 2013, Greenberg Gross LLP has created a disruption in the Orange County legal community and beyond. As Alan Greenberg, the firm’s managing partner, explained: […]

ESSENTIAL 1 Time Management

ESSENTIAL 1 Time Management

As you and your staff learn how to plan, prioritize, organize, delegate, and minimize interruptions in a way that works for you and them, you’ll have more time for—and be significantly more effective at — your two main income-producing activities: serving current clients and developing new ones. While it is common to speak about “time […]

Using ROI to Evaluate Project Management Training

Using ROI to Evaluate Project Management Training

Introduction Return on Investment (ROI) is a monetary measurement that is used to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of an investment made by an organization. Investments take many forms—financial, human capital, equipment, and training programs—to name just a few. This paper will focus on the use of ROI and the Phillips ROI Methodology(TM) to measure […]

Wanamaker Was Right—Getting the Most Out of Your Firm’s Print Ads

Wanamaker Was Right—Getting the Most Out of Your Firm’s Print Ads

John Wanamaker practically invented retailing. It was the late 19th Century, and he was bringing thousands of shoppers to his downtown Philadelphia department store with all sorts of gimmicks and innovations. Advertising was one of these innovations. And, Wanamaker was spending fortunes on the city’s papers. Despite his success, Wanamaker used to complain. He’d say […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries

CALIFORNIA COURTS OF APPEAL Civil Procedure (Attorney Fees, Discovery) Bui v. Nguyen (2014) _ Cal.App.4th _ , 2014 WL 5449782: The Court of Appeal reversed the trial court’s order granting attorney fees under Code of Civil Procedure section 1021.5. The trial court abused its discretion in granting attorney fees under section 1021.5 because plaintiff failed […]

ANALYTICS. The Ally Law Firm Leaders Need

ANALYTICS. The Ally Law Firm Leaders Need

DO YOU KNOW what (and who) drives the profitability of your firm? Can you distinguish among the clients that truly make a difference to the bottom line and those that merely add “noise” to the top line? While you may know who the biggest revenue producers in your firm are, do you know which among […]

10 SAFETY TIPS for Law Firms, Attorneys and Legal Professionals

10 SAFETY TIPS for Law Firms, Attorneys and Legal Professionals

Violence committed by clients against attorneys and legal professionals is real. It happens in small towns and big cities, and in small and large legal practices. Some practice areas are more volatile than others, such as divorce and family law, dispute resolution, employment law and real estate litigation. Particularly in a bad economy with high […]

CAUTION! A Management Buyout May Not Be the Way to Sell Your Company

CAUTION! A Management Buyout May Not Be the Way to Sell Your Company

You own your business and have been agonizing over having to go through a marketing and sale process and then not knowing what will happen to your employees. Then, what you believe to be the perfect solution appears right inside of your organization. A key manager or group of managers has approached you with the […]

Community News – December 2014

Community News – December 2014

More than 100 attendees of all ages gathered at leading employment, labor and business immigration law firm Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP (CDF) on Oct. 23 to support the firm’s partnership with Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) during its 20th anniversary year. Event co-host Company 77 served stone-cooked pizza out of its unique mobile pizza fire […]

MASTER OF ALL Trades

MASTER OF ALL Trades

Dan Callahan Has Won the Largest Settlements and Jury Verdicts in the County and the Country in Areas Ranging From Business Disputes to Personal Injury For an attorney who has set records for the largest settlements and jury verdicts in both Orange County and the entire United States, Dan Callahan, founder of Callahan & Blaine, […]

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