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WILL TO WIN

WILL TO WIN

Ed Susolik’s Drive to Succeed Has Propelled Him to Become One of the Nation’s Foremost Insurance Law Experts Despite being born and spending his early childhood years in communist Czechoslovakia, Ed Susolik’s dreams of becoming an attorney date back as far as he can remember. However, he had no idea he would eventually become one […]

Pay Proportional to Performance™

Pay Proportional to Performance™

Getting pay decisions done well is rarely an easy task. There are competing interests between those lawyers who primarily acquire clients and those who focus on practicing law—setting up the age-old debate regarding the relative value of each. Moreover, those competing interests appear across a broad profitability spectrum. Unfortunately, the challenges increase when a law […]

Winning New Business with Legal Process Improvement

Winning New Business with Legal Process Improvement

When a potential client asks why they should do business with your firm, do you struggle for an answer more substantive than, “because we’re really good lawyers”? Clients increasingly want to see the “why” that sets your firm apart — and Legal Process Improvement (LPI) can help provide the answer. LPI helps you understand, and […]

7 Steps to Getting Referrals

7 Steps to Getting Referrals

The easiest lead to close is a referred lead. Unfortunately, not many mortgage brokers have mastered the art form that the process entails. I’ve developed a simple, seven-step process to obtaining referrals that will give you so much more success in developing your referral business that you will make it an automatic part of every […]

Where Have You Gone Flat?

Where Have You Gone Flat?

Here’s a brain teaser for you. How is it possible to add … a lot … to an already very full plate and wind up feeling less burdened and more energized as a result? Here’s a hint. It depends on what you’re adding. We hear and read a lot about living a joyful life and […]

Key Performance Indicators

Key Performance Indicators

As we enter the final half of this year, it’s important to review your numbers from the first part of this year. Are the numbers of leads you are getting up, down or flat? Are your revenues up, down or flat? How are your receivables? Are you hitting the financial goals you had for your […]

Phone Numbers can make Surprising Impressions

Phone Numbers can make Surprising Impressions

I’ve never been a fan of vanity numbers. 1-800-WHATEVER always raises my blood pressure when I have to figure out which number on the phone is a W, which is an H, and so on. I prefer something like this: Call 1-800-WHATEVER (1-800-942-8383). Still, one thing you can’t deny is that people often remember the […]

Community News – June 2015

Community News – June 2015

Recently, award-winning employment and labor law firm Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP hosted a seminar for more than 30 Inland Empire business and HR leaders at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside. The presentation focused on hot litigation trends in the region and provided business leaders with important information on proactive steps to ensure legal compliance. This was the […]

Caring Beyond the Courtroom

Caring Beyond the Courtroom

Gregory Rizio Believes in Putting Clients’ Needs Ahead of His Own, Championing His Colleagues, and Cultivating a Positive Reputation for Personal Injury Attorneys “My desire to become an attorney began when I was a child. My grandmother told me that I always seemed to have an answer to her complaints, so she told me I should become a lawyer,” laughs […]

yelp wanted for law firm reviews

yelp wanted for law firm reviews

If you are like most businesses, you consider word of mouth your most valuable marketing channel. Increasingly, online reviews are a critical component of Web word of mouth. Frequently used lawyer review sites include Google+, Citysearch and Yelp. The rise of review sites, and Yelp in particular, has been of significant importance to business owners across the world. For example, Apple iPhone’s […]

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