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Protecting Little Guys’ BIG IDEAS. THE CALIFORNIA INVENTORS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Protecting Little Guys’ BIG IDEAS. THE CALIFORNIA INVENTORS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

IMAGINE LIFE WITHOUT PICTURES, LIGHT BULBS, AIRPLANES, A CELL PHONE OR EVEN WITHOUT THE INTERNET. Now imagine how it would feel to create something so profound (like the Internet) and have it stolen from you. There would be no Thomas Edison or The Wright Brothers. Instead there would be a bunch of John Smiths and […]

Six Steps for Avoiding HR Headaches and Employment Issues on Your Practice

Six Steps for Avoiding HR Headaches and Employment Issues on Your Practice

Regardless of whether you’re the managing partner of a firm with dozens of attorneys and support staff, or you’re a solo practitioner, relying on the assistance of a skilled paralegal, a legal secretary, and other assistants, there’s no getting around the fact that your firm needs to be prepared to handle employment issues. Fortunately, if […]

The Six Key Numbers Every Lawyer Should Know About His/Her Law Firm

The Six Key Numbers Every Lawyer Should Know About His/Her Law Firm

The last few days I’ve been harping a bit on the importance of “knowing your numbers.” Yesterday, I said that the “Key” numbers for the owner of a solo or small law firm to be on top of are as follows: 1. Budget 2. Budget Variance Report 3. Cash Flow Projection (6 weeks rolling) 4. […]

3 Marketing Activities Attorneys Can Effortlessly Delegate

3 Marketing Activities Attorneys Can Effortlessly Delegate

MANY ATTORNEYS STRUGGLE to market their firms effectively while also looking after the day-to-day activities in the practice. I am here to tell you that you, the attorney, do not need to do it all. Deep down I bet you know this… but when you sit down to tackle a marketing strategy such as writing […]

Five Guaranteed Ways to Lose Potential Clients on the Web in 2015

Five Guaranteed Ways to Lose Potential Clients on the Web in 2015

Nobody likes to know they are losing new business to competitors. The fact is, we all do at times. When client-loss occurs, it is critical to the well-being and growth of our businesses to learn why—and implement steps to win over prospective clients the next time around. It is impossible to know how much actual […]

10 PRINCIPLES TO Eliminate Distractions & Encourage Success

10 PRINCIPLES TO Eliminate Distractions & Encourage Success

“Learn the fundamentals of the game and stick to them. Band-Aid remedies never last.” –JACK NICKLAUS, Legendary Professional Golfer Whether you are an employee or self-employed, your income depends solely on you. And the more efficiently you can work, the bigger returns you will receive. Take a moment and ask yourself where you truly want to […]

Community News – May 2015

Community News – May 2015

Matthew Easton has been named a Top 10 Under 40 for 2015 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Lawyers (NAOPIA). NAOPIA chose Chase to receive their highest honor because of the hard work and dedication he has shown in protecting the rights of the injured. Easton has also been named a Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers again this year. […]

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