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How to Interview Prospective Clients. Focus on Their Problems and Your Credibility for Success.

How to Interview Prospective Clients. Focus on Their Problems and Your Credibility for Success.

IF you spend most of the interview telling prospects about your services, you’re going about it all wrong. Your prospect’s first priority is to understand his problem. Successful lawyers spend up to 70 percent of interview time educating prospects about the magnitude of their problem and the risks of allowing it to persist. You win […]

Self-Discipline, the Foundation of Self-Improvement

Self-Discipline, the Foundation of Self-Improvement

What is the one thing you must have in order to succeed? It’s a little thing called self-discipline—something that’s little only in the sense that it’s yours any time you choose to employ it. In its effect on your life, having self-discipline makes a tremendous difference—a difference too great to measure. It’s not something you’re […]

How to Create a Great Landing Page for a Law Firm Website

How to Create a Great Landing Page for a Law Firm Website

IN THIS DAY AND AGE, businesses must treat their websites with the same care and attention as their storefront. For a law firm, a visit to your website is much like a visit to your lobby. After a potential client does a little bit of research through online reviews, your website is often their first […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries.

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries.

CALIFORNIA COURTS OF APPEAL Arbitration Gastelum v. Remax International, Inc. (2016) _ Cal.App.4th _ , 2016 WL 542698: The Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal because it was an appeal from a nonappealable order. After plaintiff sued defendants regarding her employment, defendants moved to compel arbitration. The trial court granted the motion to compel arbitration and […]

The Biggest Crime in Law Firms

The Biggest Crime in Law Firms

The biggest crime in law firms today goes unnoticed by most outsiders. It is not reported in the media. There are no police reports filed and firms don’t even mention it on their websites. People don’t talk about it on the street and partners often overlook it. Even though this crime is rampant, its presence […]

The New Face of Employee Retention

The New Face of Employee Retention

There is a major shift occurring in the turnover rate of managers. The new survey from Mercer found that 37% of all workers— regardless of their satisfaction level—are seriously considering leaving their organizations, up from 33% of the workforce who were considering leaving in 2011…The new twist is that the inclination to leave is increasingly […]

Community News – March 2016

Community News – March 2016

Governor Jerry Brown recently announced his appointments to various county boards across the state, one of whom was Aitken Aitken Cohn’s Ashleigh Aitken. First appointed to serve on the 32nd District Agricultural Association, Orange County Fair Board of Directors in 2012, Ashleigh has been reappointed to serve another four-year-term. Last year, Ashleigh was Chairwoman of […]

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