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The Tenacious Pursuit of Excellence

The Tenacious Pursuit of Excellence

Howard Privette Brings Years of Experience and Exceptional Results to Greenberg Gross LLP; Leads Expansion into Los Angeles Howard Privette was born to be a lawyer. When he arrived in the world, his father, Tom, was a law student, and his mother, Suzanne, provided for the family by working in the law school library. His father […]

First Things First

First Things First

“I love what I do. I walk into work excited to be here.” Eric Traut’s Trail Blazing Accomplishments Have Put Him in a League of His Own Eric Traut, Partner at the Traut Firm in Santa Ana, boasts a CV unlike any other trial attorney in Southern California. As the youngest lawyer ever admitted to the […]

How to Have a Successful Retreat: Walk on Water

How to Have a Successful Retreat: Walk on Water

Planning and conducting a successful retreat is like walking on water—it’s a lot easier if you know where the rocks are. The best way to find the rocks is to follow certain guidelines. Some of them apply to every retreat, regardless of the firm. Others vary, depending on the purpose of the retreat and the […]

3 Steps to Business Development Simplicity

3 Steps to Business Development Simplicity

Why do so few lawyers engage in business development, despite abundant and inarguable evidence of its necessity? Many lawyers have told me that the biggest barrier to getting started is feeling overwhelmed, not knowing what to do, or how to begin. Fair enough. You’re not alone. Psychologists cite three obstacles to getting started: According to […]

Key Success Factors to Achieve Your Career Goals

Key Success Factors to Achieve Your Career Goals

Your primary goal should be to increase the likelihood that you will be one of those remarkable people who achieves greatly and makes a real difference with his or her life. And this is very much in your own hands. To realize your full potential, you must focus on your career goals, hard work and […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Civil Procedure (Jurisdiction) Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v. Superior Court (Anderson) (2016) _ Cal.App.4th _ , 2016 WL 4506107: The California Supreme Court affirmed the ruling of the Court of Appeal which held that petitioner was subject to the personal jurisdiction of the California courts on the basis of specific jurisdiction. Petitioner objected […]

Specific Facts Build Powerful Marketing Arguments

Specific Facts Build Powerful Marketing Arguments

Lawyers often carry out marketing programs under the misconception that if they offer general information about their practice, their prospects will figure out the rest. Wrong! If you assume your prospects will fill in the blanks, you’re asking too much. For example, if I said to my prospects, who are attorneys, “I’m a marketing consultant […]

Effective Strategies to Gain More Online Reviews

Effective Strategies to Gain More Online Reviews

Online reputation management for law firms has been in the spotlight over the last couple of years and many law firms are going to great lengths to boost their online reputations. It is clear that the public loves to read the opinions and experiences of past clients before taking the plunge to commit to a […]

Community News – October 2016

Community News – October 2016

Archer Norris is pleased to announce the recent addition of associate Colin J. Paterson. He works in the firm’s Newport Beach office, adding essential depth and breadth to the firm’s litigation practices. Paterson focuses his practice on civil litigation including construction, products liability, bodily injury, business, environmental and transactional matters. His litigation skills include trial […]

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