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Excellence in Intellectual Property Law

Excellence in Intellectual Property Law

Connors & Associates PC is Orange County‘s Boutique Patent Law Firm for Inventors and Entrepreneurs “In the broadest sense, our job at Connors & Associates is to help people make their American Dream come true,” says John Connors, who launched the boutique patent law firm in Orange County in 1983. Today, more than 30 years […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries by Monty A. McIntyre, Esq.

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Civil Procedure (Motion for New Trial) Kabran v. Sharp Memorial Hospital (2017) _ Cal.5th _, 2017 WL 218033: The California Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the Court of Appeal that upheld the trial court’s order granting a motion for new trial even though the plaintiff had failed to timely file the […]

Seven Disciplines Of a Leader

Seven Disciplines Of a Leader

All the competitive advantages—strategy, technology, finance, marketing—that we’ve pursued in the past are gone. The disciplines haven’t disappeared, but they have lost their power as meaningful competitive advantages, as real differentiators that can set your company apart. Why? Virtually every organization has access to the best thinking and practices on those topics. As information has […]

Your Network Is Your Net Worth

Your Network Is Your Net Worth

On a recent call with my business mastermind group, one member shared how quickly he was able to overcome a challenge in his company by tapping into his network for suggestions. He summed up the process with, “Your network is your net worth.” He’s absolutely right— success doesn’t happen in a vacuum. WHAT DOES YOUR […]

A Closer Look at the Statistics Of Online Reviews

A Closer Look at the Statistics Of Online Reviews

In this article we will review some important and enlightening statistics that were found in a recent survey about consumer reviews performed by BrightLocal. Both offline and online, a business’ reputation, as ReputationManagement.com says, is “your most valuable asset. It’s what people find when they Google you, and it shapes their impression of you—sometimes before […]

17 Ways to Increase Your Materials’ Readership and Response

17 Ways to Increase Your Materials’ Readership and Response

Tip #1 Make sure your headlines are large and bold. You don’t want them so large that they appear awkward, but large, bold lettering attracts your reader’s attention and directs his eyes to the beginning of your message. Tip #2 Use subheads to draw readers through your copy. Many people scan subheads to get an […]

Learning to Learn

Learning to Learn

Many lawyers struggle to learn business development skills, in no small part because they don’t embrace the need to get better at it. Oh, sure, they say all the right things, but when it comes down to setting aside time (and sometimes money) and committing to learning, applying, getting feedback, and practicing, they have lots […]

Delegate, Don’t Abdicate, Client Trust Accounting

Delegate, Don’t Abdicate, Client Trust Accounting

Well-meaning lawyers who struggle to balance their personal checking account may think the safest way to protect their client trust account is to find a knowledgeable bookkeeper or CPA to take charge of it. In practice, though, this can add up to an ethics violation for shirking responsibility to properly manage the trust account. The […]

Five Ways to Know What’s Up with Clients And Staff

Five Ways to Know What’s Up with Clients And Staff

The first Sunday New York Times Magazine after the 2017 presidential inauguration featured a cover story titled “To Obama With Love, and Hate, and Desperation” by Jeanne Marie Laskas. It is an excellent article and, regardless of your political leanings, I recommend it to you. It tells the story of the 50 staff members, interns […]

Community News – March 2017

Community News – March 2017

Archer Norris announced that effective January 1, 2017, Patrick R. Ball, resident in the firm’s Newport Beach office, has joined the partnership. Patrick’s practice includes a strong emphasis on litigation involving fraternal organizations, as well as product liability, regulatory compliance, class action defense and commercial litigation, including employment law and business-related torts. A member of […]

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