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Rare Breed of Business Lawyer.

Rare Breed of Business Lawyer.

Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP’s Partner Greg Clement is hard-working, dedicated, insightful, and brings a wry sense of humor (and delightful accent) to the practice of business law. “My clients have businesses to run, and they want to focus on their business. They come to me because they need help with legal obstacles. They don’t generally […]

MIXING IT UP

MIXING IT UP

Brian Chase keeps defendants on guard in traumatic brain injury, consumer class action, employment class action, and catastrophic personal injury cases as firm continues to deliver outstanding results in expanding practice areas. For decades, Brian Chase has been the trial attorney no auto manufacturer wants to face off against. Known for his relentless pursuit (and capture) of […]

How to Create an Email Law Alert

How to Create an Email Law Alert. Powerful Marketing Tool Replaces Printed Newsletters.

Thanks to email, you can now write and distribute a weekly Law Alert without buying a single postage stamp or sacrificing even one tree. What’s more, you can email your Alert to prospects and clients anywhere in the world in minutes. Here’s how to design and promote an email alert that attracts new clients and […]

8 Sure-Fire Tips for Enticing Readers In Your Marketing Materials

8 Sure-Fire Tips for Enticing Readers In Your Marketing Materials

Because I’m a copywriter, my opinion is likely a little biased, but I truly feel the power of the pen is mightier than the spoken word. When listening to someone, the words we hear are rarely repeated—unless requested—and they don’t have the same “staying power” as a phrase permanently placed on a piece of paper. […]

5 Tips to Improve Back-Office Processes

5 Tips to Improve Back-Office Processes

Are you contemplating streamlining, centralizing or outsourcing some or all of your law firm’s back-office functions? It’s an idea worth exploring. Improving basic processes and using the right technology can help you and your staff minimize frustration and save time, which ultimately benefits your clients. If you’re wondering where to begin, here are five practical […]

4 Reasons Prestige Doesn’t Justify Your Rates

4 Reasons Prestige Doesn’t Justify Your Rates. Your Law Firm Proposal Needs Better Differentiators.

There you are, in your office, the night before your proposal is due, cursor blinking on your screen. And you’re staring at questions 1 and 2 of the Request for Proposal. Q1: “What are your hourly rates?” Q2: “How do you justify your hourly rates?” When I consult with legal clients about their proposals, differentiating […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries.

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries.

CALIFORNIA COURTS OF APPEAL Appeals Chango Coffee, Inc. v. Applied Underwriters, Inc. (2017) _ Cal. App.5th _, 2017 WL 2302170: The Court of Appeal dismissed defendant’s purported appeal from the trial court’s order denying its renewed petition to compel arbitration under Code of Civil Procedure section 1008(b) because an order denying a renewed motion or […]

Sales and Marketing are Not the Same

Sales and Marketing are Not the Same

There is an understandable confusion among lawyers about the difference between Sales and Marketing. First, lawyers still struggle to understand marketing, as demonstrated by the fact that most lawyers’ marketing considerations are limited to one of marketing’s four P’s: marketing communication and other forms of Promotion. Law firm Marketing departments still have little or no […]

4 SEO Tips Law Firms Can Implement Today

4 SEO Tips Law Firms Can Implement Today

Law firms need clients to survive, and the Internet has changed the face of business forever. However, there are some aspects that have remained the same over time. The in-person attorneyclient relationship isn’t in jeopardy, but it does require you maintain a strong local presence. Follow these quick and easy-to-accomplish tips to drive traffic to […]

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