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A Resourceful Collaborator

A Resourceful Collaborator

  “I think the most important thing about me is that I care about finding practical solutions for my clients. I am also very resourceful, and a collaborator by nature. I love collaborating with my clients, other lawyers and other professionals. Whenever I have a situation before me, I’m not looking at it in any […]

Tried, Tested & Triumphant

Tried, Tested & Triumphant

Khashayar Law Group Secures Position as One of Southern California’s Top Verdict-Winning Trial and Transactional Firms “The reason I love trial work is because no matter how complicated lawyers try to make the law, when it comes down to it, it’s about connecting with people. Yes, you must know procedure, you must know how to […]

Convert Unhappy Clients into Fans

Convert Unhappy Clients into Fans

Clients can become upset with us for many reasons, some of which are within our control, and others that aren’t. We make mistakes, forget things, have bad days, or simply get overwhelmed by the unexpected. Such is life. However, what happens afterward determines the future of that relationship, and countless other potential relationships that that […]

7 Ways to Make Billing More Effective

7 Ways to Make Billing More Effective

Lawyers may practice in different areas of the law and serve a wide range of clients, but most seem to share a common aversion: They hate doing timesheets. Despite this near universal resentment toward tracking time, most lawyers eventually learn that they need to be effective in billing clients to have a thriving practice. Here […]

California Case Summaries Civil™.

California Case Summaries Civil™.

Organized Succinct Summaries of Some New California Civil Cases CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Civil Code Scher v. Burke (2017) _ Cal.5th _, 2017 WL 2589509: The California Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Appeal’s holding that Civil Code section 1009(b), which limits the circumstances in which courts may find implied dedication of private coastal property section 1009, […]

Protecting Your Firm from Ransomware

Protecting Your Firm from Ransomware

Ransomware attacks are affecting every type of business in America, and law firms are no exception. For those new to the term, ransomware is a type of malware that operates by encrypting files on a system and demanding that a ransom be paid to have them decrypted. While encrypted, these files are unable to be […]

Dealing With The “Leadership Vacuum” in Law Firm Management

Dealing With The “Leadership Vacuum” in Law Firm Management

Every law firm, regardless of size, needs leadership. Good law firm management cannot be achieved until all the partners agree to subordinate some degree of independence to a managing partner or an executive managing committee. The partners must strike a balance between their rights as owners and their responsibilities as citizens of the firm. They […]

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