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In Your Corner

In Your Corner

When Gerald “Gerry” Maggio faced a life-altering decision over whether to continue a successful career in corporate management or follow his heart and enter the practice of law, he “turned a corner” and returned to law school. Today the Maggio Law Firm, Inc. has been serving family law and divorce clients in the Riverside and […]

Want to Get More Done? Think Big and Act Small.

Want to Get More Done? Think Big and Act Small.

Lawyers work hard. It’s what they do. The good news is that hard work can be deeply satisfying. It feels good to do a job well done. Accomplishment gives us meaning. Hopefully this resonates, because it’s a feeling you’ve experienced before. But it’s not just me making this assertion about the connection between hard work […]

20 Traits of the 100%-Capable Rainmaker

20 Traits of the 100%-Capable Rainmaker

What does it take to be a great rainmaker, able to generate millions of dollars in business—each year, reliably? What’s actually involved in the rainmaking sausage? As with every great accomplishment, there’s much more than you can see. Many lawyers, observing their rainmaker peers, likewise see only the most visible things they do versus the […]

10 Ways to Habitually Market For New Business

10 Ways to Habitually Market For New Business

Ask the most successful rainmakers what their secret is to their success and most will tell you that they work on it constantly and relentlessly. It has become integral to their client work and practice and they do it every day. Given the pressure lawyers feel to record billable hours, it may seem almost impossible […]

How to Deal with Underperforming Lawyers

How to Deal with Underperforming Lawyers

The challenges of a shrinking and intensifying competitive legal marketplace demand that firms address under-performing lawyers quickly and decisively. Business development coaching has increasingly been adopted to help these lawyers get back on track. But, is the traditional model of business development coaching effective? And, if not, what’s missing? Others often perceive lawyers that struggle […]

20 Frustrating Things Lawyers Do While Delegating

20 Frustrating Things Lawyers Do While Delegating

Solo lawyers who want to scale their law practice must delegate. Yes, as a lawyer you have the brainpower to do pretty much whatever you set your mind to do. That’s the problem. You are doing too many things that are outside of your genius zone, which is practicing law, in case you forgot! Delegating […]

19 STEPSTO BUILDING A REGIONAL OR NATIONAL LAW PRACTICE

19 STEPSTO BUILDING A REGIONAL OR NATIONAL LAW PRACTICE

Many lawyers are expanding their practices beyond state boundaries, building a regional or national practice. In some cases, they provide narrowly focused services; in others, they offer broad-based skills with the hopes of attracting a handful of the best cases in the country. If your practice area is suited to going beyond your state boundaries, […]

Community News – May 2018

Community News – May 2018

Mark E. Minyard, Managing Partner of Minyard Morris in Newport Beach, has been selected to the “2018 Top 50 Orange County Super Lawyers” list. Mark was also named to the Family Law category of the 2018 “Southern California Super Lawyers.” Mark limits his practice to Orange County Family Law matters. He has been recognized by […]

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