Connecting with Clients: SUCCESSFUL ADVOCATION FOR REAL PEOPLE, WITH REAL PROBLEMS BEGINS WITH HUMAN LEVEL... The Relationship Between Lawyers and Marketers in Driving Business Development: I was invited to join Guy Alvarez on the Good2BSocial podcast to discuss the evolving... California Case Summaries New California Civil Cases: CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT - Civil Procedure - Black Sky Capital, LLC v. Cobb (2019) _... Alignment, the Key to Higher Productivity: For every firm wrestling with direction, under performance, growth, market position,... Overcome Content Paralysis and Get the Attention You Deserve: I recently had a conversation with a lawyer who was struggling to finish a client alert.... LAW FIRMS CAN DO BETTER WITH MENTORING PROGRAMS: When you’re a brand-new lawyer, it can feel like a display of vulnerability to ask for... Community News – July 2019: Regal Court Reporting (Regal) recently announced it has acquired well-respected Los... Taking a Therapeutic Approach to Trial Law: Concerns Over Unethical Business Practices Lead to a Career Providing a Voice for the... Is the Sky Falling Yet? 2019 Law Firms in Transition Survey: The results of the 2019 Altman Weil annual Law Firms in Transition survey are receiving... Going In-House: What Law Firm Partners Need to Understand: General counsel roles are often looked at as the "holy grail" in a lawyer's career. These...
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Triple Threat. Rizio Liberty Lipinsky

Triple Threat. Rizio Liberty Lipinsky

Consumer, Victim and Employee Attorneys Unite to Create Modern, Statewide Consumer Law Firm On the heels of U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Law Firm Rankings for Rizio Law Firm in Riverside and Orange County, Liberty Law in Oakland and San Francisco, and Lipinsky Law in San Bernardino County, the firms’ respective founders announced […]

The Value of a STRONG NARRATIVE

The Value of a STRONG NARRATIVE

A Huge Win for a Respected Physician’s Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Constructive Fraud and Legal Malpractice Case Proves the Value of a Strong Narrative Strategy for Keller/Anderle LLP ” Trials are a matter of inches. Provided you develop and follow a strong narrative and don’t allow yourself or your team to deviate from that narrative, […]

Law Firm Business Development: “Plans Are Useless, but Planning Is Indispensable…”

Law Firm Business Development: “Plans Are Useless, but Planning Is Indispensable…”

“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower Lawyers detest creating business development plans. They delay and resist as long as possible, and when their firm finally brings down the hammer, too often they create something pro forma that lets them check the […]

3 Digital Marketing Tips for Lawyers Seeking Traumatic Brain Injury Cases Online

3 Digital Marketing Tips for Lawyers Seeking Traumatic Brain Injury Cases Online

One of the greatest professional concerns facing personal injury lawyers today is an ever-expanding pool of competition online. By focusing your law firm’s digital marketing efforts on particular types of injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries (TBI), you can stand out from your competitors online and establish a distinct presence in search results. Here are […]

Choosing the Right Content for Your Law Firm Newsletter

Choosing the Right Content for Your Law Firm Newsletter

Many of the law firms we talk to do a great job of maintaining contact information for former clients, but they aren’t sure how to capitalize on those connections. An email newsletter can be a great way to maintain those relationships and keep your brand fresh in people’s minds. A good newsletter should remind former […]

Asking “What Makes You Stay?” How “Stay Interviews” Can Improve Employee Retention and Productivity

Asking “What Makes You Stay?” How “Stay Interviews” Can Improve Employee Retention and Productivity

Hiring interviews and exit interviews are a very common, if not completely unavoidable, part of any employer’s business operations. What is less known and less talked about, however, are stay interviews—even though they could be the most important interviews your organization could ever have. This begs the question: what is a stay interview? A stay […]

The Golden Rules: A Primer on California’s New Professional Responsibility Rules

The Golden Rules: A Primer on California’s New Professional Responsibility Rules

California overhauled its Rules of Professional Conduct effective November 1, 2018. This article highlights some impactful revisions for commercial litigators. However, all California lawyers should familiarize themselves with the sixty-nine new and revised rules. The new rules affect all facets of practice—even at the client and business development phase. For example, Rule 1.18 imposes a […]

Imputed Disqualification: Challenges of Suing Former Clients

Imputed Disqualification: Challenges of Suing Former Clients

The case of RehabCare Group East, Inc. v. Village Health Care Management, LLC demonstrates the importance of thorough and vigorous conflict of interest checks by attorneys to avoid representation overlap. This case illustrated the dangers of suing a former client and led a U.S. district court to disqualify the law firm that had been representing […]

Community News – January 2019

Community News – January 2019

Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Orange County attorney Tony Carucci has joined as the first Chair of the Associate Board of Directors for The Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County (CRF-OC). CRF-OC is a local non-profit education organization dedicated to promoting civic literacy, youth leadership and career awareness among OC teens. Operating […]

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