STREET JUSTICE: From the Streets to the Courtroom, this Attorney Brings Genuine Results in Personal... 12 Productivity Tips When Working from Home: As I write this, many law firms are shutting down their physical offices and having... Managing Remote Employees During the Coronavirus Pandemic: The coronavirus pandemic had led employers around the country to move employees to remote... Continuity of Care: Reassuring Clients You’re Prepared for COVID-19: The coronavirus outbreak has affected law firms around the country to varying degrees. In... Treat Your Credibility as Central, Not Peripheral: The lawyer preparing their case likely goes through a long list of, “What will they... Value/Price Equation Drives Hiring Decision, Client Loyalty: How much can you charge your clients? - You probably know lawyers who charge a fortune... Coronavirus Cancellations. 7 Tips for Hosting Virtual Meetings.: In the first quarter of 2020, we have experienced an unprecedented change in how we... Community News – April 2020: Johnson Fistel is pleased to announce that Reed F. Baker joined its San Diego office.... A Relentless Pursuit of Excellence: You can’t check your principles at the door when you arrive at the workplace. And you... How to Launch a Law Firm Podcast in 6 Steps: If “Podcasts are the New Black for Law Firm Business Development,” as has been...
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A Relentless Pursuit of Excellence

A Relentless Pursuit of Excellence

You can’t check your principles at the door when you arrive at the workplace. And you can’t quit on a case, a client or yourself just because the going gets tough. You must have the drive to do the right thing and the willingness to stick with it regardless of the challenges,” says Clark H. […]

How to Launch a Law Firm Podcast in 6 Steps

How to Launch a Law Firm Podcast in 6 Steps

If “Podcasts are the New Black for Law Firm Business Development,” as has been argued, there is no time like the present for legal marketers to get en vogue and launch their firm’s audio thought leadership into the arena of ideas. Decision makers are increasingly turning to audio formats … Everywhere you look, research and […]

Treat Your Credibility as Central, Not Peripheral

Treat Your Credibility as Central, Not Peripheral

The lawyer preparing their case likely goes through a long list of, “What will they think about …” questions, relating to the facts, the evidence, the arguments, and the law. Eventually, that attorney might get to the question, “And what will they think about me?” Or, maybe not. I think attorneys tend to think of […]

An Overlooked List That Holds Hidden Profit Opportunities

An Overlooked List That Holds Hidden Profit Opportunities

I just stole something for you … As you know, my job gives me behind-the-scenes insight into how some of the world’s greatest marketers handle “selling” problems in different ways. It’s a great education that never quits. And recently I saw a tremendous client reactivation idea … tremendous because it works like magic and is […]

Turn Negatives into Positives Using the Contrast Principle

Turn Negatives into Positives Using the Contrast Principle

No lawyer has all positive qualities. When prospects think about hiring your services, they see both strengths and weaknesses. Positive qualities that distinguish you from other lawyers are your competitive advantages. Negative qualities are your competitive disadvantages. Naturally, you hope prospects conclude that your positives outweigh your negatives. And to help make your case, you […]

California Case Summaries. New California Civil Cases.

California Case Summaries. New California Civil Cases.

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Evidence Mathews v. Becerra (2019) _ Cal.5th _ , 2019 WL 7176898: The California Supreme Court reversed the trial court’s order sustaining a demurrer, without leave to amend, to plaintiffs’ complaint alleging that the amended and expanded definition of the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act’s (CANRA; Stats. 1987, ch. 1459.) term […]

Community News – March 2020

Community News – March 2020

Brown & Charbonneau, LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Mark. M Higuchi has been named as the firm’s newest partner. A graduate of UCLA and Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Higuchi is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Japanese American Bar Association, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, […]

7 Things You Must Know Before Starting Your Own Firm

7 Things You Must Know Before Starting Your Own Firm

I was in my seventh year of practice and suffering from a classic case of burnout when I convinced myself that I would be happier at a small firm. I daydreamed about setting the litigation strategy for all of my cases without worrying about my decisions being overruled by the BigLaw bureaucracy. So, I paid […]

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