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Riding A Wave of Wage and Hour Class Action Litigation

Riding A Wave of Wage and Hour Class Action Litigation

California’s Leading Wage and Hour Class Action Lawyer, San Diego’s own Bill Turley is the “Go-To” Lawyer for Wage and Hour Legislation in Sacramento. What does big wave surfing have to do with the law? A lot, as it turns out. As Justice Werdegar points out in the first paragraph in her majority opinion in […]

The Power of An Apology

The Power of An Apology

“I’ve not done anything wrong, they’re the ones making all the noise and disturbing us; so why should I mediate?” These were the opening words we were met with when we went to visit a very reluctant neighbor who had been experiencing noise nuisance from the studio apartment above for over a year. How would […]

How to Become A Top Lawyer And Love Doing It

How to Become A Top Lawyer And Love Doing It

“If you do good work and can promote yourself, career doors will open for you.” As a new female lawyer or soon to be lawyer, there are many things to learn as you develop who you are and what you will do in your career. One key facet that has helped me at Chudnovsky Law […]

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 […]

Punching Above Their Weight

Punching Above Their Weight

“We’re hired to make a difference. We want to focus on the client and change their circumstances. To be effective in this business you have to know the client and understand their situation,” says Richard E. Donahoo, founder of Donahoo & Associates, PC. Finding a Good Fit Richard E. Donahoo has more than 20 years […]

Best Books for Solo Entrepreneurial Lawyers in 2018

Best Books for Solo Entrepreneurial Lawyers in 2018

Reading a great book is a real joy. Reading is also an effective way for solo lawyers to discover new ways of marketing and growing your law practice. Listening is the New Reading Lawyers love to read. It’s what we do—we read and interpret information for the benefit of our clients. So, it’s understandable if […]

What Makes Lawyers Happy? It’s Not What You Think!

What Makes Lawyers Happy? It’s Not What You Think!

Happy lawyer—sounds like an oxymoron, right? I can’t think of many of my colleagues who I would classify as happy, or even mildly enthusiastic. More troubling, when I ask my lawyer audiences how many would pick this profession if they had to do it all over again, very few hands go up. The law is […]

Make This the Year You Take Control Of Your Time!

Make This the Year You Take Control Of Your Time!

A lot of lawyers are extremely challenged about operating in crisis mode and ending many days feeling they were not productive because they were side-tracked into unanticipated interactions, tasks and requests. Being organized and able to prioritize is something some people seem naturally to do better than others, but are skills that can be learned […]

17 WAYS TO ADD VALUE TO YOUR CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS

17 WAYS TO ADD VALUE TO YOUR CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS

Legal marketers talk a lot about value. We talk about providing value, being of value, and adding value. It’s a solid concept. A correct concept. A simple concept. Value is anything you do that makes your client’s life happier, easier, better informed or more profitable. But few firms have a thoughtful, repeatable process that they […]

There’s always a plan

There’s always a plan

For People, Businesses and Attorneys with Clients Facing Hard-To-Resolve Debt, Gregory M. Fitzgerald Says There’s Always A Way. “Debt relief outside of bankruptcy is actually quite specialized. These are clients and debt types that most lawyers don’t know and frankly, don’t want to know. After all, how are they going to pay any legal fees if they […]

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