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Earning an “A”. Representing School and Community College Districts.

Earning an “A”. Representing School and Community College Districts.

For Four Decades, Parker & Covert LLP’s Specialized Service, Immediate Access to Experienced Attorneys, and Premium Work Product Has Earned Consistently High Marks. Parker & Covert’s status as one of California’s premier Education Law Firms is well documented, from its history as one of the first law firms to specialize in education law, to its 39-year history […]

Why Every Attorney Needs to Write a Book

Why Every Attorney Needs to Write a Book

If you are like most attorneys, you’ve thought about writing a book. You know intuitively that it will be valuable to your brand and your consulting career. Yet finding the time is difficult—if not impossible—in your busy consulting schedule. According to Elaine Biech, an established expert on both the profession of consulting and authoring books […]

A Time to ACT. New nonprofit fights back against the unethical practice of dual-agency brokerage.

A Time to ACT. New nonprofit fights back against the unethical practice of dual-agency brokerage.

A glaring and dubious conflict of interest has long been rampant in the world of commercial real estate. This practice known as “dual agency” describes a brokerage firm that represents both landlords and tenants in the same negotiation. It should be obvious to a first-year law student— or even someone with just a passing knowledge […]

4 Ways to Find Fresh Content Ideas for Your Blog and Social Media

4 Ways to Find Fresh Content Ideas for Your Blog and Social Media

“Make me think, make me laugh, inspire me, teach me something new, and I’ll remember you when it comes time to buy.” This is one of the top mantras for content marketers as they dream up new ways to reach and engage potential clients. As a lawyer, it can be difficult to continually crank out […]

The Problem Solver

The Problem Solver

Scientist, Engineer, CIA Partner, FBI Advisor, and High-Profile Trial Lawyer Omar Siddiqui is Who Individuals, Businesses, and Even the Federal Government Turn to for Solutions to Complex Problems By any measure, Omar A. Siddiqui, Partner at Ulwelling | Siddiqui LLP, is frankly… fascinating. As a scientist, engineer, trial lawyer and advisor to both the FBI and the […]

Harness the Power of Media Publicity to Build Your Image as an Authority, Attract News Clients and Increase Referrals

Harness the Power of Media Publicity to Build Your Image as an Authority, Attract News Clients and Increase Referrals

Publicity is the term I use to describe feature articles in newspapers and magazines—and interviews on radio and television. Publicity can be a powerful tool when you use it correctly. The idea of hiring someone to handle publicity goes back to Biblical times. In fact, the first press agent in recorded history was Samuel, who […]

Controlling Witnesses on Direct and Cross

Controlling Witnesses on Direct and Cross

In virtually any case you try, you will be confronted with the uncontrollable witness. Unfortunately, an out-of-control witness can destroy a case. Your job is to prevent this from occurring. There are many ways to deal with the out-of-control witness, but the starting point is to listen to the witness and to pay attention to each answer. As attorneys, we […]

Excellence in Intellectual Property Law

Excellence in Intellectual Property Law

Connors & Associates PC is Orange County‘s Boutique Patent Law Firm for Inventors and Entrepreneurs “In the broadest sense, our job at Connors & Associates is to help people make their American Dream come true,” says John Connors, who launched the boutique patent law firm in Orange County in 1983. Today, more than 30 years […]

Seven Disciplines Of a Leader

Seven Disciplines Of a Leader

All the competitive advantages—strategy, technology, finance, marketing—that we’ve pursued in the past are gone. The disciplines haven’t disappeared, but they have lost their power as meaningful competitive advantages, as real differentiators that can set your company apart. Why? Virtually every organization has access to the best thinking and practices on those topics. As information has […]

Your Network Is Your Net Worth

Your Network Is Your Net Worth

On a recent call with my business mastermind group, one member shared how quickly he was able to overcome a challenge in his company by tapping into his network for suggestions. He summed up the process with, “Your network is your net worth.” He’s absolutely right— success doesn’t happen in a vacuum. WHAT DOES YOUR […]

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