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COMBINING HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS WITH TECHNOLOGY’S ADVANCES

COMBINING HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS WITH TECHNOLOGY’S ADVANCES

Anthony Geraci, founder of Geraci Law Firm, believes the path to success in the coming years can be found in combining the latest technology with the oldest of human emotions—the need for establishing relationships. Geraci says, “What we figured out is that you can take all the technology you want, but let’s get a bit […]

People Skills, Digital Leadership, Empowered Clients

People Skills, Digital Leadership, Empowered Clients

Jackson & Wilson Showcase the Human Side of Law and Business with Cutting-Edge Technology and a Focus on the Exemplary Client Experience “As lawyers, we have an opportunity to make the world a better place. I encourage everyone to go through their day with that in mind. We enjoy helping people and we enjoy not only […]

Write Your Way To New Business By Writing for Magazines

Write Your Way To New Business By Writing for Magazines

One of the best ways for attorneys to get their name out and to position themselves as experts in their field is to get published. We live in a multitasking society. Doctors and lawyers are writers, fitness experts create vitamin supplements, and dog trainers get their own TV shows. One of the great things about […]

California Case Summaries Civil™.

California Case Summaries Civil™.

Organized Succinct Summaries of Some New California Civil Cases CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Civil Code Scher v. Burke (2017) _ Cal.5th _, 2017 WL 2589509: The California Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Appeal’s holding that Civil Code section 1009(b), which limits the circumstances in which courts may find implied dedication of private coastal property section 1009, […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries.

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries.

CALIFORNIA COURTS OF APPEAL Appeals Chango Coffee, Inc. v. Applied Underwriters, Inc. (2017) _ Cal. App.5th _, 2017 WL 2302170: The Court of Appeal dismissed defendant’s purported appeal from the trial court’s order denying its renewed petition to compel arbitration under Code of Civil Procedure section 1008(b) because an order denying a renewed motion or […]

Which is Better: eDiscovery in the Cloud, or eDiscovery In a Data Center?

Which is Better: eDiscovery in the Cloud, or eDiscovery In a Data Center?

Which is better, eDiscovery in the cloud, or eDiscovery in a data center? This commonly asked question is actually a false dichotomy—in reality, neither the cloud nor a data center is better, because the cloud is a data center. “The cloud” is often used as a buzzword to give the impression of technological sophistication. Some […]

The Bright Line Between Marketing and Sales

The Bright Line Between Marketing and Sales

These days in the legal world, you don’t hear the terms “marketing” and “sales” very often. “Marketing” lost its luster during the severe cutbacks in law firms’ marketing communications programs during the recession. Firms lost their appetite for big investments that would take a long time to pay off (at least visibly) because they faced […]

Learning to Learn

Learning to Learn

Many lawyers struggle to learn business development skills, in no small part because they don’t embrace the need to get better at it. Oh, sure, they say all the right things, but when it comes down to setting aside time (and sometimes money) and committing to learning, applying, getting feedback, and practicing, they have lots […]

Creative Price Negotiation

Creative Price Negotiation

Most lawyers struggle with negotiating pricing with prospects and clients. Part of this is the product of lawyers’ personalities, which are generally conflict-averse. Part of this is based on the fear that inartful price discussions could cause them to overplay their hand and lose the business. However, a large part comes from having a singular […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries.

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries.

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Attorneys (Anti-SLAPP) Barry v. State Bar of California (2017) _ Cal.5th _, 2017 WL 56342: The California Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the Court of Appeal holding that, in the absence of subject matter jurisdiction, the trial court had no power to hear or decide an anti-SLAPP motion to strike under […]

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