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An Attorney’s Guide To Closing A Law Firm

An Attorney’s Guide To Closing A Law Firm

Just like any other professional, sometimes lawyers choose to close their practices. The decision to close a firm is matched in difficulty by the evaluative process that leads to coming to that conclusion. Whether it be due to relocation, career rerouting, revenue challenges, or another of the various reasons why businesses close, it’s a process […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Attorney Biography Page SEO

7 Ways to Improve Your Attorney Biography Page SEO

Having a well-written and search-engine-optimized biography online is an essential part of success. When people are looking for you, it is not only crucial that you’re easy to find, but that the information they find shows you in a positive light. Following are some suggestions to help you put together an online attorney biography page […]

California Case Summaries Civil™. Organized Succinct Summaries of New Civil Cases.

California Case Summaries Civil™. Organized Succinct Summaries of New Civil Cases.

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Employment Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court (2018) _ Cal. 5th _ , 2018 WL 1999120: The California Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Appeal decision denying a writ petition challenging the decision of the trial court’s order certifying a class action by delivery drivers alleging wage and hour and other […]

20 Traits of the 100%-Capable Rainmaker

20 Traits of the 100%-Capable Rainmaker

What does it take to be a great rainmaker, able to generate millions of dollars in business—each year, reliably? What’s actually involved in the rainmaking sausage? As with every great accomplishment, there’s much more than you can see. Many lawyers, observing their rainmaker peers, likewise see only the most visible things they do versus the […]

10 Ways to Habitually Market For New Business

10 Ways to Habitually Market For New Business

Ask the most successful rainmakers what their secret is to their success and most will tell you that they work on it constantly and relentlessly. It has become integral to their client work and practice and they do it every day. Given the pressure lawyers feel to record billable hours, it may seem almost impossible […]

A Strategic Approach To Legal Business Development

A Strategic Approach To Legal Business Development

Many of us treat legal business development the same way we do bathing suit season—we work hard at it when we need to. When spring break approaches we hit the gym, and when October rolls around we start raiding our kids’ Halloween candy. When we’re slow at work, we ramp up our business development efforts, […]

CONNECTING People

CONNECTING People

“A career change, whether lateral or vertical, is a significant moment in someone’s life and we feel honored to be a part of that process,” says Alicia Vargas, co-founder with Katie Dougherty and Nicole Sutton of Nexus Search Group. “We feel privileged to be a trusted resource to our clients when they are looking to […]

California Case Summaries Civil™ Organized Succinct Summaries of New Civil Cases

California Case Summaries Civil™ Organized Succinct Summaries of New Civil Cases

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Torts T.H. v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (2017) _ Cal.5th _, 2017 WL 6521684: The California Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Appeal’s ruling directing the trial court to sustain a demurrer but grant leave to amend in a case where plaintiff alleged that defendant manufacturer failed to properly warn about known or […]

Why Are Law Firms Falling Behind?

Why Are Law Firms Falling Behind?

This news ought to be deeply disturbing to managing partners and lawyers everywhere, regardless of the size of their firm: Attorneys are losing their once-revered position as a business’ most-trusted advisor. Other professionals are edging them out, especially accountants and consultants. How did this happen? More precisely, why did lawyers let it happen? Something of […]

From Papyrus to E-mail: The History of Newsletter Marketing

From Papyrus to E-mail: The History of Newsletter Marketing

From e-mail marketing to social media marketing, it seems that every year or two there is a new trend for you to keep in touch with your clients. Today, using ever-evolving technology that was nonexistent a generation ago, you can reach thousands of people with a click of a button. As new as it may […]

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