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Common Mistakes for Lateral Partner Questionnaires

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Most lawyers are understandably inexperienced in filling out LPQs. Many attorneys looking to make a lateral move from one firm to another haven’t interviewed in years or even decades, so they […]

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Increase Your Firm’s Cash Reserves

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

As we reach the mid-point of the calendar year, law firms should be evaluating key financial metrics. It’s a great time to begin tax planning for the full year and […]

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Life in the Law

The Two Most Important Lessons Learned from 25 Years in the Law

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

I turned 55 this week. That still looks like a typo. And reaching this milestone – if it is one – reminded me of where I was 25 years ago. […]

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California SB-939 Signals Potentially Major Changes in Real Estate Leasing

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

Businesses in California will have an opportunity to rehash traditionally long-term leases if Senate Bill 939 is passed. Applicable to commercial tenants who have experienced a decline in average monthly […]

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The Role of Business Valuation in Law Firm Succession Planning

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

When owners look to pass their business into new hands, potential buyers focus on identifying future revenues, and the role of the existing firm in transitioning clients plays a major […]

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COVID-19 Will Hasten the Decline of Small Law Firms

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

Everyone knows that “small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy.” This notion is so widespread that it obscures what has actually been happening over the last two decades. […]

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The Plight of Law Firm Marketing Departments

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

We’ve begun to see a disturbing trend in professional services as organizations respond to the economic impact of the coronavirus. Faced with an uncertain future and looking to cut costs […]

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What You Need

Marketing: Professionals Must Define Needs

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

If you’re waiting for potential clients to voice a need right now, you may be waiting a while. And they’ll be losing out in the meantime. Even under the best […]

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Time for Humility

This Is a Time for Humility

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

The decisions made by human beings are subject to numerous logical flaws and idiosyncrasies. Unfortunately, COVID-19 and our individual and collective responses to it require us to make prudent decisions despite […]

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Covid-19 Presents Lobbying Opportunities for Law Firms

COVID-19 Presents Lobbying Opportunities for Law Firms

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

The rapid expansion of law likely to follow the COVID-19 crisis presents a unique opportunity for smaller firms and solo practitioners to get involved in lobbying efforts. While larger and […]

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