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Don't Neglect your VIP list

Don’t Neglect Your VIP List

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

In the hustle of your daily work, it’s far too easy to let important networking activities fall by the wayside. It’s even easier to ignore key networking responsibilities when you […]

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Adding Value as the Originating Partner

Adding Value as the Originating Partner

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

If you’re part of a compensation system that rewards you for forming client relationships more so than for doing the actual work of the law, you may find yourself as […]

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Succession Planning in the Age of Coronavirus

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

The increased importance of succession planning that preceded the onset of coronavirus may only ramp up as a result of the pandemic. The difficulties of running a law firm or […]

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Cash Flow in a Crisis

Cash Flow in a Crisis

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

In our last post, we advised firms against letting go of personnel as a first resort in this time of crisis. That was published before the Small Business Administration launched […]

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Should Law Firms Let Their Employees Go?

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

The present situation is bringing a few harsh realities to light. One is that the biggest threat to law firm survival is running out of cash. And the biggest expense […]

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CA State Bar Innovation Task Force Takes a Pause

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

As we have previously reported (see posts here and here), a task force assembled by the State Bar of California has encountered significant pushback from the legal community. The Task Force on Access […]

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USWNT Protest

Large Firm Lawyers in an Unwanted Spotlight

Friday, March 13th, 2020

An argument put forth by Seyfarth Shaw in defending the U.S. Soccer Federation against allegations of pay discrimination has landed the athletic organization in hot water with sponsors and fans. […]

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The Mental Health Crisis Facing Lawyers

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Data from the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Survey (ALM) demonstrates concerning levels of mental health issues among legal professionals. With 74% of the over 3,800 respondents agreeing that their […]

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Why Personal Branding Is a Career Development Strategy

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

When you first start your legal career, you build your book of business by chasing down clients one-by-one through time-consuming networking efforts. Acquiring business on an individual basis is pretty […]

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How Lawyers Can Generate More Leads from Presentations

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Those in the legal profession tend to believe that lawyers shouldn’t need help when it comes to making public speeches. After all, most lawyers know a thing or two about […]

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