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The Boutique Firm Business Plan for 2021

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

As managing partners and practice group leaders weigh the costs and benefits of returning to their offices, they should take advantage of the next six months to modernize their business […]

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Should All Your Employees Return to the Office?

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

With vaccination rates rising and states reducing restrictions around COVID-19, discussion in the legal services industry has turned to whether and to what extent law firms will require their people […]

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Certain Hours Are More Valuable Than Billable Hours

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Many firms continue to act as if billing a particular number of hours is the most valuable use of every attorney’s time. In the grand scheme of things, however, devoting […]

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The Time Is Now for CA Lawyers to Voice Their Opinions on Nonlawyer Ownership in Law Firms

Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

Members of the State Bar of California’s Closing the Justice Gap working group are split over how broad to make the state’s trial of regulatory changes. The board of trustees […]

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ABA Interviews Reveal Combination of Factors That Lead Women to Leave Law Firms

Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

In Their Own Words, a report from the American Bar Association’s Initiative on Long-Term Careers for Women in Law, sheds light on the complex reasons experienced women lawyers leave law […]

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Beyond Facebook and LinkedIn: 5 Digital Marketing Platforms for Law Firms

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

The past year has only fueled the move toward a more digital world. By now, many law firms have made use of Facebook or LinkedIn to bolster their online presence, […]

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Writing Content That Reaches Business Clients

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

As more and more of our professional interactions move online and the number of emails we receive on our smartphones continues to mushroom, law firms that serve businesses and other […]

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Why You Might Want to Consider Charging a Flat Fee

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Too many lawyers have the misconception that flat fees are only appropriate for small, simple matters such as basic wills and trusts or entity formation. There is, however, a much […]

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ABA Ethics Committee Provides Tech Guidelines for Practicing Remotely

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

On March 10, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility published Formal Opinion 498 permitting the virtual practice of law. A year into pandemic shutdowns which […]

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The Most Important Business Development Strategy for Solo Practitioners

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021

According to a report from Clio entitled “Legal Trends for Solo Law Firms,” revenues for solo law practices fell by 5-7% more than those of larger firms at the start […]

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