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The Right Way to Communicate High Hourly Rates

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

When you charge higher hourly rates than most of your competitors, it’s important to understand how you can effectively justify this number to prospective clients. The first rule of quoting […]

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Can You Take Work Product With You When You Change Firms?

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

With an increasing number of lawyers (especially partners) changing firms, procedures relating to such moves have become more standardized. Most notably, the use of a Lateral Partner Questionnaire (LPQ) is […]

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Your Most Important Hire in 2021 Might Not Be a Lawyer

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

The changes that have started to develop this year will manifest themselves more clearly in 2021. This includes the reduced staffing levels we’ve seen as firms became focused on cutting […]

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2020 Is Not the Year to Put Holiday Cards and Gifts on Autopilot

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

Gift giving will be a bit more complicated this year for law firms, so start planning now. With fewer people in offices this holiday season, the usual routine of having […]

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Utah and Arizona Moving Forward With Nonlawyer Ownership of Law Firms

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

As California considers major regulatory changes that would allow non-lawyers to own stakes in law firms, we are closely following updates in Utah, where similar shifts are a step ahead. […]

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What Firms Can Do to Help Staff With School-Aged Children

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

There is compelling anecdotal evidence that workers with school-aged children are having an especially hard time dealing with the present situation. When the pandemic began, it was the virus itself […]

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A Better Way to Generate New Client Leads: The Zoom Roundtable

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

In the early months of the pandemic, many lawyers were especially attentive to their key clients and referral sources, recognizing the importance of checking in. Firms reassured their clients that […]

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Strategies for Managing Your Remote Law Firm Workforce: Preparing for Disruptions

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

As we wrote about last week, COVID-19 probably isn’t going away in the next few months. Beyond adjusting your firm’s workflow to a fully or partially remote system, there are […]

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Strategies for Managing Your Remote Law Firm Workforce: Communication

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

The shift to working remotely came suddenly for most without much lead-time for planning. Law firms adapted to the new normal thinking it would be a few months or maybe […]

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Fifty Years Ago Today

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

No date on the calendar causes me to think more about this country than August 26. It’s my personal Fourth of July. August 26, 1970. That’s the date on which […]

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