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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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Train Your Lawyers to Discuss Fees

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

Managing partners and other law firm leaders can be reluctant to allow junior lawyers to discuss fees with potential clients. One of the recurring concerns is that the associate might […]

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The Best Way for Law Firms to Increase Their Profitability in 2021

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

If you want to increase law firm profitability, you have to track it relentlessly and share the results of your analysis widely.   Although profits-per-partner has become a widely known […]

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What Law Firms Need to Know About Crisis Communications

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

Boies Schiller Flexner has been the subject of a steady stream of articles over the past year which suggest the firm might be facing some cash flow issues. Bloomberg reported […]

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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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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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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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Should You Hire a Graduate of the Law School Class of 2020?

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

California has joined the ranks of states temporarily allowing law school graduates to practice under the supervision of licensed attorneys without first passing the bar exam. This unprecedented situation gives […]

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The Dangers of Excessive Optimism

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

People who see themselves as successful are especially susceptible to overconfidence. Business owners often fall into this category, knowing how optimism has served them well as entrepreneurs. But in uncertain […]

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