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The Expertise Effect: How Getting Narrow Can Grow Your Practice

By | Jul.30.14 | No Comments

There are countless ways lawyers can and do compete with one another for work. We have price — what work costs; process — how work is performed; personality — the lawyer’s [...]

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Ask the Experts

How to Welcome a Lateral Attorney

By | Jul.29.14 | 1 Comment

Question: A partner from a local firm is joining our practice in a few weeks. It's been several years since we hired a senior lateral attorney, and, honestly, it didn't go so well [...]

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Law Practice Management

The Pain of the Gain: 10 Steps to a High Growth Rate

By | Jul.28.14 | 2 Comments

It's unavoidable. If the goal you and your colleagues have set for your firm is a high rate of growth, you are going to be banging your heads against a wall every day. So it’s im[...]

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Friday Five

Trending: Client Service

By | Jul.25.14 | 1 Comment

What’s the biggest predictor of a law firm’s success? Hint: It’s not the firm’s bottom line. The No. 1 thing impacting a firm’s long-term viability is client satisfaction[...]

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New Balance: Finding the Dividing Line Between Life and Work

By | Jul.24.14 | 4 Comments

Sometime before the Great Recession (Depression?), there existed a quaint notion that people could stop working — at least some of the time. Over the course of recent years, howe[...]

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Productivity

Pen on Paper Works! The Bullet Journal

By | Jul.23.14 | 1 Comment

If you’ve never sat bolt upright in bed at 3:17 a.m. convinced that you’ve missed a critical deadline, congratulations. You should bottle your secret and sell it to the rest of[...]

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