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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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Best Way to Handle Staff Performance Problems?

By | Jun.30.14 | No Comments

Question: What’s the best way to deal with staff performance problems? It seems like attempting to work them out during performance evaluation discussions between an assistant an[...]

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Law Firm Dress Code Too Much Trouble?

By | Jun.09.14 | 1 Comment

Question: With the warm weather, the annual "what to wear" debate is underway at our firm — and it's probably time to update and enforce a dress code policy. Do most law firms h[...]

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Do I Need a Print Brochure for My Law Practice?

By | May.22.14 | No Comments

Question: Must we really spend money on a slick print brochure for our law firm when nearly everyone gets their information via the Internet? How can we use printed pieces most eff[...]

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Strategic Planning: Not Just for Big Law Firms

By | Apr.28.14 | 1 Comment

Question: We hear about big law firms and their strategic planning processes, but what about smaller firms and solos? What process do you recommend? Do we need to hire a consultant[...]

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I Landed the Sales Opportunity, So Now What?

By | Apr.15.14 | 1 Comment

Question: After several networking lunches and casual meetings with a potential client, she invited me to come meet with her and her staff to “tell us what you can do for us.” [...]

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