If you ask the head of most any law firm about the compensation for a given employee, you’ll likely hear something like “$15 an hour” or “$50,000 a year.” Of course the [...]Continue reading »
Are You Making Money Yet?
So it’s August, and you are sitting down to reconcile your bank accounts for July’s activity. This is an exercise you do every month (or should be doing). As long as there’s [...]Continue reading »
From the co-author of "Internet Legal Research on a Budget." Why spend good money on legal research when so many free options are available online? Habit. Fear. Lack of time? "[...]Continue reading »
Nobody likes talking about money with clients. Nobody. But the conversation gets a whole lot easier when you are confident in what you do, and what you're worth. Right? Maintainin[...]Continue reading »
“So that’s how you do that!” My article on handling retainers, "Would You Pass a Trust Account Audit?," generated a lot of inquiries and ah-hah moments. So, I'm following[...]Continue reading »
It’s simple math, actually. You can fiddle around with yearly billables expectations, “pieces of the pie” and annual hourly rate adjustments — and even stop stocking free c[...]Continue reading »