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Law Firm Bullying
Are You Being Bullied at Your Law Firm?

Here's how to identify law firm bullying — with dos and don'ts for confronting it.

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - February 29, 2024
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Gifts for Analog Attorneys

Get one of these gifts for your retro-tech friends and they'll say thanks for such a remarkably thoughtful present. Probably with a handwritten card in perfect cursive.

Bull Garlington - December 8, 2023
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Nym Words: Sufferin’ Suffixes

Words with the suffix “–nym” pop up regularly. Some are common, but many of the 46 words with this suffix are not. “Nym” derives from the Greek word for “name” or “word.”

Theda C. Snyder - February 15, 2023
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Order Whiskey for Your Boss — Like a Boss

You’re at a conference with the senior partner you want to impress. You’re meeting in the hotel bar, a swanky old-school joint. Lots of wood and brass. You’re both just supposed to go over the day’s work, then look at tomorrow’s breakout ...

Bull Garlington - September 17, 2022
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Don’t Waste Your Marketing Dollars With a Bad Sales (Intake) Process

Mark Homer says that without a good sales process, you're probably wasting money on marketing. Here are five of the most meaningful changes your firm can make to improve intake and sign on more clients.

Mark Homer - April 28, 2020
Writing Lean- Test Your Writing and Editing Skills
Writing Lean: Test Your Writing and Editing Skills

Happy National Grammar Day! Here are some exercises from Susan Kostal that will strengthen your writing and editing skills.

Susan Kostal - March 4, 2020
How to Avoid Getting Hooked by Phishing Scams
How to Avoid Getting Hooked by Phishing Scams

"What are the best, and preferably affordable, ways to protect our office, and in turn protect our clients, from phishing scams and other online threats?"

Mark C. Palmer - March 28, 2019
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Negative SEO: Three Strategies for Surviving High-Tech Attacks

If you work in a competitive practice area, someone will likely try using negative SEO to take down your firm. Here are ways to protect against this type of dirty work.

Darryl Isaacs - August 30, 2018
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What’s Holding You Back? Building Your Book of Business Through Imperfect Action

If you’re like most lawyers, you’re probably experiencing frustration about your seeming inability to develop a consistent, profitable book of business — and gripped by inertia.

Jay Harrington - August 16, 2018
Don’t Drown in Sunk Costs When the Evidence Calls for a Change in Strategy

It might seem that sunk costs should not influence whether we continue investing in a project. And yet they do. Which brings me to content.

Susan Kostal - August 2, 2018
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