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Law Firms Resist Changing Business Model, Despite Growing Competition

Lawyers are not very serious about changing their business model, according to a recent survey of nearly 400 law firms. Less than one-fourth of […]

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  18 July 2017
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Ethical Issues With Referral Fees

There’s a joke that aspiring attorneys go to law school because they aren’t good at math. But it’s no joke when it comes to […]

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  17 July 2017
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No New Clients? Learn Critical Acquisition Strategies Now, for Free

A train needs coal, a car needs gas, and a lawyer needs clients. Solo practitioners, you didn’t go to law school to learn to […]

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  15 July 2017
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How to Kill Email and Save Time

Email can be a time-killer, so why not fight back? When junk mail starts to outnumber legit mail, it’s time to put them to […]

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  14 July 2017
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What to Do When a Client Puts a Gun to Your Head

“But for the grace of God, goes John Bradford.” It’s a quote attributed to the religious reformer, commenting as prisoners were led to execution. […]

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  12 July 2017
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Academics Can’t Explain ‘Astonishing’ Decline in Plaintiffs’ Win Rate

Plaintiffs mysteriously lost twice as many federal cases in 2009 than they had 24 years earlier, according to a new study. Two University of […]

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  12 July 2017
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Fight for Your Right to Party, or How Lawyers Can Take Vacations

Move to France. That’s the short answer to how lawyers can demand vacation days. In France, employees are entitled to five weeks of paid […]

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  11 July 2017
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‘Participatory Defense’ Helps Public Defenders

It’s a hard thing, defending so many people in court that you don’t even recognize your clients’ faces. But that is a given for […]

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  10 July 2017
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Lawyer Blames Junk Email for Missed Deposition

It’s hardly news when a lawyer misses an important email because it happens all the time, right? After all, what with all the junk […]

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  7 July 2017
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Law Firms Beef Up Specialty Business

When President Trump fired half of the U.S. Attorneys in the country, they had to go somewhere. So Andrew Luger, a former U.S. Attorney, […]

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  6 July 2017
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