Should a Non-Lawyer Head Your Law Firm?
Non-lawyers running law firms — what could possibly go wrong? “Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria!” Maybe that’s an over-reaction, but […]Read more
Should Lawyers Have a Customer Loyalty Program?
At one time, customer loyalty punch-cards likely took up a significant portion of your wallet or purse. You had your favorite sub sandwich shop’s […]Read more
Black Attorneys Still Underrepresented in Law Firms
In an age when a black lawyer became President of the United States, it is surprising that black attorneys are the least represented ethnic […]Read more
Top 5 Tips to Take Control of Your Online Reviews
There are few things in a lawyer’s life worse than losing a case. One of those fates worse than a defeat is the dreaded […]Read more
Why Fly Coach If You Can Get a Private Jet?
Partner: “I’m taking the jet today.” Associate: “Can I help with your bags?” Secretary: “No, but you can load mine.” If only your law […]Read more
Ex-Big Law COO Explains How Law Firms Fail at Business
Lawyers are not taught to be business oriented. Sure, we can pierce or protect the corporate veil, and litigate on behalf of or against […]Read more
How to Minimize Risk of Malpractice as a Solo Lawyer
One of the hallmarks of good advocacy is to see a case from both sides. Like being the devil’s advocate, it helps to see […]Read more
Tips for Drafting Equity Partner Agreements
Non-equity partnership agreements, once a rarity in law firms, transformed the traditional partnership model. Since the beginning, law firms have had single-tier partnerships where […]Read more
The Risks of Creative Pop Culture Advertising
Even though paying for it is painful, advertising can be a lot of fun. Thinking up catchy campaigns that will capture the attention of […]Read more
How to Handle Big Clients That Don’t Want to Pay Your Bill
Just about every lawyer, at some point in their career, will be faced with a client that either doesn’t want to pay a bill, […]Read more