Initial Demands: Do You Set a Realistic Dollar Amount?
Setting an amount for an initial demand can often be a rather nerve-wracking exercise in futility. You know the other side isn’t going to […]Read more
Constructing a Flexible Fixed-Fee Project
Law firms are looking everywhere for alternative fee agreements that work. Flat fee, hybrid fee, premium fee, break-up fee, budgeted fee; the list goes […]Read more
Halloween Costumes in Court: Bad Idea or Malpractice?
While you may think that some lawyers dress oddly enough to look like they’re actually in costume, when push comes to shove, it’s probably […]Read more
Essential Project Management Skills for Small Firms
In professional football, 53 players can make the team. Because only 11 can play on the field at a time, they typically divide up […]Read more
5 Reasons You Should Be Doing Pro Bono Work
For the ABA’s Pro Bono Week, you might be trying to avoid the lawyers in your office that seem all too excited to put […]Read more
Should Your Firm Get a Spanish-Speaking Receptionist?
Por supuesto! Of course, your firm should have a Spanish-speaker. More than 50 million Americans and potential clients speak Spanish. And it’s no wonder, […]Read more
How to Pro Bono Without Losing Money
This week is the ABA’s Pro Bono Week. Basically, the week is touted as a time to celebrate those who do pro bono work, […]Read more
The Future of Unbundled Legal Services
Attorney Forrest Mosten, also known as the Father of Unbundling, has a dream. One day, clients will come to lawyers for legal help. But […]Read more
Good Luck Advising Clients About Gun Laws
The initial shock of the Las Vegas shootings may wear off, but the public is still dazed about what to do in the aftermath. […]Read more
Why You Want a Holiday Trial Date
Having a trial date around the holidays is often thought of as a blessing to civil plaintiffs and criminal defendants. That’s because basic human […]Read more