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Foreign Asset Disclosure Program
This is a good analysis of the implications of IRS 6050W for attorneys and others who accept credit card payments; kudos to Lawpay.com for the analysis!...more
E378 1. Selecting A Guardian in Your Will for Minor Children. 2. Objection to Lab Report Starts After all Reports Provided. 3. Dispatch of Suspiciously Parked Car Permits Questioning. 4. Join AVVO and rate Kenneth Vercammen,...more
The ABA and state bar associations have worked together to create unnecessary barriers to entry into the legal profession—things like accreditation requirements for law schools, licensing requirements for attorneys, and...more
Join me at the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law's (RPTE) 22nd Spring Symposia in Washington DC on April 28, 2011 where we will discuss "The Positive Side of Social Media" - the...more
There is a significant market that attorneys are missing that is terrible underserved by the legal profession. Working with veterans to qualify them for the Improved Pension Benefit is a very profitable practice for those...more
Take a moment and consider the following:
1. What drives me?
2. What is my purpose for being a lawyer?
3. What is my purpose in life?
4. Am I happy?
5. Why did I go to law school?
6. Am I making a difference...more
Corporations spend billions each year developing creative advertising and marketing campaigns to attract more clients. They realize creativity is the key to standing out in a saturated marketplace. So, how do they stand...more
One of the easiest ways to continue the momentum after successfully engaging a client is to thoroughly automate the client service process.
This not only ensures you are continuing the WOW experience after your initial...more
It's official. Our economy is in a recession. And, there's no question that it's hitting law firms where it hurts. The question will be how the impact is felt in your law firm and on your career.
If you are a solo or...more
Structured attorney fees are a tax-deferred alternative to receiving a lump-sum fee payment. By structuring fees, the attorney can receive the fee payments over time on a tax-deferred basis. The attorney pays taxes on the...more
Creating a law firm marketing plan is critical to your success. This article will give you the 10 major components of any comprehensive legal marketing plan. ...more