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Client Biz Dev: You're Doing It Wrong
Law Firms’ Social Media Strategies Must Line Up with the Rest of Their Client Development Efforts
Blogging Can Lead to Clients Knowing Who You Are Before They Even Meet You
Skype is a Powerful Client Communication Tool for Lawyers—David Haenel
Stealth Lawyer: Eli Broverman, Financial Startup Co-Founder
Professional Liability claims are on the rise. Inside Law speaks to Denver Shareholder Stacy Carpenter from Polsinelli about what professionals can do to minimize these kinds of claims.
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Amid the he said, she said drama of hard-fought child custody and visitation cases, we can sometimes forget another small but important voice — that of the child....more
More and more we hear that online legal services and mediation are the answer to give people low conflict divorces. They tout that if you just use their services, there will be no, or little, conflict in your divorce and...more
One of the under-utilized cross selling marketing tools can be found walking past your office door on a daily basis: Your partners.
Virginia construction lawyer, Christopher Hill shares his thoughts on how cloud based tools allow him more face time with his construction clients...more
One of the most important jobs in having clients as a retirement plan provider is retaining them and the fact is that happy clients rarely leave. Too often, plan providers lose clients over a lack of communication. As Led...more
I am taking a little bit of a different approach with this post, with a focus on representing employee clients in competition litigation.
When I first talk to a new client who has a legal problem involving a...more
Every year law firms spend millions of dollars in marketing, client development, training and technologies to attract more clients. Law firm leaders understand that business development is the life blood of the firm. Or do...more
May 16 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Faure, Global Leader of Legal Services for Ernst & Young, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that the needs of general counsels at large corporations have changed in recent years and that most...more
Recover Gracefully and Move Forward -
Here's the thing about calling someone by the wrong name. No insult is ever intended; no one is hurt. Yet people respond dramatically when they are called the wrong name or, worse,...more
Retaining clients is a function of doing good quality work at a competitive price plus one more thing: being easy to work with.
What can you do to be easier to do business with? Start by looking at your business...more
If you put a little bit of thought into it, putting together the basics of a strong social media strategy is more straightforward than one might think. First, start with the low-hanging fruit and make sure your firm has a...more
The better prepared you are, the more effectively your attorney can advise you on your debt relief options. Before going to your first appointment, record essential information about your debts, assets, income and expenses....more
As Sam Glover harped on both before and at the conference, blogging isn’t about direct marketing, it’s about building a level of trust and a network of relationships. Karen Koehler followed that up during her talk at...more
Almost anyone will tell you: being able to talk to someone face to face provides an entirely different experience than speaking to them over the phone. But while face-to-face meetings can take some to set up, Skype provides...more
Whether you like it or not, first impressions mean the most. If you fail to make a good impression the first time out, many times you never get a chance to make a second impression. Some times that bad impression is because...more
Here is something they never taught you in law school: No one changes lawyers unless they first question the value they get from their current lawyer.
Shaking a client loose from the comfort of an existing relationship...more
If you have been injured in an accident, perhaps one of the first important decisions you make is to find the right personal injury lawyer. There are many factors in choosing the right lawyer for your case. The following are...more
The importance of mediations as an effective tool in reaching a settlement cannot be stressed enough. A mediation provides counsel with a very unique opportunity. It is often the one time in the entire litigation process...more
Be Straight Forward and Stay Assertive -
We have all had our bouts with passive aggressive people. You know the kind. Passive aggressors use indirect tactics to needle you and make you downright mad. And then, when you...more
Training your brain to stay positive is a tall order for lawyers. You are trained to look at the dark side of an issue. But when you are developing business that trait doesn’t serve you well. It blocks progress and inhibits...more
If an attorney suddenly left the firm, there would be a scramble to try to protect the client relationships she was working on.
What does this indicate?...more
Bennett Jones consistently tries to find new ways to inform, engage and provide clients with interesting content that may be of interest to their area of business. With an ever-increasing use of mobile technology, finding...more
The Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) published a notice on March 28, 2013 outlining the amendments made to National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations (“NI...more
After leaving Steinbrenner Field, New York Yankee’s outfielder Ichiro Suzuki was involved in a terrible car crash. Ichiro was traveling south on Dale Mabry Highway when his SUV hit another vehicle....more
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