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The Makings of an Exceptional Law Firm Leader

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A few weeks ago I shared some thoughts on the pivotal role leaders play in a post titled, “The Role of Leadership in Law Firm Success or Failure.” In today’s post, in an effort specifically designed to help identify the...more

Running Your Law Firm Like a Business: Market Leaders Podcast with Kerry Price, Bass Berry & Sims

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Join David Ackert as he interviews Kerry Price, Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer at Bass Berry & Sims, in this episode of the Market Leaders Podcast. Tune in to hear David and Kerry discuss: - Bass, Berry &...more

The Role of Leadership in Law Firm Success or Failure

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As law firms, big and small, continue to struggle, it begs the question, what is going on? And (more to the point) what can be done to improve a firm’s odds of thriving in this emerging marketplace. The answer to this...more

How (And Why) to Personalize Your Lawyer-Client Connections

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Getting to know the personal interests, concerns, and desires of the people for whom you do legal work is essential. ...more

Five Common Mistakes Law Firms Make When Entering a New Market

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A dynamic law firm growth tactic involves opening an office in a new geographic market. To move a firm into virgin territory requires careful thought about issues that go beyond simply hiring new lawyers. Indeed, expanding a...more

Share Your Reader Data With Your RFP Team - Content Strategy Quick Tip

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An excellent content strategy tip from Bryan Cave's CMO, Kathleen Flynn: compare your JD Supra reader data against past, present, and future RFPs. Identify the legal issues and concerns that resonate with readers in companies...more

What Lawyers Need to Know: Sales and Marketing Are Not the Same Thing

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Law firms need to define these functional roles in a way that separates their responsibilities clearly....more

5 Keys to Resolving Law Firm Crisis

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Realizing that your law firm is in crisis can be unsettling, to put it mildly. Take heart, though crisis is a concerning condition, it need not be fatal. Crisis can arrive in many different ways. At times it is the...more

GC Survey Says: Among Law Firms, The Bar Remains Low for Key Client Service Differentiation

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A recent survey of Bay Area in-house counsel shows that law firms that implement value-added programs will differentiate themselves and increase profitability....more

Lessons in Leadership from Commencement Season…

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“A leader’s greatest challenge is not leading – it is making others great.” Juan Carlos Varela, President of Panama, May 6th, 2017 The words above were from President Varela’s commencement address at Georgia Tech...more

Business Development Not-to-Do #7: Pursue a "Yes"

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Your biggest competitor, with an estimated 30% market share, is "no decision."...more

Enhancing Client Value through Predictive Analytics - The Inside Story

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Large law firms are increasingly realizing that they possess massive amounts of data that they could use proactively — if they knew what to do with it....more

The Write Stuff: How One Law Firm Motivates Its Attorneys to Write for Business Development

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One of my biggest obstacles has been convincing the attorneys in my firm to write. Here's how I did it....more

How Law Firms Can Use a Teams Approach to Break Down Practice Group Barriers and Encourage Cross-Selling

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The transition from 'practice groups' to 'market segment teams' is about speaking the clients' language....more

Voice of the Client: Justin Ergler, Dir of Alternative Fee Intelligence & Analytics, GlaxoSmithKline

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An inside perspective on the role of procurement in the legal buying process, the value business professionals play in client relationships and the importance of pricing and project management in law firms....more

Business Development Not-to-Do #6: Limit Yourself By Geography

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Why not let potential clients decide how important your location is?...more

LMA P3cast on Client Engagement

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Providing a taste of the upcoming LMA P3 Practice Innovation Conference in Chicago (May 2017), the P3cast podcast series continues with Keith Maziarek (senior director of client value, Perkins Coie LLP) as he sits down with...more

Lawyers, How Well Do You Know Your Clients' Business? Here's Why It Matters...

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How can we think that anything is more important to a lawyer’s professional reputation than being responsive and knowing the client’s business?...more

The In-House Perspective: 4 Law Firm Billing Best Practices

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Here's the inside perspective on billing needs, as expressed by in-house counsel....more

Business Development Not-to-Do #5: Live In the Past

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Clients in mature industries experience the same increased competition, price pressure, and shrinking margins as you do. ...more

Collaborative Culture - Market Leaders Podcast with Kathleen Flynn, Bryan Cave CMO

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Join David Ackert as he interviews Kathleen Flynn, Chief Marketing Officer at Bryan Cave, in this episode of the Market Leaders Podcast. Bryan Cave's unique culture is one in which marketers and lawyers act as partners in...more

A Primer on the Art and Science of Law Firm Business Development

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There’s a simple distinction between marketing and business development....more

Show vs. Tell - How to Create A Strong Lawyer Bio

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The latest in our series of inside perspectives by marketing, communications, and business development professionals doing excellent work at law firms today, with a perspective on lawyer bios....more

Business Development Not-to-Do #4: Build Relationships With Suspects

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Relationships have no inherent business value, only applied value. ...more

What Baseball Taught Me About Law Firm PR and Content Marketing

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Insider Ryan King on how baseball can inform your law firm's PR and content strategy....more

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