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Law Firm Leaders: It's Time to Address Data Poverty

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Data is one of those things that we have to start embracing as the industry changes in order to stay relevant. Lindsay Griffiths with a perspective....more

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Your Employees Will Need To Learn From Their Own Mistakes

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It would be nice if you could simply tell your employees what to do and what not to do. It would be great if they would always take this advice happily. After all, if you are a law firm manager or owner, you have inevitably...more

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The Big Four Bring Competitive Pressure to a Legal Industry That Desperately Needs It

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Matt Fawcett with an in-house perspective, or: "The (Big) Four Horsemen of the (BigLaw) Apocalypse."...more

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Failures Are Part of Success

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We need to talk about failure more, share the experience and learn from those lessons. Jay Connolly of Dentons with a Perspective....more

LawVision Group LLC

Law Firm Leaders Improve Performance Through People – Not Process

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Occasionally, there will be this wonderful “aha!” moment when law firms realize that investing time, training, and resources on developing higher performing practice/team leaders has a compounding effect on results. After...more

Hayse LLC

Merger Madness-Five Reasons Your Merger Can Go Wrong

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It almost seems like a broken record to hear about the popularity of law firm mergers. Legal industry publications report on the latest mergers and hot market trends. Indeed, just recently The American Lawyerreviewed the...more

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Practical Steps (and Key Questions) for Motivating Change In Your Law Firm

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What are some practical things you can do, and questions you should ask, when implementing change in your firm? ILN's Lindsay Griffiths with a worthwhile answer....more

LawVision Group LLC

Are Your Practice Groups Working? 5 Reasons Why Law Firm Practice Management Structures Don’t Work

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I recently got a call from a firm that wanted to talk about changing their practice management structure. They had questions about how to improve the selection and accountability of the practice group leaders (PGLs) and...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Law Firm Diversity: An Attainable Goal or a Mythical Illusion?

Folklore tells us that a leprechaun can be found at the end of every rainbow, guarding a pot of gold. But the reality is that any effort to find the treasure by walking along the rainbow’s path to its apparent end would be...more

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Helping Lawyers Understand the BD Process - Market Leaders Podcast with Barbara Malin of Jackson Walker

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Join David Ackert as he interviews Barbara Malin, Chief Business Development & Marketing Officer at Jackson Walker. Tune in to hear them discuss: - Barbara's unique perspective as a trial lawyer-turned-CBDMO and how it...more

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What Does It Take To Be Successful in Law? Listen To These Seven Leaders

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The latest in-house perspective from Matt Fawcett, senior vice president and general counsel for global data company NetApp....more

ON24

5 Ways to Generate Follow-Up Content To Use After a Webinar

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Katie O'Rourke talks through five easy ways to re-purpose your webinar content to use in follow-up with attendees....more

LawVision Group LLC

Signs that Origination Sharing is NOT Working

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In the course of our Partner Compensation System work, we have seen many law firms that allow origination credits to be “shared” for purposes of both financial reporting and compensation-setting. Of course, the goal is to...more

Eric Fletcher Consulting

The Resonant, Authentic Voice Of Leadership

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Some accomplish it with a pen — mightier-than-any-sword. Some with eloquent oratory. For some the tool is as simple as an invitation — how may I help you? Or the offer of a cup of cold water A few speak volumes with the...more

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Legal Marketer to Client Service Professional: Three Tips for Making the Switch

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From Jenna Schiappacasse, three actionable takeaways for firm marketers considering a transition from internal to external client efforts....more

Hayse LLC

Law Firm Sale and Outside Perspective

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Quality decision-making has a great deal to do with shaping the ultimate fate of all law firms. Today’s post focuses on the value of today’s law firm leader engaging the insight and decision-making acumen of seasoned outside...more

Legal Marketing Association (LMA)

Doing Competitive Intelligence Right in the Law Firm: Hiring the Right People

Trends in who is actually doing competitive intelligence work in firms today compared to previous roles and groups....more

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The Best Form of Legal Marketing: Build Influence and Authority Online by Demonstrating Thought Leadership

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In the competitive world in which lawyers compete, the best form of legal marketing is positioning oneself as the undeniable expert. Here's how to do it....more

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Branding Is the Strategic Backbone of Law Firm Marketing

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Law firm branding has come of age....more

Hayse LLC

Five Warning Signs That Your Law Firm is Headed for Uncertain Times

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As business organizations go, law firms are different because they can face greater stability challenges. Sure, law firms with iconic names seem to rock along year after year. But for every bedrock firm there are others that...more

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Block(Legal)Tech - A Conference About Law's Future

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Recap of a recent all-day conference on Blockchain technologies, the FinTech regulatory environment, and the role that lawyers play in guiding startup founders as they balance the pace of innovation with their compliance...more

Legal Marketing Association (LMA)

Competitive Intelligence Within Legal Marketing - LMA Podcast #35

How has your firm worked competitive intelligence into your marketing plans? In this episode of the LMA podcast, special guests Marcie Borgal Shunk, Leonard Fuld, and Mark Greene, Ph.D., discuss the basics of competitive...more

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10 Law Firm Social Media Myths Debunked

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Jennifer Simpson Carr and Gina Rubel on destigmatizing social media in law firm marketing....more

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Measuring ROI Of Your Webinars Is More Than Just Counting Signups: 5 Metrics You Should Track

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To understand the data that you can extract from your webinar – whether you’re getting a positive return on your investment of time and money – you must do more than track number. Here's how to track ROI for your program....more

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Five Secrets to Legal Directory Ranking Success

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Stefanie Marrone offers five important ways to elevate your firm's legal directory rankings submissions....more

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