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Suddenly Solo Law Firms

How to start, run, and grow a successful business when-by choice or chance-you're going it alone For some attorneys, being a solo practioner is an ambition they've been lucky enough to act on. For others, it can be an unexpected reality brought on by downsizing and hiring freezes in a shaky...

Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management: Is the Litigation Team being Managed Efficiently?

Intro to Chapter 2 of Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management: Is the Litigation Team being Managed Efficiently? Critical to effective litigation management is the maintenance of a stable and highly motivated litigation team. Critical to the maintenance of a stable and highly motivated litigation...

Case study of a law firm failure… and its aftermath

The final demise of the British firm Halliwells, reported last week in the on-line edition of The Lawyer , is a good case study in the financial failure of a law firm. The Lawyer summarized the factors that led to Halliwells' failure earlier this month . The failure and breakup of Halliwells is...