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The Heart and Soul of Your Law Firm | What Vendor Relationships Reveal
Posted on 19 Jan 2011 by Jayne Navarre

Today a package of materials from a new client of mine arrived overnight, first AM delivery. The delivery surprised me and exceeded my expectation as our scheduled meeting is weeks away. There was nothing urgent about me receiving the materials, but it... Read More

Managing Partners -- who is your successor?
Posted on 21 Jul 2010 by Deborah McMurray

KPMG's Audit Committee Insights for July 14, 2010 featured a Corporate Board Member article about CEO succession planning. A new research study of 140 public and private CEOs and boards in North America released by Heidrick & Struggles and Stanford's... Read More

Don't Fire Your Receptionist...
Posted on 11 May 2011 by Tom Kane

Fire the person who hired him or her. Over the years, I've told a few horror stories involving receptionists. Two that immediately come to mind, include: the cigarette dangling, shoeless one , and the one that told the caller to get lost . ... Read More

Optimize Your Small, Specialized Law Firm
Posted on 23 Apr 2010 by Legal Business Community Team

A few simple rules that you probably didn't learn in law school can take the hassles out of your day-to-day practice management tasks for a better business outcome Most law schools will teach you how to be an attorney-but not how to build a viable... Read More

Law Firm Succession Planning
Posted on 11 Feb 2010 by Legal Business Community Team

What best practices in the accounting profession can teach small law firms about "passing the torch" A recent article in the Journal of Accountancy offers timely succession planning insights for certified public accountants, which are equally... Read More

Suddenly Solo Law Firms
Posted on 27 Jan 2010 by Legal Business Community Team

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... Read More