The newsletter of the ISBA's Standing Committee on Law Office Management and Economics
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Back to basics
When was the last time you were completely caught up?....I mean, a clean desk, no files awaiting work or discovery, or research, and no telephone calls to return?
Crazy times, crazy clients
We stopped at six, and I noticed for the first time that he had not pushed a button, had not selected a floor. He was following me. I made a quick exit, and I stepped into the splendid marble foyer of Draka & Sweeney.
From the chair: the wisdom of Bill Gates
Another message from the chair? Well, what confidence might the senior partner in your law firm, or you (if you are a solo practitioner) have in my introductory remarks to this newsletter? A bit, perhaps.
From the incoming chair
As we approach the 21st century, we lawyers see more and more challenges to our positions in society and our professional opportunities.
Legal forms for the consumer—challenge to the lawyer?
Recently, a client came into my office and told me that he had a health care power of attorney form and a living will form on his computer. He was going to print off a copy of each but decided to ask me my opinion before he did that.
Managing a small firm general practice
When your editor told me that he thought an article about small general practice law firm management would be useful to the readers of this newsletter, he turned to me and asked if I could write such an article.
The virtual law firm
The virtual law firm is upon us. Basic to the virtual law firm is the use of Internet resources.
Year 2000: Should lawyers be concerned?
The question that I am asked most often by other lawyers who know of my interest in the Year 2000 problem ("Y2K") is: "Do lawyers truly have to be concerned about Y2K problems?"