The newsletter of the ISBA's Standing Committee on Law Office Management and Economics
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Newsletter articles from 2008
Best kept secrets
No matter the size of your practice, be it solo, big or small, attorneys and law firms often struggle with the taxing issue of how to best protect what is arguably your most invaluable asset: your ability to earn an income.
Cutting the pie: Determining partner compensation
Many law firms are struggling with compensation systems that no longer meet the needs of the firm and the individual partners. Failure to explore alternatives to failing systems often result in partner dissatisfaction leading to partner defections and disintegration of the firm.
Immigration-related raids: Employer rights and lawful responses
The key to minimizing civil penalties and criminal prosecution in connection with immigration raids is knowing how to respond and knowing what rights an employer has. This information is intended to give general guidelines about employer rights when faced with an unannounced immigration raid and is not a substitute for legal advice.
Navigating an unemployment claim
The purpose of this article is to provide the general practitioner with a primer on procedures pertaining to the Illinois Department of Employment Security, unemployment hearings and the issues that surround them when terminating an employee.
The no match letter—What employers need to know
This article guides employers through the no-match process by explaining the role of the SSA in issuing the no-match letter, the reasons for issuance of a no-match letter, and the timing and required response from employers under the current and proposed rules.
Resolutions for 2008
Although 2008 is already underway, it is not too late to implement some resolutions for improvement of your law practice.
You want it when?
Specific strategies that will permit breathing room without causing the client to feel the attorney is being unresponsive.