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Newsletter articles from 2004
Asked and answered
A successful law firm competitive strategy requires effective law firm management.
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.
First impressions have big impacts
When the new prospective client walks in your office, what is the first impression? What do they see and hear as they sit in the reception area, on the way to your office, and in your office? The answer may not be obvious. An "impression audit" is in order for most offices.
Watching new associates receive notice that they have passed the bar examination is a lesson in joy for the lawyer who wants to help those new lawyers cultivate the skills that will earn a permanent place in the firm
More on engagement letters
In the October, 2002 issue of The Bottom Line (Vol. 24, No. 1), a number of suggestions and examples of appropriate subject matter for engagement letters were discussed.
A moving experience
Recently, our firm, consisting of four attorneys, two paralegals, three secretaries, a bookkeeper and a file clerk, had to find a new "home."
My favorite software- and it will be yours, too!
Don't you wish you could securely access the computer in your office at any time and from any place in the world, without the need to carry your laptop or notebook computer with you everywhere you go, without needing expensive and complicated software and without being a technology "superstar"?