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FULL CIRCLE. Bill Shapiro’s Seemingly Nonstop Success Is Not By Chance.

It’s incredibly hard not to like Bill Shapiro, founder of the aptly named Law Offices of William D. Shapiro. Friendly and light-hearted, Shapiro has an easy laugh, and comes across humble and a pretty mellow guy. As he closes in on 4 decades of advocacy, and having secured his place as one of California’s best […]

The Best of the Best. Attorney TV Advertisements.

Attorney advertisements. They are everywhere: on television, billboards, buses, and the subway. Often billboards give a simple call to action, and commercials can play on emotions or make you giggle. Sometimes it seems like many of the advertisements run together, using duplicate or similar tag lines, cheesy graphics, or even the same office setting. With […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries.

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Attorney Fees Laffitte v. Robert Half International Inc. (2016) _ Cal.4th _ , 2016 WL 4238619: The California Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Appeal’s decision affirming the trial court’s order approving a settlement of an employment class action case for $19 million and awarding attorney fees of one-third of that amount, […]

How Self-Discipline Will Make You a Better Leader

Leadership styles are a learnable quality that anyone can attain through hard work and self-discipline. While the process of becoming a leader may be simple, it is not easy to do. Everyone can become a great leader, have better self-confidence and achieve success. Self-Discipline is a Learnable Quality Many people feel that they lack self-discipline […]

Business Development: Do You Do it Only for the Money?

Recently, while hunting for something in a dusty section of my hard drive, I stumbled across and re-read David Maister’s eye-opening article from 2005, Doing it for The Money, which takes law firms to task for using money as the sole or primary motivation to drive additional sales and marketing behavior. David cites Alfie Kohn’s […]

New Beginnings

Michael L. Kirby and Jason M. Kirby usher in a new era with Kirby & Kirby LLP—built on decades of success in San Diego. Among legal circles in Southern California, it’s impossible to speak of successful trial lawyers without mentioning the name Kirby. Michael Kirby has been one of the most recognized names in the San […]

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