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The Gentle Giant

The Gentle Giant

The Gomez Firm Packs a Punch in the Courtroom, Offers an Open Hand to the Community Since the turn of the millennium, “The Gomez Law Firm has been dedicated exclusively to representing people that have suffered harm.  People who have suffered some kind of injury, some kind of loss to themselves or a family member,” […]

The Psychology of a Great Lawyer: Attorney Journal Feature: Dana J. Dunwoody

The Psychology of a Great Lawyer: Attorney Journal Feature: Dana J. Dunwoody

Even as a child in San Diego, Dana Dunwoody, Office Administrative Partner at Sheppard Mullin, enjoyed a good debate.  His instinctive sense of fairness evolved over time into an interest in justice. As luck would have it, he’d been born with a natural flair for persuasion. What better foundation upon which to build a successful […]

Attorney Journal’s Solo Practitioner of the Month: Elizabeth J. Koumas: A Comprehensive Approach to “Just The Facts”

Attorney Journal’s Solo Practitioner of the Month: Elizabeth J. Koumas: A Comprehensive Approach to “Just The Facts”

It’s been twenty years since Elizabeth Koumas received her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law, packed all of her belongings into her car, and set out to launch her legal career in San Diego.  But her fascination with the legal system began even earlier.  As a teenager growing up on Long Island,New York, Elizabeth […]

TERIS: Built On Experience

TERIS: Built On Experience

With most of today’s information stored on computer hard drives, network servers, compact disc, and mobile devices, litigators are faced with not only determining where and in what format evidence is stored, but how to properly retrieve the data in a way that doesn’t alter it. For many, it’s a daunting and expensive process—that is, […]

Why Law Firm Billing and Trust Account Systems Must Work in Tandem

Why Law Firm Billing and Trust Account Systems Must Work in Tandem

Choosing Legal-Specific Billing Software Law firms typically require legal-specific billing programs to handle a variety of client billing arrangements, such as hourly, fixed and contingency fees. However, law firms often select a billing system without adequately analyzing their trust bookkeeping requirements. While attorneys understand the importance of complying with stringent trust account bookkeeping rules, they […]

The True Value of Excellent Support from Web Developers for Law Firms

The True Value of Excellent Support from Web Developers for Law Firms

Web development encompasses the world of building Websites and the technology necessary to keep them running smoothly. By learning a few key things about web development, you will be able to help your law firm understand the importance of excellent support from Web developers. The Web Development Team Players: Who they are Before we discuss the […]

Six Deposition Services That Could Benefit Your Law Firm

Six Deposition Services That Could Benefit Your Law Firm

Many court cases are supported by evidence uncovered during a deposition-a fact that court themed TV shows and movies often obscure. In some cases, depositions are simple, straightforward meetings that attorneys handle on their own; while in others, it requires one or more services known as deposition services. The following services, offered by top court […]

Video Conferencing - How Law Firms Can Benefit

Video Conferencing – How Law Firms Can Benefit

Video conferencing has been used by law firms for many years, but only until recently has it become affordable for even the smallest of firms. Equipment that cost tens of thousands of dollars only a few years ago, can be purchased for a fraction of that cost today. The products have become more reliable, easier […]

Top 5 Case Management Software Tools For Lawyers

Top 5 Case Management Software Tools For Lawyers

Choosing the right case management software product for the law firm these days can be quite daunting with the sheer volume of products available on the market. With the emergence of LPO (Law Practice Optimization) becoming more of a main stream requirement and not just a consideration, selecting the right product before you commit your […]

The Benefits of Your Law Firm Having a Website

The Benefits of Your Law Firm Having a Website

Every law firm has the desire to attract new clients and keep the old ones. Attorneys and law firms use marketing to do this. It can be done using more traditional methods like commercial, bus stop advertisement, billboard, yellow page ad, or radio ad. However, more legal practices are using marketing tactics that fit in […]

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