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Community News-January 2013

Community News-January 2013

Thorsnes Bartolotta McGuire associate Rebecca Blain has been selected as a finalist for Outstanding 2012 Young Attorneys by The San Diego Daily Transcript. The San Diego Daily Transcript conducts an annual peer nominated process to determine the best young attorneys in San Diego County who are: “Hard-Working & Detail-Oriented, Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic, Ethical & Professional and […]

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A VOICE For Victims

Cynthia Chihak’s Demands for Compensation for Victims of Medical Malpractice and Catastrophic Injuries Resonate Loudly in the Courtroom and Beyond. Long before Cynthia Chihak actually says that she believes in “telling it like it is,” her candor is undeniable.  “I was trained to do nothing,” she says of her decision to go to law school.  […]

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ROAD TO SUCCESSFUL MEDIATION

Jonathan Brenner’s Decades Of Experience Representing Defendants And Plaintiffs Prove To Be The Key To A Successful Mediation Practice. There are very few mediators who can consider their breadth of litigation experience on par with that of Jonathan Brenner, mediator with Judicate West.  With more than 25 years as a defense attorney, plaintiff’s counsel, arbitrator, […]

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THE DEDICATION SHOWS In the Details

WEST COAST RESOLUTION GROUP’S ATTENTION TO THE FINER POINTS OF MEDIATION

Presentation is Key

Presentation is Key

After all of the painstaking discovery work that goes into a case, what a win or loss really comes down to is presentation during trial. A successful presentation will prove its point through a combination of words and visuals in a manner that builds confidence and trust with the audience.  Attorneys are often very well-versed […]

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Procrastinate—Who, Me?

Mark Twain famously said, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” Mark was pro procrastination. But everybody I know is anti-procrastination. We beat ourselves up and judge others for not doing the things TODAY that “should” be done TODAY. It could even be said that, if you procrastinate, you’re […]

I Need Clients Now!

I Need Clients Now!

Everyone knows that business development should be part of every day’s to-do list. Still, it’s the rare lawyer who hasn’t at least once experienced the sudden sinking feeling that comes when you’ve just finished your last client work and don’t know where the next is coming from. When it happens to you, don’t panic. While […]

6 WORDS THAT WILL MAKE YOU A MARKETING SUPERSTAR

6 WORDS THAT WILL MAKE YOU A MARKETING SUPERSTAR

You’d probably hear several words repeated, such as “sales,” “selling” and “promoting.” But it’s likely many would miss mentioning a critical piece in the marketing process—something you need before anyone considers spending a single cent with you. Trust. That’s why I came up with the following definition: Marketing is the process of establishing trust in […]

Write Your Way to New Business by Writing for Magazines

Write Your Way to New Business by Writing for Magazines

One of the best ways for attorneys to get their name out and to position themselves as experts in their field is to get published. We live in a multitasking society. Doctors and lawyers are writers, fitness experts create vitamin supplements, and dog trainers get their own TV shows. One of the great things about […]

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