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Community News-May 2013

Community News-May 2013

Fisher & Phillips LLP has added David Amaya as a new associate to its San Diego office. Amaya brings extensive knowledge to the law firm. Prior to joining Fisher & Phillips LLP as an associate, Amaya practiced labor and employment at Stokes Roberts  &  Wagner  in  San  Diego and upon graduation from law school, joined […]

The Alternative to the Internet

The Alternative to the Internet

Just about every day, someone calls me with a question about Internet advertising. Lawyers looking for a marketing panacea are flocking to Search Engine Optimization and Social Media.  They chase good money with bad, trying to find one way to attract one hundred new clients.  This leaves them disappointed and a little lighter in the […]

Early Case Assessment (ECA) – Before 26(f)

Early Case Assessment (ECA) – Before 26(f)

Using early case assessment (ECA) to prepare for the 26(f ) “meet  and  confer” helps  practitioners address the issues and challenges of preserving discoverable data and aids development of a “discovery plan” which establishes the foundation for effective discovery. The more you know early on about the location and volume of your electronically stored information […]

A FIRM ON THE RISE

A FIRM ON THE RISE

For Eric Ganci and Renee Galente, partners in Galente Ganci, APC the road to a career in law began as a winding path, but has been a steady and straight climb upwards since opening their firm in October of 2011. But that’s not to say that the two haven’t had to work incredibly hard to […]

Renegade Attorney

Renegade Attorney

At 8:00pm on a Tuesday night, Diane Letarte is just leaving her San Diego office and still has more than 200 miles to drive. Although pulling long hours is nothing new for attorneys in any practice area, Letarte has no option but to drive to her clients. As Lifers in California State Prisons, Diane’s clients […]

LAF-OFF Proves it…Lawyers Are Funny!

LAF-OFF Proves it…Lawyers Are Funny!

Are lawyers funny? While funny isn’t necessarily a word often used to describe those in the legal profession, San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program has proved that, in fact, lawyers truly are funny…and has raised a lot of money in the process. LAF-Off (Lawyers Are Funny) is SDVLP’s spring signature fundraising event that features the comedic […]

ETHICS QUARTERLY

ETHICS QUARTERLY

Among the questions answered by rulings abstracted in this issue of Ethics Quarterly are: •     Does the tripartite attorney-client privilege among an attorney, an insured, and an insurer apply where a title insurer exercises its right under an insurance policy to retain counsel for its insured, a bank, to bring an equitable subrogation action based […]

DO YOU WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR LEGAL MARKETING?

DO YOU WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR LEGAL MARKETING?

Here Are Four Considerations… The last thing a lawyer wants is for clients and  potential  clients to view him or her as  a  commodity,   providing  little  value at an exorbitant price. More recently, there   has   been   the  acknowledgement by  many  attorneys  that  marketing  has the  capacity   to  change   that   negative image  and to  create  credibility,  […]

10 Tech Tips To Increase Productivity and Revenue

10 Tech Tips To Increase Productivity and Revenue

“Attendees were greeted with a long list of experts and exhibitors sharing tech tips that can increase a law firm’s productivity and revenue,” said Adam Stock of Allen Matkins, Co-Chair of San Francisco’s  October 11, 2012 Legal Marketing Association’s Technology Conference West. Indeed, there were tech tips galore. Here are ten of them. Sheenika Shah, […]

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