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Community News-August 2013

Community News-August 2013

Fish & Richardson has been named to the National Law Journal’s (NLJ) “2013 Appellate Hot List” as one of 20 firms “doing killer appellate work before the Supreme Court, federal circuit courts of appeal and state courts of last resort.” This is the third time that Fish has been named to the “Appellate Hot List.” […]

STAYING ON TARGET

STAYING ON TARGET

Edward “Skip” Babbitt’s Focus On The Jury Trial Is Razor Sharp Many attorneys in San Diego would draw a blank when asked if they know Edward Babbitt. However, as soon as they realize you’re talking about Skip Babbitt, that all changes. As one of the most active personal injury attorneys in the San Diego legal […]

No Substitute For Experience

No Substitute For Experience

James Mayer, Esq.’s inimitable experience results in solutions, savings and satisfaction for clients. With a resume that boasts Rufus Choate Scholar, graduation with Distinction from Dartmouth College as a National NROTC Scholar, Harvard Law School (with honors), a Defense Superior Service Medal for service in Desert Storm and the Legion of Merit, the title of […]

3 Things Every Lawyer Needs To Know Before Hiring an Assistant and Seeing the ROI

3 Things Every Lawyer Needs To Know Before Hiring an Assistant and Seeing the ROI

You know you need help in your law practice. You need an assistant who

OFF THE BOOKS MANAGEMENT

OFF THE BOOKS MANAGEMENT

Managing the Non-Financial Assets of the Law Firm There’s no shortage of financial reports for Managing Partners and firm leaders. But some metrics, critical to the firm’s success, require a new way of thinking about the firm’s ‘financial’ reports. The job of managing a law firm can typically be boiled down to a few key […]

McIntyre’s California Civil Law Update

McIntyre’s California Civil Law Update

Organized Succinct Summaries U.S. SUPREME COURT Constitution/Civil Rights Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder _ U.S. _ (2013): The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals. Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is unconstitutional because of the failure of Congress to update the coverage formula. The Fifteenth Amendment […]

Closing Skills of Successful Rainmakers…and Other Myths

Closing Skills of Successful Rainmakers…and Other Myths

I was recently invited to present at a law firm retreat on the topic of closing skills, presumably in the hopes that my remarks would magically transform reluctant partners into willing rainmakers. As the partner in charge of retreat planning said to me, “We need to give our weaker partners a shot at carrying their […]

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