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Community News-September 2013

Community News-September 2013

Boyd  Contreras, APC is pleased to  welcome  Nicole  E.  Negron  to the San Diego Family Law Division of the firm. Ms. Negron brings valuable experience in family law matters  involving:  dissolution and legal separation proceedings, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, paternity and marital settlement agreements. Ms. Negron is a member of the […]

From Hundreds to Thousands

From Hundreds to Thousands

John Fiske transitions from helping single victims to thousands of victims as Senior Trial Attorney for the Gomez Iagmin Trial Attorneys Mass Torts Division. “I am continually humbled by what it takes to be a good attorney,” says John Fiske, Senior Trial Attorney with Gomez Iagmin Trial Attorneys. Indeed, Fiske, who recently joined the firm […]

Advocacy for Attorneys

Advocacy for Attorneys

Hughes Marino’s Tenants Only Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Gives Attorneys Unparalleled Access To Collective Bargaining Power, Lease-Audits and Tax Credit Services. More than anyone, attorneys understand the danger in conflicts of interest,” says Jason Hughes, President and CEO of Hughes Marino, San Diego’s largest tenant only commercial real estate brokerage. To say that Hughes speaks […]

The Philosophy of Resolution

The Philosophy of Resolution

With plans to follow his father’s footsteps into a career of finance, Robert Ounjian, Partner with Carpenter, Zuckerman, Rowley, LLP (CZR), had decided to major in economics when he took his first philosophy course at the University of California, Irvine. That course, plus a tragic life experience, had him hooked. Questions such as “what does […]

The Biggest Reason Attorneys Are Not Converting More Law Firm Clients

The Biggest Reason Attorneys Are Not Converting More Law Firm Clients

What’s the biggest reason you’re not turning more prospects into law firm

NOW is the Time to Reach Out!

NOW is the Time to Reach Out!

When was the last time you picked up the phone and called someone with whom you’ve lost touch? Chances are it’s been months, even years, since you’ve reconnected with a long lost client or colleague. Making that first call after a long hiatus isn’t easy. As an attorney coach, I tell clients that key is […]

What's the Best Website Design for Laywers?

What’s the Best Website Design for Laywers?

I’m so fed up with lawyers investing thousands and thousands of dollars in websites that simply suck. So I decided to work with one of our Family Business Lawyers directly on the re-design and launch of his website (I will call him Michael for the sake of this article). The first step was to create […]

7 Practical Suggestions to Get the Most out of Technology-Assisted Review

7 Practical Suggestions to Get the Most out of Technology-Assisted Review

With the recent high profile use of technology-assisted review in the Da

In Marketing for Laywers "Free" is Bad

In Marketing for Laywers “Free” is Bad

Most attorneys think offering a free consultation is mandatory. Free consultations are no bargain. Not for the lawyer and not for the client. Here’s why: A Free Consultation Immediately Positions You Poorly People believe they get what they pay for. Affluent people and business owners keep this idea present in their minds at all times. […]

The Tipping Point for Lawyers

The Tipping Point for Lawyers

A couple of years ago, I enjoyed reading Malcom Gladwell’s book, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. He is also the author of Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, and Outliers: The Story of Success. I recommend all three books. There are three main points in The Tipping Point. […]

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