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Doing What He Loves ... But Still Playing The Blues

Doing What He Loves … But Still Playing The Blues

Marc Schechter’s Love of Business, Tax and ERISA Law Is Matched Only by His Love of Playing Music Marc Schechter is a bit of a dichotomy. By day, he’s one of the most respected and admired business & tax attorneys in San Diego. Nationally, his expertise in ERISA law has led him to speak in front of countless organizations on […]

The Human Factor

The Human Factor

West Coast Resolution’s John Edwards Knows That When It Comes To Settling Cases, Good Lawyering Isn’t Always Enough “Many years of litigation left me feeling that there must be a better way to resolve most of our conflicts. Even victories were achieved at such a high cost that both sides often came away feeling as if they had lost. […]

Family Affair

Family Affair

For Rising Star Lukas Pick, Fighting to End Elder Abuse is a Firm and Family Focus “There’s not much to do with an English degree,” Lukas Pick says with a chuckle when reflecting on how he first became interested in pursuing a law degree. “I decided I’d give law school a try,” he adds. To his pleasant surprise while attending the […]

TECHNOLOGY IS KING (BUT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE COSTLY)

TECHNOLOGY IS KING (BUT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE COSTLY)

At Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith LLP, In-House E-Discovery and ESI Only Makes Cents for Clients and Colleagues For Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith LLP, winning the National 2013 Law Technology News Technology Award for small firms was obviously an honor. The award is given annually to a single firm of less than 100 lawyers for reaching “every firm’s goal: […]

Does Your Firm Need a Consensus Builder or an Autocrat?

Does Your Firm Need a Consensus Builder or an Autocrat?

Defining a managing partner’s management style Countless law firms, large and small, are questioning longstanding views about firm management and structure. Yet, the sources of their concern are not new. After years of analyzing the personal and professional styles of lawyer managers in successful (and not so successful) law firms, three inescapable conclusions are readily […]

Paid Online Advertising for Your Law Practice

Paid Online Advertising for Your Law Practice

Paying for website traffic is a great way to get into the world of online marketing because it can instantly bring prospective clients to your website. That can help get the phone ringing now, while you take time to develop other online marketing strategies, like search engine optimization, that will keep the phone ringing for […]

McIntyre’s California Civil Law Update

McIntyre’s California Civil Law Update

Organized Succinct Summaries U.S. SUPREME COURT Employment Lawson v. FMR LLC _ U.S. _ : Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the whistleblower protections in 18 U.S.C. section 1514A protect not only employees of public companies but also the employees of privately held contractors and subcontractors. (March 4, 2014.) 9th CIRCRUIT COURT OF APPEAL Class […]

Meeting with a Purpose

Meeting with a Purpose

Reprinted with the permission of the author. First published at www.attorneyatwork.com I will never forget the time an executive with a large international company told of his meeting with a law firm. He and a member of the in-house legal department had agreed to get together with three firm partners, at their request. After the […]

Community News - April 2014

Community News – April 2014

Gomez Trial Attorneys is proud to announce the hiring of Bibianne “Bibi” Fell as a Senior Trial Attorney. Ms. Fell is a first-chair trial lawyer who has tried cases to verdict before judges and juries and argued before both the California Court of Appeals and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Fell brings with her […]

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