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THE LAWYER’S LAWYER

THE LAWYER’S LAWYER

Cathy Fitch and Partners at Coughlan, Semmer, Fitch & Pott, LLP Focus on Professional Liability Defense, With a Specialization in Legal Malpractice Lawyers get sued by disgruntled clients when they settle, when they lose, and even when they win. They bear the blame for business deals gone bad, messy divorce disputes and all manner of unanticipated jury […]

Structured Settlements Exclusively for Plaintiffs and Plaintiff’s Attorneys

Structured Settlements Exclusively for Plaintiffs and Plaintiff’s Attorneys

Millennium Settlements Raises the Bar in San Diego Millennium Settlement Consulting is a structured settlement company that designs structured settlement annuities for plaintiffs only. “Our loyalty to the Plaintiff’s Bar is unique and has implications that are crucial for plaintiffs and their attorneys,” says Marjorie Smith, Structured Settlement Consultant for Millennium Settlements in San Diego. […]

Hometown Pride, World Class Presentations

Hometown Pride, World Class Presentations

NCG COURTROOM VISUALS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF PROVIDING SAN DIEGO ATTORNEYS WITH LOCAL SERVICE AND WORLD CLASS COURTROOM GRAPHICS, VIDEOS AND 3-D ILLUSTRATIONS “ With witness testimony and a compilation of photos, we are able to recreate exactly what the accident scene looked like in a photo format.” “We started out in a dark room with an […]

MAXIMUM EFFORT LEADS TO SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES

MAXIMUM EFFORT LEADS TO SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES

Trial Attorney, Judge, Mediator, Arbitrator & Referee, Hon. David B. Moon, Jr. (Retired) Goes The Extra Mile, Yet Still Settles Disputes Efficiently and Economically With Judicate West “I regard myself as a full service mediator. I am there to settle the case, so I put maximum effort into solving the problem. I will make follow up calls and […]

Taking On Tax Controversy

Taking On Tax Controversy

Kevan McLaughlin’s Tax Controversy Practice Allows Individuals and Businesses to Go Toe-To-Toe with the IRS, California Tax Agencies and the U.S. Tax Court “I practice in a very specialized area: defending taxpayers and resolving tax disputes. Our niche is civil and criminal tax litigation and controversies. We represent taxpayers during audits, administrative appeal, litigation before the U.S. Tax Court and […]

Goals vs. Objectives: a Real Difference

Goals vs. Objectives: a Real Difference

“The goal is where we want to be. The objectives are the steps needed to get there” —Peter Drucker INTRODUCTION It happened again last week. I was meeting with a new client and her staff. It was our second meeting, and we were discussing their new marketing plan—my primary task. The discussion was coming along […]

Forget About Revenue

Forget About Revenue

Profits are a better way to measure a law firm’s financial health. This article explores why so many firms are preoccupied with revenues instead of profit and what you can do about it… If you double your revenues and your margins remain constant, you will double your gross profit. If the number of partners doubles […]

The “No Budget” Problem

The “No Budget” Problem

If you’re in the habit of pitching legal services straight out, i.e., “We’re great at real estate finance; let us help you with that,” stop reading. I can’t help you. Nobody can. There’s no market for product-centric pitches. If, instead, you’re bringing fresh thinking to prospects or clients whom you believe would benefit from applying […]

Community News – May 2014

Community News – May 2014

The law firm of Butz Dunn & DeSantis is pleased to announce the addition of David D. Cardone as a shareholder of the firm. Cardone’s practice focuses on the defense of professionals, complex civil litigation and business disputes, and employment law matters. After graduating from The Pennsylvania State University in 1999, he received his Juris […]

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