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John Landay

John Landay

FOR JOHN LANDAY, associate with Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge, LLP, becoming an attorney made a great deal of sense, given his natural aptitudes and passion. “A combination of my life long involvement with the sport of lacrosse and passion for writing led me to law. Lacrosse, like most sports, is adversarial and early on I discovered that I loved competing. Moreover, […]

Tips for Engaging Clients. The Energetics of Entrainment

Tips for Engaging Clients. The Energetics of Entrainment

When I started out in law practice, I kind of thought that my services would just be wanted and needed and that I’d eventually get paid for my expertise. Getting clients would be easy, right? Almost automatic, since I had the qualifications and skills they needed. Then, as I learned the art of working with […]

Law Firms: Soft Underbelly for Hackers?

Law Firms: Soft Underbelly for Hackers?

Are law firms really a “soft underbelly” for hackers? Yes, according to numerous legal security experts and recent news reports. Understandably, more corporate clients are demanding their law firms take increased security measures. So why are law firms on the hacker radar? Quite simply, because law firms—especially smaller and midsize firms—tend to lack the level […]

Top 4 Business Mistakes Law Firms Should Avoid

Top 4 Business Mistakes Law Firms Should Avoid

THE BUSINESS OF LAW has its own set of rules and regulations. Nevertheless, as with any other business, it can suffer due to certain mistakes, industry inaccuracies, and errors made by the law firm or its staff. Whether your law firm is large or small or whether you have a solo practice, these business mistakes […]

Computer Forensics Expert Witness Testimony

Computer Forensics Expert Witness Testimony

Computer forensics experts and other technical witnesses will likely focus on the technology first and other facts in questions posed while providing testimony. I have often experienced firsthand attorneys’ struggles with a witness in the interpretation of technical details. What may seem like minor details to a nontechnical person will often change the answer a technical witness will give. Asking […]

Creating an Effective and Powerful USP for Your Law Firm

Creating an Effective and Powerful USP for Your Law Firm

The biggest asset to any client is your unique selling point (USP). Your USP solves the client’s problem and creates a differentiation amongst all of your rivals. For your business to thrive and attract long-term clients, you need to find and improve your unique selling point through law firm marketing. In order to have a successful business, discover and constantly build […]

Why the Right Billing Software Matters to Law Practices

Why the Right Billing Software Matters to Law Practices

Your firm can choose from an array of commercial billing software packages but it’s important that you choose a product that provides features needed by the legal industry. Generic business software works great for a generic business. However law firms have specific billing conditions that only dedicated attorney time and billing software can satisfy. One such requirement […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert

McIntyre’s Civil Alert

U.S. SUPREME COURT Erisa Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer _ U.S. _ (2014): Under ERISA, the fiduciary of an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) is not entitled to a presumption of prudence. ESOP fiduciaries are subject to the same duty of prudence that applies to ERISA fiduciaries in general. (June 25, 2014.) 9th CIRCUIT COURT […]

Community News-August 2014

Community News-August 2014

Gomez Trial Attorneys is pleased to announce that acclaimed trial lawyer Jude Basile has joined the firm as “Of Counsel.” In that capacity, he provides mentorship, training and strategic advice. He is also available to try select cases for firm clients. While serving as “Of Counsel,” Mr. Basile also maintains his separate national trial practice […]

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