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Reasons Prestige Doesn’t Justify Your Rates: Your Law Firm Proposal Needs Better Differentiators

Reasons Prestige Doesn’t Justify Your Rates: Your Law Firm Proposal Needs Better Differentiators

There you are, in your office, the night before your proposal is due, cursor blinking on your screen. And you’re staring at questions 1 and 2 of the Request for Proposal. Q1. “What are your hourly rates?” Q2. “How do you justify your hourly rates?” When I consult with legal clients about their proposals, differentiating […]

Three Critical Steps to Building a Prosperous Practice

Three Critical Steps to Building a Prosperous Practice

The first half of the year 2015 is drawing to a close and by now “overwhelm” has yet to set in for many lawyers. It is typically this time of year I find my clients eagerly embrace a few practical steps that they may take to yield high impact results in growing and strengthening their […]

Are You Losing Business Because of Bad Photography?

Are You Losing Business Because of Bad Photography?

It’s a common sentiment, you think you’ve done everything possible to build your law business… You have worked hard on building a business that represents your ideals. You have built relationships in your industry. You have a great office space that you have spent time decorating to make your clients feel comfortable. You have hired […]

Community News – August 2015

Community News – August 2015

Fish & Richardson announced today that it ranked in the top 20 percent of law firms for diversity, according to the 2015 American Lawyer (Am Law) Diversity Scorecard. Fish was ranked 37 out of 220 firms, based on the number of minority attorneys in its offices. The 2015 Am Law Diversity Scorecard is comprised of […]

MISSION LEGAL CENTER. THE MUNOZ FAMILY HELPS FAMILIES WHEN TRAGEDY STRIKES

MISSION LEGAL CENTER. THE MUNOZ FAMILY HELPS FAMILIES WHEN TRAGEDY STRIKES

“THE very dynamic of being a family-run law firm helps us understand what our clients go through. We see how a tragedy or serious injury affects not only the injured person but also their relatives and friends. This understanding comes across in our relationships with our clients and is demonstrated in our advocacy,” says Rosalio […]

The 3 Marketing Systems Your Business Must Have in Place for Maximum Revenue

The 3 Marketing Systems Your Business Must Have in Place for Maximum Revenue

Ever wonder what the difference was between struggling businesses and businesses that seem to dominate everything they do? I have. It’s something I’ve been studying my entire career while working with businesses everywhere, from startups to those making millions each year. And from what I’ve discovered… It has nothing to do with the market (there […]

3 Proven Email Tactics Law Firms Can Use to Find Qualified Leads

3 Proven Email Tactics Law Firms Can Use to Find Qualified Leads

Law firms and other service providers often struggle with effective ways to use email and newsletters to find qualified leads. This is primarily because they misunderstand the purpose of these keep in touch emails. They are best used to keep you at the top of mind for former clients and referral partners. Often, a direct […]

7 Steps to Improving Nonverbal Communication

7 Steps to Improving Nonverbal Communication

Businesspeople learn early in their careers the importance of a firm handshake and making eye contact when meeting other businesspeople for the first time. Both the handshake and eye contact are examples of how nonverbal communication contributes to first impressions. Murray Johannsen, in an article titled “Nonverbal Communication,” appearing in Legacee online, describes the subtlety […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries

U.S. SUPERME COURT Employment Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie and Fitch Stores, Inc. _ U.S. _ (2015), 2015 WL 2464053: The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals’ summary judgment for defendant. Regardless of whether an applicant informs the potential employer of a need for an accommodation, Title VII of the […]

What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession

What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession

Like all of our previous reports, this update is based on information we are continually compiling from many sources—not only clients but also leaders in the profession as well as knowledgeable observers. Some of our findings are obvious but we include them because they continue to affect the profession. Other of our findings may not […]

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