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Jassim & Associates.Plantiff’s Representation for Real People with Real Problems

Jassim & Associates.Plantiff’s Representation for Real People with Real Problems

Pajman Jassim Holds the Principle of People First Above All Else. In our country, so much is controlled by money and power, including the power of the government. Lawyers who represent people in the courtroom, in jury trials, have the power to fight against enormous billion-dollar companies and to achieve justice for real people who otherwise have […]

Love of Law: A Way of Life

Love of Law: A Way of Life

As the newest attorney to join the renowned plaintiff’s firm Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield, LLP (CaseyGerry), Melissa Deleon is absolutely living out a dream. “I truly have the heart of a plaintiff’s lawyer. I started clerking for a personal injury attorney in law school and this area has been my only focus […]

How to Make Alternative Fee Arrangements Work for Your Law Firm

How to Make Alternative Fee Arrangements Work for Your Law Firm

Law firms are under increasing pressure from clients to reduce costs and justify expenditures, and alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) are rising to the challenge. While AFAs aren’t exactly a new concept to the legal industry (estate planning and criminal defense attorneys have been offering them for years), they are now becoming more prevalent in other […]

MAKING VIDEO WORK FOR YOUR FIRM

MAKING VIDEO WORK FOR YOUR FIRM

How much do you stand to lose if you fail to communicate your message properly? Attorneys are constantly sending different messages to different audiences. It may be sending a message to a potential client that your firm is the right fit for them. At mediation, it’s important to explain to the carrier the true case valuation. Attorneys […]

Dos and Don'ts of REPRESENTING YOUR BRAND

Dos and Don’ts of REPRESENTING YOUR BRAND

You’ve heard it before, and you’ll hear it again, about the importance of ‘rich, quality content.’ The holy grail in the online world is content that is worth reading and worth sharing. For a long time that meant a great article, or landing page, filled with information and phrases that give the customer the answers […]

-Quick Tips- For Finding the Right Blog Topics for Your Law Firm

-Quick Tips- For Finding the Right Blog Topics for Your Law Firm

The blog on your law firm’s website can serve many purposes. It can be used to educate potential clients who visit your site about their legal rights and options. It can showcase your legal knowledge and establish you as an authority on topics related to your practice areas. It can also highlight your unique personality. […]

Stop Treating Your Website Leads Like They’re Referrals

Stop Treating Your Website Leads Like They’re Referrals

Ring … ring … ring … ring … ring …Goodbye. Chalk up another lost client to your front desk. How seriously have you invested time and money into your intake department? Before you answer that, let’s step back a minute and consider the story of the young fisherboy. This angler grew up on the river […]

Community News – October 2015

Community News – October 2015

Deborah Dixon, a senior trial attorney with Gomez Trial Attorneys, has been elected to serve as president of Lawyers Club of San Diego for 2015-2016. Her one year-term began July 1. Lawyers Club is a volunteer bar association founded in 1972 with the mission to advance the status of women in the law and society. […]

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