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WINNING COMBINATION

WINNING COMBINATION

Greg Ryan’s Perfect Blend of Experience and Expertise Makes Him a Powerful Ally for Policyholders in Complex Coverage Litigation “There is often a tendency to approach similarly situated clients and their matters in the same, template way. We recognize that each client’s needs are unique and we prioritize those individual needs to deliver tailored results,” says […]

Why Every Attorney Needs to Write a Book

Why Every Attorney Needs to Write a Book

If you are like most attorneys, you’ve thought about writing a book. You know intuitively that it will be valuable to your brand and your consulting career. Yet finding the time is difficult—if not impossible—in your busy consulting schedule. According to Elaine Biech, an established expert on both the profession of consulting and authoring books […]

What You Know vs. Who You Know

What You Know vs. Who You Know

For most of your career you’ve probably heard the adage, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” That reflected the relationship-centric nature of doing business in a Seller’s market, where demand exceeded supply, and everyone who expended even a little effort got business. Now that you’ll face a Buyer’s market for the remainder […]

Why Clients Drive Technology Adoption

Why Clients Drive Technology Adoption

Recently, I hired a lawyer. Not only did I have to print and sign an engagement letter, I also had to mail a check and manually complete a form that was then transferred to a Word document, which I then had to sign by hand. Compared to my interaction with almost any other business, I […]

California Case Summaries ADR™. Organized Succinct ADR Summaries by Monty A. McIntyre, Esq.

California Case Summaries ADR™. Organized Succinct ADR Summaries by Monty A. McIntyre, Esq.

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Arbitration McGill v. Citibank (2017) _ Cal.5th _, 2017 WL 1279700: In a class action alleging claims under the Consumers Legal Remedies Act (CLRA; Civ. Code, § 1750 et seq.), the unfair competition law (UCL; Bus. & Prof. Code, § 17200 et seq.), the false advertising law and the Insurance Code arising […]

A Time to ACT. New nonprofit fights back against the unethical practice of dual-agency brokerage.

A Time to ACT. New nonprofit fights back against the unethical practice of dual-agency brokerage.

A glaring and dubious conflict of interest has long been rampant in the world of commercial real estate. This practice known as “dual agency” describes a brokerage firm that represents both landlords and tenants in the same negotiation. It should be obvious to a first-year law student— or even someone with just a passing knowledge […]

Five Tips on Hiring an SEO Firm For Your Law Practice

Five Tips on Hiring an SEO Firm For Your Law Practice

While there are infinite ways to spend money marketing your law firm, only some will deliver the right return on investment. In my experience, especially in today’s digital marketing environment, working with the right search engine optimization (SEO) provider is still one of the best investments a small firm can make. When I opened my […]

Chaos is King, Until it’s Not

Chaos is King, Until it’s Not. A Solo’s Guide to Order.

Chaos sounds the death knell for any solo attorney’s practice. It breeds confusion, distraction, and disorder. Unfortunately, for most solos, chaos is the natural state of affairs. The reason is simple: The practice of law consists of many moving parts at all times, each of which is dynamic and contingent. Take a simple example from […]

Community News – May 2017

Community News – May 2017

Klinedinst PC is pleased to announce the elevation of Nadia Bermudez, Thomas Daugherty, Sarah Lanham, and Leah Plaskin to Shareholders in the firm. Bermudez was recently awarded the Belva Lockwood award by Lawyers Club of San Diego for her commitment to the organization and the San Diego legal community. Earlier this year, she was selected […]

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