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Tried, Tested & Triumphant

Tried, Tested & Triumphant

Khashayar Law Group Secures Position as One of Southern California’s Top Verdict-Winning Trial and Transactional Firms “The reason I love trial work is because no matter how complicated lawyers try to make the law, when it comes down to it, it’s about connecting with people. Yes, you must know procedure, you must know how to […]

7 Ways to Make Billing More Effective

7 Ways to Make Billing More Effective

Lawyers may practice in different areas of the law and serve a wide range of clients, but most seem to share a common aversion: They hate doing timesheets. Despite this near universal resentment toward tracking time, most lawyers eventually learn that they need to be effective in billing clients to have a thriving practice. Here […]

Protecting Your Firm from Ransomware

Protecting Your Firm from Ransomware

Ransomware attacks are affecting every type of business in America, and law firms are no exception. For those new to the term, ransomware is a type of malware that operates by encrypting files on a system and demanding that a ransom be paid to have them decrypted. While encrypted, these files are unable to be […]

5 Things to Ask Before You Say Yes To a Speaking Gig

5 Things to Ask Before You Say Yes To a Speaking Gig

  Most professionals have a complicated relationship with public speaking—particularly if it is a good business development opportunity. On the one hand, you’re pretty sure you want this gig. It could be the start of something good for your practice. On the other, it can be darn intimidating to stand up in front of a […]

3 Biggest Leadership Mistakes People Make Today

3 Biggest Leadership Mistakes People Make Today

One of the best leadership qualities that a manager can have is the ability to build up self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-respect in others. As a leader, your choices affect your entire team, especially your leadership mistakes. However, we’ve all had bad bosses who do just the opposite. Today, I am going to identify 3 of […]

California Case Summaries Civil™.

California Case Summaries Civil™.

Organized Succinct Summaries of Some New California Civil Cases CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Civil Code Scher v. Burke (2017) _ Cal.5th _, 2017 WL 2589509: The California Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Appeal’s holding that Civil Code section 1009(b), which limits the circumstances in which courts may find implied dedication of private coastal property section 1009, […]

Convert Unhappy Clients into Fans

Convert Unhappy Clients into Fans

Clients can become upset with us for many reasons, some of which are within our control, and others that aren’t. We make mistakes, forget things, have bad days, or simply get overwhelmed by the unexpected. Such is life. However, what happens afterward determines the future of that relationship, and countless other potential relationships that that […]

Community News – August 2017

Community News – August 2017

A San Francisco federal judge has appointed CaseyGerry’s managing partner David S. Casey, Jr. to the national Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) overseeing the Eco Diesel Litigation against Fiat Chrysler now pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Casey Jr. and Rachel Jensen of Robbins Geller are the only San […]

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