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Finding the Best Answer to “What’s Next” in Business Transition Planning

Finding the Best Answer to “What’s Next” in Business Transition Planning

At some point in the natural life cycle of a closely held company, self-made entrepreneurs find themselves contemplating what’s next. For many, there’s a two-way magnet in play. The business has been central to their lives, and it is human nature to be drawn to what’s known and proven. Yet the magnet also pulls toward […]

Balancing Act—Lawyers, Time, and Life

Balancing Act—Lawyers, Time, and Life

Finally, it is all coming together. You’re licensed. You are ready to practice on your own, in a firm or in some other setting. You’ve networked; you have prospective clients; you are getting referrals. It’s all falling into place. But is it all too much? There are so many demands on your time—clients, the court, […]

California Case Summaries Civil™. Organized Succinct Summaries of New Civil Cases.

California Case Summaries Civil™. Organized Succinct Summaries of New Civil Cases.

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Civil Code National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. v. State of California (2018) _ Cal.App.5th _, 2018 WL 3150950: The California Supreme Court reversed the decision of the Court of Appeal finding that Penal Code section 31910(b)(7)(A) was unenforceable under Civil Code section 3531 because compliance with the Penal Code section was impossible. […]

Growing Your Practice: Small Law Firm Quick Guide

Growing Your Practice: Small Law Firm Quick Guide

Turning Business Development Ideas into Reality Growing your firm is essential for small law practices. It is something that needs to happen but to which most attorneys fail to dedicate an adequate amount of time. One takeaway that you need to have when strategizing business development ideas is that they need to be actionable. Big […]

13 “MORE” SEO SPECIALISTS Share Their Best Tips for Lawyers

13 “MORE” SEO SPECIALISTS Share Their Best Tips for Lawyers

“IF YOU WERE WORKING WITH AN ATTORNEY TO IMPROVE A LAW FIRM’S SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION, WHAT WOULD BE YOUR #1 TIP TO GET RESULTS?” This is the question we posed to more than 50 SEO specialists who have done SEO for lawyers. Their answers will provide you with good direction whether you’re formulating your own […]

Is There Gold in Your File Cabinet?

Is There Gold in Your File Cabinet?

How to really help your clients and make money— where you’re not trading your time for money What do doing the right thing, helping your clients, Sutter’s Mill, Robert Kiyosaki, and you making a lot of money all have in common? I’m sure you’re thinking, “Bill, how in Mark Twain are you going to spin […]

Community News – August 2018

Community News – August 2018

Johnson Fistel, LLP is proud to announce the addition of Tiffany R. Johnson to their firm. “Tiffany is a terrific addition to our team. She brings nearly two decades of government trial experience to help our firm meet the needs of our clients,” said Frank J. Johnson, Johnson Fistel’s managing partner. Mrs. Johnson focuses her […]

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