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Ed Poll is the principal of LawBiz Management. He coaches lawyers to greater profits with less stress; he is the creator of the new Life After Law coaching program that enables lawyers to plan for a profitable exit. He can be reached at (800) 837-5880 and edpoll@lawbiz.com.

Selling a Law Firm: More Than Inconsequential Consequences

Selling a Law Firm: More Than Inconsequential Consequences

Litigation among lawyers for failing to honor an agreement to buy or sell a law practice is rare. However, in a recent matter, a solo lawyer thought he had reached such an agreement with his associate. Unfortunately, the lawyer did not live long enough to have the agreement commemorated to writing. A lawyer for the […]

A Collection Policy to Avoid Write-Downs

A Collection Policy to Avoid Write-Downs

A firm’s realization rate is fundamental to “The Business of Law.” Realization is simply the percentage of what is billed that is actually collected, and in today’s economy, low realization remains the biggest financial problem for most lawyers. A 95 percent realization rate means that, even as the firm pays expenses at 100 cents on […]

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