Community News – January 2020: CaseyGerry managing partner David S. Casey Jr. was awarded the 2019 Hughes McClenahan... Boutique Trial Firm With a National Powerhouse Punch: "I think it’s unusual to find lawyers with our background and qualifications at a small... Your Firm Was HACKED. Now What?: It looked like just another notice from your law firm’s IT guy— probably another... Create and Implement Videos into Your Marketing Strategy: The popularity of videos has increased significantly over the years with the desire of... California Case Summaries. New California Civil Cases.: CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT - Elections - Patterson v. Padilla (2019) _ Cal.5th _ , 2019 WL... The 3 Main Reasons for Using LinkedIn: How many times have you gone to an event, maybe a conference or a business after hours,... 5 Reasons Why Hiring a Sales Professional Will Benefit Your Firm: The CFO called me and asked if we could schedule our initial meeting to discuss the... 20 Steps to Avoid Employment Lawsuits: I have been asked by more than one frustrated California employer how to avoid or reduce... Getting Back to Their Roots: At Parks & Solar, LLP, plain, old-fashioned hard work plus resourceful thinking... Increasing Diversity in Law 3 Ways to Move Beyond Lip Service: Law firms and legal departments can be doing more to measurably increase diversity. - A...
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Boutique Trial Firm With a National Powerhouse Punch

Boutique Trial Firm With a National Powerhouse Punch

“I think it’s unusual to find lawyers with our background and qualifications at a small firm. Our clients have the benefit of working with leaders in our respective fields of practice where they get direct attention from the lawyers they retain. In short, our clients get the best of both worlds,” says Steven J. Katzman, […]

Your Firm Was HACKED. Now What?

Your Firm Was HACKED. Now What?

It looked like just another notice from your law firm’s IT guy— probably another computer system update. Your administrative assistant didn’t ponder it long, just clicked on the link to get the busywork over with. But looks can be deceiving, and that’s what cybercriminals are counting on. With one click on a fraudulent link, any […]

Create and Implement Videos into Your Marketing Strategy

Create and Implement Videos into Your Marketing Strategy

The popularity of videos has increased significantly over the years with the desire of the consumer to get quick, visual and engaging content. Not only do videos help to develop more leads, but they can improve SEO and search rankings; increase engagement with target audiences; build trust by giving potential clients the opportunity to see […]

California Case Summaries. New California Civil Cases.

California Case Summaries. New California Civil Cases.

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Elections Patterson v. Padilla (2019) _ Cal.5th _ , 2019 WL 6207611: The California Supreme Court exercised its original jurisdiction and granted an emergency petition for a writ of mandate to forbid respondent from enforcing the recently enacted Presidential Tax Transparency and Accountability Act (the Act; Elections Code, section 6880 et seq.).1 […]

The 3 Main Reasons for Using LinkedIn

The 3 Main Reasons for Using LinkedIn

How many times have you gone to an event, maybe a conference or a business after hours, or even just a social event with friends, and a new acquaintance sends you an invitation to connect on LinkedIn? You might have seen the notice in a LinkedIn email or on the app itself. Maybe you collected […]

5 Reasons Why Hiring a Sales Professional Will Benefit Your Firm

5 Reasons Why Hiring a Sales Professional Will Benefit Your Firm

The CFO called me and asked if we could schedule our initial meeting to discuss the project. I was surprised that he had called me and not the partner I brought to the pitch meeting. Then it occurred to me. The CFO thought I was the lead partner on the engagement! I spent ten years […]

20 Steps to Avoid Employment Lawsuits

20 Steps to Avoid Employment Lawsuits

I have been asked by more than one frustrated California employer how to avoid or reduce employment lawsuits. It is not an easy question to answer, as there are many variables that go into generating employment law claims. However, in no particular order, what follows is a list of strategies and steps to consider implementing […]

Getting Back to Their Roots

Getting Back to Their Roots

At Parks & Solar, LLP, plain, old-fashioned hard work plus resourceful thinking yields outstanding results, say both founding partners. “I think we work very hard and I’m sure you hear that all the time, but in our case it’s actually true. We really put 100 percent of what we have in every case. In every […]

Increasing Diversity in Law 3 Ways to Move Beyond Lip Service

Increasing Diversity in Law 3 Ways to Move Beyond Lip Service

Law firms and legal departments can be doing more to measurably increase diversity. A recent study found an overall culture of implicit gender bias in major law firms, which often also unconsciously extends to other diverse lawyers, employees, and professionals who work in or for law firms and legal departments. The authors of the study […]

Structuring Attorney Fees

Structuring Attorney Fees

Your client just received a large jury award or settlement. Your client is satisfied with the outcome and you will be compensated for often years of hard work and out-of-pocket expenses. You can collect your fee as a lump sum, but there is another option: structuring the fee so payments are delayed or spread out […]

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