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Why Are Law Firms Falling Behind?

Why Are Law Firms Falling Behind?

This news ought to be deeply disturbing to managing partners and lawyers everywhere, regardless of the size of their firm: Attorneys are losing their once-revered position as a business’ most-trusted advisor. Other professionals are edging them out, especially accountants and consultants. How did this happen? More precisely, why did lawyers let it happen? Something of […]

From Papyrus to E-mail: The History of Newsletter Marketing

From Papyrus to E-mail: The History of Newsletter Marketing

From e-mail marketing to social media marketing, it seems that every year or two there is a new trend for you to keep in touch with your clients. Today, using ever-evolving technology that was nonexistent a generation ago, you can reach thousands of people with a click of a button. As new as it may […]

Disrespectful Clients Don’t Get To Stay Clients

Disrespectful Clients Don’t Get To Stay Clients

You know what feels good? Firing a client. My firm was hired to help a client with multiple applications for registering their intellectual property. We tell every client there’s no guarantee that we’ll be able to get them everything they want. This client got upset about the status of one of the applications, and then […]

5 Lessons for Law Firm Marketers From HubSpot’s INBOUND 2017 Conference

5 Lessons for Law Firm Marketers From HubSpot’s INBOUND 2017 Conference

I know some folks within law firms are wary of attending marketing conferences outside of legal but I’ve found that, with the right conference and an open mind, you will come away even more energized because not only can you see what’s happening outside of our industry, you can also see how to actually implement […]

COMBINING HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS WITH TECHNOLOGY’S ADVANCES

COMBINING HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS WITH TECHNOLOGY’S ADVANCES

Anthony Geraci, founder of Geraci Law Firm, believes the path to success in the coming years can be found in combining the latest technology with the oldest of human emotions—the need for establishing relationships. Geraci says, “What we figured out is that you can take all the technology you want, but let’s get a bit […]

People Skills, Digital Leadership, Empowered Clients

People Skills, Digital Leadership, Empowered Clients

Jackson & Wilson Showcase the Human Side of Law and Business with Cutting-Edge Technology and a Focus on the Exemplary Client Experience “As lawyers, we have an opportunity to make the world a better place. I encourage everyone to go through their day with that in mind. We enjoy helping people and we enjoy not only […]

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 […]

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries.

McIntyre’s Civil Alert. Organized Succinct Summaries.

CALIFORNIA COURTS OF APPEAL Appeals Chango Coffee, Inc. v. Applied Underwriters, Inc. (2017) _ Cal. App.5th _, 2017 WL 2302170: The Court of Appeal dismissed defendant’s purported appeal from the trial court’s order denying its renewed petition to compel arbitration under Code of Civil Procedure section 1008(b) because an order denying a renewed motion or […]

Which is Better: eDiscovery in the Cloud, or eDiscovery In a Data Center?

Which is Better: eDiscovery in the Cloud, or eDiscovery In a Data Center?

Which is better, eDiscovery in the cloud, or eDiscovery in a data center? This commonly asked question is actually a false dichotomy—in reality, neither the cloud nor a data center is better, because the cloud is a data center. “The cloud” is often used as a buzzword to give the impression of technological sophistication. Some […]

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