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POP QUIZ! Where does a Dynamic Firm Get It's Start?

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 15:36

LawBiz® TIPS – Week of July 11, 2017

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Avoiding the Nuances of Rule 1.17

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:35

LawBiz® TIPS – Week of June 27, 2017

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Equal Treatment: A Continuing Conversation

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 22:39
The amendments that recognize black rights date back to 1865.

Amendment 13, which abolished slavery, was passed in 1865. Amendment 14, which gave all U.S. citizens equal protection under the law, was created in 1868.

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Lawyers as Bankers: Extending Credit to Clients

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 22:37
You might not have believed it when you were in law school studying torts and statutes of limitations, but as a lawyer, you are destined to be a banker.

Collecting cash up front

Obviously, the best method of doing business is collecting cash up front, or payment in advance of doing the work. However, this is seldom accomplished. Clients may be accustomed to making a deposit against future services, yet the lawyer's billing in the first month will normally exceed the retainer, no matter how large the retainer.

And a large retainer is seldom possible.

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Give Gifts... to Yourself

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 22:17
You've likely been thinking recently about gifts to give your loved ones, your colleagues, your staff members, your special vendors, and maybe even your clients. But what I want to address today are gifts to yourself.

I'm not talking about things like that new smartphone or an electric car or a vacation getaway — although all of those are fine choices, if you can afford them. What I'm talking about are gifts that will make your business run more smoothly — and thus make your job easier and more pleasant.

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Feeling the Love: Make Every Day "Love Your Lawyer Day"

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 22:15
For those in the legal industry, Nov. 4 was a day to celebrate. It was "Love Your Lawyer Day." But such an occasion does not need to be confined to one measly day a year. As a lawyer, you should make every day "Love Your Lawyer Day."

According to an article by Johnny Diaz in the Sun Sentinel, the history of the day to honor lawyers began 15 years ago, when Florida lawyer Nader Anise initiated the day through the American Lawyers Public Image Association, an organization he founded.

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MDPs: Serving Clients Best

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 21:52

LawBiz® TIPS – Week of January 17, 2017

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Trust Accounts and Ethical No-Nos

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 21:28

LawBiz® TIPS – Week of January 3, 2017

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Good Wishes in These Tumultuous Times

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 19:18

LawBiz® TIPS – Week of December 22, 2016

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