Over the last 10 weeks, I’ve serialized the article Nine Ways You’re Losing Business—and What to Do About It.
As reviewed in Part One last week, the example of the Morgan Lewis/Bingham McCutchen mass lateral transaction may serve to stimulate the pursuit of distressed firms by healthy firms. Although distressed law firm transactions are nothing new, the model of that deal plus two new legal developments may foster greater distressed law firm activity.
It is really hard to accept Facebook Friend requests from people who do not “use” Facebook.
It’s hard to believe that only three days ago at this time, I was snorkeling with my clients in Costa Rica and seeing my first sting ray! Spending a few days with my clients always gets me thinking about networking, as you know, but it also gets me thinking about client service. So for today’s Two for Tuesdays, I have two tips for improving client service!
It is that season again, just as it is every year. Everywhere around us, miracles will be occurring. All we have to do is open our eyes to see.
This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Texas Lawyer’s Creed, so it seems fitting to take a moment or two to pause and reflect on what it means to be an attorney—how we work, interact with colleagues and clients, and uphold the rule of law. In a profession as honorable and noble as ours, it is imperative that we treat others with respect and courtesy.
By any objective view, the law has fallen far behind scientific advancements and lawyers have fallen far behind in their use of technology.
Reports vary on the degree to which the business of law is recovering or improving; but few question the fact that competitive pressures are growing, thanks to…
This week I received an email from one of the lawyers I am coaching. His email and my reply are below.
When it comes to the challenges of communicating — telling a story, marketing a practice, stating a case — old dogs often wear blinders. Exhibit A: Yours Truly.