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LawBiz Newsletters and free chapters from 2 books!

Posted in Articles, Books
Sign up for LawBiz newsletters, and receive a free chapter each from Life After Law and The Profitable Law Office Handbook! Thank you for reading my blog posts. Did you know I also have a weekly newsletter, with hints, tips, comments, suggestions and useful ideas you can use every day in your law practice? You… Continue Reading

LawBiz® Registry Offers Easy Way to Buy and Sell Law Practices

Posted in Articles, Books, Buying & Selling a Practice, Cash Flow - Finances, In The News, Press Releases, Technology
Lawyers from around the country continue to call me, asking for information on how to sell their practices. In response,we recently opened our LawBiz® Registry.  Visit the archives  for articles about buying and selling law practices and  other ways to monetize the goodwill that you have spent so many years to build. In addition, you may… Continue Reading

Is the Bar Prosecutor Alleging Murder When Only Manslaughter Is Appropriate?

Posted in Articles, In The News, Management, Personal Thoughts, Uncategorized
“The state bar is overcharging its cases.” Thus started the commentary by Carol M Langford, in the newspaper, The Recorder, in San Francisco. Langford is a defense counsel and former chair of the State Bar’s Law Practice Management and Technology Section. She quotes the California Supreme Court to the effect that “bar matters are ‘quasi… Continue Reading

Defining the Practice of Law

Posted in Articles
The unauthorized practice of law is a major concern of bar associations as is evidenced by the North Carolina Bar Association’s litigation with Legal Zoom and its current effort to redefine the term.  This effort is one more example of the shifting ground impacting lawyers and their economic security.  Does the entry of software and… Continue Reading

Funded Jobs

Posted in Articles, In The News, Management
In today’s newspaper, Don J. DeBenedictis, staff writer for the Journal, discusses law schools’ new approach to help law school graduates find jobs. This idea is one of several being discussed to match the supply and demand of legal services. It is clear that there is a greater demand for legal services than is now… Continue Reading

Blawg 100 Amici

Posted in Articles, Uncategorized
ABA Journal has just opened it’s 100 best legal blog list.  This is an annual list, compiled on the basis of votes by readers, of the best blogs that lawyers should know about.  If you enjoy my blawg, please follow this link to nominate it!  Of course, you can also vote for other blog authors… Continue Reading

New article on LexisHub

Posted in Articles
I’ve written a new article for LexisNexis, which has recently been published on their site. It’s entitled, "Teaching Associates about Business Development," and in it I explore two fundamental questions firms need to ask when they’re deciding whether to keep an associate: First, is there enough work for the associate to do?  Second, does the… Continue Reading