Volume 19, Number 3
April /May 2002
From the Editor
The Flavor of Solo
The Chair's Corner
A Call for Volunteers
In the Solution
Chilling Out vs.Chilling Reality: Women and Alcohol
The Business of Law®
Identifying Malpractice Trouble Spots
How To Get The Job Done
Too many laywers only worry about marketing their law firm when cash flow is low or a few major matters have been settled. Good marketing takes a steady investment of your time. Included is a six-month marketing plan for solo or small firm lawyers
Building trust and respect into every phase of the lawyer-client relationship can overcome the problems of non-paying clients: those who don't pay, can't pay or won't pay.
The majority of fee collection problems can be averted by not taking on deadbeat clients. Learn how to spot defualters at the start.
Seven common-sense ideas for exceeding your clients' expectations-and building your business.
Technology suggestions that will rev up your performance without draining your budget
Sound management practices can help you organize your practice to maximize your returns from employees and clients alike.
Are you in control of your work or is it control of you? Judicious applications of patience and determination can make the difference.