January / February 2002  Volume 28, Number 1
ABA Law Pracice Management Magazine, January / February 2002 Issue
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COVER STORY
The Big Chill: Lawyer Layoffs
After the hiring heat of the past few years, it's suddenly chilly out there. Know who's at risk and what firms can do to avoid layoffs.
by Virginia Grant


Wild Fires: Civilizing the Termination Process
It pays to be nice. Fire right, and you'll safeguard your reputation and your firm's morale.
Wendy R. Leibowitz

What's Hot and What's Not in the Legal Profession
Robert Denney Associates' 13th year-end report on what's going on in the legal profession: firm strategies, practice areas, marketing and more.

Hire Right: Fit the Talent to the Firm
With a carefully crafted process, you'll employ just the right talent to ratchet up your firm's performance and stay competative.
Kevin E. Joyce

Business Card Makeovers: Broadcasting a New Message
From sophisticated colors and logos to CD-ROMs with hyperlinks, business card designs are entering new territory.
Phillip M. Perry

The Flexible Firm: Win-Win Policies for Uncertain Times
By exploring new options and becoming more nimble, firms can be better prepared to weather economic cycles.
Phyllis Weiss Haserot


Editor's Page - Merrilyn Astin Tarlton on the wind chill factor.

Reader Feedback

Practice Development Clips - Popular columnist Ross Fishman pens his farewell column.

Chair's Message

Bookmarks

 


nothing.but.net:
Unplugging Redundancies
It's a good time to reevaluate how you're spending time and money on the Internet.
Erik J. Heels

Cool Tools: Can Your Firm Survive a System Meltdown?
Here's what you need to know about securing your computer systems.
Michael Tamburo

ABA TECHSHOW 2002 Highlights

E-Definitions: Packet Traffic: Riding Cheek by Jowl on the Net
Get up to speed on new communications services.
Mark Tamminga

Feature: Adobe Acrobat 5.0: Why Should You Buy?
PDF Files capture the exact look of originals, making reading, searching, printing and distributing documents to colleagues and clients so much easier.
Simon Chester

Product Watch
The latest legal technology news in the lpm-newproducts@abanet.org inbox.
Storm Evans


Feature: Business Card Makeovers: Broadcasting a New Message
Phillip M. Perry

Marketing: How to Get Clients to Love You: Build the Ties that Bind
Robert W. Denney

Practice Development Clips
Popular columnist Ross Fishman pens his farewell column.
Ross Fishman



Feature:
The Flexible Firm: Win-Win Policies for Uncertain Times
Phyllis Weis Haserot

On Balance: Finding Passion
George W. Kaufman