April 2000  Volume 26, Number 3
ABA Law Pracice Management Magazine, April 2000 Issue

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Billing and Compensation Issue

COVER STORY

Compensation 101: An Expert Primer on Choosing a Compensation System
Some partner compensation plans are purely subjective; others are highly structured. What are the elements of a fair compensation package?
Joel A. Rose


All for One, One for All: Can This Firm's Compensation Policy Be Saved?
In this case study, a small firm with a Three Musketeers mentality reviews its compensation policies. Have the partners outgrown their all-for-one-and-one-for-all philosophy?
Ronald L. Seigneur

Financial Steps to Retirement
An estate planning specialist's advice on lawyers' financial retirement goals.
Edna R.S. Alvarez

Your Next Billing System: What You Should Consider Before You Buy
The right legal billing system can help you reach your professional goals. Here's a primer on how to select the system that's right for your practice.
James A. Eidelman

  • Bob Arndt and His Profitability Levers by James A. Eidelman

A Lawyer's Quick Guide to Accounting: Do You Know Your Revenue from Your Write-Offs?
A lawyer who learns how to speak the language of accounting can hang on better when the financial road gets bumpy.
Edward Poll


Editor's Page - For Love or Money

Technology in Practice Department

Reader Feedback

Product Watch

Marketing -

Practice Development Clips

On Balance

Chair's Message

Bookmarks

Best Practices: People in the Business of Practicing Law

Your Section

 

 

Buzz - High-Tech Briefs.
J. Michael Jimmerson

Technology Update: The Best of Times
It's a great time to be buying technology, but we still seem to struggle with the process for making technology decisions. So we'll take on the controversy of CIOs and see if there are some lessons learned we can grab. We close with a reprise of the inimitable TidBits and TidAttitudes. And the bricks? They're back.
G. Burgess Allison

Windows 2000: Does Microsoft's Newest OS Deliver?
Windows 2000 is a comprehensive product that combines the best of both NT 4 and Windows 98—plus several new features. But bank on extensive planning and preparation before wholesale migration.
J. Michael Jimmerson

nothing.but.net: Security (Or, Do You KNow Where Your Cleaning Service Is?)
Are you doing all that you can to keep peeping eyes from sensitive information?
Rick Klau

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


Marketing: Keep the Glow of Appreciation in Your Client's Eyes
Your bills are as much a reflection of your business as your promotional brochures and business cards. Make sure they highlight your client service orientation and professionalism.
Robert J. Denney

Practice Development Clips
Cybersquatters, cutting cookies and top 20 hits.
Ross Fishman



A Lawyer's Quick Guide to Accounting: Do You Know Your Revenue from Your Write-Offs?
A lawyer who learns how to speak the language of accounting can hang on better when the financial roads get bumpy.
Edward Poll

On Balance: The Price of a (Secure) Paycheck
Money is our yardstick for measuring performance and reward. But the money we make comes to us at a cost. If we could change it, would we?
George W. Kaufman