July/August 2000  Volume 26, Number 5
ABA Law Pracice Management Magazine, July/August 2000 Issue

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COVER STORY

The Makings of a Merger
Your chances of success are higher if you can take a good, long look behind the face of your potential partner. Here's what to learn before you merge.
Kevin O'Toole and J. Mark Santiago


Nine Guiding Principles for a High-Impact Law Firm Strategy
Why does strategic planning have such a high fail rate in law firms? Let these principles be your roadmap for putting clients first, and getting where you want to go.
James A. Durham

High-Tech Heavyweights: What Can Small Practices Learn from Technology's Champions?
At a recent Law Practice Management round-table, legal technology officers from seven top firms talked about how lawyers can integrate technology to take the world by storm.
Joy M. White


Editor's Page - "Somewhere Over the Rainbow..."

Technology in Practice Department

Product Watch

Marketing

Practice Development Clips

On Balance

Chair's Message

Your Section

Best Practices Profile

 

 

Buzz
J. Michael Jimmerson's high-tech briefs.

nothing.but.net: How a Finnish Cello Quartet Could Change the Way We Think
What does the Napster scenario say about the future of the legal profession?
Rick Klau

High-Tech Heavyweights: What Can Small Practices Learn from Technology's Champions?
At a recent Law Practice Management round-table, legal technology officers from seven top firms talked about how lawyers can integrate technology to take the world by storm.
Joy M. White

The Quest for Knowledge Management: One Firm's Transformation
Bermuda's Appleby Spurling & Kepme shares seven working principles for a successful KM transformation.
Chris Maiden

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


Marketing: After the Client Survey
A sincere, well-designed client survey can not only identify problems, but produce information to benefit strategic planning, marketing and client service.
Robert J. Denney

Practice Development Clips
Practice group by-in, share a librarian and listserv opportunities.
Ross Fishman



When Actions Speak Louder Than Words Between the Sexes
Learning the nonverbal cues can be the key to communicating effectively with the opposite sex in business.
Marry Stewart Mitchell

On Balance: The Recipe for Merger Success
How can merger and lateral hire failures be minimized? Begin by "checking the ingredients."
Marcia Pennington Shannon