May/June 2001  Volume 27, Number 4
ABA Law Pracice Management Magazine, May/June 2001 Issue

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COVER STORY
Managing Smart People: Practice Leaders From Other Professions Tell Us How
PRACTICE LEADERS ROUNDTABLE - What can people outside of the legal profession teach us about how to run our firms? A lot, as it happens.
Joy M. White


Managing Culture Shock
Clashing cultures are the biggest obstacles to making mergers work. Have a plan.
Holly English

A Well-Oiled Team: How to Ensure Good Lawyer-Staff Relations
 Diminished staff morale, increased employee absences, signs of exhaustion from overwhelming workloads. They are danger signs that mean the firm needs to look under the hood and fix communications with its staff.
Nancy Byerly Jones


Editor's Page

Chair's Page - Mentoring Counts

Bookmarks

Technology in Practice Department

Product Watch

On Balance

Marketing

 


nothing.but.net:
As Good As it Gets?
Many lawyers are missing the boat on adding better value to their services.
Rick Klau

Personal Technology: A Hub in the House
There’s certainly a learning curve, but putting a hub in the house pays off. A tale of two networks.
Stephen Harhai

Site Building: Build It So They'll Come
Help prospects and others find your site. Publicize it—online as well as off.
Sandy Ramlet

Research Dig: A Topical Change of Habits
A search engine is not a dumbed-down legal database. Traditional techniques thwart your research efforts.
Genie Tyburski

E-Definitions: The Hacker Chronicles
How hacker steam fueled the biggest surprise in OS history.
Mark Tamminga

As I Was Saying: Information Interchange
A D.C. law firm is blazing trails with Lotus Notes to make its knowledge management system downright popular.
Wendy R. Leibowitz

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


A Well-Oiled Team: How to Ensure Good Lawyer-Staff Relations
Diminished staff morale, increased employee absences, signs of exhaustion from overwhelming workloads. They are danger signs that mean the firm needs to look under the hood and fix communications with its staff.
Nancy Byerly Jones

On Balance: Managing Associates’ Career Satisfaction
Some work environments contribute to professional development and personal satisfaction. Other work environments are detrimental to both. Unfortunately, the latter is more prevalent in today’s law firms. Why? There is no simple answer.
Marcia P. Shannon


Marketing: Teaching New Lawyers to Market
Five tactics for helping new lawyers build business development skills.
Sally J. Schmidt

Practice Development Clips: The New World of Law Practice Marketing
Lemon lawyers, magic miles and, yes, differentiation works.
Ross Fishman