September/October 2016 | THE FINANCE ISSUE

Welcome to the FINANCE Issue of Law Practice magazine, September/October 2016.

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FEATURES


Increasing Law Firm Profitability by Instilling Values

Recognizing a better and easier way to drive profits than focusing solely on financials.
By Katy Goshtasbi


Banking Evolves to Meet Changing Law Firm Needs

The banking industry remains committed to the legal industry despite the hypercompetitive market.
By Gretta Rusanow and Dan DiPietro


Making Alternative Fee Billing Work

Setting specific goals and measuring your success impirically is the key to monitoring alternative fee billing.
By Billie Tarascio


Managing Debt for the New Lawyer

As a lawyer-preneur, deicde whether you want to take on debt and, if so, what is a manageable amount.
By Joan R.M. Bullock


Getting Paid, Ethically: Five Tips You Should Know

Good bills should provide clients with a chronology of all work performed during the month.
By Lynda C. Shely


Budgeting Shouldn't Be A Crisis

Projecting over and under, around and through, with proper forecasting.
By George E. Leloudis and John D. Bowers



THANKS TO OUR ISSUE TEAM

Team Leaders: George E. Leloudis, John D. Bowers
Team Members: Roberta L. Tepper, Robert Ambrogi, Gary B. Fiebert

  

DEPARTMENTS


Editor's Note 

Put a Price Tag on Free
By John D. Bowers


Perspectives

Go Ahead: Embrace Risk!
By John Mitchell



FRONTLINES


Highlights

A New LP Group Champions Practice Group Re-Engineering
By Jack Bostelman


Simple Steps

Creating a Positive Client Experience: Seven Factors to Consider
By Allison C. Shields


Ethics 

Managing a Law Firm Through Dissolution: Part 2
By Michael Downey


News & Events

Expanding Professional Development Horizons
By Joshua Poje



TECHNOLOGY


Product Watch

Capture Social Media with Page Vault
By Daniel J. Siegel


Hot Buttons

Law Firm Data Breaches: The Cone of Silence Shatters
By Sharon D. Nelson & John W. Simek


The Digital Toolkit

Fixing Email, One App at a Time
By Tom Mighell



BUSINESS


Managing 

Responding to Strategic Opportunities
By Thomas C. Grella


Career Steps

Seeking, Giving and Receiving Feedback
By Wendy L. Werner


Marketing 

Do Lawyer Superlative Lists Matter?
By Greg Siskind


Finance 

An Attorney Compensation System
By Peter Roberts


Practice Management Advice

Every Law Firm Is a Technology Business
By Jim Calloway


Taking the Lead

Adding Professional Management--And How to Pay for It
By Karen MacKay

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