Volume 19, Number 1
From the Editor
Minding the Store
jennifer j. rose
The Chair's Corner
Give the Time You Can
George R. Ripplinger
In the Solution
Take Time to Care
Charles L. Hinton III
The Business of Law®
Business Planning for Lawyers
Ten Rules for Successful Associates
John A. Ragosta
To Staff or Not To Staff
To Staff, or Not to Staff: That Is the Question
Hope Viner Samborn
Should you hire a legal assistant to cope with your workload? Or is your temperament better suited to working alone with only your cutting-edge technology to help you get the work done?
Legal Assistants: How to Recruit, Train, Supervise, and Retain the Best
Charlsye J. Smith, Virginia Koerselman, and Patricia G. Elliott
A step-by-step look at how to bring a qualified legal assistant into your practice
The Ethics of Working with Legal Assistants
Therese A. Cannon
If you don't want to stumble over the ethics rules on use of paralegals, this article is a must-readWhen Legal Assistants Change Jobs
D. Jeffrey Campbell and Frank A. Custode
Paralegal Overtime: Yes, No, or Maybe?
Are legal assistants exempt or nonexempt employees? Find out what the Fair Labor Standards Act and Department of Labor rulings have to say on the subject.
Using Legal Assistants in a Family Law Practice
Allen R. Telgenhof
One family lawyer can't do without his firm's legal assistant
Finding, Training, and Retaining Law Firm Personnel
Susan D. Goldstein
Get and keep administrators, paralegals, and legal secretaries with smart hiring practices, helpful training programs, and attractive perks.
The Fine Art of Hiring and Firing
Karen Bush Schneider
Find out what questions you can-and can't-ask at a job interview, and how to discipline and discharge employees without getting into trouble.Handling the Discharge Session
Truly Solo: How to Run a Successful Practice Without Employees
Joel P. Bennett
One lawyer's journey from solo practice with a secretary to small firm practice with support staff to solo practice with no staff at all.
Martha Fay Africa
Are you facing a mentoring void? Learn how to mentor yourself