July / August 2001  Volume 27, Number 5
ABA Law Pracice Management Magazine, July / August 2001 Issue

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Law Practice Management From A to Z

The Ultimate Get Ahead Guide to the New Business of Practicing Law
Here's what you need to know to get ahead--from "Advisor" to "Cash, Cold Cash" to "Talent" to "Zeitgeist." 

  • Clean Up Your Act: Get Efficient
  • Plug Me In: Technology Resources
  • Build a Relationship with Your Local PMA
  • Lost In Space: Make Those Square Feet Work for You
  • 60 Sites in 60 Minutes Hall O' Fame
  • URL at Law: Lawyer's Favorite Sites

The Courage to Manage: Practice What You Preach
In this excerpt from Practice What You Preach, David Maister says leaders must be willing to make hard choices.
David H. Maister

Client Development Focus
Integrate client development into all aspects of your practice management. Answer some questions to shake up the status quo.
Merrilyn Astin Tarlton

Flying Solo Excerpt: Branding on the Web
Is your Web site keeping pace with the times? Here's how to build a client-centered site.
Deborah McMurray

Twenty Tips: Reinvent Your Practice
Complacency is no longer an option. Get in the driver's seat!
John W. Olmstead

Editor's Page - Merrilyn Astin Tarlton on what readers think.

Technology in Practice Department

Product Watch

Marketing - Robert Denney's ABCs of marketing and client services.

Practice Development Clips - Ross Fishman on the new world of practice marketing.

On Balance - Steven Keeva on zapping the zero-sum demon.

Chair's Message


First Person - Charles F. Robinson on parens patriae in the 21st century.



As I was Saying:
Who Owns the Law?
Let's have free and public access to the law on the Internet.
Wendy R. Leibowitz

Site Building: Ethics--Decide to Comply
Know the rules of professional conduct. Define an ethical presence.
Sandy Ramlet

nothing.but.net: Up-to-Speed CLE
Finding the right online course is a neat experience, despite the drawbacks.
Erik J. Heels


E-Definitions: Cryptic Secrets of Public Keys
The encryption scheme spreading into our online lives wasn't easy to achieve.
Mark Tamminga

Research Dig: Judicial Profiling
Who's behind the black robe? Hit multiple sources for background on your judge.
Michelle Schmidt

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

Marketing: The ABCs of Marketing and Client Service
Don't make business development more complicated than need be.
Robert W. Denney

Practice Development Clips
Brochure bragging rights, a risky niche and dogs of war.
Ross Fishman

First Person:
Parens Patriae in the 21st Century?
Is the profession locked in the status quo?
Charles F. Robinson

On Balance: Finding Satisfaction - Zapping the Zero-Sum Demon
There's a lot more to finding balance than increasing your playtime. 
Steven Keeva