Heres a look at how to spot the red flags and safeguard your practice against lawyers or staff that may have the motive, means and opportunity to commit fraud or embezzlement.
By David Debenham and Sheila Blackford
As firms lose business, many are turning their cost-cutting sights on their greatest asset and biggest expense: their people. But out of serious challenge comes the opportunity to examine the entire spectrum of talent management and compensationand to restructure the firms business model in overdue ways.
By David E. Gaulin
To ensure the security of the partnership, all partners must contribute to nurturing the personal, professional and economic bonds that keep the firm together. Its time to evaluate your contributions and assess how you are doing.
Developing the core skills that underpin mental toughness can help you flourish under pressure.
As client demands for billing changes rise, so does the need to implement alternative and fixed-fee arrangements so that your firm can remain competitive.
By Beverly J. Hedrick
For some types of matters, there is currently no alternative to billing by the hour for two basic reasons.
Focusing on outcomes rather than outputs by employing value-based billing can strengthen profitability and enhance client service.
Affordable portables and other tech releases.
Tips & Tricks
Use these pointers on the tools and tactics that will help you avoid snafus and become the ultimate online presenter.
Too often, all the costs and risks are not considered when analyzing software as a service offerings. Heres advice on weighing the pros and cons.
Before blawg rolls and blawg worlds, there was ABA TECHSHOWs 60 Sites in 60 Minutes. Here are the editors picks from the 2009 presentation.
Legal Web 2.0
If you havent tried Twitter, heres why you should, with a look at new resources that add value to Twitter for lawyers.
From screening policies to collection strategies, here are tips for getting your finances on more solid ground.
Law firms can learn a few things about survival from the strategies of a culinary superstar.
Taking an industry or niche approach to your marketing can have big benefits.
Taking the Lead
Heres advice for managing partners on how to balance the tension of current realities with the long-term interests of the firm.