Posts from the ‘Business of Law’ category

Building Our Dreams: The Finances of Law Firm Startups ~ By Drew Hefflefinger

Who is tired of making someone else’s dream come true? The sacrifice, the hours, the faceless P&L reports. Learning how passionate and dedicated attorneys are, it…

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Why Patenting Is at Its Highest Level Since the Industrial Revolution ~ By George C. Lewis, P.E.

The meteoric rise in patent filings reflects a fundamental change in how business is done in the modern world, as much as it reflects the pace…

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Legal Marketing Etiquette in the 21st Century ~ By Meranda M. Vieyra

Good etiquette doesn’t cost a thing. Bad etiquette can cost you everything. In the legal industry, we have our own ways, customs, standards and norms when…

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There and Back Again: Relaunching Your Legal Career ~ By Paul Miller

I re-entered the practice of law after an extended “sabbatical” in public education. I left the legal world 15 years ago and taught high school for…

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Office? Where We’re Going, We Won’t Need an Office! ~ By Doug McQuiston

You’ve read about the “paperless” office. You may even be working in one right now. You are already using a wide range of tech tools to…

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Litigating Like the Viet Cong: How to Win Against An Opponent with Superior Resources ~ By Mark Cohen

The Vietnam War played witness to the United States’ attempt to prevent communists from taking South Vietnam. Many battles pitted the world’s “mightiest” military power against…

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What the New Overtime Coverage Rules Mean for Employers ~ By Sara Sharp

Changes to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rules may have a particular impact on your clients and your firm. New firms and small…

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Game of Loans: Interest Is Coming ~ By Drew Hefflefinger

Consolidation, income-driven repayment and private refinancing are three student loan repayment strategies. By understanding their pros and cons, the borrower is better able to make an…

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Can We Communicate Concisely? ~ By Joseph P. McMahon

“I wouldn’t give a fig for the simplicity on this side of complexity; I would give my right arm for the simplicity on the far side…

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Planning for the Long Run ~ By Nick Langefels

It is no secret that Americans are spending less time on financial planning, and attorneys are no exception. With families where both parents are working, daycare…

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