Posts from the ‘Business of Law’ category

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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Trump’s New Target: America’s Lawyers ~ By Keith Lewis

“I’m coming after youse next,” said the Manhattan real estate mogul turned presidential candidate, referring to members of America’s legal profession. “I’m sick and tired of…

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Trends in Interior Design Planning for Law Firms ~ By Carol Koplin, ASID, NCIDQ

Of all of the innovative business strategies law firms routinely undertake, one is often overlooked: innovative and efficient professional office interior design and space planning. One…

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An It’s Complicated Amendment ~ By Keith Lewis

The Docket roots out wasteful, old-fashioned and meaningless procedures that remain affixed to our profession so as to annoy us way too often. RETRACTION: In the…

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