Author: Thomson Reuters Long before entering a courtroom, you can improve your chances of winning by positively predisposing a judge to you and your case. Achieve this by: 1. Submitting a clear, well-written, well-researched brief. This is critical, considering that your brief sets the stage for your case.A strong brief is always established on the…

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Written By: Eric Fox, Director of People Analytics, Hire an Esquire Before Cambridge Analytica and a Facebook data breach made personality profiling front page news— “moneyball” for Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Football League (NFL) was proving the effectiveness and accuracy of industrial psychology-based personality testing. Both MLB and the NFL famously and…

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Author: Thomson Reuters “Clients expect 100% perfection from their lawyers and expect everything to be done yesterday.”1 With the complexity of today’s legal needs, today’s small law firm attorney needs to be a jack-of-all-trades. With constant access to ever-evolving technology, expectations to deliver fast and accurately are at an all-time high. While all firms navigate…

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Carolyn Elefant, solo practitioner and founder of MyShingle.com, will lead a discussion with Joshua Lenon, Lawyer in Residence at Clio, and Daniel Gershburg, owner of Gershburg Law, on what lawyers need when starting a law firm. Topics will include: Startup costs; Real property alternatives for workspaces; Marketing for no money; Tech tools; and Examples of…

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To increase the positive energy in your office space, and be more productive as a result, consider taking advantage of feng shui. This is the ancient art of aligning our external world to support our internal journey, explains Lorrie Webb Grillo, certified feng shui practitioner and owner of Thriving Spaces Feng Shui. “Feng shui operates…

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When you’re able to accomplish more in less time, everyone wins. Your clients will get more for each billable hour they invest in you, and you’ll make more money. A lot more. Consider this: If a lawyer, who charges $365 an hour (the median rate for a consumer law attorney[1]), bills one extra hour per…

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To thrive in today’s legal marketplace, it’s survival of the fittest. Potential clients have more options than ever to satisfy their legal needs, whether through a lawyer or a DIY legal service. The smartest small law firms are adapting by taking advantage of the latest technology that helps them serve their clients better and faster.…

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