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Bring Your Best Game!

Posted in Personal Thoughts
A day of college football upsets … and UCLA was no exception …. My wife and I were guests on the field before the game.   As in football, lawyers must bring their best game to court and to the office every day if they want to succeed and satisfy client needs …… Continue Reading

LawBiz® Legal Pad: Why Marketing Matters for Lawyers, Part 2

Posted in Videos
Ed shares some thoughts on electronic marketing and offers ideas on how traditional marketing can help you stand out in the crowd. -You are more likely to be remembered, thus contacted, if you reach people on a personal level. -Differentiating yourself will lead to increased : –calls by clients and prospects –meetings –calls from the… Continue Reading

LawBiz® Legal Pad: Why Marketing Matters for Lawyers, Part 1

Posted in Videos
Factors to Consider When Marketing You Firm: -Have a Marketing Plan -Consider the commonality between you and prospective clients. -Play the Numbers Game -The more people you can get in front of; the better the chance of someone engaging you. -Build a quality referral sources -Understand that people learn differently -Connect with other professions who… Continue Reading

LawBiz® Legal Pad: Tips for Increased Revenue

Posted in Videos
Ed offers 5 ways to increase your law firm’s revenue. 1. Emphasize collections. 2. Hire lateral lawyers to meet specific demands, a new practice area, a new need. 3. Leverage technology. 4. Create a cooperative compensation model that emphasizes the law firm as an institution. 5. Outsource functions that are better done by others. Delegate.… Continue Reading

Where does a golfer go to retire?

Posted in Life After Law
At some point, you will say, “What kind of life do I want to live?”  In a recent article in the Los Angeles Times (Thursday, August 14, 2014), a retired “workaholic” entrepreneur said “’You cannot not have a plan when you retire.’” He turned to retirement; though he didn’t plan it that way, he traded… Continue Reading

Defining the Practice of Law

Posted in Articles
The unauthorized practice of law is a major concern of bar associations as is evidenced by the North Carolina Bar Association’s litigation with Legal Zoom and its current effort to redefine the term.  This effort is one more example of the shifting ground impacting lawyers and their economic security.  Does the entry of software and… Continue Reading