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NCAA March Madness (Like Law) All About The Boys

March is coming to an end, but the Madness remains. Amidst the hoorahs and sweet sixteen announcements, a not so tiny voice is asking why the NCAA women’s tournament fails to get the same level...

Succession Planning Tips from The Firm for Non-Royals

Some “firms” have it easy when they’re working out their succession planning. “Next, Charles will be in charge, then William, then George. All set for the next hundred years!” I’m referring, of course, to the...

4 Tech Solutions to Tame The Legal RFP Beast

Corporate counsel and law firms agree that the RFP (request for proposal) process is broken, according to a recent American Lawyer article. When RFPs fail (and it’s often) blame can be cast on both GCs and...

Does the Billable Hour Cause Lawyer Overbilling?

The legal industry has been predicting the death of the billable hour for more than a decade. Yet, the practice remains a mainstay at most law firms. The American Lawyer article “Lawyers Caught Overbilling? The...

Tips Execs Should Take from the Bezos Divorce

The matrimonial party is over at Amazon.com. After 25 years, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced that they will file for a divorce. With a reported, 137 billion dollars on the line...

Stressed! 5 Free Resources to Reduce Lawyer Anxiety

First-year law associates know they are expected to work long hours and weekends and most strive to perform above and beyond job expectations. However, all that vim and vigor may be masking serious stress. In...

#MeToo Means Law Firms (and Clients) Too

Corporate Counsel recently reported in an article titled 'Harassment From Clients Can Stunt Women's Careers, but Few Firms Are Trying to Stop It' that “sexual harassment by clients is not uncommon in the legal industry” and...

Law Firms Hiring Sales Pros- Lawyers Not Selling?

The Legal Sales and Service Organization (LSSO) and Hellerman Communications released the results of its annual survey on sales in law firms. The report shows that a large percentage of firms are hiring sales professionals, rather than...

Should Lawyers Text Clients?

In our tech-driven world, texting is the fastest and easiest way to communicate, but does it put attorney-client confidentiality at risk? A recent National Law Review article answered this question with a laundry list of...

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