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Do you have the time? (access required)

One often hears the phrase: “work-life balance.” It’s an issue that varies from lawyer to lawyer. In the short term, there is really no such day-to-day phenomenon as balance; at any given moment the lawyer is doing just one thing, ...

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Office space will reflect your firm (access required)

If you are opening a new law practice, you need to start your firm on sound financial footing. But the nature of your firm’s infrastructure — bricks and mortar, computers and software – are important too. Each element is essential, ...

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How to use bonuses for rewarding staff (access required)

A client recently called me with a good problem. The office administrator of his firm was someone who, as the lawyer said, “takes more initiative than anyone I’ve ever had around here.” That ranged from volunteering to making collection phone ...

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