Law Firm Best Practices Blog

Handling a Work Slowdown

on Jul 26, 2014 2:19:02 PM

Sooner or later everyone experiences a lack of client demand. Depending upon the severity of a particular slowdown, a single attorney, section or the entire firm may be impacted. Quickly working through the various stages of issue recognition and denial helps mitigate the potential loss of capacity and capability and the resultant losses of income.

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The Legal Market Is Fine for Those Who Adapt

on Jan 12, 2014 11:27:27 AM

The legal market is tighter than ever. In far too many instances, I hear firms and partners attribute underperformance to a tight legal market services. However, I believe it would be more honest to acknowledge that underperforming firms or partners may not effectively responding to this changing market. For example, traditional law firm thought is that increasing billing rates and/or hours are the primary drivers of profitability, and cost effective staffing mixes and efficient overhead structures are secondary components with limited utility.

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The Law Firm Management Concepts blog includes conceptual posts on important issues to law firms. These posts will correspond  to the posts found on our main blog ("Law Firm Best Practices") which offers detailed analysis and advice for putting concepts into practice.