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Is there value in training associates?

on Jul 17, 2018 5:42:00 PM
Navigating through associate training and development.   When it comes to associate turnover or ineffectiveness, small to mid-sized firms operate on a razor-thin margin. Many firms have simply given up on hiring brand new attorneys as means to fill o...
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Client Origination Credit Essentials

on Jun 5, 2018 5:55:59 PM
Most small and mid-sized firms must continue to compete for new business on a constant basis.  Having polices that are favorable to the development of business generation skills places a law firm in prime place for growth.   
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Practice Planning: How We Do It! (Part 3)

on May 11, 2018 1:42:22 PM
This is the third part of our Practice Planning series.  To catch up on the other parts , click on the following links: Part 1:  Better Associate Performance Using a Structured Planning Process Part 2:  Practice Planning for Lawyers: Our Approach   P...
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Practice Planning for Lawyers: Our Approach

on May 8, 2018 11:15:00 AM
For most lawyers, the first 10 years of a developing a legal practice defines the next 20. While developing marketable skills and practice area knowledge, lawyers are also managing their income needs and personal commitments. All of these factors inf...
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Determining Attorney Bonuses: Subjective and Objective Considerations

on Mar 21, 2018 3:03:56 PM
Most law firms use a bonus system to motivate and retain good attorneys.  With their own unique values and behaviors they wish to reward,  law firms use various subjective and objective methods to determine bonus amounts.   While there is no magic fo...
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Setting and Adjusting Base Salaries

on Feb 15, 2018 5:21:53 PM
Defining a process for setting and adjusting base salaries is difficult for most law firms.  Law firms typically make salary decisions based on the following factors: 
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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.

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