Law Firm Best Practices Blog

Is Your Firm a Disciplined Law Firm?

on Jun 5, 2017 10:34:00 AM
Now at the midpoint of the year, how are things going?  Well, I hope.   At this point, it may be difficult to determine how successful the year will be for the firm. While success may be defined in a number of ways, most everyone’s definition include...
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The Legal Market is Fine for Those Who Adapt

on Jun 9, 2015 12:01:43 PM
In far too many instances, I hear firm management and partners attribute underperformance to a tight legal market. Yes, the legal market may be tight, but I believe it is equally important to acknowledge that underperforming firms and partners could ...
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Presentation: Calculating Client Profitability

on May 29, 2015 11:27:36 AM
After presenting to the GLA ALA's Finance Group and to a webinar with participants from across the country, PerformLaw's "Calculating Client Profitability: Analysis to Action" is now online.
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Client Profitability: Analysis to Action

on Apr 13, 2015 10:55:05 AM
Client profitability analysis is gaining popularity and acceptance. The ability to allocate expenses and generate profitability reporting at the client or matter level has become a leading selling feature for a number of the law firm management softw...
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Dealing With An Outlier

on Feb 25, 2015 11:02:52 AM
In the small to mid-sized market, it is not unusual to encounter a firm that consists of relatively similar practices in terms of volume and rate coupled with one extraordinary practice. I refer to this one extraordinary practice as an outlier. For f...
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Setting Legal Fees: Factors to Consider

on Dec 18, 2014 12:13:44 PM
The following guest post was written by Craig Hollett, a leading commercial litigator at Bowen Buchbinder Vilensky. The post includes Craig’s response to a question regarding the factors he considers when setting legal fees.
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