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Collaboration Helps Law Firms Survive an Economic Downturn

Collaboration Helps Law Firms Survive an Economic Downturn

Heidi Gardner, Distinguished Fellow in the Center on the Legal Profession at Harvard Law School and former faculty member at Harvard Business School, focuses her research on leadership and collaboration in professional service firms. Her extensive research, law firm...

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Can Law Firms Survive in a Post-Pandemic Marketplace?

Can Law Firms Survive in a Post-Pandemic Marketplace?

The legal landscape across the United States has changed drastically and suddenly in the past several weeks. While some of these changes will only be temporary, others may last for months, years, or may even become permanent. Now is the time for law firms to plan for...

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Setting Boundaries When Working from Home

Setting Boundaries When Working from Home

The number of people working from home has skyrocketed over the past few weeks in response to the public health crisis created by the coronavirus. While many lawyers in solo and small firm practices may be used to working from home or other remote locations for...

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How to Use LinkedIn to Get More Referrals

How to Use LinkedIn to Get More Referrals

Most lawyers have a profile on LinkedIn, but how many know how to use LinkedIn to generate more referrals for their practice? Create a Complete and Accurate LinkedIn Profile The first step in getting referrals through LinkedIn is your profile. Your LinkedIn profile is...

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Are Large Law Firms in Danger of Losing Business?

Are Large Law Firms in Danger of Losing Business?

What are the threats facing law firms as we move into 2020? Some recent surveys suggest that large law firms may need to make some adjustments in order to maintain their market share in the current marketplace. Potential threats to law firms in this market include:...

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Make it Easy to Refer Business to Your Law Firm

Make it Easy to Refer Business to Your Law Firm

Have you been working hard to build up your book of business but don’t see results? Do you have a lot of satisfied clients but rarely see that they are referring business to you? If so, the reason might not be what you think. Most lawyers think they aren’t getting...

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Using Technology to Improve Lawyer Referral Services

Using Technology to Improve Lawyer Referral Services

Challenges for Bar Associations and LRIS Membership in voluntary bar associations has been steadily declining. Fewer law firms financially support bar association participation by the firm’s lawyers, and lawyers are increasingly questioning the value of belonging to a...

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