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Category Archives: Law Firm Development

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How to Grow Your Law Firm by Hiring the Right People [Free Webinar]

Posted in Law Firm Development, Law Firm Management
The nation’s unemployment rate is at the lowest it’s been in almost 20 years — 3.8% in February — and still trending downward. In real estate parlance, this means it’s a seller’s market and buyers (employers) are finding it harder to recruit and retain top talent in almost every field, including legal. I’m not talking… Continue Reading

Lifestyle Law Firm Interview with Otis Landerholm of Landerholm Immigration, A.P.C.

Posted in Law Firm Development, Law Firm Management
This interview was originally published in January 2017.  At the end of that year, Landerholm Immigration, A.P.C. was named to the Law Firm 500 list of America’s Fastest Growing Law Firms, ranking #50 out of 200 U.S. law firms, with an annual percentage growth rate of 217%.  Recently, the firm made the Law Firm 500… Continue Reading

Survey Identifies Top 5 Challenges Facing Small Law Firms

Posted in Law Firm Development, Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
Thomson Reuters recently completed a survey of small law firms (less than 30 attorneys) to identify the biggest challenges these firms face and what they are doing to address them. The top five challenges in order of importance include: New client acquisition Too much time spent on administrative tasks Cost control and expense growth Lack… Continue Reading

5 Keys to Effective Law Firm Development

Posted in Law Firm Development
Guiding the growth of your law firm takes a disciplined approach to law firm development. While you may not have learned much about the business of law as your pursued your JD, you will need to master certain business disciplines — planning, hiring, financial management, technology, and marketing — to make your firm successful. There… Continue Reading

Lifestyle Law Firm Interview with Doug Thomas of Thomas Pollart & Miller, LLC

Posted in Law Firm Development, Law Firm Management
I’d like to share with you an interview with one attorney who took what most lawyers can identify with as an adverse condition — grinding away at a practice he found unfulfilling — to reinvent himself and create a lifestyle law firm in a way that is truly inspiring. Recently, our Director of Sales, Adam Reiman,… Continue Reading

A Blueprint for Building a Successful Law Firm in 2017

Posted in Internet Marketing for Lawyers, Law Firm Development
There are certain similarities that successful law firms have that unsuccessful ones don’t.  I call them habits, since they must be deeply ingrained in an organization to bear full fruit. A few years ago, Forrester Research — a global business research and advisory firm — studied the successful habits of small businesses, and it is… Continue Reading