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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 — 3.9% in May — and still trending downward. In real estate parlayance, 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

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

10 Tips to Balance Your Life & the Law

Posted in Law Firm Management
If you are unhappy in your law practice, every molehill becomes a mountain that you dread climbing. The fact is, you will not create a successful law practice if you’re just in it for the financial rewards. What happy attorneys have in common is, first and foremost, a heartfelt dedication to serving their clients that… Continue Reading

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

Posted in Law Firm Development, Law Firm Management
The Rainmaker Institute’s Director of Sales, Adam Reiman, recently sat down with Otis Landerholm of Landerholm Immigration, A.P.C., an immigration law firm in Oakland, California. They had a frank discussion on how improving his intake process has transformed Otis’ law firm and his life: Adam: To begin, please give us a 30,000-foot view how things are going… 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

7 Scary Slip-ups Lawyers Need to Avoid

Posted in Law Firm Management
In honor of Halloween, here are 7 scary slip-ups that lawyers need to avoid. Just make sure you’re not committing them, or you could put your practice in the grave! Not realizing you are running a business. You may have studied the law, but you are running a business.  And to be successful, client development… Continue Reading

Deadline to Apply for Law Firm 500 Award is Sept. 15

Posted in Law Firm Management
Law Firm 500 celebrates velocity, innovation, and the entrepreneurial spirit of law firms of all sizes. The recognition you receive from this important new award will help you differentiate your law firm, add new clients, and enhance your standing in your business community. This prestigious award is similar to the Inc. 5000, which recognizes fast growing, independently owned companies… Continue Reading