1217 ABA Journal Business Development articles.
While there was no single point of failure, undisciplined acquisitions, ad hoc and expensive compensation schemes, and financial mismanagement coalesced to bring LeClairRyan’s ruin, several former shareholders say. Its demise—one of several firm failures in the last decade—is as much a story about a single firm as it is a warning to others in a softening economy.
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Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Richard Susskind, who has worked on technology for lawyers since 1981. He is the author of a newly released book, Online Courts and the Future of Justice.
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In this new episode of Asked and Answered, Ripa Rashid of Culture at Work talks to the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward about how can firms keep female and minority lawyers from leaving and the potentially high cost if and when they depart.
Dec 30, 2019 6:00 AM CST
We’re nearing the beginning of a new year. That means resolution time. During the 40-plus years of his litigation practice, Marcel Strigberger made his share of resolutions on how to optimize his practice habits and routines, winning some and losing some.
Dec 19, 2019 6:00 AM CST
The year is almost over, and it’s time to think about how you’re going to start off 2020.
Lawyer James Gray Robinson wrote earlier this year, “If we were…
Dec 18, 2019 10:26 AM CST
“I’m excited at what lies ahead. My circuitous professional path since law school reflects a profession in flux. … At the same time, there has never been a more exciting moment to create a new path,” writes law professor Jason Tashea.
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Holiday parties can be hard if you’re introverted, and they can be worse if you have social anxiety. But skipping them is not a great idea, says lawyer and author Heidi K. Brown in this new episode of the ABA Journal’s Asked and Answered podcast.
Nov 25, 2019 6:00 AM CST
For many lawyers, legal research is an inescapable—and sometimes tedious part—of practicing law. Fortunately, legal research has changed significantly over the years and is now more intuitive and affordable than ever before.
Nov 22, 2019 8:30 AM CST
From daily happiness levels at work to reframing how you think about competition, brand expert and lawyer Katy Goshtasbi offers ways for lawyers stay on top when it comes to business development—whether it’s their own brand or their firm’s brand.
Nov 21, 2019 6:30 AM CST