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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Taking the Plunge: Do You Want to Be Managing Partner?

Posted in Law firm practices

UPDATE: This article won the BigLaw Pick of the Week award! So you’re thinking about diving into the election for Managing Partner, eh?         You think your chances are good: you enjoy the respect of your partners, your business judgment is on a par with your legal judgment, and during your term on the Executive… Continue Reading

“You did WHAT!?” – The Powerful Value of Providing Something for Nothing

Posted in Business Development

At the risk of further confirming our reputation as heretics, let us advance what to most practicing lawyers may seem like an outrageous proposition: “Not everything in life has to be a billable event. There are times when you’ll help your cause most by providing value and not charging the client.”  Full disclosure: This post… Continue Reading