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A recent article in The American Lawyer shares research by UK-based research firm Acritas about the main reasons that clients fire outside counsel. Major clients cited cost (21%), bad advice or lack of expertise (18%), project completion (16%), poor service (15%), and loss of a key partner (11%) as primary factors in their decisions. Given […]
For tips on taking your law practice to a global level, please see my recent article on the Texas Bar Journal (July 2012) titled Going Global: Delving into the International Legal Arena. The article shares advice on building relationships with other international lawyers, developing international legal work, handling global legal work, and the like. Happy […]
Many lawyers blog. But what about live blogging while at a conference? One of the most exciting conferences for interactive (technology) as well as film and music is going on right now in Austin: SXSW . Social Media Today’s Lee Oden, blogging live from SXSW, posted some great tips for effective live blogging while at […]
By now, many lawyers are using (or considering using) social media sources like Facebook and Twitter. In her helpful article “Social Media 101” for a recent issue of the Texas Bar Journal, lawyer coach Debra Bruce sets forth the pros and cons of various professionally-focused networking sites for specifically for lawyers like Legal OnRamp, Martindale-Hubbell […]