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Deciding where to put your law office is an important decision. Where your law office is located can have a big impact on the success of your firm. Whether it’s the only location for your law firm, or an additional expansion you are opening, you want to think about it carefully. There are always a lot of considerations in terms of where to place an office. From the size of the office, the layout,…
“I can’t” versus “I can” is an important mentality in any work environment. This is true as well within a law firm. No matter whether somebody is a lawyer, paralegal or other administrative employee of the firm, employees have job functions that they have to perform. The job functions sometimes have to be performed for the benefit of the clients. They also sometimes have to be performed to ensure the smooth operation of the law…
After a trial in divorce or family law matter, post-trial motions can often be filed. A post-trial motion could be in various forms. It could be a motion simply for a new trial. It could also be a motion to amend, reconsider or for new evidence to be presented. When these motions are filed, many do not understand the purpose behind them. Many also do wonder whether these motions work. Others are perplexed by the…
Many clients complain about the fact that most lawyers bill by the hour. They often do not like billable hours because it results in the cost of their case being variable. In other areas of life, most clients are used to knowing what something is going to cost on the front-end. For example, if they are having some work down on their house or on their car, they are used to getting a quote…
Initial consultations are an important part of most law firms. Potential clients meet attorneys about their cases. They want an attorney who can help them achieve their goals. Most clients come in knowing generally what they want. Some attorneys, however, become naysayers who focus exclusively on worst case scenarios. They instantly become pessimistic about what it is the client wants. They then turn that pessimism into being the bearer of bad news during an…
Initial consultations are an important part of most law firms. Potential clients meet attorneys about their cases. They want an attorney who can help them achieve their goals. Most clients come in knowing generally what they want. Some attorneys, however, become naysayers who focus exclusively on worst case scenarios. They instantly become pessimistic about what it is the client wants. They then turn that pessimism into being the bearer of bad news during an…
Obtaining new clients is an important part of any law firm. New clients are the life blood of any law firm that ensures the law firm can continue to exist. At the same time, you do not want to turn into a pushy sales person to get new clients. Nobody likes a pushy sales person. Have you ever walked into a clothing store and had the pushy sales person approach you? Or have you ever…
Most parties desire to settle their divorce or family law matter. Most do not want to end up putting their case in the hands of a judge at trial. At the same time, settlement is hard for most parties. The truth is that if settlement was easy, most would not be going through a divorce or family law matter in the first place. When a case is filed in court, most judges want to have…