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7 Top Tips for Making Your Clients Comfortable

7 Top Tips for Making Your Clients Comfortable No matter what you do, your clients will be uncomfortable coming to your office. They are going through a divorce, one of the biggest stressors in their lives. And many collaborative meetings will occur at a lawyer’s office. Most people don’t ever have to deal with attorneys,…
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Support Staff Pitch

As the first contact or gatekeepers to your firm, your support staff plays a vital role in pitching your practice to potential clients. They are the first ones with whom potential clients speak, and therefore, they provide those all-important first impressions. Your receptionists should be caring, sympathetic people who are willing to take some time…
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How To Start A Law Firm

There is a lot to do when running your own law firm. If you do not keep your finger on the pulse, there is always someone who is willing to bump you right out of your place.   With that being said, every single one of you who has ever thought to take the plunge…
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Commitment to Collaborative: The Importance of Grit in Changing the Way the World Gets Divorced

So you’re a collaborative professional who wants to change the way the world gets divorced. You’ve been to the training, and you’ve heard the testimonials from colleagues and clients alike about how collaborative practice is a kinder, gentler process that saves divorcing clients a lot of pain. And you want to be a part of…
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How To Prepare To Grow Your Client Base

HOW TO PREPARE TO GROW YOUR CLIENT BASE© Many law firms want to grow their client base, and eventually their practices, without developing a strategic plan. You must be sure to continue to give each client outstanding service, not only to attract new clients but also to retain current clients. Retaining current clients is as…
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How To Develop Your Business Plan

HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS PLAN© Opening a start-up law firm is not a simple undertaking. There are so many items to consider and for which you must plan. All law firms start with great ideas and good intentions, yet not all new law firms succeed. Thomas Edison once said, “A good intention with a…
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How To Write Compelling Tweets

Writing a compelling tweet on Twitter can be challenging; you have a limited number of characters with which to make your point. The rules for writing compelling tweets are not what you would think. Your sole goal in a tweet is to convince someone to click on it. Pique your reader’s interest so that she…
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What Kind of Lawyer Do You Want to Be?

What Kind of Lawyer Do You Want to Be?   “Informed consent.” “Do no harm.” These ethical concepts are integral to contemporary legal ethics and practice. But how easy are they to attain? Here in the United States, there seem to be, generally speaking, two types of attorneys, at least when it comes to trial…
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I’m Not John Morgan: What We Can Learn From His Marketing

John Morgan started out here in Tampa, but he’s known throughout nearly all of America. He’s the personal injury lawyer who coined the slogan “For the People.” It’s a catchy pitch and he’s made the most of it, putting it on billboards, in radio ads, and scattering it across the United States as he makes…
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The Parts Of A Presentation

Your presentations should be comprised of the following parts: An opening that draws in the listener; A preview of what’s to come (“Tell them what you’re going to tell them”); The body of the presentation (“Tell them”); Interaction with the audience; A summary of what the audience should have learned (“Tell them what you told…
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