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Annual Planning For Lawyers – Reference Guide

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I was walking around a shopping center in early November and there were already holiday Christmas decorations hung up everywhere. Thanksgiving seems like it has almost been completely subsumed by the winter holiday season. Which is unsurprising really. Thanksgiving is, well, about giving ...

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Do You Need To Have A Red Team?

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Litigation can be a battle. You marshall your forces and attack the opposing party. But there is a long lead time from the filing of a lawsuit to the commencement of a trial. During that time you lay out your strategy. How ...

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Buying Convenience and Building Reputations

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There was a post on Harvard Business Review a few days ago titled When Marketing is Strategy. It discusses the shift in focus at many companies from “upstream” activities to “downstream” activities.   Which is true in many respects, but ...

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Efficiency Trends In Legal Departments and In-House Counsel

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Last year The Corporate Executive Board (NYSE: CEB), conducted a wide ranging survey of over 300 of its member’s legal departments. They’ve been conducting such surveys for a decade now and put together a list of the 9 efficiency trends they project ...

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What It Feels Like To Be A Client

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  It’s easy for lawyers to become entrenched in their position and lose the perspective of someone not well-versed with the law. They lose perspective on what it feels like to be a client. Clients usually come to a lawyer ...

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