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Jun 13, 2014

7 things to say to a potential family law (or other) client

Hiring an attorney can be a stressful and time-consuming task for people who suddenly find themselves in need of legal representation.

May 23, 2013

Hold out for quality clients

If you, like many of your colleagues, have stocked your practice with clients that aren’t a good fit, you’ll spend much of your career feeling frustrated, unappreciated and resentful.

Feb 15, 2013

Commentary: Rekindle the romance with your clients

February has long been synonymous with Valentine’s Day, romance and relationships. Retailers revel in reminding consumers that the more time, energy and money they spend on this one day, the deeper their devotion and love.

Aug 3, 2012

LAWBIZ COACHES CORNER: Your recourse if the client refuses to pay

A recent opinion by the New Jersey State Bar’s Advisory Committee on Professional Ethics raises a major alarm bell for any lawyer who has trouble collecting money from a client.

May 21, 2012

Cutting the cord: Attorneys weigh risks when breaking ties with troublesome clients

Glendale solo practitioner Randy Enochs hates to turn away business, even if it means catering to a combative client.

Nov 21, 2011

THE DARK SIDE: I do not discriminate against potential clients

When I started practicing law, I didn’t care who anybody was, what they believed or what they had done.

Oct 10, 2011

Tips for effective client exit surveys

If you’ve ever wondered what your clients really think of you, try asking them.

Jun 30, 2011

TRIAL TECHNIQUES: If you’re not objecting, you may not be protecting the client

A New Yorker cartoon has a young lawyer saying to an upset client, "Oh, I don't object much. As lawyers go, I'm pretty laid back."

Apr 12, 2011

LAWBIZ COACHES CORNER – Every client is a potential collection problem

Lawyers must understand the difference between pricing and billing. The price for legal services is typically an hourly rate, and is used to get the business and define the engagement. It is a prospective measurement.


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