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Finding Attorney Right: If at first you don’t succeed, hire, hire again.

Unfortunately there just isn’t any easy, reliable way to locate the “right attorney” for your situation, especially one you can afford (unless you’ve got six figure money laying around).  Ideally you want a local lawyer with lots of experience with … Continue reading

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Curve Ball: Beware of legal fee pitches from lawyers

We’ve worked with legal fee issues with many lawyers and law firms for more than 20 years now.  While you would think that lawyers understand how legal fees work and the issues they can raise, they often do not know … Continue reading

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Make It Rain: Aspiring rainmakers advised to be dominant, obsessed, risk takers

As with any business, law firms depend on obtaining new clients not just to grow, but to replace clients who leave or — perish the thought — resolve their legal needs.  Some firms attract business through advertising, and now websites, … Continue reading

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Lien On You: Anti-consumer advice disguised as free consumer advice

In exchange for having a monopoly on the practice of law, lawyers are supposed to help the public understand the law and help those who cannot afford to pay a lawyer.  Lawyers like to consider themselves professionals, and these are … Continue reading

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Bigger Than Life: Exaggerated self-promotion touted as solution to waning legal business

There’s been a panic among some law firms looking for clients capable of paying seven figure and larger legal fees, annually.  This has led as well to a great commotion in the legal press (and sometimes the business press) the … Continue reading

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Thumbs Down: Lawyer rebutting negative client online review reveals too much

Entrepreneurs have been looking for some way to tap the vast legal market to make money off of consumer demand for lawyers, and especially from lawyers looking to find consumers.  For example, there are companies that sell legal forms and … Continue reading

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Full-Figured Lawyers: Another bogus credential to mislead potential clients

Lawyers with real experience tend to stand out among other lawyers, but clients, even large corporate clients, often fail to identify them.  Even if clients ask the right questions, lawyers like to portray themselves as experienced and well-qualified, even if … Continue reading

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Ad, Then Subtract: Law Firm Sues Bar to Allow Case Details on Website

There is constant friction between some lawyers and law firms who advertise and some state bars, which feel they need to protect the public from being misled by lawyer advertising like TV commercials and websites.  So the bars want to … Continue reading

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Disney Lawyer Land: Law firm’s website boast may cost it

After warming up slowly to the advertising value of the internet, most law firms, especially the larger ones, now spend lots of money on their firm website, usually featuring the same array of bland and vague marketing language.  Apparently they … Continue reading

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Confoogled: Judge improperly ordered edits to lawyer’s website during trial

Google and its competitors are a powerful information delivery system, democratizing, or at least randomizing, access to all sorts of information.  Everyone who uses these services finds many flaws — tons of nonsense and junk. The “right” answer does not … Continue reading

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