March 2009

Question for clients.  How would you feel if your law firms hiked their hourly rates by 3% today? That’s right, you get the same work output and pay 3% more.  Okay, show of hands.  Ummm, any body want that 3% increase?  Is there a single hand to be raised?  Of course not.  You would think

There are many law firms that apply the Hippocratic oath to their public expressions–first do no harm.  An in the course of "doing no harm," they become milquetoast and merge into background, just like elevator music.  No one hears it.  No one cares about it.  But no one is harmed.  Mission accomplished.

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