Sometimes, it is best just to move on and and not turn an unfortunate event into a catastrophe. Case in point: young, inexperienced lawyer, a recent graduate of Touro Law School (to be honest, I’ve never even heard of it) takes a murder case to trial. Case doesn’t go well (there’s a shock) and judge
It was only back in 2009 when Cravath Managing Partner Evan Chesler stunned the legal world with his Forbes article, Kill the Billable Hour. Chesler spoke about the importance to him of getting an exact price from the contractor remodeling his kitchen, and made the leap that clients had the same interest in knowing …
Rees Morrison, who blogs at Law Department Management, just wrote a really interesting post, Sorry, it’s perfectly fine if a firm sets a fee based on estimated hours of work. The genesis of the post is a comment by an Associate General Counsel at Altria that
“A firm is disguising hourly billing
"More cell phones are being sold than computers," [uber Marketing ConsultantLarry] Bodine said. "Everywhere I go people are texting or going online and
While the focus is on practice in Germany, this American Lawyer article is a very interesting read in terms of how many lawyers inside BigLaw must be thinking these days. Key statement:
"Our departure was not a decision against Dewey, it was a decision against big law firms in general," says Konrad Rohde, who
Value: qualitative or quantitative? Or both? What does it mean to you?
Here’s some food for thought.
"Value is a feeling. It is not a calculation." Simon Sinek
"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get." Warren Buffett
"There is a difference between getting what you pay for and what you hope for."
We received a most unusual email about our App that I just had to share. Here is the body:
I saw your cool app and thought I’d send you this note.
That pretty much sums it up. I was browsing for a Chicago cubs app and came across the app. As a first year law