Sharon Meit Abrahams
As a firm leader it is your fiscal responsibility to address underperforming attorneys. With COVID-19 are your underperformers flying under the radar? The cost to a firm is not only to the bottom line, but to your reputation as a leader.
We’re never going back the way we were — and this will be to the benefit of firms, profitability, clients and lawyers if we make the right technology investments. Here’s some specific ways firms can capture these benefits.
A key aspect of saving for retirement through qualified retirement plans and IRAs is deferring taxes until required minimum distributions (RMD) begin. Even with Roth IRAs, beneficiaries who inherit them must also follow RMD rules despite the tax-free treatment of the distributions. The SECURE Act and the CARES Act made dramatic changes in RMD rules for 2020 and beyond.
Some Firms Are Forming Subsidiaries to Deliver Legal Services In New Ways
Buyers have a broader slate of options in 2020 than ever before, whether that means handling more work in-house, hiring temporary lawyers during a crunch, or turning to a recently launched “alternative provider” to address the massive pile of contracts they need to manage.
Jacob Weichholz, Daniel Mayo and Chris DeMayo
A summary of information on the various Small Business Association (SBA) loans that are available under the new federal economic stimulus package. Continually updated; last update September 18.
PR is earned and sustainable, especially during a crisis. That’s why PR is positioned to step up, take a leadership position and have the greatest impact on company reputation during tumultuous times. The focus and approach necessarily changes during a crisis, but the work should go on.
The Ben Franklin Strategy
Benjamin Franklin will never know this, but he gave us the only social media strategy we need: “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” In the middle of the COVID-19 health crisis, there’s never been a better time for a legal marketing professional to look for the good she or he can highlight within their communities, within their firms or companies, or for individual people.
Strategic business development is critical to support firm growth, and CRM software is the backbone of a data-driven approach. This article highlights a few ways to leverage data and software to improve your client experience and create future opportunities.
Cindy Kremer Moen
Skip the Doritos and Try Meditation
Experts share their experience and insight around workplace trends and the value of technology tools to drive productivity and engagement in a roundtable discussion.