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How To Get In Trouble As A Lawyer

Below is a great way to get in trouble as a lawyer. I’ve noticed a negative trend in the legal industry. Many lawyers are terrified of the law society, and they want to protect themselves at the expense of their clients. Knowing the law society as I do, their main concern is the protection of ...
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Old School Lawyers Are in Trouble

Old school lawyers won’t be around for long. Law firms are one of the least popular industries. Law firms rank along side airlines and credit card companies for net promoter scores. NPS is a measure of client satisfaction once the services or products have been delivered. Lawyers sometimes focus on unproductive tasks instead of doing ...
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Lawyers Working Remotely

There are many lawyers working remotely these days. There seems to be a lot of media attention these days about lawyers working remotely. Right now, I am writing this article from England. It seems that every article I write is from a different country. Many of my friends are jealous of the fact that I ...
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Lawyers Shouldn’t Have Time For Coffee Meetings

Lawyers shouldn’t have time for non-sense. Being sent the words “let’s grab coffee” and “let jump on a call” five times a day is one of the many struggles of being a law firm CEO. Search engine companies, web design firms and articling students flood my inbox and voicemail every day. The marketers think law ...
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Being A Jerk Can Take 12 Years Off Your Life

A lot of people becoming spirtual during a divorce. Many people create fake profiles to bash their ex online. But being a jerk online can kill you. I see people on Instagram share a motivational meme saying something to the effect of “One small act of kindness, one giant leap for humanity.” I then see ...
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Change Agents In The Legal Industry

There are a number of change agents in the legal industry. What is a change agent? A change agent is someone who transforms their company and industry by focusing on improvements and innovation. This individual focuses on people and customers and improves things for the better. I meet with over 100 lawyers per year, usually ...
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Type of Lawsuits That Are Common Against Businesses

Posted July 4, 2019
  Running a business is more than selling products and services to the general public or to businesses. There are many pitfalls that can cause a business to go under, such as lawsuits against companies. These lawsuits can range from small amounts to millions of dollars in compensation to the aggrieved party. In addition to ...
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Recruiting Millennial Lawyers

When I meet with law firm managers in Canada one of their most pressing concerns is how to replace retiring baby boomer lawyers with millennial lawyers. Almost a third of Canadians, 27.9% of 35.1 million, were between 22 and 37 during the 2016 Census. RBC Economics reported in October 2016 that millennials are better educated ...
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