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How Kevin Smith’s Films Are Filled with Employment Lawsuits Just Waiting to Happen

Submitted by cmq on Thu, 04/08/2021 - 15:23

In 1994, a lifelong comic book enthusiast and prototypical Jersey slacker by the name of Kevin Smith became one of Hollywood’s greatest overnight sensations with the release of his freshman effort and magnum opus, Clerks—a tale of two underachieving connivence store clerks in their mid-twenties grappling with the harsh realities of minimum wage life.

What 3 Holiday Classics Can Teach You About Managing Your Practice During the Pandemic

Submitted by cmq on Thu, 12/10/2020 - 15:09

It’s practically mid-December and the Season of Giving is finally upon us! And what’s arguably the best part of Holiday Season, you ask? Holiday movies, of course! And the best part about these childhood & family classics is that they can still teach you invaluable life lessons—lessons which also can be applied to your legal practice and offer ways of coping with the current state of the world as a business owner.

How to Handle Good Reviews

Submitted by cmq on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 13:58

Everybody loves a good review, right? There’s nothing better than receiving a compliment or a “thank you” acknowledging your hard work. A good review can also be far more than just an unexpected day-maker that boosts your confidence. A positive review or rating of your practice can directly yield new clients and even, (once you have enough of them), help you garner local and national awards.

Attorneys that Make Ideal Halloween Costumes

Submitted by cmq on Thu, 10/31/2019 - 12:15

Halloween is here and if you’re scrambling for a last-minute costume and you still want to play the role of an attorney, then here are a few famous fictional attorneys for you to consider. They’ll not only leave a great impression at any party, but also teach you something invaluable about the legal practice. Each of the following attorneys either encapsulate a truly desirable trait that all clients seek in their counsel or demonstrate what not to do if you want to be a successful and well-respected attorney.

How Spider-Man Can Improve Your Legal Practice

Submitted by cmq on Thu, 05/10/2018 - 15:56

Today, May 3, 2018 is a big milestone. It’s the 16th anniversary of the 2002 hit film, Spider-Man, based on the beloved Marvel comic book character of the same name.

Not only is Spider-Man one of the world’s most celebrated superheroes, but he’s also a shining example of how to run a law firm. Here are some tips learned from the Spider-Man brand that could help your firm stand out among the competition.

Create Brand Awareness

Spider-Man is considered as one of the world’s most successful brands. One component of Spider-Man’s brand awareness is his costume design.

Finding a Reason to Blog

Submitted by cmq on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:48

Maintaining a successful blog isn’t simple. Doing so requires undivided attention. Having a blog means that you’ll often find yourself preforming various tasks such as brainstorming new content, editing multiple drafts of potential posts, monitoring the traffic to your blog, and sharing blog entries across your firm’s social media. It’s imperative to understand the level of time and effort that goes into maintaining a successful blog.

How Headlines Hook Readers

Submitted by cmq on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 15:56

A well-written headline at the top of a blog post, webpage, print ad, internet ad or e-mail is all it takes to get your firm noticed online. The right combination of words, font, font size and even font color can significantly increase the number of claimants willing to interact with and explore your website.

How To Handle Bad Reviews

Submitted by cmq on Thu, 09/14/2017 - 16:22

No one likes bad reviews, (obviously). Devoting your time and attention to those in need of your legal expertise and representation is something that you choose to do, so it can be especially frustrating to see those whom you’ve pledged your services to suddenly turn around and write ludicrous things about you and your office.