An Evaluation of Your Year to Date: What’s the 411 on your practice?

What’s the on your practice?   As the end of the first quarter of 2013 quickly approaches, it’s a good time to do a brief inventory of your practice and determine if it is growing as you envisioned.  It is also an ideal time to perform a self-analysis with an eye toward discerning whether advancement was […]

THE 14 QUESTIONS EVERY LAW FIRM PARTNER SHOULD BE ASKING

We all know today’s legal market continues to evolve and it certainly presents unique challenges. With the uncertainly still looming over the financial markets, many law firms continue to streamline their ranks and trim compensation for partners whose business has fallen off. It is not uncommon to push partners into early retirement or into counsel […]

Change in Law Triggering Race to Patent Office

Article as seen on Law.com – By Gina Passarella of The Legal Intelligencer – March 14th, 2013 As the final pieces of the America Invents Act are about to go into effect March 16, intellectual property lawyers are scrambling to get thousands of last-minute patent filings in before the old rules expire Friday. And with firms […]

Legal Sector Added 200 Jobs in February

Originally seen:  Law.com – March 8th, 2013 – By: Tom Huddleston, Jr. Legal hiring rebounded slightly last month after suffering a major drop-off in January, with the industry adding 200 jobs, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary employment data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The initial estimate of February’s modest gains comes […]

G-L-I Spells Success for Yet Another Attorney

Corporate attorney Fenita Moore was recently accepted into partnership with Dilworth Paxson in Philadelphia. GLI placed Ms. Moore in 2006 as an associate. Ms. Moore now concentrates her practice in a wide variety of business, finance and corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial loan transactions, private equity offerings, entity formation and corporate governance issues. […]

Changes Are Coming! Are you ready?

As discussed last week, navigating the current legal market and making decisions about the future of your career can seem rather daunting. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to decide which changes to make and how you should make them. 1.  Evaluate the Market Before you performed any science experiment in school, you had to […]