Practice Development Quick Reads – November 2018

Do You Have an Ethical Duty to Tell the Client You Made a Mistake?

We’re all human, and with that comes the certainty that you will make mistakes from time to time. Occasionally, they might be significant screw-ups, coming at a high price for you or your client. Do you have an ethical duty to tell the client you made a mistake?


Nail That Meeting with Your Prospective Client

A prospective client is sitting across your desk from you. Do you know what to say – the exact language to use – to assure her that you’re the best investment she can make right now? My colleague, Mike O’Horo, gives you the script to nail that meeting with your prospective client.


10 Harsh Lessons That Will Make You More Successful

Failure can be a bitter pill to swallow. And when you fail, your ability to accept and respond positively to the circumstance is critical in ensuring that the experience evolves into a valuable exercise in growth. Read 10 Harsh Lessons That Will Make You More Successful.


Lawyer Website Of The Month

This British employment law boutique has the single BEST website I’ve seen in over 15 years of viewing literally thousands of law firm sites. Want a model of clarity, reader engagement, messaging, usability? It’s worth your time looking at every one of their main navigation bar sections. It’s not a voluminous site. It’s just powerfully well done. Graphics, text, use of video, the explanation of their fees – it’s brilliant all around.


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