CBA Practicelink Law Firm Leaders


Letters of intent must be taken seriously

  • April 29, 2014
  • Julie Normand

The letter of intent (or more commonly, the “LOI”) is very often the first document negotiated between the parties to a transaction such as the sale of a business.

What’s the real cost of responding to RFPs?

  • April 10, 2014
  • Charles A. Maddock

Now that business is down in many firms, many partners and executive directors are taking a long hard look at how the firm spends its time and money on responding to prospective client requests for proposals, more often known as RFPs.

Growing a healthier office culture

  • April 01, 2014
  • Becky Rynor

A healthy office culture isn’t just about the thing growing in that dish at the back of the lunch room refrigerator, it’s about providing a safe environment for employees to blossom. Studies have shown that happy employees are good for the bottom line. So what can law firms do to promote the kinds of things that keep employees happy? Becky Rynor has a few ideas.

Building loyalty: Engagement is key, but retaining top talent (and clients) can be more of a dance

  • April 01, 2014
  • Jason Scott Alexander

You can (almost) always attract top talent with an offer of top money, but unless your firm has something else to add to its value proposition to retain its staff, it risks losing those people to better offers elsewhere – and let’s face it, there’s always the chance that someone will have a better offer. Jason Scott Alexander has some tips for attracting, engaging and retaining talented professionals.

2009 InsideLegal/ILTA Member Technology Purchasing Survey

  • March 24, 2014
  • Jobst Elster

The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and, an insider’s guide to doing business in legal technology, recently released the findings of the 9th Annual ILTA Member Technology Purchasing Survey.

Brand Building 101

  • March 13, 2014
  • Beverly Spencer

Facebook and Twitter aren't just kid stuff, but it pays to know how to use them for the most professional impact.