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Moving, but not far

A lot of the new hires made by local law firms this year are not new faces. As the national trend of lateral movement continues to be felt in the Rochester area, more attorneys are moving between firms.

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Large firms like alternative billing best

Alternative fee arrangements — often touted as the wave of the future for lawyers — apparently have become common, at least for large firms. According to a national survey from legal consultancy ...

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Why you need to switch to digital client files

Here’s a question that’s posed to me from time to time: “What do you see as the biggest technological issue facing law firms?” My answer: the stubborn insistence of so many lawyers in clinging to paper client files.

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Boylan Brown adds New England firm

The law firm of Boylan, Brown, Code, Vigdor & Wilson LLP on Wednesday announced that Schatz Law Offices LLC of West Hartford, Conn., will merge with the Rochester-based firm effective May 1.

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Train law firm staff on confidentiality rules

Even though law firm staff may include non-lawyers, firm managers must ensure the rules of confidentiality are part of their training. “Your staff should understand they represent the firm ...

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Avoid rookie mistakes

More lawyers are striking out on their own, either by choice or for lack of alternatives. Lawyers USA recently spoke with Kelly Jones, president of BTF Services, a small business consultant in Phoenix, Ariz., to get her top technology and financial tips for the start-up firm ...

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