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The Resource Introduction to law firm practice, Michael Downey

Introduction to law firm practice, Michael Downey

Label
Introduction to law firm practice
Title
Introduction to law firm practice
Statement of responsibility
Michael Downey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Downey, Michael P
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Law firms
  • Law offices
  • Practice of law
  • Law firms
  • Law offices
  • Practice of law
  • United States
Label
Introduction to law firm practice, Michael Downey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who and what is a law firm -- Virtual law firms -- Office-sharing arrangements -- Referral arrangements outside law firms -- The form of a law firm -- Law firm governance -- The career lattice for larger-firm lawyers -- Non-partner lawyers -- Partnership -- Temporary or contract attorneys -- Nonlawyers at law firms -- Administrative organizational structures -- Interactions with nonlawyer staff -- Partnership at XYZ law partnership, LLP: exercise #1 -- The market for legal services -- Types of law practices -- How fees are assessed -- Other sources of firm revenue -- Law firm profitability -- Client and matter profitability -- Problems with over-focus on profitability -- Organizing a practice: exercise #2 -- Law firm compensation -- Compensation and culture: exercise #3 -- Intake of a client matter -- Time-billing entries -- Managing client work -- Pro bono -- Business development -- Developing business from new clients -- Retaining work from existing clients -- Client relationship management -- Lending clients money -- Sample business development checklist for associates -- Marketing a practice: exercise #4 -- Firm culture and demands on time -- Basics of lawyers' professional liability insurance -- Dealing with mistakes -- Diversity in law firms -- Mentoring -- Supervision and risk management
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 248 pages
Isbn
9781604428247
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010005662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 6958007
  • (OCoLC)521753911
Label
Introduction to law firm practice, Michael Downey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who and what is a law firm -- Virtual law firms -- Office-sharing arrangements -- Referral arrangements outside law firms -- The form of a law firm -- Law firm governance -- The career lattice for larger-firm lawyers -- Non-partner lawyers -- Partnership -- Temporary or contract attorneys -- Nonlawyers at law firms -- Administrative organizational structures -- Interactions with nonlawyer staff -- Partnership at XYZ law partnership, LLP: exercise #1 -- The market for legal services -- Types of law practices -- How fees are assessed -- Other sources of firm revenue -- Law firm profitability -- Client and matter profitability -- Problems with over-focus on profitability -- Organizing a practice: exercise #2 -- Law firm compensation -- Compensation and culture: exercise #3 -- Intake of a client matter -- Time-billing entries -- Managing client work -- Pro bono -- Business development -- Developing business from new clients -- Retaining work from existing clients -- Client relationship management -- Lending clients money -- Sample business development checklist for associates -- Marketing a practice: exercise #4 -- Firm culture and demands on time -- Basics of lawyers' professional liability insurance -- Dealing with mistakes -- Diversity in law firms -- Mentoring -- Supervision and risk management
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 248 pages
Isbn
9781604428247
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010005662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 6958007
  • (OCoLC)521753911

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