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YOUR CAREER

To-Dos: Your July office checklist

According to best-selling author Regina Brett, “Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. To do nothing and have it count for something. To lie in the grass and…


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HIRING

Easy-to-use interview system guarantees a good match between secretary and attorney

For secretarial interviews, an Ohio administrator uses the approach that includes everything—attorney input, staff input and even observations from…


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READER TIPS

Orientation program sends new hires in the right direction

Staff orientation ensures a good start on the job. No matter what the work, the employer/employee relationship is made or broken in the first 90 days, says the director of administration at a 37-attorney office in California. It’s during those first three months that people conclude either…


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MANAGING THE OFFICE

A simple way to rate attorney performance

A North Carolina administrator follows an extremely simple formula to calculate the attorneys’ monthly and yearly…


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READER TIPS

Louisiana firm bases attorney bonuses on amount collected

A Louisiana firm set up an attorney bonus program that rewards not the amount billed but the amount collected…


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YOUR CAREER

10 ways managers are improving their law firms

Ah, the woes of running a law office. You know them well: Reams of reports, scheduling squabbles, technology tangles, and so much more. It takes a lot of skill, patience, and strategy to make a…


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TRACKING PROFITS

Use this one easy chart to track attorney profitability

A St. Louis administrator has developed a simple chart that tracks the monthly and yearly profitability of each attorney…


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STAFF TRAINING

Break down barriers with peer-to-peer training

The best staff training, says a Missouri manager, is the training staff give one another. And at her office, her staff of 25 do just that. They hold training sessions for one another on a “when-needed, what’s-needed, and…


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READER TIPS

How to protect your client data while complying with PCI anti-fraud measures

What would you do if you were asked to install monitoring software on your network? Gary Allen Gardner of Rosi & Gardner, P.C. in Traverse City, Michigan, shares how he resolved a recent troubling request his firm received


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READER TIPS

Why your first act as a new administrator should be to rearrange the furniture

One of the most difficult ways to become a manager is to be promoted from within.
For a Colorado administrator, however, moving up was…


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