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The Lawyer's Guide to Governing Your Firm

The Lawyer's Guide to Governing Your Firm
Product Code: 5110684
Author: Arthur G. Greene
Publication Date: February 25, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-59031-780-8
Page Count: 240
Trim Size: 7 x 10 w/ CD-ROM
Sponsoring Entities: Law Practice Division
Topics: General Practice, Law Practice Management, Management / Organizational Skills
Format: Book - 5110684
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About The Lawyer's Guide to Governing Your Firm

Good governance and a positive culture in a law firm go hand in hand. It is difficult to find a law firm that has achieved success without having a superior culture, one that creates the best work environment and helps everyone succeed. This new guide, The Lawyer's Guide to Governing Your Firm, is a practical and valuable resource for those firms that want to provide better client service, as well as improve the working environment for both lawyers and staff. It provides strategies to change the culture of the law firm, boost morale, and effectively and efficiently manage and govern the firm. It provides you with guidance on leadership and partnership issues and basic running of the law firm, as well as:

* How to properly budget, manage financials on a monthly basis, bring in revenue and be profitable
* Creating a motivating and positive culture within the firm
* Establishing effective compensation plans for partners and associates to protect the firm
* Set goals for the firm and the employees
* Hire, train, and mentor the legal staff
* Streamline management and address management problems
* And much more!

Bonus: Includes a companion CD-ROM with more than 25 model forms, partnership agreements, worksheets, questionnaires, job descriptions, policy forms, and more.
Review of The Lawyer's Guide to Governing Your Firm

"In his newest book The Lawyer's Guide to Governing Your Firm, Arthur Greene examines a broad array of governance issues including firm culture, partner compensation, associate and leadership training, succession planning and more. Arthur's straight-forward advice holds value for both seasoned leaders and for individuals just taking on the mantle of law firm leadership. Not only does Arthur provide ideas, but he also provides a step-by-step guide to better governance. As a bonus, the book comes with a companion CD containing tools to be used in the implementation of suggested strategies. This timely book is an excellent resource for anyone who desires to positively impact the future of their law firm." -- George Leloudis, McGuire, Wood & Bissette
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