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Record #:
41215
Abstract:
Saving for retirement is never an easy task to achieve, Attorney Cottenman acknowledged. Feasibility is possible by planning years before retirement. Involved with planning for retirement are gathering related financial records, considering the amount to save, getting the most value from the money saved, and a strategy for reducing debt and accumulating assets during one’s fiscal sunset years.
Record #:
41214
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Abstract:
There are a multitude of factors to consider with business operations. To simply the process, the executive director of the State Bar Lawyers’ Management Assistance Process (LMAP) offered advice in categories, with each one having a dozen subcategories. Broad categories are office administration, malpractice and grievance, personal well-being, and attitude.
Record #:
41212
Abstract:
The authors offer factors that should be taken into account when deciding on the most feasible fee arrangement for themselves and their clients. Broad categories for billing included task based, hourly, results based, and relationship based.
Record #:
41217
Abstract:
To serve and protect the interests of NC’s people entails serving a variety of purposes, some of which are regulatory and others professional. As the author, Executive Director of the North Carolina State Bar, attested, a variety of purposes can result in challenges such as conflicts of interests between public interest and professional concerns.
Record #:
41213
Abstract:
According to the author, hiring a new business manager is never an easy task. To make the task easier to execute, Sheaffer offered areas to consider when making this challenging and crucial decision. To make the decision process easier, Sheaffer recommended taking the following areas into account: roles, requirements, recruiting.
Record #:
41216
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How to effectively respond to a request for legal services entails considering the reasons for responding (the author lists four) and steps related to effectively responding to the legal services proposal (the author includes the dos, don’ts, and creative pricing strategies).
Record #:
41211
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An attorney’s advice on how to keep overhead aka business expenses at a minimum. Expenses covered fall in three umbrella categories: rent, labor, and marketing.