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New Law Firm Strategies for Growth Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic and After

Posted by Jessica Haarsgaard and Ioana Good on Sep 4, 2020 12:00:00 PM

   

By Jessica Haarsgaard and Ioana Good

The writing is on the wall. Change is among us in the legal industry. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for change is at the forefront of our agendas as law firms, lawyers, legal marketers and consultants in the legal space focus on near-term pressures while laying the groundwork for long-term success. From deepening trust with clients, to prioritizing practice groups such as labor and employment, bankruptcy, tax and litigation, to strengthening business models, communication plans and nurturing employees, law firms must change to sustain value. In this article, we highlight some of the recent efforts made by law firms and LMA to drive change.

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Topics: Marketing Management and Leadership, Business Development, Communications, best practices, legal marketing strategies, COVID-19, crisis communication

Checklist for Business Continuity and Related Areas of Cybersecurity and Risk Management for Savvy Law Firm Marketers

Posted by Dave Poston, Esq., and Ioana Good on Mar 25, 2020 12:03:18 PM

   

By Dave Poston, Esq., Chief Executive Officer of Poston Communications, and Ioana Good, Vice President of Poston Communications 

A business interruption can have a dramatic impact on success or survival. Often, law firms are reactive instead of proactive, making decisions based on fear instead of executing on a tested plan to deal with a crisis. The current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, while having an impact on all of our lives, provides legal marketers with an opportunity to pull up a seat at the table and lead the way with continuity planning to address business risks and execute on proactive planning to minimize the impact of both the current crisis and those that will come in the future. Business continuity and risk mitigation requires constant attention, analysis and testing because we simply never know what type of crisis we will be faced with. COVID-19 has demonstrated this fact clearly.

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Topics: Business of Law, Marketing Management and Leadership, leadership, COVID-19, crisis communication, crisis management, business continuity

Resources to Inspire Leadership

Posted by LMA International on Mar 20, 2020 10:18:29 AM

   

Editor’s note: This resource list originally appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of Strategies magazine. For more leadership-driven content, read the full issue here. For other industry-specific knowledge and tips, access the archives here.

By LMA International

To be a good leader, arguably the best thing you can do is learn from the experiences and perspectives of others. Check out our list of leadership resources below.

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Topics: Strategies, Marketing Management and Leadership, industry trends, leadership, book recommendations, trends

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