Paralegals, Profitability, and the Future of Your Law Practice

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American Bar Association, 2003 - Law - 155 pages
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A guide to integrating paralegals into a legal practice and expanding their roles to ensure the firm is successful in the next decade. Covers recruitment, how to ensure your paralegal program is structured properly, runs effectively, and other important concerns like conflicts of interest, supervision, timekeeping, compensation and billing.
 

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Contents

Appendix
1
The World Around Us
4
Being Prepared for the Challenges Ahead
17
Shifting Work to Paralegals
21
Law Firm Size
31
Midsized Law Firm Model
38
Corporate Law Department Model
47
Chapter 6
54
Assessing the Candidates
60
Compensation and Overtime
73
Conflicts of Interest
87
Selected Bibliography
104
Porzio Bromberg Newman P C
128
Index
147
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Greene was formerly a partner with a large New Hampshire firm, where he practiced law from 1967 until 2000 and served as managing partner for several years during the 1980s. He has now established the firm of Greene Perlow, P.L.L.C., in which he continues his statewide practice in a small-firm setting. He is an adjunct professor at Franklin Pierce Law Center, where he teaches Law Practice Management.

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