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By: Law Practice Consultants  09-12-2011
Keywords: Law Firms, Law Practice, Managing Partners

Law Practice Consultants, LLC is the only law firm consulting group in which all of the principals were Managing Partners or Chairman of a law firm. Our principals combine many years of practical, hands-on experience and knowledge with a thorough understanding of how lawyers think and how law firms work. We’ve been in the shoes of the lawyers at the firms we serve – as Managing Partners or Chairman, as practicing lawyers, practice group leaders, and as chairs or members of every type and form of firm committee, including executive and management committees, compensation, strategy and planning, marketing, associates, paralegals, hiring and recruiting, and partnership admission. We have had responsibility for growing our own individual law practices, managing significant client relationships, trying cases, and negotiating, structuring and closing corporate transactions. We have grown firm profitability, opened branch offices and negotiated and facilitated firm mergers, recruited lateral partners and groups, restructured partner compensation, and managed difficult lawyers, situations and performance issues.

Keywords: Law Firms, Law Practice, Law Practice Consultants, Managing Partners,

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Client Interviews | Law Practice Consultants

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Strategic Planning and Retreats | Law Practice Consultants

In order to provide the firm with the full benefits of the decisions made at a retreat, we provide retreat follow-up consulting that helps firm management and lawyers effectively implement the agreed upon strategies and action plans – thereby taking theory and putting it into practice.


Compensation System Review and Structuring

We provide a thorough review and analysis of the firm’s existing compensation system and based on many years of experience, including as chairs of compensation committees, we offer approaches to modify the compensation system or process so that compensation can be used as an effective management tool.


Conflict Resolution | Law Practice Consultants

We have extensive backgrounds and experience in working with law firms and individual partners and administrators to determine the sources of the conflict and to effectively resolve conflicts that interfere with the firm’s ability to function in the best interests of its clients and the personnel of the firm.


Practice Group Planning and Leadership

Although each practice group is different in composition and specific goals, the responsibilities of the group leaders as managers, strategists and business developers are primarily the same. We assist firms in developing appropriate practice group structures and in training practice group leaders to be successful in their important role.