How to boost Office Morale without spending a Dime Increasing employee compensation isn’t necessarily the key to increasing office morale. This article explores what truly motivates an employee. Office Mora...more


Calculating Overhead to Determine Profitability This article explores ways to allocate costs in your firm to determine profitability....more


Associate Bonus Programs Finding and retaining quality associates is one of the bigger challenges facing law firms. Bonus programs can be a strong enticement in recruiting and retention....more

Trust Accounts

Trust Accounts Among other things, Illinois Supreme Court Rule 1.15 requires lawyers to set up a separate account for client funds. This rule is designed to eliminate the commi...more


Talking an Listening to your employees Late one Friday, a senior partner assigns an associate a research task on insurance coverage. The issue is clear and the task is to find and evaluate cases, ruli...more


Scam Resistant Many lawyers I know are so busy putting out fires that just don’t have the time for what they deem “less critical” aspects of their practice. Management is...more