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Alternative Fees for Business Lawyers and their Clients by Mark A. Robertson

  • This book addresses how law firms can implement and evaluate alternative fee arrangements in transactional matters.

Alternative Fees for Litigators and their Clients by Patrick Lamb

  • This book addresses how attorneys can implement and evaluate alternative fee arrangements in litigation matters.

Compensation Plans for Law Firms by ABA Law Practice Division

  • The revised Sixth Edition of Compensation Plans for Law Firms, provides complete and systematic guidance on how to establish a fair and competitive compensation program for your firm. The book includes workable approaches for compensating partners and associates, as well as other contributors to the firm, including paralegals, clerical staff, and other professionals.

How to Draft Bills Clients Rush to Pay - by: Mark A. Robertson and J. Harris Morgan (3rd edition)

  • This new edition seeks to provide updates to the previous editions and uses practical bills and approaches to show how to draft bills clients will pay on time. 

Lawyer's Guide to Financial Planning, The by Cynthia Sharp

  • This guide is an essential resource for lawyers wanting to build and maintain a strong and secure financial future. This book provides information in clear terms and presents a plan that will help lead to success.

Lawyer's Guide to Increasing Revenues, The by Arthur G. Greene (Third Edition)

  • This guide offers practical tips for evaluating, tracking and enhancing your firm's revenue stream. This book will help you learn techniques to improve profitability and performance in these key areas: Billable Hours and Rates, Profit Expense Ratio, Client Relations and Intake, Fee Agreements, Collections and Accounts Receivable, Technology, Paralegals, and Marketing.

Modern Rules of Personal Finance for Professionals, The by Susan A. Berson

  • This book helps professionals become better stewards of his or her own money now and in the future. This book covers debt/student loans, saving, investing, philanthropy, real estate, preparing for a drop in income to change paths, and much more.

Results-Oriented Financial Management: A Step by Step Guide to Law Firm Profitability by John G. Iezzi, CPA

  • This book covers every aspect of the financial management process. It will help you examine every facet of your financial affairs...including...calculating net income, preparing annual financial plans, setting billing rates and performing analyses on results, performing timekeeper breakeven analysis, examining cash flow analysis, performing pro-forma calculations, and much more!

Student Loan Handbook for Law Students and Attorneys by Adam S. Minsky

  • Adam S. Minsky, an attorney and one of the nation's leading professionals in student loan law, provides a relatable guide for those struggling with student loan management, specifically geared for lawyers. Topics include: the different types of student loans, the major players in the student loan system, repayment options, loan forgiveness programs, consolidation and refinancing, strategies and tips for optimizing repayment, guidelines on avoiding loan default, and detailed repayment roadmaps for specific law careers.

Trust Accounting in One Hour for Lawyers by Sheila M. Blackford

  • This book will quickly guide you from opening your lawyer trust account to using it and providing accurate, timely accountings to your clients. Author Sheila M. Blackford, a Practice Management Advisor, shares common-sense advice to help busy lawyers and their staff adopt best practices and avoid ethical violations.

Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour - Strategies that Work by Mark A. Robertson and James A. Calloway

  • Topics in this book include: Client's perception of value, ethical rules and practices (covering most of the gray areas), interpreting and applying the "value curve", how to build a billing method, integrating technology and alternative billing, developing a case and/or transaction plan, evaluating alternative billing method results.