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Perspective: A Response to Penn. Bar President Regarding ABA Law Connect

Perspective: A Response to Penn. Bar President Regarding ABA Law Connect

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is the founder and CEO of Legal Mosaic, a strategic consulting firm. By Mark Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Legalmosaic Pennsylvania Bar President William Pugh’s response to my article on ABA Law Connect was swift and predictable. His perspective explains why my piece was entitled: “The Opposition to ABA

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Perspective: Are Law Firms Just Like Other Vendors?

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is the founder and CEO of Legal Mosaic, a strategic consulting firm. By Mark Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Legalmosaic I recently spoke at a Legal Procurement conference where the topic was “Managing Relationships.” My takeaway: providers want to know how to close business and buyers want more for

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Perspective: What Kirkland Departures Signal About Law Firm Branding

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is the founder and CEO of Legal Mosaic, a strategic consulting firm. By Mark Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Legalmosaic It’s hardly news when law firms merge, dissolve, or announce office openings or closings. So too has it become routine when big-name partners lateral from one large firm to

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Perspective: The Opposition to ABA Law Connect Was About Lawyer Protectionism, Not Public Good

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is the founder and CEO of Legal Mosaic, a strategic consulting firm and a regular contributor to Big Law Business. By Mark Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Legalmosaic Monica Bay’s recent article “Rocket Lawyer CEO on the Quick Demise of ABA Pilot Program” in this publication warrants another take.

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Perspective: Why Lawyers Should Think About the Sharing Economy

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is the founder and CEO of Legal Mosaic, a strategic consulting firm and a regular contributor to Big Law Business. By Mark Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Legalmosaic Love it or loathe it, we are living in the age of the sharing economy. Long-standing vertical leaders have fallen like

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Will U.S. Lawyers Regulate Themselves Into Diminished Relevance?

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is the founder and CEO of Legal Mosaic, a strategic consulting firm and a regular contributor to Big Law Business. By Mark Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Legalmosaic The Brits may be anachronistic when it comes to barrister attire, but they are certainly progressive in legal regulation. And while

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Has the Legal Services Deck Been Reshuffled?

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is the founder and CEO of Legal Mosaic, a strategic consulting firm and a regular contributor to Big Law Business. By Mark Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Legalmosaic Ever watch card players shuffle the deck?  The purpose, of course, is to rearrange the cards for a new game. It’s

The Model for Law Firms Looking to Improve Client Relations

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is the founder and CEO of Legal Mosaic, a strategic consulting firm and a regular contributor to Big Law Business. By Mark Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Legalmosaic Most people — especially lawyers — would not imagine that a legal technology company’s focus is on customer satisfaction. After all,

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Corporate Law Departments: Symptom or Cause of Cracks in the Partnership Model?

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is the founder and CEO of Legal Mosaic, a strategic consulting firm and a regular contributor to Big Law Business. By Mark Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Legalmosaic A spate of recent data confirms all but an elite group of law firms are experiencing an unprecedented existential challenge. And

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