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How Contingency Fee Law Firms Can Thrive, Not Just Survive

The pandemic has left many law firms feeling uncertain about the future. Now, seize the opportunity to bounce back even higher.

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5 Ways to Foster a Winning Culture for Plaintiffs Law Firms

Learn the five ways to foster a winning culture and onboard top talent in this blog featuring important insights from Mary Ellen Murrah, chief strategy and marketing officer at Vista Consulting.
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Fireproof: Resilience Strategies for Contingency Fee Law Firms

Personal Injury law firms are not immune to adversity. Best-selling author Mike Morse offers insights for developing resilience strategies to help your law firm thrive amid crises. Watch this video to learn more.
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Fireproof: How Trial Lawyers Can Turn Setbacks Into Opportunities

Learn how best-selling author of the book Fireproof, Mike Morse, used his experiences and resilience to change his perspective and turn setbacks into opportunities.
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A Blueprint for Recruiting Top Talent in Contingency Fee Law Firms

The blueprint for recruiting top talent for your contingency fee law firm is a process that must align with your firm's ethos because the strength of your team is the foundation of your firm's success. Read this blog featuring Mary Ellen Murrah of Vista Consulting.
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Fireproof: A Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Overcoming Growth Challenges

Learn how Detroit personal injury attorney Mike Morse, and best-selling author of "Fireproof" discovered the keys to overcoming growth challenges and transformed his law firm.
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Fireproof: Essential Strategies to Fortify Your Contingency Fee Law Firm

Learn essential strategies from best-selling author Mike Morse for how to "Fireproof" your contingency fee law firm by having the right teams, structures, and processes in place.
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Managing Case Costs for Plaintiffs Lawyers: A Blueprint for Growth

Managing case costs and cash flow challenges in growing plaintiffs law firms can be complex. Learn how to overcome these obstacles by reading this blog featuring insights from Vista Consulting CEO Tim McKey.
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3 Reasons Case Cost Tracking Matters for Plaintiffs Law Firms

In plaintiffs law, where attaining justice often intersects with managing profitability, diligent case cost tracking is paramount. Read his blog featuring insights from Tim McKey, CEO of Vista Consulting.
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Unlocking Sustainable Law Firm Growth: Bernheim Kelley

For trial lawyers, sustainable law firm growth requires more than legal expertise—it's also adopting a keen business focus and approach. In this blog, we explore insights by Jesse Bernheim, founder and CEO of Florida-based law firm, Bernheim Kelley, for running his firm as a business.
finance

10 Financial Challenges Contingency Fee Law Firms Face

As trial lawyers expand operations and increase caseload, there are 10 financial challenges contingency fee firms face and need to overcome. Read this blog for important insights from Tim McKey, CEO of Vista Consulting.
finance

How Trial Lawyers Can Effectively Fund the Fight for Justice

The fight for justice may be long and arduous but funding it doesn’t have to be. Discover effective financing solutions for trial lawyers by watching this video.
finance

The Fractional CFO Edge for Growing Plaintiff Law Firms

A fractional CFO empowers plaintiff law firms to balance establishing a firm financial foundation while winning cases. Explore this blog for important insights from Tim McKey, CEO of Vista Consulting.
technology

Turning Crisis into Innovation for Contingency Fee Law Firms

For contingency fee law firms, the pandemic was not just a disruption—it was a catalyst, turning crisis into innovation for legal tech. Read this blog for important insights from Vista Consulting.
finance

3 Ways to Present a Strong Case Pipeline for Plaintiffs Law Firms

For contingency fee law firms, presenting a strong case pipeline is a critical narrative to show a firm's capacity for sustained growth. Read this blog for insights from Tim McKey, CEO of Vista Consulting.
accounting

Using the 3 P’s: Preparation, Planning, and Proactivity for Your Firm

As law firms face increased competition, employing the 3 P's of law firm finances: Preparation, Planning, and Proactivity is critical. Read this blog for important insights.
technology

The Transformative Power of AI for Law Firms

Learn how your firm can streamline processes, enhance client service, and improve productivity by leveraging the transformative power of AI for law firms.
technology

Leveraging Predictive Analytics for Law Firm Growth

By using predictive analytics in operations, contingency fee law firms can improve case intake, resolve cases faster, and achieve greater settlements.
technology

The Top 3 Technologies for Law Firms You Should Consider

As the legal industry digitizes at a rapid rate, there are 3 technologies for law firms to consider to improve efficiency, productivity, and client service.
marketing

4 Ways Marketing Free Branded Merch Can Benefit Your Law Firm

Marketing free branded merch can be an effective way to increase brand awareness, generate leads, and build relationships for your law firm. Learn important insights in this blog.
marketing

How Plaintiffs Law Firms Can Solicit Word-of-Mouth Referrals

Word-of-mouth referrals are one of the most effective ways for plaintiffs law firms to solicit new clients. Read this blog for important insights.
marketing

Is Podcast Advertising Only for Big Law Firms?

Podcast advertising can be a very effective way for smaller contingency fee law firms to reach new clients without breaking the bank. Read this blog for important insights.
marketing

Why Personal Injury Firms Still Invest in Billboard Advertising

Learn why many personal injury law firms still employ billboard advertising as part of their brand building strategy.
marketing

Law Firm Brand Building Through Philanthropy

Learn how active participation in community endeavors can significantly enhance your firms' law firm brand building efforts. Read this blog for important insights.
finance

How to Acquire Smart Financing for Sustainable Law Firm Growth

In the face of pressure from the increase in Private Equity law firms, contingency fee law firms are seeking to acquire smart financing to fuel law firm growth.
marketing

Omnichannel Marketing: Meeting Law Firm Clients Where They Are

Successful contingency fee law firms utilize omnichannel marketing to reach their law firm clients through their preferred channels. Find out more insights by reading this blog.
accounting

Top 3 Accounting Best Practices for Successful Plaintiffs Law Firms

There are three essential accounting best practices that contribute to contingency fee law firm success. Read this blog for important insights.
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Accounting for Cash Flow Issues that Hinder Contingency Fee Law Firms

There are four common cash flow issues that can hinder contingency fee law firms from achieving financial stability. Learn important insights for your law firm by reading this blog.
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5 Common Law Firm Accounting Pitfalls to Avoid

Learn how to avoid the 5 common law firm accounting pitfalls that contingency fee law firms typically experience in managing their unique business.
growth

How Private Equity Investment is Disrupting the Legal Industry

The influx of private equity investment (PE) has had a significant impact on the legal industry, particularly in the realm of alternative business structures (ABS). Learn important insights from this blog.
growth

The Top 3 Factors to Growing a Successful Law Firm

For contingency fee law firm owners, there are three top factors to consider for growing a successful law firm. Watch this video featuring Reza Torkzadeh, founder and CEO of TorkLaw.
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Effective Law Firm Leadership: Building Growth with Vision and Culture

This blog, featuring Reza Torkzadeh, founder and CEO of TorkLaw, explores the transformative power of leading with vision and culture, revealing how it can drive sustainable growth and set firms apart from the competition.
accounting

Law Firm CFO: Navigating Your Plaintiffs Law Firm to Financial Success

For plaintiffs law firm CFOs, there are six keys to navigating a firm to financial success. Learn important insights in this blog post, featuring Tim McKey,
accounting

3 Essential Elements for Effective Law Firm Accounting and Success

There are three essential elements for effective law firm accounting that plaintiffs law firms need to drive success. Read this blog to learn more.
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Top-Down Law Firm Leadership: Building an Engaging Environment

Building an engaging environment in a successful contingency law firm requires a top-down approach to law firm leadership. Watch this video featuring, bestselling author, Reza Torkzadeh, founder and CEO of TorkLaw.
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Four Key Areas of Investment for Sustainable Law Firm Growth

Investing in your contingency fee law firm is essential for sustainable law firm growth. Watch this video to learn the four key areas.
finance

Understanding Law Firm Funding Options: Contingency Fee Law Firms

There are a few law firm funding options for contingency fee law firms, but one option is best for the unique plaintiffs firm business model. Read this informative blog to learn how case cost financing helps firms leverage their contingent case inventory.
finance

Contingency Fee Law Firm Valuation: What Factors Matter for Financing?

Contingency fee law firms operate under a unique business model. Read this blog to learn how a contingency fee law firm is valued for financing: What factors matter and what financing options are available.
technology

Optimizing Law Firm Operations with Technology

To meet rising consumer expectations for digital access and communications, savvy contingency fee law firms are optimizing their firm's operations with technology.
growth

Diagnosing Your Law Firm’s Growth Potential: Growth Assessment Tool

By using the Growth Assessment Tool you will be able to diagnose your law firm's growth potential, gain a better understanding of your business, and set off on your journey to becoming the industry leader.
technology

Investing in Law Firm Technology to Increase Accuracy and Productivity

Investing in law firm technology to improve the accuracy, efficiency and productivity of your staff can give your firm a competitive edge. Read this blog for important insights.
finance

The ROI of Financing Case Acquisition for Plaintiffs Law Firms

Plaintiffs law firms that consistently manage to litigate cases to full value and bring in case fees, should consider the ROI of financing case acquisition. Read this blog for important insights.
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The ROI of Hiring Top Law Firm Talent

For many contingency fee law firms, the owners take on every task, from litigating to marketing, accounting, intake, and countless daily business operations. When deciding when and whether to add staff, growing firms should consider the ROI for hiring top law firm talent.
marketing

What’s in a Name? Investing in a Web Domain for Law Firm Growth

Investing in a web domain name can be an effective way for young law firms to stand out from a crowd of competitor law firms. Read this blog for important insights into the effectiveness of a relevant domain name.
marketing

Managing Google Reviews for Case Acquisition

In today's digital age, managing Google reviews plays a crucial role in shaping a law firm’s reputation and impact case acquisition. Read this blog for important insights and tips.
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4 Ways to Elevate the Client Journey for Law Firms

For contingency fee law firms, the key to building a successful law practice goes beyond providing excellent legal representation. Read this blog to understand the 4 ways to elevate the client journey, featuring insights from Mary Ellen Murrah, operations consultant from Vista Consulting.
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Are You Running a False Start or Stalled Law Firm: Assessing Your Firm

Discover insights and key characteristics to see if your law practice is one of two main types of struggling businesses: a False Start or a Stalled firm.
finance

Fueling Growth: The Power of Capital for Plaintiffs Law Firms

Cases are the growth engine of plaintiffs law firms. To scale full growth and increased case volume, firms need the power of capital. Watch this video featuring insights from Reza Torkzadeh, founder and CEO of TorkLaw.
finance

Case Cost Financing: The Key to Scaling Law Firm Growth

For contingency fee law firms, financing case costs is the key to unlocking the capital necessary for law firm growth. Read this blog about why personal injury firms like Edelman & Edelman leveraged case cost financing to scale growth.
accounting

Law Firm Accounting and Financing: Managing Your Firm’s Growing Need

As your firm grows, the demands for managing law firm accounting and financing also increase, including the need for hiring a finance expert. Read this blog about the importance of building up these areas for your contingency fee law firm.
technology

Keeping Pace with Legal Tech: Don’t Let Your Firm Fall Behind

If you aren't keeping pace with legal tech, your firm could soon fall behind your competition. Read this blog to learn how to embrace technology for your firm.
growth

Making the Case for Adding a Law Firm COO

As a firm grows, finding someone to run the daily operations is critical. Read this blog to find out why adding a law firm COO is a key factor in scaling a firm's growth.
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The Importance of a CFO for Running the Business of Law

As the firm grows, so do the demands of running the business of law. Read this blog to learn more about the importance of hiring a CFO for your law firm.
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5 Key Areas for Building An Optimal Intake Team

There are five key areas you should focus on when building an optimal intake team for your contingency fee law firm. Read this blog to learn more.
marketing

Creating a Strong Online Presence: Marketing to a Digital-First Audience

In today's digital-first competitive market, it is imperative that you create a strong, online presence for your contingency fee law firm. Read this blog to learn how.
finance

The No-Stress Way to Efficiently Fund Your Law Firm

Starting a business is hard. Starting a contingency fee law firm is harder. Read this blow to learn about the no-stress way to efficiently fund your law firm.
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From Recession to Rebound: Growing Your Law Firm in Economic Uncertainty

Things can change quickly in the current world economy. Growing your law firm in adverse times requires forward-looking strategies. Learn more by reading this blog about how to grow your firm.
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First Impressions: Creating the Right Customer Experience from Intake

The growth of your contingency fee law firm often hinges on how you manage the initial stages of the customer experience. Learn more by reading this blog about the importance of first impressions for law firm case intake.
marketing

Maximizing Your Law Firm’s Marketing Reach

Establishing a key differentiator and believable brand promise are keys to maximizing your law firm's marketing reach. Learn more in this informative blog.
technology

Modernizing Your Law Firm Through Technology

As tech-savvy clients have migrated online, modernizing your law firm through technology is essential to avoid losing potential clients. Read Part 6 of our blog series "How Can Your Firm Experience Growth".
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Investing in Law Firm Business Operations as You Scale

Investing in law firm business operations and the talent to run them is essential when looking to scale exponential law firm growth. Learn more by reading Part 4 of our Experiencing Exponential Growth blog series.
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Expanding Your Law Firm into New Geographies and Practice Areas

Whether your growth plans call for expanding your law firm into new geographies or practice areas, it's going to require access to capital. Learn more by reading Part 5 of our Experiencing Exponential Growth blog series.
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How to Experience Exponential Growth: Building Your Firm’s Brand

In this “Experience Exponential Growth” blog series, we’ll take you through several examples of top plaintiffs law firms that found great success and exponential growth by financing their case costs and investing into five keys areas.
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Cultivating an Exceptional Intake Culture: A Winning Strategy for Law Firms

Cultivating an exceptional intake culture is essential for the success of personal injury law firms -- one that involves providing ongoing training, knowledgeable team members, friendly and empathetic interactions, and responsive and efficient service. To learn more, read this informative blog featuring insights from Vista Consulting.
finance

How to Experience Exponential Growth: The Key to Attaining Bigger Settlements

In this “Experience Exponential Growth” blog series, we’ll take you through several examples of top plaintiffs law firms that found great success and exponential growth by financing their case costs and investing into five keys areas.
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How to Experience Exponential Growth: Financing Your Law Firm

In this “Experience Exponential Growth” blog series, we’ll take you through several examples of top plaintiffs law firms that found great success and exponential growth by financing their case costs and investing into five key areas.
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5 Keys to Maximizing Intake Conversions for Law Firms

The backbone of every personal injury law firm lies in the strength of its intake department. Read this blog to learn how to optimize the process for turning intakes into conversions for your law firm.
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Building a Successful Intake Department: Best Practices for Case Intake

The lifeblood of personal injury law firms is the intake department – learn best practices for how to build a successful intake department. Read this blog featuring insights from Vista Consulting.
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Operational Excellence for Law Firms: A Roadmap to Streamlining Processes

As plaintiff lawyers, your primary focus is to help clients attain just settlements. However, to ensure the long-term success of your firm, it's essential to invest in building the firm's operations. Read this article featuring insights from Mary Ellen Murrah, operations consultant from Vista Consulting.
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Investing in Growth to Defeat Cash Flow Disruptions: BD&J

For personal injury law firm BD&J, investing in growth required capital. Read the complete case study to learn how the firm leveraged case cost financing to fuel exponential growth.
finance

Leveraging Debt to Invest in Law Firm Marketing, Technology and Talent

Smart, contingency fee law firm owners have leveraged debt to finance case costs in order to free up cash to invest in marketing, technology, and talent to fuel law firm growth. Watch this video to learn more.
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How to Invest in Law Firm Operations to be Efficient and Effective

Tim McKey, CEO of Vista Consulting, discusses the importance of investing in law firm operations, when a firm should build out key functions, and how firms ensure their operations are efficient and effective.
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Turning Vision into Exponential Law Firm Growth: TorkLaw Case Study

Since partnering with Esquire Bank, TorkLaw has grown to a staff of 60, doubled the value of its case inventory, and increased marketing spend by +71% and revenue by +74% while expanding nationwide. Read the complete TorkLaw case study.
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Significantly Increasing Profits through Case Cost Financing: Lerner & Rowe

Since allying with Esquire Bank and leveraging its case cost financing solutions, Lerner & Rowe has grown case fees by 26%, marketing expenses by 22%, and significantly increased profits in a single year. Read the complete case study.
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Leveraging Debt to Invest in Marketing for Growth

While many law firm owners use debt to pay for case costs, few leverage a Case Cost Line of Credit to invest in marketing for growth. Read this blog to get insights into the typical lending options for plaintiffs law firms and how to leverage debt for law firm growth.
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Harnessing the Power of KPIs in Your Plaintiff Law Firm

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are essential tools for measuring progress and success. Learn how to harness the power of KPIs for your plaintiff law firm. Watch this video featuring Tim McKey, CEO of Vista Consulting.
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How to Measure Law Firm Case Intake Effectiveness: 3 Key Metrics

For contingency fee law firms, there are three key metrics to measure the effectiveness of your law firm case intake. Watch this video featuring Tim McKey, CEO of Vista Consulting for important insights.
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Challenges of Running Your Law Firm as a Business

Running a law firm as a business and acting as trial lawyer is both challenging and stressful. Watch this video to learn how firm owners are meeting this challenge.
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Effective Law Firm COOs: The Five Key Attributes

What do effective law firm COOs look like? Learn about the five key attributes of COOs and how they help streamline a firm's operations, featuring insights from Mary Ellen Murrah, operations consultant from Vista Consulting.
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Law Firm COOs: Essential to Running Your Firm’s Operations

Law firm COOs ensure all the processes of a law firm are running smoothly, and, they enable owners to focus on vision and growth. Watch this video featuring Tim McKey, CEO of Vista Consulting, and Mary Ellen Murrah, Operations Consultant at Vista Consulting.
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Five Essential Attributes of Great Law Firm CFOs

A law firm CFO can be the difference between success and failure. In this blog, we discuss the five essential attributes of great law firm CFOs, featuring insights from Tim McKey, CEO of Vista Consulting.
finance

Law Firm CFOs: Why and When Plaintiffs Law Firms Need One

As many owners of successful contingency fee law firms soon discover, law firm CFOs are vital to the future growth and success of firms. Watch this video about why law firm CFOs are important and when a firm should consider adding a CFO, featuring Tim McKey.
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Avoiding the Number One Mistake When Growing Your Firm: Sunk Costs

When your money is tied up in case costs, it becomes a sunk cost. Financing case costs is a smart approach to growing your law firm. Watch this video featuring Kevin Danesh, managing partner at BD&J.
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Investing in People and Technology for Better Service and Exponential Growth

Of the many ways law firms can grow the bottom line, a smart approach invests in people and technology to increase efficiency and growth. Watch this video featuring Melissa Nyman, vice president and deputy managing partner at Nyman Turkish.
finance

Understanding Typical Lending Options for Contingency Fee Law Firms

Understanding typical lending options and how they can impact law firm growth and cash flow is essential for contingency fee law firms. Watch this 2-minute featuring a detailed comparison of the three paths typically followed by trial attorneys.
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Game Changer: Leveling the Playing Field Through Case Cost Financing

As trial lawyers are discovering, case cost financing provides an opportunity to level the playing field, ensuring plaintiffs’ lawyers have access to valuable case resources so they can attain the best result for clients.
finance

Best Practices for Managing Client Case Costs

While case costs are often considered the life blood in the litigation space, your firm’s approach to managing client case costs impacts cash flow, operations, growth, and has tax implications. Watch this video featuring Tim McKey, CEO of Vista Consulting.
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How TorkLaw Accessed Capital to Scale Law Firm Growth

By allying with Esquire Bank, TorkLaw accessed capital to fuel marketing, technology and operations initiatives and scale law firm growth. Watch this 4-minute video to learn more.
finance

Catapulting Your Law Firm from Good to Excellent: An Owner’s View

For Andrew Siegel, founding and senior litigating partner at Siegel & Coonerty, LLP, having access to capital has become a game changer -- catapulting his law firm from being a really good law firm to an excellent one. Watch this 2-minute video.
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How BD&J Changed Its Law Firm Growth Trajectory

By allying with Esquire Bank and leveraging its flexible financing solutions, BD&J freed up capital that could now be invested in advertising – an event that made a significant impact on the growth trajectory of the Los Angeles-based law firm
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Assessing Law Firm Growth: Discerning the Signs

Assessing law firm growth can be challenging. Knowing how to recognize growth pains and discern when it’s time to build out the operations of a law firm is key. Watch this video featuring Tim McKey, CEO at Vista Consulting.
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How to Create and Leverage Vision and Mission for Law Firms

For law firms headed on a trajectory of growth, creating a clear vision and mission is key to moving the business in the right direction. Watch this video featuring Mary Ellen Murrah, Operations Consultant at Vista Consulting.
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Why Creating a Great Culture is Important for Law Firms

Learn more insights into why creating a great culture for law firms is important and the keys to building one. Watch this video featuring Mary Ellen Murrah, Operations Consultant at Vista Consulting.
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Common Characteristics of Top Performing Law Firms

Learn key insights into the common characteristics of top performing law firms by watching this video featuring Tim McKey, CEO of Vista Consulting.
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Partnering for Nationwide Law Firm Growth: Lerner & Rowe

The pathway to nationwide law firm growth for Lerner & Rowe was made easier by leveraging Esquire Bank's flexible, financing solutions.
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Law Firm Growth Strategies: How to Deal with Negative Google Reviews

When it comes to law firm growth strategies, many firms don't have a streamlined process for soliciting and managing online reviews. Nor do they consider the implications negative reviews may have on case intake.
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Flexible Financing Solutions for Growth & Increased Revenue: Grewal Law

For Grewal Law, leveraging flexible, financing solutions led to significant law firm growth and a 162% increase in revenue over two years. Read the complete case study to learn more.
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Law Firm Financial Flexibility Led to a 162% Increase in Revenue

For Michigan based Grewal Law, finding law firm financial flexibility was the key to practice area expansion and significant revenue growth. The result – an increase of 162%1 in revenue over two years.
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How Law Firms Succeed Boldly with Esquire Bank

Esquire Bank provides flexible, financing solutions that free up capital and help law firms succeed boldly. Built by attorneys for attorneys, We uniquely understand the unique business model of contingency fee law firms.
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Planning for Economic Distress Ensures Long-term Law Firm Success

In the coming recession, client outreach will be at the forefront of law firm strategies for growth, but not every law firm owner understands what it takes to grow against economic headwinds.
finance

Cash Flow Interruptions Hinder Law Firm Growth: Are you Prepared?

Cash flow interruptions present a challenge and continual balancing act. With inflation imminent, how is your law firm preparing?
finance

How Do Law Firms Show a Strong Contingent Case Pipeline?

To overcome risk concerns by lenders, contingency fee law firms need to know how to present a strong contingent case pipeline. Learn more by watching this 3-minute video.
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Achieving Exponential Growth: Atlas Consumer Law

For Atlas Consumer Law, achieving exponential growth resulted from investing in enhancing its case intake and case management process and systems. The catalyst – leveraging its contingent case inventory.
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Streamlining Case Acquisition for Exponential Growth: Atlas Consumer Law

For Atlas Consumer Law, streamlining case acquisition by investing in infrastructure and technology has doubled the law firm’s practice.
finance

How To Recession-Proof Your Law Firm Business

As market volatility and rising inflation looms, partnering with Esquire Bank is the best way to recession-proof your law firm business.
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Building Case Value By Leveraging Case Inventory: Raphaelson & Levine

For Raphaelson & Levine, allying with Esquire Bank provided the catalyst for significantly building case value for the law firm’s clients and continuing to fulfill its mission for attaining justice.
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4 Keys to Achieving Financial Flexibility for Law Firm Growth: Glen Lerner

For contingency fee law firms that self-finance, achieving financial flexibility for law firm growth initiatives is a continual balancing act. Watch this video featuring Glen Lerner.
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Investing in Case Resources Increased Revenue 365% Over 3 Years: Laffey Bucci D’Andrea Reich & Ryan

By investing in case resources, Laffey Bucci D’Andrea Reich & Ryan significantly increased operations, contributing to growth and resulting in a 365% revenue increase over three years.
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Leveraging Case Inventory to Pursue a $52 Million Settlement for a Client

For personal injury law firm, Laffey Bucci D’Andrea Reich & Ryan, leveraging case inventory proved to be a game changer in securing a $52 million settlement for a client. Watch the video.
technology

Embracing Law Firm Technology: Your Greatest Competitive Advantage

In today's competitive landscape, attorneys need to embrace law firm technology. Firms that don't keep pace will risk becoming obsolete. Watch the 3-minute video to learn more.
finance

Financing Firm Case Costs Doubled SAM’s Size, Client Base & Revenue

For Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, financing firm case costs through Esquire Bank lifted the burden of self-financing and freed up capital to invest in law firm growth. Watch the video.
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Legal Technology: Forecasting Case Value, Outcomes and Firm Performance

Case timelines are often challenging, but legal technology can empower attorneys by forecasting case value, outcomes, and firm performance. Watch the 3-minute video.
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Discovering The Path to Exponential Law Firm Growth: Ged Lawyers

For Ged Lawyers, the path to exponential growth would be made easier by allying with a strategic financial partner that understood the firm’s business model and case inventory.
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Case Management Systems: Informing Your Law Firm Business Strategy

Informing law firm business strategy through accurate data and performance insights is essential for effective case management systems. Watch the 3-minute video.
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Law Firm Banking Partnership Leads to Increased Case Fees & Revenue

For Ged Lawyers, a law firm banking partnership brought industry insights and expertise, and tailored financial solutions to fuel law firm growth – the results were impressive.
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Using Law Firm Technology to Maximize Case Value

Law firm technology can increase profitability and case value by providing valuable insights on attorney performance, case duration and outcome trends. Watch this video featuring Dov Slanksky, vice president of Strategy and Innovation at Litify
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4 Keys to Leveraging Technology for Law Firm Growth

To succeed in today’s competitive legal space, contingency fee law firms need to embrace using available capital to leverage technology for law firm growth.
finance

Moving Away from Self-Financing & Traditional Bank Restrictions

For years, Kreindler & Kreindler was frustrated by the failure of traditional banks to consider the firm’s case inventory or settlement history. Watch this 4-minute video.
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Pond Lehocky Giordano: Finding Liquidity to Fuel Growth in Workers’ Compensation and SSD Advocacy Law

By partnering with Esquire Bank, Pond Lehocky Giordano found the liquidity to fuel growth and become a leading Worker’s Compensation and SSD Advocacy law firm.
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Law Firm Growth and Succession Planning: 4 Considerations

When it comes to law firm growth and succession planning, there are four considerations: Grow your firm; sell/merge your practice; plan for succession; or value your law firm’s case inventory.
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Case Cost Financing Fuels Law Firm Growth & Expansion

Pond Lehocky Giordano has grown into one of the largest workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability advocacy law firms in the nation. Watch this 3-minute video about the firm's growth and success.
technology

What Are the 3 Benefits of Implementing Client Communications Technology

When it comes to managing client relationships, there are three essential benefits to implementing client communications technology. Learn more by watching this 4-minute video.
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Why Law Firm Client Communications Technology is Essential for Trial Lawyers

In today’s fast-paced, digital-driven world, client communications technology is essential for trial lawyers. Learn more by watching this 4-minute video.
accounting

How Attorneys Can Avoid the Phantom Income Trap: 3 Key Considerations

As contingency fee law firms prepare their 2022 tax returns, there are three key considerations for how attorneys can avoid the phantom income trap.
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Law Firm Increased Profit by 46% Over Two Years: Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro, Moses & Halperin

How Case Cost Financing Allows Law Firms to Improve Case Outcomes and Settle Cases Faster
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Case Cost Financing Helps Law Firm Increase Profit by 46% Over Two Years

How did Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro, Moses & Halperin expand operations and increase its profit by 46% over a two-year period? Learn more by watching this 3-minute video.
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3 Key Tips for Law Firms Looking to Buy a Law Practice

The legal industry is experiencing an unprecedented wave of consolidation in the form of mergers and acquisitions. There are three key tips for law firms looking to buy a law practice.
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3 Common Mistakes Attorneys Make When Selling or Merging Their Law Firm

According to Jeremy Poock, Founder of Senior Attorney Match, who advises firms about succession planning, most lawyers, ages 55 to 75, who manage smaller practices with 5 to 20 attorneys, make 3 common mistakes when considering selling or merging their law practices. Watch this video to learn more.
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Why Law Firms Looking to Grow Need to Consider These Key Options

When considering law firm growth, many law firm owners face a challenging decision that falls into three key areas: merge or sell; select an internal successor; or embrace the status quo.
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5 Signs You Have a Key Employee and Not a Successor

When it comes to succession planning, senior attorneys often consider productive, loyal attorneys. However, productivity and loyalty do not always make for the ideal succession candidate.
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How to Leverage the Value of a Trial Lawyer Firm’s Case Inventory for Growth

Whether seeking financing solutions to invest in growth or seeking potential law firm buyers, knowing the value of your firm's case inventory is an important asset.
marketing

How the Accelerated Migration of Consumers Online Impacts the Value of Your Law Firm

Understand the importance of a law firm's digital value on law firm valuation, informed by his experience consulting with law firms on growth. Watch this video featuring Jeremy Poock.
growth

Kreindler & Kreindler: Leveraging Your Bank to Grow Into a $20 Billion Law Firm

Over the years, Kreindler & Kreindler has litigated against some of the world’s largest corporations from their offices in New York, California, and Massachusetts recovering some $20 billion for its clients. Learn why this successful aviation accident law firm allied with Esquire Bank to finance case costs.
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The Accelerated Consumer Migration Online Will Force Law Firms To Either Adapt or Miss Out on Growth

As the legal industry consolidates, plaintiffs law firms will need to adapt and grow. Firms with the necessary liquidity and pipeline of cases are looking to buy out less digitally savvy competitors to take on their talent and grow their practice.
finance

Why You Shouldn’t Be a Lawyer and a Lender

Many law firms unintentionally hamper their ability to grow through the practice of self-financing their case costs, using their earnings from previous cases to pay for current cases. Watch this video to learn why you shouldn't be a lawyer and a lender.
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Increasing Competition Makes the Effects of Losing a Potential Client Hit Law Firms Harder

Increasing competition can make losing a potential client hit harder. Each lost case eventually ends up in the hands of another law firm. Watch this video featuring Chad Dudley and Gary Falkowitz.
finance

9 Easy Steps to Acquiring a Case Cost Line of Credit

A case cost line of credit provides qualifying contingency fee law firms with access to funds to cover out-of-pocket expenses for the duration of a lawsuit by using the contingent case inventory as collateral.
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Invest Your Personal Wealth Freely in 2022

Noah Kushlefsky, of Kreindler and Kreindler discusses his experiences with Esquire Bank and the advantages that come with partnering with a lender that truly understands the legal practice.
growth

Law Firm Growth Through Smarter Financing Strategies

Watch this video as Martin Edelman, of Edelman and Edelman, explains how he switched from receiving 'crushing' interest rates from litigation funding companies to Esquire Bank.
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4 Successful Traits of High Performing Law Firms

To flourish in a legal industry underpinned by law firm consolidation and increased competition trends, there are four successful traits of high performing law firms you should consider.
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Focus on Litigating for Your Client Instead of Being Their Lender

The practice of self-funding case expenses for your clients can cripple your ability to invest in your business and grow your firm.
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How a Case Evaluation Committee Could Double Your Average Settlement

Putting a dollar value on a case isn't an exact science. Even when presented with the same facts, each attorney's valuation of a case varies depending on their experience and risk tolerance.
finance

The Added Value of Case Cost Financing for Both You and Your Client

Learn how case cost financing provided access to capital that enabled Siegel & Coonerty to invest heavily in case resources and ultimately attain a $10.8 million settlement for its client.
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How to Contact, Screen, and Qualify a Lead

Times have changed and chasing prospective clients today require immediate contact and persistence. If your firm isn't contacting your web leads within 1 to 2 minutes of initial inquiry, you're losing the game. Watch this video featuring Gary Falkowitz.
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The 3 Greatest Advantages to Using Credit to Fund Growth

In the face of market volatility and inflation, law firm owners should consider the 3 key benefits to using credit to fund law firm growth. Learn how to improve your firm's cash flow.
growth

Leading with Vision and Culture to Engender Growth

As Lerner & Rowe Injury Attorneys experienced significant growth, Glen Lerner realized leading with vision and culture would be key to ensuring employee buy-in.
finance

Thriving Through the Pandemic: Prepare for the Worst, but Hope for the Best

Law firms who had dry powder in the form of a working capital line of credit going into the pandemic were able to continue to support their staff through court closures and case delays.
marketing

Building a Successful Brand: Investing in Marketing & Brand Building

In the world of legal services, brands aren't built overnight. Consistent messaging and steadily investing marketing dollars in your business are key to brand longevity.
marketing

The Little-Known Connection Between Marketing ROI and Case Cost Financing

Marketing ROI can be drastically different from channel to channel. If your marketing ROI is below 1, you're spending $1 in marketing to get less than $1 in value back. Learn how case cost financing can improve the inefficiency gap between your current double-digit financing and marketing ROI.
marketing

4 Keys for Investing in Law Firm Brand Marketing: Glen Lerner

In the competitive landscape of contingency fee law firms, investing in brand marketing is an essential catalyst for law firm growth – one that requires time, commitment, consistency and persistence.
accounting

Structuring Your Attorney’s Fees is Part of Sound Financial Planning and Management

Structuring attorney's fees should be something to consider in your financial strategy as a way to protect cash flow for your firm in future years and support steady growth.
growth

The 3 Biggest Challenges to Practicing Law While Running a Law Firm

Successfully litigating cases in the courtroom while also managing the business needs of a growing law firm can be daunting for many lawyers.
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Duffy & Duffy: Contingency Fee Law Firm’s Growth and Success

Since partnering with Esquire Bank, Duffy & Duffy has reported record successes. Freeing up their capital to focus on growth has enabled the firm to grow their revenue by 50%.
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Edelman & Edelman: Recognizing Case Inventories as Valuable Assets Worth Funding

In 2016, New York law firm Edelman & Edelman allied with Esquire Bank and its case cost financing solutions – a decision that freed up capital to invest in case resources, instead of paying crushing financing rates and fees. Read the complete case study now to learn more about the bold success story of Edelman & Edelman.
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Leveraging the Value of Your Case Inventory to Expand Law Firm Operations

Duffy & Duffy used the value of its case inventory to access capital to fuel growth by investing in business operations, talent, and advertising campaigns.
accounting

Prepare, Plan, and Proactively Manage Your Firm’s Finances for Success

As the market for legal representation heats up, learning how to utilize the ‘Three P’s’ of law firm finances is vital to achieving bold success.
marketing

Marketing Best Practices: The Value of Client Reviews

Are you utilizing client reviews on Google and social media to their fullest extent? Watch now a conversation with Chris Dreyer and Taylor Rayfield.
growth

Lifting the Burden of Self-financing Case Costs: Silberstein, Awad & Miklos

Learn how Silberstein, Awad & Miklos utilized Esquire Bank’s case cost financing solutions to double their size, client base and revenue.
finance

Case Cost Lines of Credit for the Legal Industry

Smart money firms are switching to a case cost model to transform their capital into potential and unleash a surge of growth.
intake

Bold Moves: How Client Experience Affects Case Acquisition

Improving your client experience will lead to a higher rate of case acquisition. But how do you make your clients happy at the intake phase? Watch this video featuring Peter Webb of Scorpion.
growth

Bold Moves: The Future of Personal Injury Law

With case costs on the rise, the future lies in case cost financing, and law firms like Lerner & Rowe are thriving by embracing that change.
marketing

The Risks of Relying Solely on Word-Of-Mouth Referrals

In the ever-changing world, technologies and competitive legal industry, relying solely on word-of-mouth referrals might be hindering your firm’s growth potential.
intake

Bold Moves: How Many Intake Specialists Should You Employ?

When it comes to employing intake specialists for your law firm, is there a magic number?
intake

Bold Moves: The Importance of an Effective Intake Strategy

Are you overlooking the importance that intake plays in the growth of your law firm? Glen Lerner and Ari Kornhaber discuss.
intake

Bold Moves: Improving the Quality and Quantity of Your Intakes

Potential clients consume media across a spectrum of outlets and devices. Sticking to traditional methods of case acquisition could leave you behind.
marketing

Marketing Best Practices: Effective Ways to Advertise Your Contingency Fee Firm

Utilize these strategies, brought to you by Esquire Bank & Scorpion Marketing, to get ahead of the game when it comes to advertising your law firm.
marketing

Marketing Best Practices: What Are the Most Cost-Effective Ways to Advertise?

If you’re not thinking about where, what and how your law firm practices, then chances are you aren’t getting the most out of your advertising. Watch this video about cost-effective ways to advertise your firm.
marketing

Investing in Brand Marketing for Law Firm Growth

Are you unsure whether you should be spending money on brand marketing? Chris Dreyer (CEO, Rankings.io) has a very clear response – yes, you should.
growth

4 Key Considerations for How to Grow Your Law Firm: John Gomez

As attorneys experience success, a key consideration is how to grow the firm from a disparate group of attorneys to an integrated law firm. Watch this video featuring John Gomez, founder of Gomez Trial Attorneys.
growth

Invest in Financial Success Instead of Case Costs

It can be a point of pride for law firms to self-finance case disbursements, but this practice can put law firms at a disadvantage by hampering their liquidity and cash flow. Watch this video about how Kreindler & Kreindler leveraged case cost financing for financial success.
growth

Set Up Your Contingency Fee Law Firm for Financial Success

Learn how Kreindler & Kreindler changed its approach to financing case costs and set up the firm for financial success. Watch this video featuring Noah Kushlefsky, managing partner for the firm.
accounting

The Counselor vs. The Creditor

Is self-financing your case costs limiting your potential growth? Ari Kornhaber and John Gomez discuss the advantages of case cost financing.
finance

Long-Term Financial Planning for Trial Lawyers

Join Ari Kornhaber (Esquire Bank) and Sean Flaherty (Keches Law Group) in an insightful discussion on ensuring financial stability.
finance

How Contingency Fee Law Firms Can Thrive, Not Just Survive

The pandemic has left many law firms feeling uncertain about the future. Now, seize the opportunity to bounce back even higher.
finance

How Contingency Fee Law Firms Are Handling Case Costs

Whether you’re self-financed or not, the challenge of how to handle your case costs is more relevant than ever.
accounting

The Irregular Cash Flow Cycle

Discover a progressive approach to law firm capitalization and liquidity, and learn strategies for managing the challenges of inconsistent cash flow.
finance

Balancing Law Firm Cash Flow and Financial Needs: John Gomez

Learn how Gomez Trial Attorneys overcame the ups and downs of cash flow related to contingency fee litigation, by balancing the firm's financial needs through case cost financing.
growth

Typical Lending Options for Contingency Fee Law Firms

There are many lending options available for contingency fee law firms. Weigh up the pros and cons of each option with this insightful video.
accounting

The Tax Advantages of Financing Case Costs

How a firm manages its case costs could be a tax advantage or disadvantage. Learn the tax advantages of how financing case costs can help alleviate current and future cash flow concerns, and avoid the phantom income trap.
accounting

Strategies to Combat Phantom Income

Join Ari Kornhaber (Esquire Bank) and Bryan Koshers as they discuss strategies to avoid phantom income sources, which can lead to lost revenue.

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