Articles address questions about marketing and operating your forensic practice.
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Speaking “Lawyer.” Three articles about what we’ve learned from attorneys that you need to know. “Do it like a lawyer.” How lawyers run their operations and what you can learn from them. “Case Management: The Gift that Keeps on Giving.” A system for tracking and moving your cases along has a big impact on your mental health and building your reputation for sound business practices. Additional benefits accompany best practices, like invoicing so you’re more likely to be paid.
“Breakable Rules.” Website belief-systems shattered. Mobile-ready design takes a (distant) backseat to the look of a website on a desktop. That’s where business people look for a forensic expert witness. You might also think you need a new website, jazzy colors and a rotating dancing bear next to your phone number and more words of wisdom.
How much should you charge for your services? The most frequently asked question. Let’s explore the options.
What’s your long-term plan? Let’s make one. This article talks about forensic practice and the long game. 50% of your income from forensic work? Out of a salaried forensic psych job? An impressive reputation with legal eagles? Anything and everything.
“Is Google God?” Google holds most of the playing cards for doctors being found online. Understand how Google works and what you can do to make your name more visible. Better traffic to your website is just one piece.
“Nuts and Bolts” addresses everyday techniques to engage attorneys, encourage repeat business and generally make your business move more smoothly and your bottom line shinier.
“Building Goodwill.” How you operate speaks volumes about your integrity, and can define a reputation. Goodwill–the relationship you have with clients–isn’t conferred from the heavens. You make it happen.
How do you handle a first call from an attorney? There’s a skill to it that moves you nearer a sealed deal.
Resources available only to attorneys and expert witnesses.