My Dinner with George
By Rick Klau
CURRENT and prospective clients are not just down the street, they are all over the world, which puts lawyers on a lot of airplanes. Not surprisingly, relationship management tools have evolved to help mobile attorneys before,during and after a trip.
Conflicts: Look Forward, Not Just Backwards
By Reed Irvin
THE PROSPECTIVE client you have been salivating after has finally decided to give you an important piece of his business. You have done everything right throughout the courtship. Endless lunches, never-ending rounds of golf. You have spent more time with him than your family. You send all of the relevant information about your new trophy client to the firm's conflict avoidance department and go home early for once.
Aptus Launches: ASPORA.com has introduced a Web-based contact relationship management system, powered by Scout Solutions' Aptus. It helps firms and corporate law departments manage contact information through any standard Web browser. Users can search for, organize and view information using the service.