The Business Of Law – Corporate and Company Law

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On Thursday, November 10, I had the honor of being a panelist on
our tedU course covering the topic of the Business of Law.
Alongside Jay Boros, Carla Maples, and Scott Creasman, we discussed
the more intimate details of the day to day business dealings of
the firm and how it takes each and every person at Taylor English
to make the entire firm the success it continues to be. Whether it
is checking for conflicts of interests amongst peers, checking on
the paralegals’ workloads, or checking in with a client with a
personal touch – each of these components make all the difference
for a firm that is not only successful, but is successful in
working together.

An important aspect I touched on during the class was the
importance of talking through the billing process with your
clients. In a world where there are so many moving pieces, we all
are bound to fall short, forget, or overlook a line item on an
email or letter. Making sure you have taken the time to talk with
your clients and explain how billing works and what they should
expect will make all the difference during your working
relationship. It is also imperative to be specific as to what your
relationship with your client will look like going forward

It was great to hear the feedback on how other attorneys at
Taylor English make these personal touches and ensure they are
clear with their clients in a way that works for them. While we are
all different in how we might approach a client, deal, etc., we are
unified in the mission of being a purpose driven law firm that
requires an excellence in teamwork to continue to be

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