Team Building 2017-09-21T18:51:47+00:00

Building the Perfect Team

Reflecting on How to Build Your Ideal Team

by Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney, CPA

Practice Development, Estate Planning, Probate Administration, Solo Firm Management, Small Firm Management, Attorney Coaching, Estate Systems, Trust Administration System, Probate Administration System, Strategic Planning, Trust Company Coaching, Trust Company Selling, Estate Planning System, Legal Sales, Law Firm Sales, Law Firm Team Tools, Law Firm Back Office Support

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When I began my career at my present firm back in 1992 my “team” consisted of me and one legal assistant. Today my team includes four attorneys, twelve support staff and another dozen or more outsourced contributors.

You won’t have to become a mega-firm, however. How you decide to build your team will be up to you. You may choose to outsource more of your back stage than I do. My practice systems back stage support might be an answer, as you’ll see in Chapter Nine.

Nevertheless, building an A+ team is necessary to provide A+ client service. To that end, allow me to review some hard-earned lessons I’ve accumulated over the years.

Don’t Make the Mistake of Hiring Mini-Me’s

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