By all measures, 2004 is likely to see an uptick in growth and profitability for law firms. As the economy rebounds, firms with highly effectively practice groups will yield greater benefits than those with less effective groups. We know this from experience.
Now is the time to evaluate your practice groups to ensure maximum effectiveness. Following are two sets of questions that should be asked by senior leaders, practice group managers, and group members in the evaluation process. Candidly scoring each group’s report card will help you identify tactics and initiatives that should be implemented to enhance practice group performance.