Discovering Your Audience and Where to Reach Them
Authored By: Candace Whitman
One of the most important steps to planning a marketing strategy is to identify your audience. By understanding who you are marketing to, you are able to tailor your marketing plan directly at them. Jay Harrington, author and owner of Harrington Communications, recently shared tips on how to identify your ideal client in an ar...
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Leader Emerges During COVID-19
When a third-year law student discovered a need, she went to work. Alyssa Leader created the COVID-19 Pro Bono Support ListServ to provide assistance to attorneys. There are two online forms – one for attorneys in need of help and one for law students and paralegals to sign up for a group email list. Leader then matches the volunteers with the opportuniti...
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Are Remote Jury Trials the Solution?
While our country continues to struggle with quarantine due to COVID-19, the civil justice system is perhaps contemplating the concept of remote jury trials. Could this idea work? If so, what logistical issues must be addressed?
In a recent op-ed on Law360, Attorneys Paula Hinton and Tom Melshimer opined that remote jury trials are NOT the solution to t...
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Meet Advocate Capital, Inc. Client Ryan McKeen and Andrew Garza
CEO and Chairman Michael J. Swanson interviewed Ryan McKeen and Andrew Garza of Connecticut Trial Firm about their experience as Advocate Capital, Inc. clients.
Attorneys McKeen and Garza share how Advocate Capital, Inc. helps them get the best resources for their cases, and the best results for their clients. Every time they take on a case, they commit t...
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Is this the New Normal? Working From Home?
Many of us have adjusted to what is being referred to as “the new normal” since COVID-19 hit its peak back in March. A great number of people were sent home to work, including myself. Although some companies have started sending their employees back to work due to the decreasing number of Coronavirus cases, other companies are playing it safe as long as p...
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Employee Spotlight: Katie Doolittle
Authored By: Lynn Malone
Katherine Doolittle joined the Credit team just over a year ago – on April 15, 2019. In that short time, Katie has become an invaluable member of our team. She is fully cross-trained and is therefore able to fill in whenever and wherever she’s needed within our team. Katie humbly and gracefully articulates our company’s core value...
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5 Things to Know About Planning for Retirement with Jeff East
Authored by: Ollie Lammers
Jeff East, certified financial planner through Raymond James and a member of the Advocate Capital, Inc. wealth management team, was interviewed Michael J. Swanson, author of “How David Beats Goliath: Access to Capital for Contingent-Fee Law Firms” about planning for your retirement.
He explains the four phases of retirement: Hon...
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Main Street Lending Program v. Payroll Protection Program
The Federal Reserve Board has announced they will soon be expanding the Main Street Lending Program. The move to expand the programs will allow small and mid-size businesses to apply for loans through participating banks until September 30, 2020. The Treasury Department will invest $75 billion into the program.
The Fed's move comes after many small and mi...
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How Lawyers Can Share Their Knowledge With Other Lawyers
Watch part 2 of our interview with Attorney Sean Claggett of Claggett & Sykes Law Firm as he sits down with CEO, Michael J. Swanson to discuss the ways lawyers can share their knowledge with other lawyers and learn from other lawyers. Click here to watch part 1 of the interview.
You can listen to the full interview on Mike’s podcast, The How David Bea...
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Advocate Capital’s 21st Anniversary
Authored by: Ollie Lammers
Since 1999, our mission has been to help law firms get even better results for their clients. This year we celebrate our 21st anniversary!
We are thankful for the opportunity to support our clients over the last 21 years. Plaintiff attorneys make the world a safer place for all of us and we are thankful to be able to support the...
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