Category Archives: legal loans

Pre-Settlement Attorney Loan and Post-Settlement Attorney Fee Funding Market?

The larger market, which provides loans and revolving lines of credit to law firms with a broad portfolio of cases that are in various stages of litigation, most of which are not yet settled. The smaller market, being post-settlements, where … Continue reading

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Trial law firms can accelerate cash flow

Successful trial attorneys focus on winning their cases – which is how it should be. But too often, this focus on the meat of their work leads them to overlook an important business task: managing their money in a way … Continue reading

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Alternative Litigation Finance in the U.S.: Where Are We and Where Are We Headed with Practice and Policy?

Great event that anyone involved or interested in the legal finance industry should attend. The RAND Institute for Civil Justice recently launched a research initiative to analyze and explore the convergence of law, finance, and capital markets in the United … Continue reading

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What is Post Settlement Funding?

Post settlement funding is when one purchases an assignment of the right to receive an assigned portion of the settlement proceeds in return for providing immediate receipt of settlement funds. Continue reading

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Trial Lawyers Lack Leverage

Trial Attorneys are caught in an endless cycle of interest free loans to their clients. Worse yet they are using after tax dollars to fund these interest free loans. Continue reading

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Industry Prospects In Recessionary Times

While the economy is in the midst of a recession Trial Lawyers are entering a sort of golden age. Statistically contingent fee lawyers have flourished during down times in our economy. During boom times juries are less sympathetic to the injured or wronged as they are feeling good and have sort of a get over it attitude and are less likely to award large awards. Continue reading

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Plaintiff Lawyers – Manage your business as well as you manage your cases.

Most trial lawyers should consider bringing in business expertise as their time is best spent litigating cases. You may be at a level that requires a full time CFO or just a part-time off-site CFO to manage your firm’s financial growth and cash flow management. You always hire experts to advise and help maximize your clients cases why not afford yourself the same benefit. Sometimes all you need is an expert to use as a sounding board as you deal with the challenges of an unstable market while other times you will may need outside expertise to guide your firm to the next level. Why waste your time and valuable resources on inefficient or nonexistent management? Challenge yourself, your firm to be a strong business first and power your practice to the next level. Continue reading

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