Ron Baker is a true expert on the billing methods and profitability of professional services firms. He's written numerous books on alternative billing and is a speaker in high demand. Every single lawyer in private practice should read his recent essay on Recession-proofing Your Firm. Stories of law firm layoffs are in the legal press every day now. But coping with a recession is more than cutting costs or cutting staff. Read Ron's suggestions for positive proactive change. You don't have to attend a conference or pay Ron a consulting fee for these ideas. Just click on the link and read.