How do attorneys measure success?


When you go home at the end of a long week, how do you know if you were successful? There are various ways to measure success as an individual and as a business, but the true benchmark of value varies from person to person.

Avvo surveyed attorneys through our legal dashboard and posed the question, “How do you/ your firm measure success?” Of the 338 respondents, the majority of lawyers said the happiness of their clients was their hallmark of success.

Attorneys have a variety of responsibilities from day to day, but aiding their clients is ultimately the most important, and based on our data, the most meaningful.

How do you/your firm measure success? 60% number of happy clients, 15% net profit, 14% number of successful cases, 6% number of new clients

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