Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Marketing a Law Firm Closure

Perhaps it is a sign of the times, but in my travels around the Internet recently I came across two law firms that have or are closing.

According to the site of Chicago-based Askounis & Borst, P.C., the firm no longer offers legal services as of March 2008. "The firm is, however, continuing to operate for the purpose of collecting assets, addressing payment of obligations, and finalizing all business matters. A professional staff has been assembled, and is executing a plan for this wind down process."

Leading partners have formed separate firms, Borst & Collins, LLC, and Askounis & Darcy PC.

After 80 years of service, Chicago-based Schwartz Coooper "discontinued the practice of law" on July 14, 2008. Attorneys have gone to four different firms listed on the former firm's web site.

So as we see, an ending represents a new beginning. For attorneys or legal marketers who are wondering how to handle the announcement of a law firm closure, these firms offer some guidance.

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