Letter From the Editor
By Somita Basu
Somita Basu, Esq., is a founding principal and managing partner of the Santa Clara, Beverly Hills, and Las Vegas offices of Norton Basu LLP. Ms. Basu is currently the incoming Editor-In-Chief of The Practitioner, a quarterly publication distributed by the the California Lawyers’ Association’s Solo and Small Firm Section, where she is also serves on the Executive Committee. Ms. Basu is based out of the Santa Clara office and lives in the South Bay with her family.
As fall approaches and recent summer vacations seem like they were years ago, Solo and Small Firm practitioners across California buckle down for a big push of productivity before the year end festive season creeps up does its merry part in destroying office efficiency. It seems with every year that clients demand more with shorter turnaround times and more accuracy. What’s a Solo and Small Firm practitioner to do?
In this issue, our authors provide some insights in how to address the myriad challenges of practice management. Do you have employees? Shivani Sutaria addresses the issues that all employers should be aware of surrounding employee complaints and how to determine if an investigation is warranted.