Cosgrove Associates Inc.

Cosgrove Associates Inc.
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Cosgrove Associates has been providing management systems and profitability plans to the legal industry for more than 25 years.

Offering services in all areas of law firm office management, Toronto-based Cosgrove Associates assists law firms with human resources, law office administration, facilities management, marketing co-ordination, and financial management.

Its office administration services include track docketing, billing, collections, client retention, and referrals.

In addition, it offers profitability assessments and management, strategic planning and implementation, and assistance with compensation systems.

Cosgrove Associates offers long-term part-time management services, management for special projects, and interim management services.

The AdvocateDaily.com sources for Cosgrove Associates are president Mark Dormer and associate Catherine Moffitt.

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Company retreats can add value to law firm

Workplace retreats can be a valuable tool when building an efficient, profitable law firm, says Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer, president of Cosgrove Associates Inc. Read more

Associate marketing can ensure long-term success

New associates need to develop a marketing strategy to grow their clientele and attract clients suited to their expertise, says Catherine Moffitt , an associate with legal practice management specialists Cosgrove Associates. Read more

Long-term, involved engagement key to profit planning success

While almost any law firm can benefit from profitability improvement planning, Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer says there are specific indicators that should prompt owners to take immediate action. Read more

Interim office manager more involved than consultant: Moffitt

An interim office manager can bring more to the table than a consultant for law firms seeking help with daily operations, says Catherine Moffitt , an associate with legal practice management specialists Cosgrove Associates. Read more

Choosing the right accounting software for your firm

With new accounting products entering the market, Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer says there are several factors to consider before choosing a program for your law firm. Read more

Equity, diversity now compliance issues for law firms

Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are now compliance issues for Ontario law firms, says Catherine Moffitt , an associate with legal practice management specialists Cosgrove Associates. Read more

Job candidates want to know what sets a law firm apart

When law firms are looking to hire top talent, it can be as much a sales exercise as it is a recruitment process, Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Effective communications in law firms can enhance client experience

Open communication not only establishes trust and confidence among team members, it also allows lawyers and legal staff to work together cohesively and enable better client service, says Catherine Moffitt , an associate at legal practice management specialists Cosgrove Associates . Read more

Preparation for LSO audit should happen long before notice given

If law firms take a proactive approach to record-keeping protocols, a Law Society of Ontario (LSO) spot audit will be much less disruptive and stressful, Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Eliminate productivity blockers to boost profitability: Part 2

Productivity blockers are inhibiting law firms' profitability and efficiency, Catherine Moffitt , an associate at legal practice management specialists Cosgrove Associates , tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Eliminate productivity blockers to boost profitability: Part 1

Catherine Moffitt , an associate with legal practice management specialists Cosgrove Associates , is on a mission to eliminate law firms’ productivity blockers. Read more

Meeting the challenges of small and mid-sized law firms

Small and medium-sized law firms have to be especially nimble and forward thinking in dealing with the challenges of today’s legal services environment, says Mark Dormer, owner and president of Cosgrove Associates Inc. Read more

Keeping law firms on track: the monthly meeting

Boosting profitability and efficiency is a key concern for law firms, but many initially resist committing to a process that could dramatically improve their financial situation, says Toronto legal management consultant Catherine Moffitt of Cosgrove Associates Inc. Read more

Keeping finances up to date each month eases tax time

With the deadline for filing personal income taxes fast approaching, it’s a good time for lawyers to think about the importance of keeping their firm’s financial house in order, Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Cosgrove: keeping the flow of law offices productive

As the eldest of four children, Catherine Moffitt of Cosgrove Associates always understood the value of resourcefulness and strong organization skills. Read more