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Leading the Way: Manuel Garcia-Linares on What Lawyers Want From Firm Leaders, the Pros of Going Remote, and Mental Health

Publisher: Daily Business Review
October 20, 2021

Manuel Garcia-Linares was featured in the Daily Business Review's Leading the Way column titled, "Manuel Garcia-Linares on What Lawyers Want From Firm Leaders, the Pros of Going Remote, and Mental Health." The weekly column interviews firm leaders in South Florida law firms regarding how they are navigating novel challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

When asked what the biggest lesson he has learned as a leader is Garcia-Linares responded, "I would say that continuing to be supportive of folks goes a long way. I think when your staff respects you and really enjoys working with you and sees that you're a supportive person that shows in that we've been able to retain our top talent and top staff."

He also discussed how the firm is expanding in Florida, "The number of wealthy clients moving south has increased because of the pandemic, so the family office and trusts and estates practice of the firm has continued to grow and expand in Florida with those moves. We've got a new real estate partner in the Miami office, and we've added a number of trusts and estates lawyers and international tax lawyers in Miami and West Palm Beach."

Read the full interview here.

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