Practice Tips for Lawyers

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How Technology Helps Lawyers Build a Better Law Firm

2022-05-10T14:20:36-07:00March 14, 2022|Growing Your Law Firm, Managing Your Law Firm, Technology|

Each day, computers evolve, new software develops, and technology further ingrains itself into our society. Before 2020, the world was already technology-driven, but the pandemic accelerated that ten-fold as everyone transitioned to remote settings. Using computers, cloud-based applications, or digital software became the norm in a work-from-home setting. However, [...]

Finding Work-Life Balance During the Holidays

2021-11-16T10:01:57-08:00November 10, 2021|Managing Your Law Firm, Wellness|

What a crazy year we have had! This is especially true when you consider that this year’s craziness is stacked right on top of 2020’s own craziness. We are all, thankfully, working and very busy serving clients. However, we are also experiencing stress and fatigue at higher levels than ever before. Finding [...]

Communicating with Clients

2022-10-24T09:46:04-07:00September 17, 2021|Managing Your Law Firm, Managing Your Legal Clients|

I admit that I have a bit of an old-school approach to communication with clients. But we are progressing at lightning speed on alternative forms of communication that reach well beyond the old traditional snail-mail letters meticulously written on firm letterhead. I think we should be embracing both the old [...]

Are You Ready to Add an Associate or Legal Assistant?

2021-09-17T15:17:27-07:00September 17, 2021|Growing Your Law Firm|

Staffing your firm is a double-edged sword. The additional support is often vital to maintaining a healthy and profitable caseload.  Yet, the additional overhead and drain on assets that go with adding staff can seem overwhelming and intimidate the best of us. There is no doubt that a careful cost and benefit analysis is necessary when [...]

Selling Yourself to Potential Clients

2021-09-17T15:13:57-07:00September 17, 2021|Growing Your Law Firm|

No attorney likes to see themselves as a salesman. We are much too sophisticated and analytic for that. However, there are so many aspects of our professional life that require us to convince others to trust us and accept our view on issues that it is almost impossible to [...]

10 Tips to Start 2021

2021-09-17T15:13:00-07:00September 17, 2021|Growing Your Law Firm, Managing Your Law Firm|

Towards the end of every year, we should all look at what we have accomplished professionally over the previous months, evaluate, and make a game plan for our business in the coming year.  It seems like a simple enough concept. And yet it is a process that frequently gets [...]