Daily Dispatch


DOLLARS AND SENSE CHECKLIST FOR SOLOS

Just Passed the Bar: Want to Go Solo?

By | Mar.31.15 | No Comments

You’ve finished law school and passed the bar. Now the youthful energy that carried you through six, seven or eight years of higher education needs to focus on paying the bills. If you are like many …Continue reading »


Getting & Giving Referrals, Part 2

Nuts and Bolts of Getting and Giving Referrals

By | Mar.30.15 | No Comments

You’ve invested time and energy in creating a referral network, but building the network wasn’t an end in itself (see “Part 1: Get More Good Referalls for Your Law Practice“). The goal is getting and giving the …Continue reading »


Friday Five+ Tech Tips

Tech Tips: Best Note-Taking Apps and Tactics

By | Mar.27.15 | 2 Comments

For our new Friday Five+ Tech Tips, we’ve invited a dream team of law practice technology experts to tell us their best advice for tackling the everyday tech quandaries that plague us all, to help your practice run …Continue reading »


A Curmudgeon's Perspective

When You Find Yourself in a Hole

By | Mar.26.15 | 3 Comments

Editor’s Note: Catch up on all the crankiness in the “Curmudgeon’s Perspective” archives here. “I don’t know what to do!” he cried. “Now we’re forming committees to make decisions.” I had listened to his travails for the last year …Continue reading »


Law Firm Marketing

Getting Real: Four Social Media Lessons

By | Mar.25.15 | No Comments

Gabriel Cheong started his own law firm straight out of law school. One year later he purchased the law firm where he once interned. Now Gabriel runs Infinity Law Group while blogging, tweeting and marketing his firm. He’ll …Continue reading »


Technology In Practice

Five Tips for Running a Lean Law Practice

By | Mar.24.15 | No Comments

We’ve all seen how technology can help level the playing field, allowing smaller firms and solos to compete with larger rivals and scale quickly to meet clients’ needs. That’s good news for small firms and clients …Continue reading »


Get to the Point

Dictionary Betrayal

By | Mar.23.15 | No Comments

Of course you use a dictionary when you don’t know the meaning of a word. But you might have to pay attention to context to figure out which definition applies and whether it’s the right …Continue reading »


Friday Fit Five

Five Ways Your Smartphone Can Keep You Healthy

By | Mar.20.15 | 1 Comment

That iPhone or Android in your pocket already does nearly everything but wash the car. So why not apply your smartphone’s smarts to getting and keeping a healthy glow? Today, lawyer and certified health coach …Continue reading »


Play to Win

What Is Your Brand?

By | Mar.19.15 | 2 Comments

Recently, a lot of attention has been given to branding — branding a law firm, branding a practice area or branding an individual lawyer. Yet some lawyers still think a brand is a logo, the …Continue reading »


Getting & Giving Referrals, Part 1

Get More Good Referrals for Your Law Practice

By | Mar.18.15 | 1 Comment

What lawyer doesn’t like getting a good referral? The potential client’s matter fits your practice, and he’s heard good things about you from the person who sent him over. So what are you doing now to …Continue reading »