Innovation


Friday Five

Must-Go Events for Big Ideas in 2015

By | Jan.16.15 | No Comments

One of the first things we do at the start of a new year is open up our calendar and plug in the dates for conferences most likely to deliver the big ideas. We’ve poured over the sessions and speaker bios …Continue reading »


Enterprising Lawyer

Douglas Sorocco, Enterprising Lawyer

By | Oct.28.14 | 1 Comment

Who are these “enterprising lawyers”? Actually, they are easy to spot. Look for the more engaged and happier lawyers in the crowd. Deeply invested in the power of the work they do for their clients, …Continue reading »


Five for the Future

By | Oct.24.14 | No Comments

The College of Law Practice Management’s 2014 Futures Conference gathered more than 100 of the world’s leading authorities on the evolving practice of law at Suffolk University Law School in Boston and set them to …Continue reading »


2014 InnovAction Award Winners Announced

By | Oct.23.14 | No Comments

InnovAction Awards were presented to law firm Higgs & Sons and the Legal OnRamp Fellowship at last week’s 2014 Futures Conference in Boston. The College of Law Practice Management presents InnovAction Awards to recognize lawyers, …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Lessons from Hackcess to Justice

By | Aug.15.14 | 2 Comments

At “Hackcess to Justice” last week in Boston, lawyers and developers spent two days hacking away at a “technological-enabled solution” to improve access to justice. Sponsored by the ABA Journal and hosted by Suffolk Law School in …Continue reading »


Ralph Pais, Enterprising Lawyer

By | Aug.11.14 | No Comments

Who are these “enterprising lawyers”? Actually, they are easy to spot. Look for the more engaged and happier lawyers in the crowd. Deeply invested in the power of the work they do for their clients, …Continue reading »


Practice Innovation

Want to Avoid Irrelevance? Put Data to Work

By | May.26.14 | No Comments

At LexThink 2014, Gwynne Monahan started her six-minute speech on the given theme, “The End of Irrelevance,” with a creative analogy: Strawberry Pop-Tarts. What does the iconic breakfast pastry have to do with your law practice? You …Continue reading »


Five Reasons You Should Care About “NewLaw”

By | May.16.14 | 4 Comments

You’ve heard the buzzword. You’ve seen the hashtag. And perhaps you’ve found yourself asking, at some point, “Just what is ‘NewLaw’? More importantly, why should I be remotely interested in it?” Having recently set out to catalog dozens …Continue reading »


The Money-Making Proposition

By | Apr.22.14 | No Comments

It’s simple math, actually. You can fiddle around with yearly billables expectations, “pieces of the pie” and annual hourly rate adjustments — and even stop stocking free coffee in the break room. But your ability …Continue reading »


Five Questions About Fixed Fees You’re Afraid to Ask

By | Mar.21.14 | 6 Comments

All it takes is a quick eye-popping view of Riverview Law’s television campaign to understand the disruptive force of this InnovAction Award-winning U.K. firm. For law firms stuck on the billable hour, it’s likely to be …Continue reading »