Law Practice Management


Managing Product Review

A TechHit One-Two Punch: SimplyFile and MessageSave

By | Aug.26.15 | No Comments

One does not simply file messages in email … oh, wait. One does? Does one? The actual name of the application is SimplyFile? Alrighty, then. How TechHit Advances Your Outlook TechHit is a San Francisco company that builds applications …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

What Lawyers Need to Know about Online Reviews

By | Aug.21.15 | No Comments

Many law practices grow by traditional word-of-mouth, but it is tough to stay competitive if you don’t pay attention to the modern word-of-mouth — namely online reviews. According to a study Yodle recently conducted, three-quarters of consumers …Continue reading »


All Mac Practice, Part Two

Lawyers Who Use Macs: Why They Do It and How

By | Aug.20.15 | No Comments

In Part One of this “all-Mac” series, “Still Want an All-Mac Law Office?,” we talked about what you need — hardware, software, cloud services and more — and how you can get your Mac law …Continue reading »


All Mac Practice, Part 1

Still Want an All-Mac Law Office? What You Need and How You Can Do It

By | Aug.19.15 | 5 Comments

Three years ago, I wrote a primer for Attorney at Work on setting up an all-Mac law office. For this new two-part series, in addition to updating that earlier article here, I’ve reached out to four …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Sources for Professional Help in a Pinch

By | Aug.14.15 | No Comments

When you’re pressed for time, you may feel there aren’t enough people or hours to get everything done. You can’t do it all — but whether it’s administrative, marketing or legal work, professional help is available …Continue reading »


Easy as 1-2-3

3 Steps to More Referrals

By | Jul.30.15 | No Comments

What lawyer doesn’t like getting good referrals? The potential client’s matter fits your practice, and he’s heard good things about you from the person who sent him over. You can build a steady stream of referral …Continue reading »


Easy as 1-2-3

Beware the 4 Most Dangerous Outlook Features

By | Jul.29.15 | No Comments

Lurking in the shadows of your email routine are dangerous features that could jeopardize your law practice. Here are four that trip up even seasoned Microsoft Outlook users. 1. Auto-Complete You probably use the Auto-Complete feature every day, …Continue reading »


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The 1 Ultimate Answer to Tough Questions

By | Jul.27.15 | No Comments

I still remember my first day in torts class. Old man river, my respectable professor, called on me to analyze an opinion from some archaic case. “Ms. (unfortunately easy-to-pronounce maiden name), is this paragraph law …Continue reading »


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5 Ways Support Staff Are Instrumental to Your Practice

By | Jul.23.15 | No Comments

For every attorney-paralegal relationship that is built on a foundation of mutual respect and admiration, there are several razed under constant consternation, engendered by a sense of entitlement on the lawyer’s part. For every long-standing …Continue reading »


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6 Ways a Smartphone Makes You More Efficient

By | Jul.22.15 | No Comments

The proliferation of smartphones and tablets in the workplace has dramatically changed how business is conducted, and the legal profession is no exception. Nearly everyone has a mobile device, but how many of us use these …Continue reading »