Law Practice Management


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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 »


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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 »


Smokeball Spotlight

Getting Serious About Your Solo or Small Firm

By | Jul.22.15 | No Comments

Running a small law firm is no easy feat. Aside from the fact that law school gives you little in the way of business or technology skills, there’s also the small matter of spending the …Continue reading »


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20 Tips to Empower Your Law Firm

By | Jul.21.15 | No Comments

At the American Bar Association’s annual GPSolo National Solo and Small Firm Conference, practice management experts Peggy Gruenke and Alan Klevan presented “60 Practice Empowerment Tips in 60 Minutes” —  focused on the nuts-and-bolts of running …Continue reading »


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Staying Alive: 4 Ways to Survive the New Normal

By | Jul.20.15 | No Comments

It gets to be a bit much, all the chatter about the legal profession changing at the speed of light. Even if it is transforming into something quite great — I know, maybe it is and maybe …Continue reading »


SUMMER HOW-TO SERIES

Practice Management Tips: Easy as 1-2-3

By | Jul.16.15 | No Comments

Okay, we’re a bit obsessed with numbers at Attorney at Work. (You have seen “The Friday 5,” right?) As of July 1, we figure our expert contributors have written more than 1,150 original posts since our 2011 launch. That’s “one really good idea …Continue reading »


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The Great Email Clean Out 2015

By | Jul.14.15 | 2 Comments

One of the downsides of traveling is that email keeps coming in while you’re gone. Although I had an awesome time doing The Undeniable Tour earlier this year and speaking at the Ungagged conference in London, my inbox turned …Continue reading »