The Friday Five

The Friday Five

Efficiency Killers in Your Law Firm

By | Dec.04.15 | 1 Comment

Your firm’s main phone line rings and you reach to pick it up. It’s force of habit. But if you’re a partner, it can lead to lower profits for your firm. The difference between a thriving …Continue reading »

The Friday Five

Get Visible: Five Tips for Effective Legal Marketing

By | Nov.13.15 | No Comments

I’ve tried working harder, and I’ve tried working smarter. After years of both, it’s easy to tell which works better. Yet so many lawyers I know suffer from tunnel vision while performing work for clients, …Continue reading »

The Friday Five

Five (Cheap) Marketing Tips from LMA Technology West

By | Oct.23.15 | No Comments

The annual Legal Marketing Association Technology Conference/West is the equivalent of the State of the Union for law firm marketers. It’s a hands-on, application-oriented meeting with presentations from those at the top of their fields. Many …Continue reading »

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Five Things I Loved at the 2015 Futures Conference

By | Oct.16.15 | No Comments

Once a year, the College of Law Practice Management meets at its Futures Conference to induct new fellows into the College and discuss issues of importance to the delivery of legal services. This year’s meeting …Continue reading »

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Five Ways to Polish Off 2015

By | Oct.02.15 | No Comments

Getting it done. That’s where good ideas can fall short. Making a list of action items is one thing. It’s another to start — and finish — checking those items off. Earlier this year, our team rounded …Continue reading »

Friday Five+ Tech Tips

Must-Have Tech Tools to Start Up a Law Practice

By | Sep.25.15 | No Comments

What’s the “bare minimum” technology a lawyer needs to start up a solo law practice today? For this month’s Friday 5+ Tech Tips, we asked the practice management experts for their best advice for startups. Jim …Continue reading »

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Best Collaboration Tool? It All Depends

By | Sep.18.15 | 1 Comment

There are so many ways to collaborate now, with a plethora of helpful technology tools to choose from, based on your needs or wants. However, I default to email and phone calls if I don’t …Continue reading »

Friday Fit Five

Five Healthy Ways to Relax

By | Sep.11.15 | No Comments

“Relax: re·lax (rəˈlaks/) v. make or become less tense or anxious.” Being tense and anxious can make you worried, uneasy, irritable, exhausted and even susceptible to illness, including diabetes, heart disease, obesity, gastrointestinal ailments and depression. …Continue reading »

The Friday Five

How to Give Tough Feedback

By | Sep.04.15 | 1 Comment

I once worked with a midlevel manager who, when advised of someone’s shoddy work or bad behavior, would inevitably respond with a simple, “Okay, I’ll tell her.” And that was exactly what he would do: …Continue reading »