Managing Your Legal Practice

These 5 Phrases Make You Sound Out of Touch

Words that may seem harmless can sow dissonance and create tension. Here are some alternatives.

Joan Feldman - June 14, 2024
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Here’s How to Show Clients You Don’t Really Care

Confronted with mountains of heart-shaped boxes and an avalanche of sweetheart sales, it's only natural for some to ponder, "Who loves ya, baby?"

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - February 11, 2024
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What’s in a Name? For Law Firms, Not Much

What does a legal consumer gain from a law firm name like Anderson & Jones? Nothing. Here's why all firms should be allowed to use a brand name.

Jared Correia - November 30, 2022
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Arch Villain: 5 Business Lessons from ‘The Founder’

Have you seen the new Michael Keaton movie where he plays a bad guy? No, I’m not talking about his excellent turn as the Vulture (probably the best recent Marvel movie villain) in the latest Spiderman movie. Did you see him as Ray Kroc in "The ...

Jared Correia - June 10, 2022
How Much Does It Cost to Start a Law Firm?

Do you have $500? Good. You’re the proud owner of a new law firm! (Seriously, congratulations.) Thanks mostly to the spate of technology advances made possible by cloud services, it is cheaper to practice law than ever before, because lawyers ...

Jared Correia - June 2, 2022
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10 Things I Hate About the Little Things Lawyers Do

Whenever you spend a bunch of time with a group of people (like your family … ahem), you’re bound to become annoyed with them, at least some of the time. I have worked closely with solo and small firm lawyers for years now and I need an outlet, ...

Jared Correia - May 22, 2022
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The Long Nine: Essential Software for the Modern Law Practice

Now, I’m not the sharpest tool in the machine shed, but even I’m not brave enough to try to build a buyer’s guide for law firm technology. In large part, that's because such a guide would be outdated as soon as it’s written down, a paper book ...

Jared Correia - April 2, 2022
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Make What You’re Worth: Utility of the Lawyer Fee Schedule

Lawyers are very secretive about their fees because, you know ... the NSA. Lawyers don’t post their fee structures to their websites, either, because, well, why would clients want to know that?

Jared Correia - March 17, 2022
What Clio’s 2nd Legal Trends Report Briefing Says About the State of the Legal Economy

Clio's latest briefing on its Legal Trends Report research is a snapshot of a time period unprecedented in modern history. Jared Correia has five takeaways, not for the faint of heart.

Jared Correia - June 25, 2020
Offline: Coronavirus Outbreak Has Become a Referendum on Remote Work

What happens when everybody stays home? Let's talk about the two scenarios law firms must address as they cope with crafting a coronavirus response plan.

Jared Correia - March 13, 2020
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