Most small and solo law firms are working with financial statements that don’t give them the information they need to make informed business decisions. Here's a sample P&L for a law firm that looks like what I typically see.Originally published May 22, 2022
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, frankly. I can limit screen time for my kids if they piss me off, but there’s nothing I can do when trying to change the tactics of certain wayward lawyers — save for moral suasion, of which this writing is a part. As always, the idea is not solely to critique and cajole but to find a better way forward.Originally published May 22, 2022
Lawyers looking to make their content more visible should get much more aggressive about guest posting. Here’s how.Originally published May 22, 2022
In the past, law firms were known for sprawling offices, where even the most junior associates had their own private workspace. That changed as larger firms adopted standard-size offices, open floor plans and clustered workstations, and a growing cadre of lawyers — particularly solo practitioners — moved to shared offices. Prior to the pandemic, demand […]Originally published May 22, 2022
Nancy Slome | Why are lawyers afraid to write in the first person? Tips to punch up your LinkedIn Profile.Originally published May 22, 2022
There's nothing like in-person interaction to help build client relationships. From setup to follow-up, strategies for making the most of a client visit.Originally published May 22, 2022
Cybersecurity Trends Report | The number of law firms with cybersecurity policies and IRPs is far too low.Originally published May 22, 2022
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