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Seven Ways to Increase Law Firm Billable Hours

Can your firm honestly say it’s collecting all the billable time possible? Clio’s bombshell Legal Trends Report in September startled the industry by showing a dramatically lower number of billable hours as a percentage of hours worked than previously thought. So how can your firm increase billable hours? TimeSolv has been providing billing and timekeeping software since 1999, and after working with thousands of lawyers we’ve developed seven best practices to consider to make sure every hour possible is captured and billed accordingly.

Originally published May 26, 2022
Last updated June 9, 2022
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Your Emotions Rule How Effectively You Communicate

Our emotions are dynamic, changing all the time, and these changes are amplified by pressure and stress at work. Ignoring how we feel isn’t reliable or sustainable — or effective, given the tendency for our emotions to “leak” into conversations and interactions through the process of emotional contagion. A much better strategy is to recognize when and how emotions affect the way we communicate — how we speak, write and think.

Originally published May 26, 2022
Last updated June 16, 2022
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Why Do Lawyers Do It? The Benefits of Running

I’ve always been athletic, but I didn’t become a runner until law school. Since then, I’ve participated in a handful of races.

Originally published May 26, 2022
Last updated June 16, 2022
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Targeting an Industry Niche

Sally Schmidt | Worried about the pipeline? Marketing to an industry niche or subcategory can lead to substantial new business. Here are seven steps to build your expertise.

Originally published May 26, 2022
Last updated June 7, 2022
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Hybrid Worker Essential Gear

Analog Attorney | This list of hybrid worker essential gear will make the regular transition from the kitchen table to downtown as smooth as glass.

Originally published May 26, 2022
Last updated June 3, 2022
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Should You Sublet Office Space in Your Law Firm?

Many law firms are wondering what to do with their empty offices. Here are a few pros and cons to consider about subletting.

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Books Every Lawyer Must Read Before Opening a Law Firm

Nothing But the Ruth! | Beyond Foonberg, here are 25-plus books to get you thinking creatively about running your own law firm business.

Originally published May 26, 2022
Last updated June 1, 2022
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Where Do Lawyers Work Today? The Ethics and Acceptance of Working Remotely

On Balance | Megan Zavieh on the evolution of remote work from taboo to new normal, along with updated ethics rules regarding where lawyers work.

Originally published May 26, 2022
Last updated June 13, 2022
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