Lawlytics

BLOG

windows logo key

Outlook’s InfoBar: Under Your Nose, at Your Command

Microsoft Outlook’s Message InfoBar is often overlooked. That’s unfortunate because it’s a wellspring of, well, info! Vivian Manning has tips for understanding what the InfoBar does and how to use it to save time and clicks.

Originally published May 27, 2022
Last updated June 7, 2022
0 0 0
better listening

Lawyers Suck at Listening: Three Ways to Turn It Around

Annie Little says lawyers are terrible listeners. Is that the reputation you want? Three ways to turn it around. Better Listening. Oh, don’t act so shocked. You know it’s true. Even if you’re an exceptionally sensitive lawyer, you’re still stuck dealing with other lawyers. And you’re not exactly a fan of being cut off, condescended […]

Originally published May 27, 2022
Last updated June 15, 2022
0 5 0
taking notes in meetings

Tech Tips: Best Note-Taking Apps and Tactics

For our new Friday Five+ Tech Tips, we’ve invited a dream team of law practice technology experts to tell us their best advice for tackling the everyday tech quandaries that plague us all, to help your practice run just a bit more smoothly. The first question: “What’s your favorite tech tip for taking notes in meetings — and using […]

Originally published May 27, 2022
Last updated June 8, 2022
0 6 0
calculator and dollar bill law firm benefits

Understanding Your Law Firm’s Employee Benefits and Perks

If you’re an associate or other employee at a law firm, you want to make sure you’re taking full advantage of the benefits your firm offers. And if you’re a partner in a smaller firm, you should be aware of what employees will be expecting from your firm … or their next firm. So dust off that employee benefits packet, or unearth the PDF HR emailed to you, and let’s examine a few common benefits and perks.

Originally published May 27, 2022
Last updated June 3, 2022
0 0 0
project management tools

Project Management Tools for Attorneys

Nicole Clark | Project management tools can help with the ongoing, chaotic, unpredictable workflows that come with practicing law. Here are five tools to consider for the task.

Originally published May 27, 2022
Last updated June 5, 2022
0 0 0
macs for lawyers

Lawyers Who Use Macs: Why They Do It and How

In Part One of this "all-Mac" series, "Still Want an All-Mac Law Office?," we talked about what you need — hardware, software, cloud services and more — and how you can get your Mac law office going. For Part Two, I reached out to four of the most prolific and proficient Mac-using lawyers to ask how they run their practices on a Mac, so you can benefit from their insights. ... ... READ THE Q&A's

Originally published May 27, 2022
Last updated June 13, 2022
0 5 0

Five Ways a Sabbatical Can Help You Assess Retirement

Camille Stell explains the power of a sabbatical. Here's how taking one can help you begin to consider life after the law.

Originally published May 27, 2022
Last updated June 3, 2022
0 2 0
silicon valley in-house counsel

5 Tips on Working with Silicon Valley In-House Counsel

Laura Ernde | Takeaways from the LMA panel featuring Dama Brown, Jordan Coleman, Farschad Farzan, and Lam Nguyen.

May 27, 2022 0 1 0
fight song

What’s Your Fight Song?

The right tune can propel you into that game-face headspace you need to swagger into the courtroom or a pitch meeting with a winner's mindset.

Originally published May 27, 2022
Last updated June 9, 2022
0 1 0
checklist law firm management

Five Checklists to Make Your Law Practice More Efficient and Profitable

Processes are the means by which we get things done, and checklists can keep us on top of what needs to get done. That’s why pilots, surgeons and astronauts use checklists extensively. They help eliminate the fear of forgetting something important. When you set up a new client file, end a client matter or do any number of common law practice tasks, you have a standard process. It's most likely in your head, though, and not well documented. Checklists are great tools for making sure you are completing the routine processes in your practice without mistakes. They'll also save you time, especially if you want to delegate certain tasks. So let's get some of these processes out of your head ... READ THE REST

Originally published May 27, 2022
Last updated June 7, 2022
0 1 0
envelope

Welcome to Attorney at Work!

Sign up for our free newsletter.

x

All fields are required. By signing up, you are opting in to Attorney at Work's free practice tips newsletter and occasional emails with news and offers. By using this service, you indicate that you agree to our Terms and Conditions and have read and understand our Privacy Policy.