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10 Things I Hate About the Little Things Lawyers Do

By | Mar.22.18 | No Comments

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 …Continue reading »


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Flight Restriction: How Law Firms and the TSA Struggle with Security

By | Feb.20.18 | No Comments

The history of air travel in America is endlessly fascinating. And consider: All of that has been built up in just over 100 years. But it’s clear that what has had the largest effect on …Continue reading »


Managing: Product Review

All Things Must Pass: ZokuVault Keeps It Organized

By | Dec.13.17 | No Comments

ZokuVault is a virtual safety deposit box for estate planning information. (See, it says so right on the website.) Which makes sense, because all the things people used to place in safety deposit boxes are now …Continue reading »


Managing

Arch Villain: 5 Business Lessons from ‘The Founder’

By | Nov.02.17 | No Comments

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 …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Domo Arigato: How to Prepare for the Coming Robot Apocalypse

By | Sep.08.17 | No Comments

You’ll have heard by now that the robots are coming for you. First, they’ll take your job. Then, your home and family. Next, your car. And, just when you think it’s over, that’s when they …Continue reading »


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Fat Stacks: How Much Does It Cost to Start a Law Firm?

By | Jun.14.17 | No Comments

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 …Continue reading »


Managing

CRM of the Crop: Lexicata Represents a Step Forward in Client Intake

By | Apr.13.17 | No Comments

Legal technology has advanced light years over the span of the last decade-plus. And, as the originally successful innovators have had large corporations grow up around them, new innovators have started to poke around in …Continue reading »


Managing

Referral Madness! Stay on Top of Staying in Touch

By | Mar.23.17 | No Comments

This is something old-school lawyers say a lot: “Your best sources of referrals are your existing clients.” And, for word-of-mouth, referral-based law firms, it’s probably true that referrals from other lawyers or from existing clients are …Continue reading »


Managing

Shake Your Moneymaker: Get Paid in 2017

By | Jan.23.17 | No Comments

Lawyers and money do not go together like peas and carrots. Actually, let me rephrase that: Lawyers and talking about money do not go together like peas and carrots. Lawyers and managing money do not …Continue reading »


Managing

Clio’s First Trends Report Paints Alarming Picture of Solo and Small Law Practice

By | Dec.07.16 | No Comments

Law practice management software provider Clio released its first annual Legal Trends Report on October 17. The survey is a compilation of data aggregated from 40,000 Clio subscribers in the continental U.S. The data, representing …Continue reading »