Daily Dispatch


The Friday Five

Five Ways to Prioritize Your Legal Tech Investments (and Get the Most Bang for Your Buck)

By | Nov.17.17 | No Comments

Law firms are under constant pressure to adopt new, improved technology so they can increase productivity and provide better client service. Yet budgets rarely increase with the speed of technology changes. With so many technology …Continue reading »


Social Media Marketing Tips

Lawyers and LinkedIn Skills and Endorsements

By | Nov.16.17 | No Comments

With more than 500 million members in 200 countries, LinkedIn continues to be the dominant social networking site for lawyers. Research from Greentarget confirms its use by 73 percent of in-house counsel for professional reasons. The …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth!

Disrespectful Clients Don’t Get to Stay Clients

By | Nov.15.17 | No Comments

You know what feels good? Firing a client. My firm was hired to help a client with multiple applications for registering their intellectual property. We tell every client there’s no guarantee that we’ll be able to …Continue reading »


YOUR FINANCIAL RESOLUTIONS

Three Smart Year-End Money Moves

By | Nov.14.17 | No Comments

Think back 10 or 11 months … remember your New Year’s financial resolutions? Save more, spend less, be smarter with taxes, and construct a succession plan for your practice — we all made them. Then, …Continue reading »


Getting Clients

What’s Really Wrong With Your Law Firm’s Website?

By | Nov.13.17 | No Comments

It really doesn’t matter how much money and time go into your law practice’s website. You’ll likely always be left wondering if it is actually doing the job you need it to do — and …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

E-Signatures in Adobe PDFs

By | Nov.10.17 | No Comments

A few years ago, I interviewed Mike Dillon, general counsel at Adobe Systems. Dillon chuckled over how, before coming to Adobe, he’d had to sign stacks of documents each week using “wet ink” (his words). During the …Continue reading »


On Balance

Ethically Outsourcing Social Media Management

By | Nov.08.17 | No Comments

It’s a given that you need to delegate or outsource some tasks if you want to grow as a firm. There are only so many hours in a day, and if you try to do …Continue reading »


Get to the Point!

The Death of Capitalization

By | Nov.07.17 | No Comments

It started with the iPod, the iPad and the iPhone. Capital letters appeared in places they never appeared before. Grammar rules call for capitalizing proper names, but now the correct reference to some brands calls …Continue reading »


Business Development

Five Tips for Keeping Referrals Flowing

By | Nov.06.17 | No Comments

Lawyers often pursue new clients at the expense of servicing and marketing to existing clients. This is a mistake. It’s also a mistake to pursue new referral sources at the expense of your existing referral …Continue reading »


Spotlight on the Future

Running With the Experts: Takeaways From the 2017 Futures Conference

By | Nov.03.17 | No Comments

Last week in Atlanta, the College of Law Practice Management’s (COLPM) 2017 Futures Conference, “Running With the Machines,” explored the current state of artificial intelligence in law practice — and provided a glimpse into the future. We asked College …Continue reading »