Daily Dispatch


The Friday Five

Artificial Intelligence for Legal Marketers

By | Jan.05.18 | No Comments

Several pundits declared 2017 “the year of artificial intelligence,” and with good reason. AI has entered our lives in so many ways, from how we interact with our phones to Amazon knowing what we’re likely …Continue reading »


Ask the Experts

Law Firm Website Trends to Watch in 2018

By | Jan.04.18 | 1 Comment

What website design and marketing trends will be worth your investment this year? We asked five experts, “What do you foresee as the biggest trends for law firm websites in 2018 — and what’s worth paying …Continue reading »


WEBSITE DESIGN TRENDS

Forecasting Top Website Design Trends for Law Firms in 2018

By | Jan.04.18 | No Comments

A couple of years ago, I wrote an Attorney at Work post on the top trends for law firm websites. The world of web development has seen some major changes since then. Today, it is …Continue reading »


Trend-Spotting: Mobile Use

Does Your Law Practice Need an App?

By | Jan.03.18 | No Comments

At least 77% of Americans own a smartphone. They spend, on average, two hours and 51 minutes per day on these smartphones. That’s a lot of people and a lot of time. The data also show …Continue reading »


Marketing Trend-Spotting

Client-Driven Content Is the Year’s Breakout Hit

By | Jan.02.18 | No Comments

Too often, “client-focused” content translates as “let me tell you what you need,” followed by “please don’t interrupt, I’m still talking.” One of the most exciting trends in law firm marketing is client-driven content — …Continue reading »


Friday Fit Five

Five Best Fit Tips to Take into the New Year

By | Dec.29.17 | No Comments

Now is the time that we reflect on our successes and failures of the past year — both professionally and personally — and plan for the upcoming year, setting goals for ourselves, our firms and …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth!

What’s Your Theme Word for 2018? Looking Back and Looking Ahead

By | Dec.28.17 | No Comments

This time last year, many of us were anxious for 2016 to end. But instead of smooth sailing ahead, I feel like the universe started 2017 by saying, “Hold my beer” and it has spun …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Things That Slow Growth in a Law Firm

By | Dec.27.17 | No Comments

Many lawyers who own their own firms are frustrated by a lack of growth compared to other firms. I often hear “It’s too hard,” “That firm has a secret sauce,” “They get better cases” or …Continue reading »


Practice Management

Four Productivity Building Blocks of Effective, Efficient and Happy Lawyers

By | Dec.26.17 | 1 Comment

Recently I posed this question to lawyers: “Why are you at the office until 10 p.m.?” Working late from time to time is an unavoidable consequence of being a lawyer. Still, many lawyers fail to structure …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Try a Little Tenderness

By | Dec.22.17 | No Comments

Seven years ago this month, Attorney at Work was born — unfurling the prospect of hundreds and hundreds of daily posts on law practice management issues of every variety. It was early days and the …Continue reading »