Law Practice Management


Struggle for Work-Life Balance, Part 3

Technology Can Be Your Ticket to a Profitable, Well-Balanced Law Practice (Or Not)

By | May.08.18 | No Comments

In “Why Lawyers Really Struggle for Work-Life Balance,” I listed six steps to building a practice that runs smoothly and allows you to have a life: 1) acquire better management skills; 2) implement better technology; 3) create …Continue reading »


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Don’t Derail Your Career with Malpractice from Missed Deadlines

By | Apr.27.18 | No Comments

You have an 80 percent chance of a malpractice suit, according to the ABA. Find out how to beat the odds. Have you ever awoken in the middle of the night in a cold sweat because …Continue reading »


Work-Life Balance, Part 2

Lawyers’ Struggle for Work-Life Balance: Managing Your Business

By | Apr.03.18 | No Comments

In “Why Lawyers Really Struggle for Work-Life Balance,” I listed six steps to building a practice that runs smoothly and allows you to have a life: 1) acquire better management skills; 2) implement better technology; …Continue reading »


Managing

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 »


How to Have a Successful Firm and a Successful Life

Why Lawyers Really Struggle for Work-Life Balance

By | Feb.28.18 | No Comments

Link Christin recently posted a fine article titled “Shoot for a Realistic Work-Life Balance in 2018.” While he does a nice job presenting practical steps you can take right now, when many firms are “shifting away …Continue reading »


Managing

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 »


On Balance

Your Law Practice Renovation, Part 2

By | Feb.08.18 | No Comments

In last month’s post, “Kick Off the New Year with a Practice Renovation,” we discussed starting the year with a renewed ethics drive and addressing common problem areas like advertising, insurance and file closures. Picking …Continue reading »


On Balance

Kick Off the New Year With a Law Practice Renovation, Part 1

By | Jan.08.18 | No Comments

In my December post, “A Pre-Year-End Checklist for Solos and Small Firms,” we ran through the major systems of a law practice and took stock of concerns to attend to in the new year. (If you …Continue reading »


Ask the Experts

Law Firm Website Trends to Watch in 2018

By | Jan.04.18 | No Comments

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 »


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 »