Law Practice Management


Managing: Product Review

Straight Edge: The New Westlaw Is Defined by Deep Search, Data Analytics

By | Jul.12.18 | No Comments

The next Westlaw Next is here and it’s called Edge. I’m not entirely sure if that’s an homage to what Microsoft is now calling its browser. I imagine not — and let me tell you candidly …Continue reading »


Part Two

Secrets of Online Legal Marketing: Managing the Pipeline

By | Jul.12.18 | No Comments

You can spend thousands of dollars on marketing campaigns, but if you are not managing them well, you will waste a lot of money. In Part One, we talked about the basics of online legal marketing: …Continue reading »


False Starts: 5 Misconceptions About Starting a Law Firm

By | Jun.28.18 | No Comments

Making the decision to start a law firm is difficult. It’s nothing but nerve-wracking until you press start and you’re into it — without a safety net, and too busy to care about hypotheticals anymore. The …Continue reading »


Struggle for Work-Life Balance, Part 4

Systems and Procedures: Making Your Practice Work Well — Consistently

By | Jun.18.18 | No Comments

In “Why Lawyers Really Struggle with Work-Life Balance,” I gave six steps to building a practice that runs smoothly and allows you to have a life. We’ve covered the first two steps, improving management skills and technology …Continue reading »


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How to Make the Smartest Legal Technology Investment

By | May.30.18 | No Comments

An Essential Guide to Select the Right Law Practice Management Software for Your Firm We’ve all heard that lawyers are risk averse when it comes to technology. And it could be easy to draw that conclusion …Continue reading »


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 »