Law Firm Management


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 »


Six-Month Revenue Challenge

Clio’s 2017 Legal Trends Report Has Scary Lessons for All

By | Oct.30.17 | No Comments

Clio gets to see us with our pants off. With data on the billable and nonbillable activities of more than 60,000 lawyers, Clio sees what users of the practice management platform are doing on an everyday …Continue reading »


Thomson Reuters Product Spotlight

Three Basic Tips to Improve Your Law Firm Management

By | Oct.12.17 | No Comments

Let’s face it: You went to law school so you could serve your clients and your community, not so you could order toner for the office printer and print your invoices. But, what is your …Continue reading »


Funding Your Law Firm

Seven Words to Learn Before You Apply for Your Next Loan

By | Sep.07.17 | No Comments

Growing law firms need cash, but cash can get tight. All firms should have access to reserve cash, such as a line of credit, but applying for a loan can be nerve-wracking — especially when …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth!

Attorney Safety: Interview with Stephen Kelson

By | Aug.17.17 | 1 Comment

Earlier this year, I shared statistics about threats of violence made against attorneys. Stephen Kelson, a shareholder at Christensen & Jensen PC in Salt Lake City, focuses on commercial litigation, personal injury and mediation, but …Continue reading »


Critical Questions for Future Partners

Maybe You Should Pass Up That Partnership Offer (Really)

By | Aug.09.17 | No Comments

You’re in a small firm with one or more baby boomer senior partners, and they’ve just made you an offer of partnership. Congratulations. Maybe. Before you accept, there are lots of questions you should ask. Here …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

How to Win the War for Lateral Talent

By | May.26.17 | No Comments

Hiring lateral partners and groups is a key component of success in today’s competitive law firm market. And while large firms get all the headlines for key coups, smaller firms have both more to gain …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Tips to Improve Back-Office Processes

By | May.19.17 | No Comments

Are you contemplating streamlining, centralizing or outsourcing some or all of your law firm’s back-office functions? It’s an idea worth exploring. Improving basic processes and using the right technology can help you and your staff …Continue reading »


Exit Strategy

Leaving Your Law Firm: Who Can You Tell, and When?

By | Apr.18.17 | No Comments

So, you’ve decided to leave your firm. One of the first questions that likely comes to mind is whether — and when — you can tell clients, your firm, colleagues and staff. As it turns out, …Continue reading »


2016 REAL RATE REPORT

Best Way to Maximize Your Law Firm’s Profits

By | Mar.30.17 | 2 Comments

Analysis of a new report on $19.6 billion of approved legal department invoices reveals that to maximize firm profits, partners should focus on developing and retaining senior associates and providing clients with services in multiple …Continue reading »