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Get Ready: EmpowerLegal Offers Lawyers a New Way to Prep Clients

Review | Clients feel a lot of stress when prepping for testimony. EmpowerLegal's proprietary video content helps you train them to perform better under pressure.

Jared Correia - August 22, 2018

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

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 that I’m far more impressed with the new developments in ...

Jared Correia - July 12, 2018

False Starts: 5 Misconceptions About Starting a Law Firm

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 choice to move forward with launching is ...

Jared Correia - June 28, 2018
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Throwing Lampshade: Getting Better in Social Situations

I know very few attorneys who are really comfortable networking. I think that’s true of most businesspeople. Even those who are naturally outgoing tend to clam up once an otherwise purely social situation acquires a business networking aspect. ...

Jared Correia - April 26, 2018
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10 Things I Hate About the Little Things Lawyers Do

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 and small firm lawyers for years now and I need an outlet, ...

Jared Correia - March 22, 2018
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Flight Restriction: How Law Firms and the TSA Struggle with Security

Law firms aren’t great at customer service. Spoiler alert: Neither is the TSA. Indeed, even where law firms are less likely to be gropey, there are similarities between the two. The TSA’s problem is that it is trying to enforce a robust ...

Jared Correia - February 20, 2018
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All Things Must Pass: ZokuVault Keeps It Organized

ZokuVault is a virtual safety deposit box for estate planning information. Which makes sense, because all the things people used to place in safety deposit boxes are now mostly virtual items: bank accounts are electronic, so are documents. The ...

Jared Correia - December 13, 2017
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Arch Villain: 5 Business Lessons from ‘The Founder’

Have you seen the new Michael Keaton movie where he plays a bad guy? No, I’m not talking about his excellent turn as the Vulture (probably the best recent Marvel movie villain) in the latest Spiderman movie. Did you see him as Ray Kroc in "The ...

Jared Correia - November 2, 2017

Fat Stacks: How Much Does It Cost to Start a Law Firm?

Do you have $500? Good. You’re the proud owner of a new law firm! (Seriously, congratulations.) Thanks mostly to the spate of technology advances made possible by cloud services, it is cheaper to practice law than ever before, because lawyers ...

Jared Correia - June 14, 2017
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CRM of the Crop: Lexicata Represents a Step Forward in Client Intake

Until recently, law firms have had to rely on generic business software for managing customer relations, including intake. Salesforce is the longtime leader in that category. Starting with Avvo’s release of Ignite, however, law firm-specific ...

Jared Correia - April 13, 2017