Money


Do's and Don'ts

Money Management Tips for New Associates

By | Jan.17.18 | No Comments

Congratulations! You survived law school, passed the bar and got a job. By now you’re somewhat settled in. Some partners have learned your name, and you’ve received a few paychecks. So, what will you do with …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth!

When to Raise Your Rates

By | Jan.15.18 | No Comments

How do you make more money? The two obvious ways are work more hours or charge more money. Toward the end of last year, I was debating whether I should raise my rates and, if so, …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 »


The Friday Five

Five Tax Benefits to Working From a Home Office

By | Nov.24.17 | No Comments

Some lawyers choose to limit overhead by working from home. They may arrange for supplemental virtual services and conference room access. While not every practice area may lend itself to working from home, technology has …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Ways to Prioritize Your Legal Tech Investments (and Get the Most Bang for Your Buck)

By | Nov.17.17 | No Comments

Law firms are under constant pressure to adopt new, improved technology so they can increase productivity and provide better client service. Yet budgets rarely increase with the speed of technology changes. With so many technology …Continue reading »


LawPay Product Spotlight

LawPay Has the Tools You Need to Run Your Business

By | Nov.16.17 | No Comments

We know you’re not just practicing law—you’re running a business. Along with providing proven online payment technology that correctly separates earned and unearned fees and protects your IOLTA account, LawPay also gives you the business insights you …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth!

Disrespectful Clients Don’t Get to Stay Clients

By | Nov.15.17 | No Comments

You know what feels good? Firing a client. My firm was hired to help a client with multiple applications for registering their intellectual property. We tell every client there’s no guarantee that we’ll be able to …Continue reading »


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 »


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 »