The Friday Five

Best Collaboration Tool? It All Depends

By | Sep.18.15 | 1 Comment

There are so many ways to collaborate now, with a plethora of helpful technology tools to choose from, based on your needs or wants. However, I default to email and phone calls if I don’t …Continue reading »

Easy as 1-2-3

5 Ways Support Staff Are Instrumental to Your Practice

By | Jul.23.15 | No Comments

For every attorney-paralegal relationship that is built on a foundation of mutual respect and admiration, there are several razed under constant consternation, engendered by a sense of entitlement on the lawyer’s part. For every long-standing …Continue reading »

A Curmudgeon's Perspective

Project Management Basics: A Refresher for Lawyers

By | Jan.22.14 | 2 Comments

The recent Attorney at Work compilation about time management and productivity (“A Matter of Time: Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers“) got me thinking about how lawyers are drawn to chasing new trends and …Continue reading »

Mastering Client Care

Turning the Tiger: How to Handle the Aggressive Client

By | Jan.07.14 | 2 Comments

When you are paid to argue for a living, it’s pretty much a given that your job description will encompass some teeth-gnashing, hand-wringing and good old-fashioned tantrum-throwing. But even though a lawyer’s world can be …Continue reading »


Project Management Apps: A Fresh Look

By | May.28.13 | 3 Comments

Last summer we began our journey toward an automated, money-printing practice when we discussed how to use project management apps to manage your practice and your people. Pardon me while I make the assumption that your firm …Continue reading »

Questions for Management

How Can You Keep the Best People?

By | Mar.26.13 | 1 Comment

Question: Turnover is a constant problem at our firm. Professional staff, paralegals—even associates—leave for neighboring firms, no matter how much money is thrown at them to stay. The latest was the head of IT. The partners …Continue reading »


Law Practice Management Software: A Scheduled Tickler

By | May.31.12 | 7 Comments

Busy lawyers have precious little time to spend monitoring technology upgrades for their practices—though the pay-off in efficiency savings can be worth the trade-off. This is especially the case with law practice management software. While these …Continue reading »

Use Project Management Apps to Manage People, Part Two

Project Management and Your Law Practice Management Software

By | May.02.12 | 6 Comments

In part one of this series on how to use project management software to manage people, Brett Owens started simple with some easy-to-use, off-the-shelf apps—Workflowy and Basecamp. In part two, Brett shows us how delegation and …Continue reading »


Use Project Management Apps to Manage People

By | Apr.25.12 | 5 Comments

Sure there are plenty of project management apps to keep us on task, personally. But can project management software be used for managing others, too? In “Project Management: Easy as 1-2-3,” Brett Owens highlighted products to help …Continue reading »

Project Management Software: Easy as 1-2-3

By | Feb.27.12 | 3 Comments

Legal project management has become a bit of a buzz term in recent years, but what exactly does “LPM” entail? Do you really need a stable of Gantt charts to run your law practice efficiently, …Continue reading »