Law Practice Management


Clio Product Spotlight

Clio’s Payment Solutions Save Lawyers Money

By | Jul.21.16 | No Comments

Clio’s built in credit card processing, Clio Payments, makes it easy for law firms to get paid. No other integrated payment system is easier to implement. Better still, Clio Payments is cheaper than any other payment …Continue reading »


Between Generations

Communicating with Baby Boomers: Best Practices

By | Jul.20.16 | No Comments

Recently I offered suggestions — aimed at Gen Xers and Baby Boomers — for improving communication with millennials. Here is the promised corollary version: Guidelines to help millennials communicate with Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. It’s Not About You One …Continue reading »


Skill Building

Keep Growing: What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There

By | Jul.19.16 | 1 Comment

It’s always interesting to me how many lawyers still think a successful law practice centers on knowing lots of legal principles. The reality is, that couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s true that you know …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

A Practice Management Advisor’s Tips for Choosing Case Management Software

By | Jul.15.16 | No Comments

For almost 14 years, I’ve answered my telephone at the South Carolina Bar and taken questions from lawyers and their staff. Questions about case management software are probably in the top three reasons for calls. …Continue reading »


Well Said!

Purge Toxic Clients from Your Practice, Part 2

By | Jul.14.16 | No Comments

In Part 1 of “Purge Toxic Clients,” we walked through how to identify a bad client. Today, having identified them, let’s look at how to actually end the relationship. How to Fire a Client When ending a client relationship, you …Continue reading »


Friday 5+ Tech Tips

Tips for Choosing Practice Management Software

By | Jul.08.16 | No Comments

With so many choices (and new features being added constantly) shopping for practice management software can be overwhelming. So we asked the practice management technology experts for a little perspective. First a little help with …Continue reading »


Key Performance Indicators

Measuring Value Beyond the Billable Hour

By | Jul.05.16 | No Comments

Key performance indicators (KPIs), or performance metrics, are receiving some attention in the legal field. KPIs enable businesses to make data-driven decisions, and I, too, believe that KPIs are the next big thing for lawyers …Continue reading »


Well Said!

Purge Toxic Clients from Your Practice, Part 1

By | Jun.23.16 | 1 Comment

To dramatically enhance your productivity, zero in on the biggest source of stress and wasted time: toxic clients. Some lawyers fight to hold on to business at all costs. After all, it’s an article of faith …Continue reading »



Setting Legal Fees

Is Your Practice Area a Good Match for Flat-Fee Billing?

By | Jun.16.16 | 1 Comment

The benefits of flat-fee billing arrangements are numerous, from predictability to efficiency to increased client satisfaction. But not all legal matters are appropriate for flat fees. So, how do you know which practice areas are right …Continue reading »