Law Practice Management


PracticePanther Product Spotlight

The Top 10 Tools That Set PracticePanther Apart!

By | Jan.12.18 | No Comments

PracticePanther is one of the fastest growing case management / legal practice management software providers. Thousands of attorneys in more than 35 countries have switched to PracticePanther because of how much time and money it …Continue reading »


On Balance

Kick Off the New Year With a Law Practice Renovation

By | Jan.08.18 | No Comments

In my December post, “A Pre-Year-End Checklist for Solos and Small Firms,” we ran through the major systems of a law practice and took stock of concerns to attend to in the new year. (If you …Continue reading »


Ask the Experts

Law Firm Website Trends to Watch in 2018

By | Jan.04.18 | 1 Comment

What website design and marketing trends will be worth your investment this year? We asked five experts, “What do you foresee as the biggest trends for law firm websites in 2018 — and what’s worth paying …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth!

What’s Your Theme Word for 2018? Looking Back and Looking Ahead

By | Dec.28.17 | No Comments

This time last year, many of us were anxious for 2016 to end. But instead of smooth sailing ahead, I feel like the universe started 2017 by saying, “Hold my beer” and it has spun …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 »


Practice Management

Four Productivity Building Blocks of Effective, Efficient and Happy Lawyers

By | Dec.26.17 | 1 Comment

Recently I posed this question to lawyers: “Why are you at the office until 10 p.m.?” Working late from time to time is an unavoidable consequence of being a lawyer. Still, many lawyers fail to structure …Continue reading »


Thomson Reuters Product Spotlight

How to Overcome Client Demands by Delivering Better Service

By | Dec.13.17 | No Comments

Are you challenged to meet the expectations of clients who want more value without paying for it? You’re in good company. According to the Thomson Reuters 2017 State of U.S. Small Law Firms Study, 59 …Continue reading »


Managing: Product Review

All Things Must Pass: ZokuVault Keeps It Organized

By | Dec.13.17 | No Comments

ZokuVault is a virtual safety deposit box for estate planning information. (See, it says so right on the website.) Which makes sense, because all the things people used to place in safety deposit boxes are now …Continue reading »


Steps to Quiet Focus

Make 2018 More Productive With This HBR Strategy

By | Dec.06.17 | No Comments

A few months back, Harvard Business Review published a terrific article titled “In a Distracted World, Solitude Is a Competitive Advantage.” The authors reference numerous sources, from Yoda (Star Wars) to Eric Schmidt (Google) to …Continue reading »


On Balance

A Pre-Year-End Checklist for Solos and Small Firms

By | Dec.05.17 | 1 Comment

As we approach the end of the year, it is a great time to run through your practice’s systems to see which ones may be ethics risks in their current state. This will help you …Continue reading »