Law Practice Management


On Balance

Ethically Outsourcing Social Media Management

By | Nov.08.17 | No Comments

It’s a given that you need to delegate or outsource some tasks if you want to grow as a firm. There are only so many hours in a day, and if you try to do …Continue reading »


Spotlight on the Future

Running With the Experts: Takeaways From the 2017 Futures Conference

By | Nov.03.17 | No Comments

Last week in Atlanta, the College of Law Practice Management’s (COLPM) 2017 Futures Conference, “Running With the Machines,” explored the current state of artificial intelligence in law practice — and provided a glimpse into the future. We asked College …Continue reading »


Managing

Arch Villain: 5 Business Lessons from ‘The Founder’

By | Nov.02.17 | 1 Comment

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 …Continue reading »


Smokeball Product Spotlight

Three KPI’s Every Small Law Firm Should Know

By | Oct.31.17 | No Comments

Running a small law firm is not easy. Not only do you zealously represent your clients, you must run a business. What are you looking at to make sure your business is performing profitably and …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

Project Management: Can Asana Deliver Despite Its Flaws?

By | Oct.27.17 | 1 Comment

Computer scientist Tony Hoare said, “There are two methods in software design. One is to make the program so simple, there are obviously no errors. The other is to make it so complicated, there are …Continue reading »


On Balance

Overcoming Fear of Success Through Ethical Safeguards

By | Oct.12.17 | No Comments

Self-employed lawyers rely heavily on their ability to propel their businesses forward — more so than lawyers employed by others or members of large firms. Fail to keep the engines going and your practice will …Continue reading »


INSPIRATION

Blasting Barriers at Clio Cloud Conference 2017

By | Oct.06.17 | 1 Comment

Last week in New Orleans, I had the privilege of attending my first Clio Cloud Conference. Though I could talk about the presenters and programs all day, the overall theme that stuck was far more …Continue reading »


Listen and De-escalate

How to Calm an Angry Client in 90 Seconds or Less

By | Sep.21.17 | No Comments

At one time or another in your career, you will confront an angry client. Unfortunately, law school does not prepare us for dealing with clients. We are dependent on our own life skills and common …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Steps to Confront Burnout, Addiction and Depression

By | Sep.15.17 | No Comments

There’s no denying it: Lawyers have the highest behavioral impairment rate of any profession. Research has shown it. It is spotlighted in the media, as in a recent New York Times feature on a lawyer …Continue reading »