Law Practice Management


Client-Centric CIRSO Method

How Smart Lawyers Solve Problems

By | Apr.26.17 | No Comments

Attendees at CodeX FutureLaw 2017 were reminded of some obvious but often forgotten lessons of being a lawyer. One is that clients do not understand the law. This seems obvious, right? Well, not really. Lawyers often …Continue reading »


Friday Fit Five

Five Ways to Spring Clean Your Personal and Professional Life

By | Apr.21.17 | No Comments

It’s spring! Finally, the sun is shining, the world is budding, the birds are chirping, and spring cleaning can begin. We usually think of spring cleaning our house, but here are five ways to spring …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

A Solo’s Tips on Balancing Client Calls and Personal Time

By | Apr.14.17 | 2 Comments

If you’re a solo practitioner or in a small law firm, you are likely a slave to your smartphone, making sure clients can always reach you. As managing partner at a small firm, I found …Continue reading »


Zola Suite Product Spotlight

Zola and RPost Empower Lawyers with Certified E-Delivery Proof and Encryption

By | Apr.13.17 | 1 Comment

Zola Suite Launches RPost’s Services in its Law Practice Management Platform Zola Suite has announced that email open tracking, certified e-delivery proof, email encryption, and e-signatures are now built into its law practice management email, matter, and time …Continue reading »


Managing

CRM of the Crop: Lexicata Represents a Step Forward in Client Intake

By | Apr.13.17 | 1 Comment

Legal technology has advanced light years over the span of the last decade-plus. And, as the originally successful innovators have had large corporations grow up around them, new innovators have started to poke around in …Continue reading »


Legal Tech Startups

Nimble Legal Tech Companies on How They’re Here to Help

By | Apr.05.17 | 1 Comment

During the ABA TECHSHOW 2017 program “The Startups Are Coming,” Andrew Arruda suggested we reframe the sentiment to: “The nimble companies are here to help you.” Not as sexy but a lot more accurate than an analogous …Continue reading »


Productivity Tips

Chaos Is King, Until It’s Not: A Solo’s Guide to Order

By | Apr.04.17 | 2 Comments

Chaos sounds the death knell for any solo attorney’s practice. It breeds confusion, distraction, and disorder. Unfortunately, for most solos, chaos is the natural state of affairs. The reason is simple: The practice of law consists …Continue reading »


Want to Avoid Ethics Complaints?

Follow These Three Service Tenets for Satisfied Clients

By | Apr.03.17 | No Comments

Unhappy clients often choose to file ethics complaints against their poor-performing lawyers. What leads to their unhappiness? It may come as a surprise, but most ethics complaints are not about incompetence. Instead, most complaints revolve …Continue reading »


TECH TIPS

Tips and Takeaways from ABA TECHSHOW 2017

By | Mar.28.17 | No Comments

Last week, we shared highlights of ABA TECHSHOW’s exposition hall, with a big list of what’s new in legal technology. Today, top practice management technology pros (including faculty and former ABA TECHSHOW chairs) share their …Continue reading »


Product Beat

What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017

By | Mar.24.17 | 2 Comments

ABA TECHSHOW has been the place to learn what’s new in legal technology for more than 30 years — particularly on the small firm side. Last week in Chicago, we scoped out the ABA TECHSHOW …Continue reading »