Law Practice Management


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 »



InnovAction Award Winners

Novus Law, Vorys Named COLPM 2017 InnovAction Award Winners

By | Sep.03.17 | No Comments

This year has seen an explosion of articles about artificial intelligence, technology and innovation, often in the context of transforming the legal profession. The writings have been accompanied by a number of conferences scheduled to …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

The Essential Cloud: Top Tools for Lawyers, New and Improved

By | Sep.01.17 | 1 Comment

It has been six years since I wrote my initial list of essential cloud tools for lawyers. Since that time, the cloud has become near-ubiquitous. Attorneys are comfortable with it. The smartphone era relies on it. We’re at …Continue reading »


Play to Win

Keep Your Law Practice Ahead of the Curve

By | Aug.30.17 | No Comments

Having worked with lawyers for decades now, I have seen many practices ebb and flow. Bond lawyers who were too busy to look up from their desks suddenly had no work. Bankruptcy lawyers who had …Continue reading »


YOUNG ASSOCIATES

How to Generate ROI as a Young Lawyer

By | Aug.29.17 | 1 Comment

Your law firm cares about your personal and professional growth. But make no mistake, the law is a business — often a cutthroat one. Your firm has made a big investment in you in terms …Continue reading »


2017 Futures Conference

Here Be Robots: How Will AI Change the Future of Law?

By | Aug.28.17 | 1 Comment

Given the nonstop, hyped-up headlines, you may worry about competing with a robot for your next job. Rather than fret, why not start investigating the ways artificial intelligence technology can give you an edge — …Continue reading »