Time Management

Why Are You at the Office Until 10 p.m.?

By | Oct.24.16 | No Comments

The early days of my legal career at a big firm involved lots of late nights at the office. It seemed like I was routinely getting home around 11 p.m. — often later. It was a …Continue reading »

Nothing But The Ruth!

Take It to the Wall: Be Organized

By | Oct.19.16 | No Comments

“My life sucks.” That’s what I said during the weekly video call with my mastermind group a few weeks ago. My life is actually awesome, but it’s challenging with the amount of work I’ve heaped on my …Continue reading »

Productivity Tools

Five Tech Tools to Add More Hours to a Lawyer’s Day

By | Oct.13.16 | No Comments

Technology continues to raise clients’ expectations. They want improved performance, better communication, accurate billing and quicker results. Lawyers will fail to keep up with those expectations if they refuse to incorporate the necessary technology into …Continue reading »

The Friday Five

Productivity-Boosting Tech Tips for Your Law Practice

By | Oct.07.16 | No Comments

Lawyers’ utilization rates and productivity measures have been hot topics since Clio announced it will release its first “Legal Trends Report” later this month. Among the most stunning revelations will be the finding that, on …Continue reading »

MyCase Product Spotlight

Your Free Guide to Practice Management Software for Family Law Attorneys

By | Sep.29.16 | No Comments

Life as a family law attorney is a pretty full docket. With high caseloads, too many calls to return, and yet another post on your favorite legal blog telling you everything you’re doing wrong in …Continue reading »

Productivity Tech Tip

Clipboard Managers: A Timesaving Tool for Every Lawyer

By | Sep.20.16 | No Comments

If you spend time typing, you’ve very likely found “copy and paste” to be two of your best friends, on any computer system. But if having one copied item available is good, wouldn’t more be …Continue reading »

The Friday Five

Five Reasons to Come Out and Play

By | Sep.16.16 | 1 Comment

We know that free-play is important to the development of children. But it’s also really important in the life of an adult. You may think you don’t need to play, that you don’t have time …Continue reading »

Get It Done!

Evernote vs. Quip: A New Productivity King?

By | Sep.13.16 | 4 Comments

Launched in 2008, Evernote gained popularity because it solved a major constraint in our productivity — recognizing the changes in the way we actually work, access information and communicate. We no longer work on just a …Continue reading »

Productivity Tech Tip

Text Expansion for Fun and Profit

By | Aug.25.16 | 4 Comments

For a practicing attorney, efficiency and accuracy are key components of effective work habits. If you can get your work done more quickly, and avoid mistakes such as typos (or overlooking something you meant to …Continue reading »

Attorney at Work Classic

What Are You Prepared to Do?

By | Aug.22.16 | 1 Comment

You and Eliot Ness. The most powerful scene in The Untouchables, a movie with more than a few of them, came courtesy of Sean Connery. His character, a veteran Chicago cop, is dying in great …Continue reading »