It seems that every solo lawyer I meet has a list of things they would like to be doing better in their practice. Sometimes the motivating factor is business growth, sometimes it’s efficiency. At the heart …Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
Get It Done
“If you want to seize an opportunity, you must take risk. If you want to grow, you must make mistakes. If you want to reach your potential, you will have to take chances. If you …Continue reading »
The Friday Five
When talking with lawyers about Evernote, I often get the same comment: “I heard it was a good productivity tool so I downloaded Evernote, but I haven’t figured out how to get started with it.” …Continue reading »
Nothing But the Ruth!
Last month, I attended TBD Law, an invitation-only lawyer unconference. The purpose of the event was to take a step back and look at the future of law practice. For me, it was a chance …Continue reading »
Working with a virtual assistant for the first time can seem harrowing, especially when sensitive legal information and documents are involved. Here are a few tips that will help make the arrangement stress-relieving rather than …Continue reading »
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 »
Friday Tech Tips
Does it seem like you spend more time figuring out your calendar (or calendars) than getting things done? Today practice management technology experts Heidi Alexander, Tom Lambotte, Catherine Sanders Reach, Nora Regis and Lee Rosen tell …Continue reading »
Get it Done!
The start of a new year always brings a renewed desire for change, a sense of wanting to improve. It’s a really good feeling. Wanting to be better, do better and serve others better is an …Continue reading »