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Law offices tend to be set up quite traditionally. Plenty of lawyers are still users of fax machines and their offices usually contain ancient beasts known as stenographs. It is no surprise that lawyers tend to hire traditionally as well. But ...Erin Blaskie - July 7, 2011
Collaborating with clients used to be a face-to-face deal—taking place in your conference room or office, or perhaps a swank restaurant to impress. Now, communication with clients mostly happens virtually, with emails and documents substituting ...Jack Newton - June 13, 2011
It is easy for lawyers to slip into conflict with office staff, colleagues or service providers because most of us have never learned how to craft the kind of agreement that isn't about winning, but creates a meeting of mind and heart. The best ...Stewart Levine - June 7, 2011
Today’s idea, especially for small-firm lawyers, is this: revive your law school study groups. Not literally—your original classmates have long since moved on to other practices and careers. But set up a private study group with between five and ...Jordan Furlong - May 23, 2011