The Friday Five


The Friday Five

Five Tips for Small Firms from Legalweek 2017

By | Feb.10.17 | No Comments

Last fall, when I learned ALM Media had expanded the Legal Tech conference for 2017 to include a small firm focus, I was intrigued. During the newly branded Legalweek small firm track last week, hosted by …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Ways to Know What’s Up with Clients and Staff

By | Feb.03.17 | 1 Comment

The first Sunday New York Times Magazine after the 2017 presidential inauguration featured a cover story titled “To Obama With Love, and Hate, and Desperation” by Jeanne Marie Laskas. It is an excellent article and, …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Client Satisfaction Surveys: Five Quick Questions to Ask

By | Jan.20.17 | 1 Comment

Lawyers often resist the idea of conducting client satisfaction surveys: They don’t believe people will be honest unless they have complete anonymity, and they don’t believe clients will take the time to complete the survey. It’s …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Tech Tools Every Lawyer Should Be Using

By | Jan.13.17 | 3 Comments

Whether you’ve been practicing for one year or 25 years, you’ve likely come across an array of emerging tech tools and services designed to help you improve your law practice. As the industry moves forward, …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Business Development Basics for Associates

By | Jan.06.17 | No Comments

OK, for starters, don’t panic. I know the idea of bringing in clients can be daunting. Secretly, most associates seem to feel that success in this area is either unlikely or impossible. Most associates want to …Continue reading »


Merry Marketing Marathon

Five Digital Marketing Favorites

By | Dec.23.16 | No Comments

For our annual “Merry Marketing Marathon,” we look back over the past year and select a handful of your favorite legal marketing posts. Light up your thinking for the coming year’s digital marketing strategy with a …Continue reading »


The Friday Five: Gift Guide for Lawyers

Five Holiday Gifts That Celebrate 2016

By | Dec.02.16 | 1 Comment

As we usher in the holiday season, there is no doubt that 2016 has been an audacious year, from hurricanes to the Rio Olympics to the U.S. presidential election. So, as you shop for your …Continue reading »


Law Practice Management

Five Ways to Improve Your Law Firm’s Culture

By | Nov.30.16 | 1 Comment

Whether you practice solo with a small staff, at a midsize law firm or in BigLaw, you can always find ways to improve your firm’s culture. It’s true that law firms have a unique culture, regardless …Continue reading »


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Five Ways to Automate Workflows in Your Law Firm

By | Nov.18.16 | 1 Comment

There’s ample evidence to suggest that lawyers — members of a profession that almost exclusively bills by the hour — are not doing everything they can to maximize their earnings. Clio’s recently released “Legal Trends Report” reveals that, …Continue reading »


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Five Easy Ways to Create a Healthy, Less-Stressed Workplace

By | Nov.11.16 | No Comments

Stress is a natural part of any good lawyer’s life. Recently, however, it’s been a bit much, no? Little wonder that soothing GIF that helps sync your breathing has gone viral again. And it actually works, for …Continue reading »