The Friday Five


The Friday Five

A Solo’s Tips on Balancing Client Calls and Personal Time

By | Apr.14.17 | 2 Comments

If you’re a solo practitioner or in a small law firm, you are likely a slave to your smartphone, making sure clients can always reach you. As managing partner at a small firm, I found …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Tips on Hiring an SEO Firm for Your Law Practice

By | Mar.31.17 | 3 Comments

While there are infinite ways to spend money marketing your law firm, only some will deliver the right return on investment. In my experience, especially in today’s digital marketing environment, working with the right search …Continue reading »


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Order Whisky for Your Boss — Like a Boss

By | Mar.17.17 | No Comments

You’re at a conference with the senior partner you want to impress. You’re meeting in the hotel bar, a swanky old-school joint. Lots of wood and brass. You’re both just supposed to go over the …Continue reading »


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Using Evernote in Your Law Practice: Five Ways to Start

By | Mar.10.17 | 1 Comment

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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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Five Business Development Basics for Associates

By | Jan.06.17 | 1 Comment

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 »