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Growth and Strategy

Delegating to Junior Employees

Without delegation, you don’t have a scalable business. To grow, you must figure out how to delegate effectively.

Sam Glover - November 13, 2018

Smart Growth: Tapping Into the Freelance Lawyer Ecosystem

The traditional law firm growth model isn’t the only way to expand capacity. Here are steps for hiring a freelance lawyer.

Dan Lear - November 8, 2018
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Providing Better Legal Services Isn’t Always About the Law

How can you make sure clients still feel as good about you at the end of their matter as they did at the start? It's a matter of trust.

Dustin Cole - October 16, 2018
Three Innovations for Small Law Firms

Three Questions About Small Law Firms and Innovation

What are the most innovative lawyers up to? Dan Lear shares what he learned at the 2018 Clio Cloud Conference.

Dan Lear - October 9, 2018
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Building a High-Performance Law Firm Culture

What law firms can learn from elite rowing teams and their esprit de corps.

Elizabeth Ferris - October 5, 2018

Better Market Focus: Some Small-Town Wisdom for the Big City

You may be good, but you’re not unique. So how do you compete? Find a better market focus — a definable group that you have some honest connection and affinity with.

Dustin Cole - August 27, 2018

Follow Up to Increase Your Chances of Getting Business

You undoubtedly have heard how important follow-up is to marketing and business development. Clients and referral sources are most likely to refer business to people they have heard from or seen in the prior three months, which means a sustained ...

Sally J. Schmidt - May 23, 2018
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Blockchain 101: What Attorneys Need to Know Now

Blockchain is one of the hottest business buzzwords of the past year. Many associate it with cryptocurrencies, thanks to the explosion of bitcoin and its counterparts. However, blockchain has far broader implications that affect businesses ...

Arup Das - May 21, 2018

Three Research Approaches to Help You Make Better Decisions for Your Law Firm

To make the best decisions for the future of your law firm — whether setting marketing priorities, undergoing a new strategic initiative or developing a new mission statement — it’s essential to obtain the right insights and perspectives. That’s ...

Candis Roussel - January 11, 2018
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Representing Rural Clients from a Big-City Office: Think Beyond Technology

In rural areas across the U.S., people are experiencing a unique legal problem: Lawyers are hard to find. Aging rural lawyers are retiring, and no one is around to replace them. This means criminal defendants are more likely to take pleas ...

Nika Kabiri - September 26, 2017