envelope

Get more Attorney at Work!

Sign up for our free newsletter.

x

All fields are required. By signing up, you are opting in to Attorney at Work's free practice tips newsletter and occasional emails with news and offers. By using this service, you indicate that you agree to our Terms and Conditions and have read and understand our Privacy Policy.
ROI Calculator

Growth and Strategy

Decision Making

Choosing to Choose Well

Have you ever left a phone charger behind in a hotel room even though you carefully looked before checking out? Returned from grocery shopping only to remember you forgot the milk? Operated on someone, sewed them up, and then realized you left a ...

Marc Lauritsen - April 14, 2015
play to win legal marketing with queen of hearts card

What Is Your Brand?

Some lawyers still think a brand is a logo, the firm name or a tagline. Others don’t see how branding applies to the legal profession at all. Even those who embrace the notion struggle mightily to get it right.

Sally J. Schmidt - March 19, 2015
Decision Making

Are You a Good Chooser?

Think back through a couple of recent decisions you’ve made or helped make, whether at work or in personal life. Did they turn out well? Was that because you did a good job of choosing? Was there any wasted motion or acrimony? Be honest. On ...

Marc Lauritsen - March 11, 2015
one of a kind with apples

Bad Growth: Destructive to Your Law Practice

The focus of this “One of a Kind” series has been on growth. Growth that's good. The steps and strategies identified in prior posts, which include establishing a niche expertise, a compelling personal brand and a robust content marketing ...

Jay Harrington - December 2, 2014

Create a Shared Vision for Your Law Firm

Businesses of all shapes and sizes set aside time at year's end to review their mission statement, strategic plan and operational plan. Unfortunately, few solo and small law firms see the value in using these particular business-planning tools. ...

Mark Bassingthwaighte - November 19, 2014
Profitability

The Pain of the Gain: 10 Steps to a High Growth Rate

It's unavoidable. If the goal you and your colleagues have set for your firm is a high rate of growth, you are going to be banging your heads against a wall every day. So it’s important to know up front whether that wall is made of bricks or ...

Bob Christensen - July 28, 2014

Want to Avoid Irrelevance? Put Data to Work

At LexThink 2014, Gwynne Monahan started her six-minute speech on the given theme, "The End of Irrelevance," with a creative analogy: Strawberry Pop-Tarts. What does the iconic breakfast pastry have to do with your law practice? You might be ...

Gwynne Monahan - May 26, 2014

Five Reasons You Should Care About “NewLaw”

You've heard the buzzword. You've seen the hashtag. And perhaps you've found yourself asking, at some point, "Just what is 'NewLaw'? More importantly, why should I be remotely interested in it?" Having recently set out to Jordan Furlong - May 16, 2014

law practice management

Strategic Planning: Not Just for Big Law Firms

If you know their names — and there's a good chance you do — you may think of Peter Giuliani and John Remsen as consultants who advise AmLaw 200 firms. But today they are also the experts for the Association of Legal Administrators' edition of ...

The Editors - April 28, 2014
Giant Business man shaking hands with small business man

Shrink to Grow Your Law Practice

To grow your law practice, you have to get more clients, right? But is that really the best growth strategy? Not necessarily. For many law firms, the right strategy is to get better, not bigger. Pursuing growth — more clients, more billable ...

Jay Harrington - April 24, 2014