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Top 12 Law Practice and Productivity Tips of 2019

By Joan Feldman

Which topics captured Attorney at Work readers’ attention in 2019? Earlier this week, we revealed the year’s most popular marketing and business development posts. Now, to get your new year off to a running start, here are the most popular practice tips across all categories, based solely on page views.

A Baker’s Dozen: The Top Posts Published in 2019

13. How to Get Organized Despite the CHAOS by Andrea Cannavina

12. Legal Writing Reminders: Passive Voice and Parentheticals by Josh Taylor

11. Working From Home: Five Productivity Hacks by Joan Feldman

10. Top iOS Tips and Top Apps for Lawyers by Brett Burney

9. Six Quick Tips to Get Your Law Practice Organized by Andrea Cannavina

8. Legal Project Management, Part 1: Getting Started by Sam Glover

7. Remote Work Is Trending by Tomas Suros

6. What Motivates Millennials? Ways Law Firms Are Retaining Young Lawyers by Jamie Spannhake

5. 10 Rules for Surviving as a Solo or Small Firm Lawyer by Dustin Cole

4. What’s in Your Law Firm’s Profit and Loss Statement? by Annette Fadness*

3. Survival Skill No. 2 for Lawyers: Dealing With Chronic Stress by Link Christin

2. Survival Skill No. 1 for Lawyers: Emotional Resilience by Link Christin

1. 10 Things Lawyers Need to Stop Doing in 2019 by Jay Harrington

*Technically this post was updated from a post that we originally published in 2016, so it’s the extra bagel in our 12 picks.

The Most Popular 2019 Posts, Published Anytime

Here are the top 12 posts readers came back to again and again last year, published since Attorney at Work’s debut, and based solely on page views received in 2019. (Note: Some  product mentions in older posts may be outdated, but the underlying advice holds.)

12. How to Set Follow-up Reminders in Outlook by Deborah Savadra

11. Why Lawyers Really Struggle for Work-Life Balance by Dustin Cole

10. The Long Nine: Essential Software for the Modern Law Practice by Jared Correia

9. How Much Does It Cost to Start a Solo Law Firm? (multi-author)

8. 17 Things I Wish I Knew as a New Associate by Jay Harrington

7. 10 Things Lawyers Need to Stop Doing in 2019 by Jay Harrington

6. Resetting Default Heading and Body Fonts in Microsoft Word by Deborah Savadra

5. Can You Relocate Without Taking a New Bar Exam? by Megan Zavieh

4. Five Tech Tools Every Lawyer Should Be Using by Mary Redzic

3. Is It OK to Pay a Referral Fee? by Roy Ginsburg

2. Handling Settlement Funds by Peggy Gruenke

1. Five Traits of Great Lawyers by Jamie Spannhake

Want Marketing Tips?

Earlier this week, we listed Attorney at Work’s top 20 marketing and business development posts of 2019, here.

Special Mention — Top Infographic

Advanced LinkedIn Tips for Lawyers Infographic by Ari Kaplan was the year’s top infographic and sixth most popular post, across all categories.

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Joan Hamby Feldman Joan Feldman

Joan Feldman is Editor-in-Chief and a co-founder of Attorney at Work, publishing “one really good idea every day” since 2011. She has created and steered myriad leading practice management and trade publications, including the ABA’s Law Practice magazine where she served as managing editor for a dozen years. Joan is a Fellow and Trustee of the College of Law Practice Management. Follow her @JoanHFeldman.

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