24February, 2012

Guest Post: Improve Your Effectiveness by Building Your Document Library

One of the most frequently asked about subject matters we address at LOMAP concerns templates: how do I get ‘em; how do I tweak ‘em; how can I create effective workflows usin’ ‘em. While it’s true that most of these questions come from new lawyers, we do get occasional template requests from more senior […]

21February, 2012

A Theory of Relativity: Time and Space and Client Capture

This week’s Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers E-Journal Law Practice Management Section Featured Practice Tip comes from LOMAP. This week’s Tip underscores the importance of speedy follow-up.Read the Tip here.

17February, 2012

Less Is More Focused: Lexis Practice Advisor

I’ve chosen to broadcast my one really good idea for the month of February through Attorney at Work. Yup, there’s only one . . . and they have it.This month, I reviewed a recently-released LexisNexis product: Practice Advisor, which is a content aggregation and transactional roadmapping tool for attorneys.Read more here.

15February, 2012

The Utility of Futility: Your Return on Investment Post Mortem and the Resurrection

My monthly contribution to Clio’s (award-winning) Small Firm Innovation group blog (on the January theme of ‘measuring goals’) is a thinly-veiled pep talk for those who may believe that failures are the final word, with recourse to some of my favorite underdog stories. (No Tebow references — he was a first round draft pick […]

10February, 2012

The So-Called Experts’ So-Called Experts . . . and So Forth: On Pressure-Less Professional Reputation Construction

Every self-proclaimed expert out there is telling everyone who asks, and who will listen, that the way to true happiness = business success, is to similarly proclaim expertise — hence, the proliferation of thrown-around terms like ‘guru’, ‘visionary’, the aforementioned ‘expert’, ‘genius’, ‘messiah’, what have you, and whatever else you can draw from the overflowing […]

3February, 2012

Tone Rangers: Be Certain that Your Emails Do Not Offend, Inveigle or Obfuscate

This week’s Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers E-Journal Law Practice Management Section Featured Practice Tip comes from LOMAP. This week’s Tip offers some suggestions for making sure you don’t email angry, including a free program that monitors your tone.Read the Tip here.