17December, 2015

Home Alone, Too? Get Networking at those Holiday Parties [Video]

‘Tis the season for holiday parties, so Jared is ready to tell you how to make networking successful by having 2 things locked down in advance: a Plan of Action + a Call to Action. In 90 seconds, he’ll tell you how to develop both.

11December, 2015

Who Goes There? The Assumption of an Inverse Relationship between Service and Security

Lawyers have been reticent to apply stricter security models to their practices in part because they assume that, as security features increase, convenience decreases, for staff and for clients.  A typical example of this line of thinking relates to email encryption: Attorneys realize the importance of locking down sensitive information; but, when they are confronted […]

4December, 2015

Hedge Fund: The Value of Retainers [Video]

Jared brought his friends Chuckie Sullivan + Rod Tidwell into this week’s vlog to talk about retainers.*

In 90 seconds, find out why you need to collect retainers and how you can structure them.

* No. Ben Affleck and Cuba Gooding, Jr. don’t actually appear in character from Good Will Hunting and Jerry Maguire, respectively, in this […]

20November, 2015

7 Steps for Turning Your Blog into an eBook [Guest Post]

Even though they know it’s a great way to generate qualified leads, lawyers shy away from content marketing, because . . . you know: they actually have to produce content.  Whether and how to blog is a frequent subject of our consultations; and, much of that conversation surrounds notions of strategy: when, how and what […]

19November, 2015

Joint Law Practice Incubator to Open in Kenmore Square; Seeking Applicants

Boston College Law School, Boston University School of Law and Northeastern University Law School are launching the Lawyers for Affordable Justice law practice incubator in Kenmore Square in January 2016.  The incubator will focus on small business, immigration, employment and landlord-tenant law, targeting working class and middle class clients.

The L4AJ incubator is seeking attorney applicants.  […]

13November, 2015

Backtrack: Make Doubly Sure Your Law Firm Data is Secure [Video]

Jared insists that your firm back up its data. TWICE.

Wait, let’s make this more clear: He insists ONCE that you back up your data TWICE. But you can watch the video twice. Or thrice. Or quad… four times.

Just make sure you watch it at least once to find out why and how you […]

5November, 2015

Billing Construction: Drafting Bills Clients Waddle to Pay [Video]

Jared tells you a few things you can do to encourage clients to pay their bills (and retain your services!).

He also tells you what he’s wearing for Halloween. All in 90 seconds. Watch now:

29October, 2015

Sales Recycle: How Many Times Must You Convince Your Existing Clients to Stay On?

It’s one of those age old questions, like ‘How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop’?   (It’s 3.)  Unfortunately, when it comes to client maintenance, there is no wizened, old owl available to guide your ruminations.  . . . If you’re even ruminating on the subject […]

16October, 2015

Guest Post: Get the Help You Need, But Don’t Blow the Wage Laws

Today’s guest blog post comes from Rebecca Pontikes of Pontikes Law, LLC. Rebecca represents plaintiffs in employment law matters, including wage and hour claims. This post provides solo and small firms with the key differences between independent contractors, employees, and interns; and how to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, so that your firm […]

9October, 2015

Calling All Mac Attorneys: Discount for MILOfest 2015 

Join fellow Mac and iOS attorney enthusiasts this year at MILOfest 2015, November 12-14, back at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort in Orlando, Florida.

What is MILOfest? 

MILOfest was born out of the Macs in the Law Office Google Group (MILO), a discussion listserv for legal professionals using Macs and iOS products in their law offices. The group, which […]