22December, 2016

5 Tips for Lawyers to Notice More Business Opportunities

If you take these proactive steps to improve your ability to notice, you’ll find more business opportunities for your law practice.
People talk about IQ and emotional intelligence. Now, it’s time to talk about innovation intelligence. Innovation and change begins by locating opportunities for personal, career, or business growth. It’s difficult to innovate and change if […]

14December, 2016

How Lawyers Can Take a Break over the Holidays [Webinar]

Find out how to give yourself a break this holiday season in the next edition of our Webinars for Busy Lawyers.
Being a lawyer doesn’t get any easier over the holidays. Your stress level is higher than ever, and your hard work is still underappreciated. Fatigue and burnout plague the profession, especially at this time of […]

7December, 2016

Make Your Nominations for the Women Lawyers of Achievement Award by Dec. 16

Next Friday, December 16th, is the deadline for nominations for the 2017 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards.
If you know a woman lawyer who has excelled in her field and paved the way to success for other women lawyers, nominate her for this award. You have just over a week left to make your […]

16November, 2016

4 Steps to Innovate Your Law Practice with Design Thinking

Lawyers are in a competitive market. To enjoy competing, you need to innovate your law practice. To innovate, try this: The IDEA Strategy Model.
As you’ll see, the IDEA Strategy Model leverages design thinking to harness innovation. Our first workshop in our Innovation Series with the Mass Bar offered insights on how to reframe your thought process […]

8November, 2016

Microsoft Outlook Tips for PC Lawyers [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Adriana Linares will show you how to use Outlook on your PC more effectively in your law practice – in 30 minutes or less.

Failure to respond, failure to communicate, failure to supervise and missed deadlines are the leading malpractice claims that plague today’s lawyer. Learn how the […]

4November, 2016

How to Celebrate Love Your Lawyer Day as a Lawyer

We love lawyers like it’s our job. (It pretty much is.) So we know how to celebrate Love Your Lawyer Day.
Step 1: Make more time for yourself. (Yes. This is actually humanly possible. Read on.)

Heidi recently compiled her best productivity tips into one post. These are easy to implement and seriously effective. Figure out which winning strategies to increase […]

31October, 2016

Winning Strategies to Increase Productivity

We all want to increase productivity. And we don’t have time to waste on strategies with poor ROI.
According to research conducted at Harvard University and published in Science magazine, we spend almost half of our waking hours thinking about something other than what we are currently doing. It’s no wonder that we reach the end […]

24October, 2016

Pro Bono Week 2016 Starts on October 23

Pro Bono Week 2016 is here. You know participating will help others; find out how it can help you too.

This is nothing new: Solo and small practice lawyers’ top concern is getting more clients. This makes sense, because it’s essential to your paycheck and marketing classes are not law school’s wheelhouse. (And marketing campaigns take […]

19October, 2016

Tips for Evaluating Practice Management Software Options

As a solo or small firm practitioner, you must be overwhelmed by the growing number of practice management software options.

Fortunately, our friends at Attorney at Work know that. Back in July, The Editors targeted this source of small firm head-scratching for their Friday 5+ Tech Tips, to which our very own Heidi Alexander contributed, of […]

13October, 2016

The Dollars + Sense of Legal Marketing

The only thing more expensive than hiring a lawyer is advertising as one.

For example, a recent study of online advertising found that 78 of the top 100 most expensive Google advertising terms are fought over by lawyers looking for clients. It can cost a lot of money to market a law firm. Worse, most law […]