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. To help you engage the process, we’re working with the Mass Bar Association on a series of four workshops. […]

8November, 2016

Microsoft Outlook Tips for PC Lawyers [Webinar]

Announcing the next in our Webinars for Busy Lawyers series! Bring your Thanksgiving leftovers and join us on November 29th at noon (eastern) to find out how you can use Outlook more effectively on your PC, with Adriana Linares.

About this Webinar

Failure to respond, failure to communicate, failure to supervise and missed deadlines are the leading […]

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 […]

11October, 2016

How to Infuse Your Marketing with Purpose + Grit [Webinar]

In the first of our new Webinars for Busy Lawyers series, learn how to grow your practice by marketing with purpose and grit with Tim Baran.

About this Webinar

In a recent survey of solos and small firms, lawyers identified getting new client business as the top challenge.

To get new business you’ll need a marketing strategy. But […]

6October, 2016

How to Limit Tech Overload

Technology can be great – so great that we find ourselves facing tech overload. Here’s how to limit it.
I love technology. I love new gadgets. I love thinking about how technology can transform the legal profession and how it can help bring legal services to a vastly underserved market. But, as much as I love […]