13December, 2017

Tips to Help Lawyers Generate and Evaluate New Ideas and Solutions

What do you want, lawyer? … If only you knew? Here’s how to approach one of the most overwhelming questions we face so you can see more meaningful success in your career.
I meet a significant number of clients that struggle to answer the question: What do you want? They know what they don’t want, but […]

7December, 2017

Essential Apps to Increase Efficiency in Your Law Practice

From budgeting to finding a parking spot in the city, the right apps can make you a more efficient lawyer and a more focused human.
Reliance on our smartphones is now the norm. 70% of lawyers report using a smartphone to do legal work while still at the office. There are even attorneys that have gone […]

29November, 2017

Make Your Nominations for the Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards by Dec. 20

Submissions for the 2018 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards are due by 5pm on December 20th.
The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession is seeking nominations for the 28th Annual Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards.

If you know a woman lawyer who has excelled in her field and paved the way to […]

17November, 2017

Tools for Lawyers for a Mentally Balanced Year End

Lawyers have a range of unique stress, especially at this time of year. Here’s how and why you should handle it this holiday season.
Are you excited about holiday celebrations one day and overwhelmed by them the next? Do inflated expectations interfere with your ability to appreciate your real experience?

Balancing the workload of a practicing lawyer […]

16November, 2017

Customer Experience: How Lawyers Can Transform Client Relationships [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, our own Susan Letterman White filled in for Maggie T. Watkins to share what drives clients to new levels of loyalty to their lawyers – in 30 minutes or less.
Do your clients regularly jump at the chance to rate your services highly on every platform they can, […]

8November, 2017

Tools for Lawyers to Optimize Social Media Marketing

Find out what tools you need at each stage of your social media marketing efforts to make them more efficient for your law practice.
In one of my previous tech columns entitled You’ve Got a Website, Now What?, I wrote about digital marketing beyond merely developing a website; this includes tackling social media.

Whether you like or […]

2November, 2017

How Lawyers Can Develop Readiness and Capacity for Change

The only constant is change. Here’s how you can finally prepare yourself to thrive with the reality of change in your career as a lawyer.
And if you start preparing now, you can make the most of the deep dive series on career development that we plan to launch with the start of 2018.

As that series […]

26October, 2017

Distraction Management for Busy Lawyers [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Reid Trautz will show you how to reclaim your time and money from distractions and optimize your ability to focus – in 30 minutes or less.
How many times are you distracted from your work on a typical day? You’ll lose almost 25 minutes on average returning to your original task […]

20October, 2017

Successful Strategic Networking for Lawyers

Whether you’re looking to collaborate or to get more clients, if you’re a lawyer you need to network strategically. Here’s how to do it.
Strategic networking is an outcome built on effective marketing and sales skills.

Successful rainmakers have planned and are prepared to speak about themselves and their law firms. They are skilled at listening […]

11October, 2017

How Lawyers Can Improve Client Communication for Results

Improving client communication improves every aspect of your law practice. Find out how to proactively manage client communication at each step throughout the client experience.
Sometimes lawyers communicate to be persuasive. Sometimes lawyers communicate to engage others in projects. Sometimes lawyers communicate to pass along and perhaps even translate important information.

Lawyers are always communicating with their […]