Announcing Our New Startup Kit!

Thinking about opening your own practice? Be aware, there’s a lot more to it then merely hanging a shingle and being a good lawyer. You’ll need to understand how to conduct an IOLTA three-way reconciliation, set a budget, manage client files, obtain malpractice insurance, implement technology, market your practice, and much much more. That’s where, […]

ABA’s GPSolo Comes to Boston – Discount for LOMAP Clients/Blog Readers

Ever wondered what it’s like to be Olivia Pope from ABC’s Scandal? Well, here’s your chance to find out at the American Bar Association’s GPSolo 2015 Solo & Small Firm Summit: Strategies for Success in Boston on September 24 – 26. This year’s keynote speaker is Judy Smith, crisis management expert and inspiration for the […]

For What It’s Worth: Considering the Upsell

One does not simply buy a product in 2015. As our society has advanced in its complexity, products, even niche products, are fitted for specific uses. That’s why there are umpteen dozen versions of Tide — though, I do appreciate those versions addressing allergy sensitivities.

And, it’s the same deal with computer software. There are freeware […]

Little Caesars: Lawyers Avoid the Fine Print

I love the new Little Caesar’s’ commercial.

There’re so many good things going on here. (Yes, apparently, Little Caesar’s is still in operation — news to me.) The lawyers are preposterously stuffy. They’re ordering pizza by committee — a group of 5. They’re all male. There’s a token black attorney. The law firm name is silly […]

The Wisest Things Anyone Ever Said The Other Day: The Best Quotes (or Paraphrasings) from the 2015 ‘Super’ Marketing Conference

Thursday, our annual marketing conference went down. Mercifully, this is the last blog post I will have to write on the subject. Don’t worry, though: you’ll hear about the 2016 program when it rolls around again, next Spring.

But, before we leave the 2015 conference entirely in our rearviews, we might as well extract the last […]

Get Social: Social Law Library Offers Exclusive Discounts to ‘Super’ Marketing Conference Attendees

There’s still time to register for our ‘Super’ Marketing Conference tomorrow. And now, there’s another reason to do so:

Social Law Library will be offering special deals to conference attendees, including:

-reduced rate memberships

-20% off web design services

-1 free CLE class, to 1 lucky winner

-2 for 1 online research database deals

Register for the conference here, or just […]

2015 Super Marketing Conference – Speaker Feature: Larry Port

This week, at the LOMAP Blog, we will be offering daily profiles of prominent speakers presenting at our annual marketing conference. We continue today with Larry Port, founder and CEO of RocketMatter. Larry will kick off the conference, presenting on ‘What Works and Doesn’t Work: Online Law Firm Marketing in 2015’.

The 2015 ‘Super’ Marketing Conference will […]

2015 Super Marketing Conference – Speaker Feature: Ed Walters

This week, at the LOMAP Blog, we will be offering daily profiles of prominent speakers presenting at our annual marketing conference. We begin with Ed Walters, CEO of Fastcase. Ed will talk about ‘A Start-Up Marketing Success Story’ during lunch, which will be provided to attendees.

The 2015 ‘Super’ Marketing Conference will be held next week, Thursday, […]

Secure Your Data: Bonus Guest Post, Tips for Reviewing Vendor Service Agreements

In my latest Secure Your Data series post, I provided my top digital data security tips, including tip #7: Vetting Providers. This bonus guest post digs deeper into your due diligence obligations. Attorney Louise Leduc Kennedy, whose practice involves drafting and negotiating service contracts for online software companies, explains what attorneys should be looking for […]

Guest Post: Lenders Will Begin Asking Title Insurance Agents About Data Security

If you’re a regular reader of ours, you’ll know we frequently write and speak on issues of data security — we can’t get enough of it! We rarely publish to this blog about items specific to certain types of practitioners (in this case, title agents); but, after coming across this piece, from Rick Diamond, senior […]