11March, 2016

Automate Your Practice with Microsoft Outlook Quickparts [Video]

Heidi’s vlogging debut! We spend a lot of time writing emails. But if we automate, we could save some of this valuable time. Outlook already has an automation tool ready for you to use: Quickparts. And Heidi has a video tutorial ready for you to watch right here!

4March, 2016

Factoring Out the Factory: Process is NOT a Dirty Word [Video]

If you already know how advantageous it can be to leverage workflows in your law practice but hesitate to automate, Jared is here to calm your fears. And if you don’t already know how much the right processes can help, Jared covers that too. All in 90 seconds.

17February, 2016

Refreshing: InstaDocket Automates Massachusetts Courts Updates

Lawyers appearing in court rely on case dockets to trigger action: to develop workflows for case management, to manage their general calendars and to mold (and reformat) case strategies.  With advances in technology, courts are now making documents attached to case dockets directly available online; and, that’s the case with Massachusetts, too, where courts are […]

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.

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 […]