21March, 2018

Best Practices for Law Firm Data Security and Client File Privacy [Guest Post]

Data security is critical for lawyers. Here’s how to start managing this risk as proactively as your clients and ethics standards deserve.
We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post. Before jumping into this practical primer, check out the extensive writing on data security Heidi has published here on our blog, and plan […]

12March, 2018

How to Lead with Better Services in the Legal Profession

Economics are changing in every industry. Find out how you can emerge as a leader at a critical time in the legal profession.
“Everything in modern society is the result of a collection of decisions made by someone. Why shouldn’t that someone be you?”
– Tom Kelley & David Kelley, Creative Confidence

Many organizations today, including just about […]

5March, 2018

Top Habits of Successful Law Practice Rainmakers [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Kimberly Rice will show you how to integrate essential marketing practices into your standard operations – in 30 minutes or less.
How can you practice law and market a law practice at the same time? Make habits out of rainmaking best practices.
On March 21st at 12pm (eastern), Kimberly […]

26February, 2018

Career R + D: Grow Strengths Using SWOT Analysis [Workbook 1]

Find out how to build a strong foundation to find a career path you can thrive on as a lawyer or in any other capacity in the legal industry with an informed SWOT analysis.
The difference between working to survive as a lawyer and working to thrive at it is a question of how effectively you’re […]

16February, 2018

Personal Productivity & Time Management for Lawyers [Guest Post]

Effective time management allows you to enjoy your time more. So prioritize it, and follow this advice to implement the best methods.
We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post.

Your success, either as a solo or as part of a firm, depends on your ability to take on projects and complete tasks that […]

7February, 2018

Standing Firm Against Harassment: Policy Guidelines for Law Firms

Law firms should take – and understand – these 5 minimum steps to effectively address sexual harassment.
This article was written collaboratively by Heidi S. Alexander, Justin L. Kelsey and Melissa Levine-Piro and was originally published in the November/December edition of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Massachusetts Lawyers Journal.

Before reading these guidelines, please consider participating in the […]

2February, 2018

Law Practice Startup: Operations Best Practices for Solo and Small Firms

To operate a sustainable law practice, you have to do more than practice law well. You have to run your practice like a business – and do that well, too. Our Best Practices for Solo and Small Law Firm Operations are outlined here, covering all the essentials from IOLTA to Paperless Intake.
Our law practice advisors […]

26January, 2018

Tech Tools for Client Development: Self-Directed Legal Marketing [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Vedia Jones-Richardson will cover the technology you can use to make client development work for your law practice – in 30 minutes.
No one understands the value of your legal services better than you do. And with the marketing tools of today’s tech, you can communicate that value […]

18January, 2018

Career Research + Development: Setting Direction + Navigating Transitions in the Legal Profession

A semester of workbooks for lawyers, law students, and other legal professionals to find the work uniquely right for them and develop it into a sustainable career in foggy economic conditions.
“Everyone knows this is the future of the legal practice. I don’t want to spend the second half of my career like a taxi driver […]

11January, 2018

How to Choose Law Practice Management Software [Guest Post]

Your options for law practice management software grow constantly, making an important decision even more challenging. Here’s what you need to know to make that decision much easier.
We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post.

There are more law practice management software options today than ever before, and it seems like new options come […]