13August, 2019

Best Practices for File Naming Conventions in Law Practice

Using best practices for naming files in your law practice can save you time and frustration. The Law Practice Management & Technology Division at the Chicago Bar Association produced a helpful tutorial shared below.
Ivy B. Grey (author of American Legal Style for PerfectIt) and Catherine Sanders Reach (director of the Center for Practice Management at […]

9August, 2019

Time Management Tech Tips for Solo + Small Firm Lawyers

Tools and approaches for time management continue to evolve. Find recent top tips from law practice management experts below.
Back in June, our friends at Attorney at Work sourced an expert roundup of tech tips for lawyers to manage time more effectively and enjoy more time off from work. Although it can be more challenging to […]

1August, 2019

Behavioral Science Tips + Tricks for Legal Marketing [Webinar]

Linda Pepe will share tips and tricks to tap into your market’s decision-making defaults and increase traction with our next installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers — in 30 minutes or less.
On August 21st at 12pm (eastern), Linda Pepe will present
Behavioral Science Tips + Tricks for Legal Marketing
People are inundated with so much information every day that […]

22July, 2019

Survey: Accommodations for Mothers Nursing/Pumping in Massachusetts Courts

We’re sourcing input from lawyers practicing in Massachusetts state courts and before administrative tribunals and boards to establish standards on accommodations for nursing/pumping mothers.
In 2018, the Massachusetts Federal Court adopted an order regarding accommodations for nursing mothers. This was an effort led by the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA) and the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers […]

19July, 2019

Lawyer Well-Being: Massachusetts SJC Steering Committee Releases Report [Clinical Blog]

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Steering Committee on Lawyer Well-Being just released its final report yesterday.
Chief Justice Gants announced members of the Committee in October 2018, in response to the clear need bring stakeholders in the legal profession to work together to improve well-being. Our Executive Director, Anna Levine, worked with the SJC to form […]

11July, 2019

PerfectIt: Your Legal Proofreader [Product Review]

Is there any reason why a lawyer wouldn’t want a tech tool to help with legal citations? Find out how PerfectIt can help you save time, reduce mistakes, and improve the quality of your final product.
In my third year of law school, I served as the editor-in-chief of my school’s law review. I remember the […]

2July, 2019

Tips for Divorce Lawyers to Help Clients Avoid Tech Mistakes [Guest Post]

Clients eager to help their cases often make mistakes using technology. Here’s guidance to keep your clients’ tech use in line.
We thank Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., John W. Simek, and Michael C. Maschke at Sensei Enterprises, Inc. for this helpful guest post!

Lawyers know from personal experience how consuming technology can be. And they know how easy it […]

24June, 2019

Creating Effective Copy + Content to Promote Your Law Practice [Webinar]

Donna Knox, Esq. shares the foundation you need to start optimizing your writing into better marketing efforts in this installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers — in 30 minutes.
Do you want your website, blog posts, emails, and articles to attract the right audience? Do you want to become the likable authority who people seek out when […]

20June, 2019

Closing a Solo or Small Law Practice: The Short List for Succession Planning

When it’s time to close a law practice, you need to do it right — and you can ease the process for your future self with the right operations during the life of your practice. Find more on the steps to closing a law practice here.
Even if you don’t have plans to do so any […]

13June, 2019

Proposals for ABA TECHSHOW 2020 Due June 21st!

ABA TECHSHOW is THE premier legal technology conference — and is calling for proposals for its 2020 conference, running from February 26 – 29 in Chicago.
Using technology can be critical to your success as a lawyer — but it depends on how you use it. As technology rapidly advances, it can feel overwhelming to stay informed […]