15January, 2020

When the Rules Stagnate Innovation, Change the Rules

With a gap in access to justice, the legal profession needs to modernize rules governing the unauthorized practice of law to enable innovation equitably.
Rules restricting the practice of law are well-intentioned — but as lawyers required to follow them understand, we need to consider more than intentions. Individual lawyers must check their intentions with rules […]

8January, 2020

Your Invitation to Our 2020 New Year Networking Breakfast Party in Boston

If you’re a lawyer in Massachusetts, all the reasons you need to attend are right in the event name.
Our New Year Networking Breakfast Party has been one of our most popular events of the year. RSVP HERE.

 

DATE: January 30, 2020

TIME: 8:30am – 10:30am

LOCATION: LCL | Mass LOMAP — 31 Milk Street, Suite 810, Boston MA

Space is […]

2January, 2020

Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Technology Solutions for Common Law Practice Productivity Problems [Webinar]

Find out how you can resolve inefficiencies in your law practice procedures with technology from Natalie Robinson Kelly, Esq. in our next installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers — in 30 minutes or less.
On January 22, 2020 at 12pm (eastern), Natalie Robinson Kelly, Esq. will present
Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Technology Solutions to Common Law Practice […]

27December, 2019

Lawyer Well-Being: Don’t Miss Our Top Resources from 2019

It can feel difficult to focus on personal well-being in the legal profession — but personal well-being is key to sustaining a successful career. Our top blog posts published by LCL MA in 2019 can help — find them below.
Over the past few years, the spotlight has been moving toward lawyer well-being across the nation, […]

18December, 2019

3 Alternatives to the Billable Hour [Guest Post]

Are you ready to move beyond traditional hourly billing? Find more on flat-free pricing, sliding scale fees, and subscription models — and tips to get started below!
We thank Stephanie Everett at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post.
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The billable hour is outdated, clunky, and makes more work and less money for you. Not to […]

13December, 2019

3 Tips for Building Your First Law Firm Budget [Guest Post]

Lawyers aren’t typically trained to build law firm budgets — but if you want to operate your own practice you need to learn. Move past the overwhelm with the three tips (and 4 starting steps!) below.
If you’re just starting your law practice in Massachusetts, don’t miss one of Mass LOMAP’s Free & Confidential Law Practice […]

5December, 2019

Tech Tools for Law Practice Marketing Communications [Webinar]

Find out about tech tools that can help streamline your marketing communications from Russell Matson, Esq. in our next installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers in 32 minutes.
Communication is key to connecting with your audience and attracting the right clients — but many lawyers struggle to find enough time for marketing while practicing law. 

This webinar […]

26November, 2019

Models for Lawyers to Use for Problem Solving and Better Conversations

Lawyers routinely deal with persistent problems and complex communication, which are often two sides of the same coin. Find out how to apply the DEAL model for problem solving and the STAGE model for courageous conversations below.
A post published on December 18, 2019 on LCL’s blog for well-being and mental health services directs here, to Mass LOMAP’s blog. […]

20November, 2019

How to Use Storytelling for a Better Law Practice [Webinar]

Find out how to use storytelling to attract better clients from Amina Moreau with this installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.
Many of us are selling ourselves “wrong.” We’re attracting clients we don’t love, cases we aren’t passionate about, and growing a practice that deviates more and more from our values. Life is just too short to […]

13November, 2019

AAA Higginbotham Fellows Program: Applications Due January 17, 2020

The American Arbitration Association (AAA) created the AAA A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Fellows Program in 2009 in order to provide training, mentorship and networking opportunities to up and coming diverse alternative dispute resolution professionals who have historically not been included in meaningful participation in the field of alternative dispute resolution.
Connecting with the right networks — and […]