13July, 2018

New Rule 1.15A: What Client Files Are & How Long Lawyers Must Preserve Them

Effective September 1, 2018, new Rule 1.15A sheds light on what exactly the Client’s File actually is and how long lawyers need to preserve them. Find the answers to your questions here.
On June 7, 2018, the SJC adopted an order that amends the Rules of the Supreme Judicial Court, and in particular, Massachusetts Rules of […]

5July, 2018

Can Power Posing Help Lawyers Gain Confidence?

Confidence helps any career flourish and it’s even more critical in the legal profession. Can adjusting your body posture really return immediate results? Here’s the ‘final’ word.
Words are never final in science, but the recent controversy over whether research concluding “power posing” is an effective way to gain confidence fast seems settled enough to call […]

27June, 2018

Understanding What the 2017 Tax Reform Act Means for Your Law Firm [Webinar]

 BONUS full-hour edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, we have two experts ready to help you understand how your law practice might be able to benefit from the tax cuts that took effect at the start of 2018.
On July 10th at noon (eastern) Mary Vandenack and Michael Weaver will present
Understanding What the the 2017 Tax […]

21June, 2018

Microsoft Office Skills for Lawyers [Guest Post]

Microsoft Office is always expanding its range of time-saving tools, so it’s hard to stay on top of what you need to learn. Find out what skills to focus on for the best ROI as you use the products in your law practice.
We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post.

For most law firms, […]

13June, 2018

Transition Planning for Lawyers [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Stephen Gallagher will get you ready to change your thinking and embrace reality and plan for the transitions you’ll need to make in your career as a lawyer – in 30 minutes or less.
On July 18th at 12pm (eastern), Stephen Gallagher will present
Transition Planning for Lawyers
Do you […]

7June, 2018

NEW Workshop! Techniques for Practicing Law with ADHD

Unlock the advantages of your neurodiversity on August 10th – Free and Confidential.
Depending on your circumstances, ADHD can feel like a burden or a superpower. Clinical staff at Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL is the same organization behind our Mass LOMAP services) designed a 3-hour workshop specifically for law students, lawyers, and other legal professionals who face unique […]

31May, 2018

How to Find Your Purpose for the Right Career as a Lawyer [Workbook 4]

Those who thrive most in their careers are fueled by their sense of purpose. Find out how to pivot your work as a lawyer into the right career for your passion.
The difference between working to survive as a lawyer and working to thrive at it is a question of how effectively you’re adapting. And as […]

30May, 2018

A Scorecard for Small Law Firms [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Sam Glover will help you identify what steps you can take to position your law firm for sustainable growth.
How is your law practice keeping up with the pace of change in the legal industry? The practice of law has changed, is still changing, and will continue to […]

24May, 2018

2018 Tax Reform Essentials for Lawyers [Guest Post]

Tax reform made effective January 1, 2018 brought big changes to the system. Find out how your work and income as a lawyer fits with these provisions until they expire in 2025.
Mary Vandenack and Michael Weaver of Vandenack Weaver LLC presented a bonus edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers for us in July 2018 on Understanding […]

17May, 2018

But You’re a Lawyer, Not a Project Manager? Learn These Skills.

Here’s how to approach your work as a lawyer as projects to be managed, apply the right skills for the job, and deliver a better finished work product.
Alex, Beth, and Chris are partners in a small law firm. They have been together for 30 years. They make all important decisions together. Recently, their office manager […]