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 […]

10May, 2018

How to Get a Great Law Firm Website [Guest Post]

No matter what goals you’re trying to achieve with it, your law firm website needs to represent you as well as you represent your clients. Here’s what you need to make sure yours delivers.
We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post. Before jumping into this practical primer, check out the extensive writing […]

3May, 2018

Technology Competence for Lawyers: Ethical Duties in Two Rules

Lawyers are required to demonstrate competence with technology. Here’s the latest publication from the Massachusetts BBO and our best tips to help you to use tech right and stay ethically compliant.
The Massachusetts SJC created new ethical obligations for lawyers on July 1, 2015 in its amendments to Rules 1.1 and 1.6, bringing relevant parts current […]

30April, 2018

Brand Yourself for the Right Career as a Lawyer [Workbook 3]

Communication creates relationships. Learn how to craft the right messages to communicate how you work as a lawyer.
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 a human, you can always learn to adapt better. This post offers the […]

27April, 2018

Quick Tips for Lawyers to Beat Stress, Build Happiness, and Boost Productivity [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Anne Brafford will show you where to shift your focus to feel better and work better – in 30 minutes or less.
On May 30th at 12pm (eastern), Anne Brafford will present
Quick Tips to Beat Stress, Build Happiness, and Boost Productivity
How often do you experience stress without […]

19April, 2018

Timekeeping + Billing Tips to Improve Law Practice Collections [Guest Post]

What’s more tied to your law practice’s financial viability than your collections? From accepting credit cards to choosing the right tech, here’s how to improve yours.
We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post. After you get this practical advice, you can check out best practices and beyond in the section on Billing […]

11April, 2018

How to Use Evernote as a Law Practice Tool

Data Overload is real for almost everyone in 2018, but lawyers have exceptionally high ethical standards on their ability to manage it. Tool Option Overload is real too, so get control now with this practical approach to Evernote.
Attorneys are bombarded from every direction, many times with competing demands from clients, colleagues, staff, and family. If […]

4April, 2018

How to Build a Virtual Law Practice [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Brooke Moore will deliver the essentials on building a virtual law practice – in 34 minutes.
What can you build with a virtual law practice that brick & mortar would obstruct?

Virtual law practices are an attractive alternate law firm model for attorneys who are looking to start a […]

28March, 2018

Align Your Values for the Right Career as a Lawyer [Workbook 2]

Values, beliefs, assumptions, and unconscious biases impact our most important decisions. Learn to recognize what drives your behavior and how to harness it for the right work as a lawyer.
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 a […]

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 […]