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 […]

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 […]

11June, 2019

MBA Sourcing Input to Better Support Solo + Small Law Practices

If you practice law in a solo or small law firm, answer 7 quick questions to help the MBA help you.
Law practice management is just one unique challenge solo and small firm lawyers face. As you may know, our organization offers free and confidential advice on law practice management and support for solo and small firm […]

30May, 2019

Artificial Intelligence: 5 Tools Lawyers Need to Know About

AI can reduce your workload as a lawyer — but only if you start using it in your law practice. Find more on 5 top time-saving tools here.
At its core, artificial intelligence aims to mimic the cognitive functioning of humans to complete tasks that traditionally could only be accomplished by humans. In doing so, AI […]

17May, 2019

Marketing Plan Considerations for Solo and Small Law Practices

Solo and small law practices need marketing plans — but they can’t waste time. Focus on connection, and find everything you need to consider here.
Lawyers who choose to work in solo and small practices choose to do more than practice law. Solo and small firm lawyers choose to be businesspeople. Developing business and managing the […]

9May, 2019

Outsourcing Your Overflow Work as a Lawyer [Webinar]

Dina Eisenberg, Esq shares the essentials of delegating work as a lawyer with this installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.
Lawyers need to delegate. But there was no course in law school that taught which work to delegate, how to select the right person with the right expertise for outsourcing, or how to decide the right […]

5April, 2019

5 Shifts to Build a Fearless and Profitable Legal Practice [Webinar]

Kimberly Y. Bennett, Esq. shares the shifts lawyers need to make for a rewarding, sustainable law practice — in 29 minutes — in this installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.
It’s time to break the law. Old law is a thing of the past. Clients are fed-up and over it. Legal Technology is taking market share. And […]

14March, 2019

Fee Agreement Best Practice Guide for Lawyers in Massachusetts [Templates]

Popular demand spoke and we formed a Fee Agreement Working Group in response. The group worked hard, and the Massachusetts Fee Agreement Best Practice Guide for Lawyers is now available for download!
In collaboration with the Massachusetts Bar Association and with input from the Massachusetts Office of Bar Counsel, we are happy to release the Massachusetts Fee Agreement Best Practice Guide […]

17January, 2019

How Lawyers Can Succeed by Developing Careers as Specialists

Experts get to experience more focus and charge more for their services. What more do lawyers need to know before narrowing down?
Expertise lends a strategic advantage over the long term. Business development cycles can be exhausting. Narrowing your niche into a specialty can deliver clients who are willing to pay a premium for your services […]