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 […]

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 […]

7February, 2018

Standing Firm Against Harassment: Policy Guidelines for Law Firms

Law firms should take – and understand – these 5 minimum steps to effectively address sexual harassment.
This article was written collaboratively by Heidi S. Alexander, Justin L. Kelsey and Melissa Levine-Piro and was originally published in the November/December edition of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Massachusetts Lawyers Journal.

Before reading these guidelines, please consider participating in the […]

2February, 2018

Law Practice Startup: Operations Best Practices for Solo and Small Firms

To operate a sustainable law practice, you have to do more than practice law well. You have to run your practice like a business – and do that well, too. Our Best Practices for Solo and Small Law Firm Operations are outlined here, covering all the essentials from IOLTA to Paperless Intake.
Our law practice advisors […]

28December, 2017

Communication Guidelines That Create Better, Happier Clients [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Carol Schiro Greenwald will share the communication guidelines clients love.
Do you hear from your clients too often? Does it seem they expect you to communicate more often than you’d prefer, or can even manage? Failure to communicate is a leading source of malpractice claims, while the right […]

19December, 2017

Technology Lawyers Need for Better Client Service

Find out what tools you can use to give your clients the right experience with technology in your law practice.
Your clients want expedience, but they don’t want complications – and they also want to work with a human. To help you find the right balance, our friends at Attorney at Work sourced expert input on […]