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 […]

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 […]

26February, 2018

Grow the Right Strengths for the Right Career as a Lawyer [Workbook 1]

Find out how to build a strong foundation to find a career path you can thrive on as a lawyer or in any other capacity in the legal profession with an informed SWOT analysis.
The difference between working to survive as a lawyer and working to thrive at it is a question of how effectively you’re […]

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 […]

18January, 2018

Career Research + Development: Setting Direction + Navigating Transitions in the Legal Profession

A semester of workbooks for lawyers, law students, and other legal professionals to find the work uniquely right for them and develop it into a sustainable career in foggy economic conditions.
“Everyone knows this is the future of the legal practice. I don’t want to spend the second half of my career like a taxi driver […]

13December, 2017

Tips to Help Lawyers Generate and Evaluate New Ideas and Solutions

What do you want out of your career as a lawyer? Here’s how to approach one of the most overwhelming questions we face to find more meaningful success.
I meet a significant number of clients that struggle to answer the question: What do you want? They know what they don’t want, but after reaching that conclusion, […]

2November, 2017

How Lawyers Can Develop Readiness and Capacity for Change

The only constant is change. Here’s how you can finally prepare yourself to thrive with the reality of change in your career as a lawyer.
And if you start preparing now, you can make the most of the deep dive series on career development that we plan to launch with the start of 2018.

As that series […]

26October, 2017

Distraction Management for Busy Lawyers [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Reid Trautz will show you how to reclaim your time and money from distractions and optimize your ability to focus.
How many times are you distracted from your work on a typical day? You’ll lose almost 25 minutes on average returning to your original task each time. If you’re still billing […]

11October, 2017

How Lawyers Can Improve Client Communication for Results

Improving client communication improves every aspect of your law practice. Find out how to proactively manage client communication at each step throughout the client experience.
Sometimes lawyers communicate to be persuasive. Sometimes lawyers communicate to engage others in projects. Sometimes lawyers communicate to pass along and perhaps even translate important information.

Lawyers are always communicating with their […]

14September, 2017

How Lawyers Can Avoid Wasting Money on Tech

Investing in tech can save your law practice money – but it can also waste it. Avoid these common sources!
No one wants to waste money. And while technology often offers more cost effective solutions in law practice, it often requires substantial investment. To help lawyers make wiser investments in tech, our friends at Attorney at […]