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 […]

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 […]

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 […]