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 […]

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 […]

20February, 2019

Demystifying Cyber Insurance for Lawyers [Webinar]

Judy Selby shares what you need to know about cyber insurance as a lawyer — in this 29-minute episode of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.
As technology, cyber, and privacy risks continue to increase, many lawyers poorly understand insurance coverage for these exposures, causing a range of potential pitfalls.

Get the basics of cyber insurance coverage and practical […]

23January, 2019

Lawyers for Affordable Justice: What Law Students + Lawyers Need to Know

LAJ offers mentorship and more to its panel attorneys, helping to fill the void of mandated professional training available for lawyers and close gaps in access to justice for the public.
Law students graduate into a lack of structure around training. While it can start in law school, sufficient training to transform from student to practicing […]

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 […]

25September, 2018

3 Steps to Document Automation for Lawyers

You know automation is key to a better balance, but don’t know where to start? Documents. And you can get it done in 3 easy to understand steps — here they are.
We’ve already explained why you need to leverage automation. That post suggested three places to get started: Text, Documents, and Scheduling. MyCase compiled further guidance […]

29August, 2018

Law Firms Should Be Paperless — Not Paper-Free [Guest Post]

Your success as a lawyer depends greatly on how efficiently you operate. Here’s how to keep paper to a minimum in your practice to maximize your productivity.
We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post.

“Going paperless” is nothing new to the legal world. Federal courts have been paperless for several years now, and many state courts […]

16August, 2018

Law Practice Startup Workshop with a Suite Deal at Social Law Library

If you’re starting your own law practice — or just thinking about it — you have a lot of questions to answer. Do you know what technology to purchase? How to get clients? What entity to select? How to do an IOLTA three-way reconciliation?
Our next (FREE) Law Practice Startup Workshop at Social Law Library on […]

4August, 2018

Plan Your Path for the Right Career as a Lawyer [Workbook 5]

Here’s the planning process you need to take action and implement the steps along your path to the right career 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 […]