13June, 2018

Transition Planning for Lawyers [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Stephen Gallagher will get you ready to change your thinking and embrace reality and plan for the transitions you’ll need to make in your career as a lawyer – in 30 minutes or less.
On July 18th at 12pm (eastern), Stephen Gallagher will present
Transition Planning for Lawyers
Do you […]

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 […]

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 […]

12March, 2018

How to Lead with Better Services in the Legal Profession

Economics are changing in every industry. Find out how you can emerge as a leader at a critical time in the legal profession.
“Everything in modern society is the result of a collection of decisions made by someone. Why shouldn’t that someone be you?”
– Tom Kelley & David Kelley, Creative Confidence

Many organizations today, including just about […]

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 […]

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 […]

11January, 2018

How to Choose Law Practice Management Software [Guest Post]

Your options for law practice management software grow constantly, making an important decision even more challenging. Here’s what you need to know to make that decision much easier.
We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post.

There are more law practice management software options today than ever before, and it seems like new options come […]

5January, 2018

Technology Lawyers Need to Adopt in 2018

Find out what technology you need to focus on implementing in your law practice to elevate performance without burning out.
Some tech decisions are obvious, like opting to use a second monitor. But there’s an overwhelming range of choices to consider implementing across your law practice. If you’re a lawyer, you don’t have time to waste evaluating endless options. […]

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, […]