21March, 2019

Mindfulness Essentials for Lawyers

The average human spends almost half of their waking hours thinking about something other than what is actually happening, according to a Harvard University study.
Mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment, intending to be curious and nonjudgmental about what you’re paying attention to. As a lawyer, it’s actually your job to think about past events […]

8March, 2019

ABA LTRC Women of Legal Tech Honorees 2019

The ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center just honored 15 new “Women of Legal Tech”. Find out who’s joining the ranks — now 100 strong — and what they’re working on!
LTRC’s Women of Legal Tech initiative is intended to encourage diversity and celebrate women in legal technology. One of the American Bar Association’s core values is […]

1November, 2018

Lawyers Need Love: How To Communicate Trust

November 2 is Love Your Lawyer Day! Celebrate by developing the communication skills you need to create the trust you need for a healthier life and law practice.
Lawyers are in the business of selling their ideas. They sell prospective clients on the idea to hire them and clients on the idea to heed their advice. […]

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 […]

9August, 2018

How Fast Thinking Slows Lawyers Down

Fast thinking interferes with our progress whenever we fail to scan our thoughts and process our assumptions. And it’s particularly important in legal work to isolate assumptions. Here’s what you need to understand and slow down.
In 2012, Facebook conducted an experiment to see whether it could influence the emotions and postings of its users by […]

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 […]

20July, 2018

How to Do 90 Minutes of Legal Work in 60 [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Daniel Siegel will show you how to get time-saving results from technology.
If you’re looking for more minutes in the day, technology can deliver them. But you’ve probably struggled with finding time to figure out how. Watch Daniel Siegel’s 30-minute webinar and stick around for a load of […]

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 […]

5July, 2018

Can Power Posing Help Lawyers Gain Confidence?

Confidence helps any career flourish and it’s even more critical in the legal profession. Can adjusting your body posture really return immediate results? Here’s the ‘final’ word.
Words are never final in science, but the recent controversy over whether research concluding “power posing” is an effective way to gain confidence fast seems settled enough to call […]

21June, 2018

Microsoft Office Skills for Lawyers [Guest Post]

Microsoft Office is always expanding its range of time-saving tools, so it’s hard to stay on top of what you need to learn. Find out what skills to focus on for the best ROI as you use the products in your law practice.
We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post.

For most law firms, […]