How Lawyers – And Your Clients – Can Look Great on Video

After nine months of video conferencing – and the introduction of virtual courtrooms – most of us believe we know how to handle a Zoom call. And while we can all agree that nothing is the same as a face-to-face conversation, video conferencing provides a close enough substitute that some of 2020’s virtual changes are here to stay.  That means … Read More

Stop Doing This with Your Emails in 2021

We use email all the time, so it’s easy – even routine – to fire one off without thinking much about it. But that doesn’t mean you should. After all, we’ve all been on the receiving end of a weird email. Cranky in tone, cryptically short, confusingly long, or anything in between – an off-seeming message can mess with the … Read More

How to Feel in Control of Your Law Firm’s Growth in 2021

What better time to take stock and plan ahead than the start of the new year? Follow the steps below to feel in control as your firm heads into 2021. Have a handle on your financials by tracking metrics In order to grow, you need to know where you’re starting from. Instead of relying on gut feelings – which are … Read More

Top Tech Must-haves for Lawyers in 2021

The last year has highlighted what a difference technology can make. In our personal lives, sure — but also in our law firms.  As we start off 2021 still working remotely, we’ve put together a list of the best tech that can clean up — and accelerate — your from-home workflows. Working from home: make your spare bedroom look like … Read More

Marketing Strategies for Law Firms for 2021

This post was written in partnership with FocusWorks Marketing. As we head into 2021 still mostly working from home, your firm’s marketing choices are poised to do some heavy lifting. With limited social contact, many people are making decisions about which services to hire based on what they find and see on the Internet. Marketing strategies in 2021 may matter … Read More

Breaking Bad Habits in 2021

It may simply be a trick of perception, but there’s an undeniable energy to the start of a new year – especially this one – that lends momentum to making positive changes in our habits. And for a law firm beginning a new fiscal year, what better time than now to follow through with the improvements you’ve been meaning to … Read More

Make 2021 Your Firm’s Most Productive Year Yet

Some people love New Year’s resolutions. Others can’t stand them.  Regardless of where you fall on making plans for better habits in your personal life this January, now is a great time to make plans for better habits in your law firm. And not only in the sense that a new year equals a fresh start.  You’ve just wrapped up … Read More

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Every Law Practice in 2021

The start of the new year gives us all – including lawyers – the morale boost to reset old habits. If you’ve been thinking of making a change or want 2021 to be your best year yet, there’s a clear path to making it happen.  Follow these seven resolutions to nix the time-wasting practices you’ve been meaning to change and … Read More

Top 10 Takeaways for Law Firms in 2020

As we move into the new year, it’s time to reflect, analyze, and make changes to better prepare ourselves for what’s ahead. Twenty-twenty may have marked a new reality, but some of the shifts it’s brought are here to stay.  Last spring, many law firms faced challenges in transitioning to fully remote work and remaining productive – and businesses in … Read More

Gearing Up for 2021: What to Expect in the New Normal

Twenty-twenty caught everyone by surprise, drastically upending routines and expectations. While there are things we can’t wait to return to – travel, concerts, in-person networking events – some of the changes are here to stay. We’re moving into 2021 still in pandemic mode, but even after social distancing is no longer required, certain components of law firm operations seem unlikely … Read More