5 Tips to Help Your Law Firm Convert Leads to New Business

Prospects and Clients folders

New leads can generate real and understandable excitement in a law firm. But when it comes to converting those leads or prospects into actual clients, there’s often still work to be done—and sometimes in a different vein than lawyers realize. In converting a lead, you’re not just trying to convince them you could offer quality legal support. You’re trying to … Read More

Why Client Relationships Matter for Law Firms

Law Firm Client Relationships

Here’s an under-appreciated truth: the business success of your firm hinges on using skills you didn’t learn in law school. Developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients is critical to the sustainability of law firms. How to do it? Greet your clients warmly, get to know their hobbies, learn the names of their family members, and they’ll know the client … Read More

What Is Good Law Firm Culture—and How Is It Changing?

Company Culture

When lawyers are asked what makes their law firm unique, many will answer with some variant of “culture.” But the right “fit” isn’t only about clients and an outward-facing reputation. It’s also about internal culture, and it’s increasingly important to a younger generation of lawyers.  The changes may be gradual, but up-and-coming talent is making waves by valuing culture when … Read More

How to Keep Up as We All Go Back

Post Pandemic Office

As more people get vaccinated, and the possibilities for in-person work open up again, there’s a lot of speculation around what things will look like in the new, new normal. We’re all looking forward to enjoying certain components of post-pandemic life again, but we know things won’t truly go back to how they were. People’s lives have changed too much … Read More

Productivity Round-Up 2021: Apps and Hacks for Lawyers

Legal Apps and Hacks 2021

As we head further into 2021, we’re all excited about things (slowly) opening back up again. The promise of a new, new normal comes with a massive sigh of relief—and a whole lot of distractions when it’s time to get work done when working from home. Last year, a lot of focus went into the essential tools that make remote … Read More

Highlighting Women in Legal Tech

Women in Legal Tech

As we wrap up Women’s History Month, we wanted to take a moment to recognize the diverse thinking and solution-oriented contributions made by women legal tech. CosmoLex recognizes that having a more representative team leads to better business decisions, and women often excel in leadership roles—including with competency, a willingness to continue learning, and a more positive relationship with managers. … Read More

These 5 Legal Practice Areas are Growing in 2021

Legal Practice Areas

2020 was the year no one saw coming—and its effects aren’t going to fade any time soon. After all, as we move into 2021, societal and market changes brought on by Covid-19 continue to impact everyone. But how have these shifts spurred practice area growth? Data privacy and cybersecurity As much of the working world moved online, cybersecurity attacks skyrocketed. … Read More

Think Big: How to Set Your Law Firm Up to Scale

Scaling up Law Firm

Most lawyers can rattle off several potential benefits to growing their law firms—from financial reasons to a greater sense of professional accomplishment and satisfaction. And many lawyers would rightly say that you need to grow your clientele to grow your firm. But it’s not just about taking on more clients—other elements need tending, too. Bigger than just you While it … Read More

Putting Diversity Initiatives into Place at Your Law Firm

March is Women’s History Month! In addition to celebrating the women in your life, it’s also a great time to consider how your law firm can work to be more inclusive and supportive of under-represented team members. If asked, most lawyers would say they want their firms to be diverse. But how do you put those ideas into practice? Diversity … Read More

Returning to the Office? 4 Considerations for Law Firms

Returning-to-the-Office-4-Considerations-for-Law-Firms

As the rate and number of available vaccines increases, we’re all excited for the “return” of the new normal. But what does that look like in the workplace? Here are four considerations for law firms as they return to the office. When to return The decision of when to return to the office will look different for every firm. Staff … Read More