Taking the Mid-Year Financial Pulse of Your Law Office

Financial Pulse

Knowing where your law firm stands financially is always a wise practice, but checking your firm’s financial pulse halfway through the year can be particularly helpful. If you need to make adjustments, they’re easier to implement now than at the year’s end. Barring any significant tangles, we recommend going through these tasks yourself—even if you’d prefer to hand some of … Read More

Keeping Your Law Firm Safe in the Cloud: External Factors

Keeping Your Law Firm Safe in the Cloud - External-Factors

This article is one half of a two-part series on cloud security and Keeping Your Law Firm Safe in the Cloud. Read more about your law firm’s security in the cloud in the accompanying post, Keeping Your Law Firm Safe in the Cloud: Internal Factors. Cloud-based storage comes with numerous benefits. You and your team can access information from anywhere, … Read More

Keeping Your Law Firm Safe in the Cloud: Internal Factors

Keeping Your Law Firm Safe-in-the Cloud - Internal-Factors

This article is one half of a two-part series on cloud security and Keeping Your Law Firm Safe in the Cloud. Read more about your law firm’s security in the cloud in the accompanying post, Keeping Your Law Firm Safe in the Cloud: External Factors. Cloud-based practice management systems and storage can lighten the clerical load for your whole staff, … Read More

How and When to Raise Your Law Firm’s Rates

Law Firm Rates

Many law firms fear raising their prices because they worry they’ll lose business. While that can happen, undercharging will cost you far more in the long term than losing a few clients. Raising your rates can be done. In fact, it has to be done—to keep up with inflation, retain talent, expand your team, and invest in technology. But it … 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

All About the ESIGN Act: Digital Signatures and the Law

Digital Signatures

Even before the pandemic, the professional world was moving toward increasingly remote operations—and a year of working from home has only accelerated the trend. Law firms have felt this acceleration in a number of ways, including an even more substantial shift toward digital signatures, also known as e-signatures. We’ll break down the differences between digital signatures and handwritten signatures, what … 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

Shifting to the Cloud: Guidance for Law Firms

Moving the Law firm to Cloud

Law firms generally aren’t known for quickly embracing change, but the shifts wrought by the pandemic upended the status quo—and things aren’t changing back. For many lawyers, technology has become an undeniable necessity in running a law office. Most lawyers have heard about the cloud and already use it to store data—but what does it look like when you integrate … Read More

All-in-one Platform: Integrating Your Invoicing, Payments & Accounting

Integrating Invoicing Payments Accounting

Running a law firm is no easy task; with many competing priorities needing attention, it becomes critical to maintain the utmost efficiency. That’s why it’s important to find integrated payment solutions that work within your primary business management platform and help you automate critical business functions such as accounting, invoicing, and payments. Not only are integrated solutions important from a … Read More