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

How Tech Helped Law Firms Adapt to 2020

The year’s end gives a natural opportunity to reflect on the last twelve months – for lessons learned and for what can be applied to the year ahead. One reverberation from 2020 that has been felt by businesses – law firms – throughout the world is what a difference good technology can make. As we count down to 2021, we … Read More

Keeping Connected During Remote Work

Working from home has many benefits – comfy clothes, flexibility, less time lost to commuting, and can we say “sweatpants” again? But it also comes with drawbacks, including a loss of connection, which can be tough for law firms. There are so many small interactions that happen when you’re in the same room as other people, and they’re crucial to … Read More

How to Avoid Three Critical Mistakes When Migrating to New Software

You want your firm to be mobile, modern, and free of IT worries – so you’re thinking of switching to up your software. But before you commit, do your homework. Take a moment to learn about your options and consider the needs that will drive your choice. Today’s software, and practice management tools in particular, give law firms the technology … Read More

How to Intentionally Create Law Firm Culture

Non-profits have mission statements. Businesses have core values, and universities have academic visions. Institutions everywhere make choices about the culture they want to nurture. Your firm shouldn’t be any different. The sense of identity created by intentional culture can provide guidance and purpose. This holds true for you too, solos. Culture helps team members better understand how to work together. … Read More

Creating Content that Delivers for Your Law Firm

You’ve worked hard to get to where you are, and now you’re ready to grow. There are many marketing strategies out there, but content creation is one of the most straightforward and accessible. And it’s effective. According to the American Bar Association’s 2019 Legal & Technology report, 49% of firms with blogs garnered new clients specifically because of their blogs … Read More

10 Tips to Streamline Your Year-end Process

We can all agree that 2020 has been chaotic and unpredictable, but that doesn’t mean your firm’s year-end tasks have to follow suit. In spite of upended routines, now is the time to catch up on delayed activities and plan ahead for the year-end. We don’t know exactly what the next year will bring, but being prepared will help you … Read More

What Every Lawyer’s Website Bio Should Include

Lawyer biographies do a lot of heavy lifting. Before potential clients invest time and emotional energy into a conversation, they want to know it’s worth their while. One of the easiest ways to do that is by scanning the bios on a firm’s Web page.  That’s true whether clients are looking up a word-of-mouth referral, doing their own internet search, … Read More