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

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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

Best Practices in Timekeeping for Legal Professionals

Timekeeping may represent a minor task on your daily activities list, but it plays an outsized role in the profitability of your firm. Proper timekeeping prevents billable hours from leaking away—and it is a key part of understanding the big picture of your firm’s finances and where time is spent.  We’ve shared a few best practices below to help you … Read More

Should Your Law Firm Transition to Remote Permanently?

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With the percentage of the population who’s been vaccinated growing by the day, everyone’s looking forward to the world reopening.  And along with questions about when we can plan extensive visits with friends again, many law firms are wondering when and how they should transition back to the office—or if they should at all. Pros: Benefits to working from home … Read More

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