Creating a Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Law Firms

Culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion

The values of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are increasingly being prioritized by businesses, but the law profession has struggled to keep pace with other industries. In 2021, 85% of all lawyers were white and 63% were men according to the American Bar Association, and these numbers have only changed marginally in the last 10 years.  This lack of diversity … Read More

5 Ways to Use Marketing Automation at Your Law Firm

5 Ways to Use Marketing Automation at Your Law Firm

Successful marketing is essential for attracting new leads and staying profitable, but many law firms don’t have the time or the resources to devote to a dedicated marketing campaign. After all, most attorneys have too much on their plate to focus on gaining new clients—they’re already knee-deep in managing the clients they already have!  It can often take several consecutive … Read More

SMART Goal Setting for Lawyers and Law Firms

SMART Goal Setting for Lawyers and Law Firms

Every person has personal, professional, and financial goals they’re working toward. For some people, the path to achieving these goals may be clear, but others may find themselves discouraged if reaching goals feels difficult, complicated, or unattainable. Lawyers and law firms are no exception.  Lawyers may have broad goals to grow the practice, increase revenue, hire new partners, or work … Read More

5 Updates to Make to Your Law Firm’s Website

5 Updates to Make to Your Law Firm’s Website

Your firm might have the best record in the courtroom, but if you don’t have a website that’s engaging, easy to use, and client-focused, you’re going to miss out on potential clients. Your law firm website is your first line of communication with prospective clients—what is it telling them?   Recent research indicates that 76% of consumers search for a business’s … Read More

Benefits of Integrating CosmoLex and Zapier

Benefits of Integrating CosmoLex and Zapier

Workflow automations help lawyers run their law offices more smoothly by saving time and reducing stress and frustration. They can streamline operational tasks, client and team member onboarding, or marketing—and reduce the risk of user error with data entry.  Helping lawyers stay organized is part of what we do at CosmoLex. To support law firms in managing all their moving … Read More

What You Can Do to Speed Up the Client Intake Process

What You Can Do to Speed Up the Client Intake Process

Your law firm’s intake process isn’t just the first step to growing your firm with new clients—it’s also the first impression many leads will have of your firm. If the client intake process is slow, complicated, or confusing for prospective clients, you’re much more likely to lose qualified leads from your law firm’s intake funnel.  A streamlined, efficient intake processes … Read More

The Pros and Cons of Attorney Performance Reviews

The Pros and Cons of Attorney Performance Reviews

Like many professionals, lawyers have a love/hate relationship with performance reviews. Some say they’re unhelpful and take up valuable time, while others think they’re a way to identify candidates for promotion and engage employees.   Performance reviews should provide a dedicated time for leaders in an organization to praise employee strengths and discuss long-term goals, but according to Gallup, only 20% … Read More

3 Time Tracking Tips for Busy Attorneys

3 time tracking tips for busy attorneys

Are you a solo attorney or small law firm working to keep up with time tracking? Tracking your time is vital for accurate billing and profitable decision-making, but it’s the one thing nearly everyone puts off until they absolutely have to do it. It’s easy to get “in the zone” while working on something for a case and let recording … Read More

Spring Cleaning for Your Law Firm

Spring cleaning for your law firm

Your real life begins after putting your house in order. —Marie Kondo Many cultures throughout history have a tradition of dusting down and sprucing up their spaces during this seasonal transition. In Thailand, people spend two days in April scrubbing their homes, each other, and statues of Buddha with buckets of water meant to wash away bad luck. Homes in … Read More