What Makes a Good Lawyer?

CosmoLex Team

Good Lawyer

What makes a good lawyer? The answer will vary somewhat according to whom you ask, but there are a handful of skills and traits that come up repeatedly. These shared traits speak to the core of what a lawyer does—practice law in service of others—and cultivating them allows a decent lawyer to move beyond simply checking the proverbial box to … Read More

How Can You Measure Law Firm Productivity?

CosmoLex Team

Measuring law firm productivity is the first step in identifying areas for improvement. After all, you can’t address a problem if you don’t know it exists. To measure and improve your law firm’s productivity, you need to start by gathering data and analyzing key metrics.[1] Utilization Utilization rates measure how much of a lawyer’s time working ends up on an … Read More

Can My Law Firm Automate Fee Agreements?

CosmoLex Team

When it comes to running a law firm, automation can save you valuable time. For instance, document automation allows you to quickly create standardized agreements, including documents like fee agreements. Speed and consistency To harness the time-saving power of automation, start by having your clients fill out client intake forms online. This is typically more convenient for them—and it saves … Read More

Which Processes Should My Law Firm Automate?

CosmoLex Team

Automation can save time, streamline, and decrease the chance for human error by reducing the number of repetitive tasks you need to do as part of running your law firm.[1] Understanding these goals can help your firm determine which processes you should automate. Save time Make a list of the processes at your law firm that are repetitive or fairly … Read More

How Can Law Firms Increase Client Retention?

CosmoLex Team

Once your firm does the work of developing a lead into a client, it’s generally in the firm’s best interest to retain the client if possible. While there’s no one-size-fits-all cure, offering a positive client experience (including strong communication and active engagement) certainly helps. Responsiveness No one likes feeling ignored, especially when they’re paying a lot of money for a … Read More