Because of our cellphones, we can now get our work done anywhere and at any time. But this comes with a price… Mobile security is a must, especially in the legal industry and if you’re not taking the appropriate steps to ensure your client’s information is safe, you could be opening yourself up to security breaches.
How does a firm determine the cost of their product? It isn’t as complicated as you may think, find out why!
Every firm has its own set of goals and objectives, but not every firm knows how to reach them. Utilizing a strategic plan will help you properly analyze and allocate your resources to achieve your targets. If you’re unsure of where to begin, we can help!
What does your cash flow look like this year? How about your net income by year-end? Having a quality budget in place removes the guesswork and fear from your financial picture and ensures you end up where you want to go.
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In this remote world we live in now, many aspects of our jobs have changed. Conducting remote international depositions is no exception. Learn what you should be aware of, the steps you should be taking, and how you can best navigate this critical part of your job in our new world.
How do you manage exhibits in a virtual courtroom? Going to court today looks different. The processes and procedures we may have followed at one point have changed. Because of this, there are some steps you should follow, take a look!
Everyone handles their email inbox differently, but one thing is for certain, our inboxes today are significantly more overwhelming than they were even just a few years ago. Because of this, three things are significantly impacted by our time spent on email: our mood, our focus, and our to-do list. Let’s take a look at how you can better manage your inbox and your time!
Think of your client intake process as your first impression. What would potential new clients say about you to their friends? Would they hire you on the spot? This process can be easy to overlook, but we have made it easy for you with a checklist that will keep you on track.
There are so many communication tools that work to improve your business development process, but if you do not know how to use them you will not only be creating inefficiencies for your firm, but you will also be losing billable hours too.
On average, attorneys only bill 2.3 hours of their day, while they spend 30% of their time on business development. Intake process is critical, but without an effective process, you’re losing money. It’s as simple as that.
Take a look take a look at how you can use your online web presence to protect and gain referrals, how you can utilize the power that is Google, and how to begin thinking about social media as a point of leverage not a pain point.
Having hands-on resources for your law firm’s needs will undoubtedly create more meaningful research that drives cases forward. This has been a game-changer for smaller firms who once had to shell out huge expenses for legal research software. Check out what you could be missing!
8 out of 10 millennials will not buy anything without reading a review first and 77% trust reviews they read on brand websites. So what’s the takeaway here? Reviews are crucial, learn why.
This year, the IRS released form 1099-NEC, a new form that will change the way 1099-MISC reporting has been handled for years. Do you know what they are? Is your firm ready to handle them? If not, we’ve got your back, take a look at everything you might be missing!
For many firms, accounting is a huge pain point. It’s time-consuming and tedious, but it’s also crucial. Because of this, we have tried to make the process as easy as possible for you by compiling a list that includes some basic, monthly procedures that your firm may find useful.
According to the American Bar Association, nearly a quarter of all legal malpractice claims are based on lawyers procrastinating or failing to calendar. Don’t let this be you! Learn what you can do to ensure your firm is staying efficient and meeting deadlines.
Attempting to collect on unpaid invoices is not a fruitless endeavor, no matter how aged the invoice is. Let’s look over a few quick tips to point you in the right direction.
Calendaring seems so simple and trivial, but there is nothing more critical to your day-to-day operations than an accurate and up-to-date calendar. Check out some calendaring best practices and learn how your firm can establish a successful workflow.
If your firm lacks the necessary legal billing processes, your practice won’t be sustainable. Proper client billing is not a one size fits all approach – learn what you must do to create a system that allows you to be flexible and profitable.
The purpose of a billing workflow is two-fold: save your firm time and drive the collections process. Technology can help you bill while you work, get your invoices out much faster, and reduce your bottom-line. We’ll show you how.
Unfortunately, clients don’t always pay on time. And did you know that there are specific reasons that lead to bills going unpaid? We’ve got eight tips that will help assist you and your firm with expediting your billing and improving your collection process.
The core of conducting good business lies in placing customers at the forefront of everything you do. The world we live in today is vastly different than it was even a few years ago, but delivering the best client experiences is still possible, let us show you how.
Your firm’s brand matters. Learn what we have found about the importance of communication and data collection, why you need metrics to gauge your ROI, and automation tools that will make your marketing process worth your while.
There are a variety of struggles law firms face when it comes to finding that sweet spot in legal billing. Everyone wants to keep the books balanced and income regularly flowing, but that doesn’t always happen. Check out what you can do!
With the level of competition we are seeing today, firms are faced with a choice: to modernize or not. Check out what we think.
Both internal and client communications have been changed forever. Moving forward, it’s time to take charge and find ways to use law firm communication tools that prioritize security and efficiency for everyone involved – including clients. Learn what legal communication tools could do for your firm.
We are in an age of hacking, there is no getting around that. Let’s take a look at the threats your firm faces, the obligations you have with your clients when you communicate through text, and how to protect yourself while you communicate in today’s day and age.
The purpose of a client-centered law firm, and why many firms have moved toward it, is to set themselves apart and be more competitive. Learn why this is a client-centered model is critical and how it will keep you profitable for years to come.
With access to the internet, consumers can now decide for themselves when, where, and at what price point a licensed attorney is required. So, how do law firms move forward and differentiate themselves, scale, and align with customers in a way that meets the needs of our changing society in 2020 and beyond?
Constant developments in automation have made law firms considerably more profitable. Let’s discuss the ways legal automation tools help bolster efficiency in a way that benefits your firm, and doesn’t add unnecessary steps or complications.
Emerging digital technologies are uniquely positioned to disrupt how law firms conduct their businesses today. With the adoption of these technologies, firms can provide better client services and attain higher revenue-driven results.
Over the years, we have compiled some tips and tricks on how our clients have successfully pitched purchasing practice management software to their law firms. We found that the firms who have adopted new technology look for the best ways, venues, and times to voice their ideas and concerns—using rhetorical skill, driven data, and interpersonal connections to move the right leaders to action.
While there are considerable advantages to working from home, there are also disadvantages of remote working for legal professionals that need to be addressed. In this pandemic, and moving forward, some degree of remote work will become commonplace, so it’s time to get ahead on managing performance and balancing the pros and cons that will inevitably crop up.
The benefits of adopting the Lean principles are endless. Your firm will see revenue-driven results, dramatic reductions in cost, improvements in quality and consistency, and faster legal processes through the improvement of client services.
Training is one of the leading factors that creates the largest gap between buying and utilizing technology. But training doesn’t have to be such a pain point. At its core, the key is to look at technology training as an investment rather than a cost.
Learn how adopting Lean methodology at your law firm can maximize value and minimize waste.
For one-third of law firms, a 2019 survey revealed recruitment is among management’s top challenges. Here are some tips on how you can incentivize new talent to join your firm.
Consolidating your legal tech stack has its benefits. From easier training and onboarding, billing accuracy, and time tracking, the advantages of integrating your practice management software far outweigh the costs.
Legal billing doesn’t have to be hard. Here are our top tips for ways that you can start accelerating your law firm’s billing processes.
Traditionally, law firms only replace their practice management and billing software every 10-20 years, so evaluating new products after all that time can be overwhelming. Take a look at these 5 specific questions you should always be asking your new software vendors.
There are endless reasons why you should adopt case management software, but we’ve narrowed it down to 7 specific reasons to consider.
Implementing legal practice management software can be challenging! Learn about the things you can do to make the transition smoother for your employees and increase your adoption rate.