Posts by Chelsea Huss
As law firms announce their respective return-to-office strategies, flexibility appears to be a common theme. To best handle these transitions, law firm administrators and members need a comprehensive practice management system that promotes consistency while minimizing potential roadblocks, learn why.
When you think about the function of a law firm, your thoughts probably go straight to the provision of legal services. But, with regular reporting, firms can track metrics that provide valuable detailed financial analysis.
The law firm administrator keeps the entire firm running with productivity and efficiency. A huge part of that responsibility involves identifying bottlenecks and implementing solutions to address them. Take a look at the latest technology that law firm administrators need to address the many inefficiencies that hamper law firm processes.
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Attorneys time is their most important asset. It’s what they use and it’s what they bill for. Anything they can do to take that time, preserve it, and use it effectively, and furthermore bill for it, is going to go a long way in making their firm more efficient, more profitable.
A practice management system creates a hub for the entire firm to find information about your cases, which makes you more efficient and allows you to give better client services, answer questions faster, and gain a better grasp of your data. But how do you decide which practice management features you need? We have your answers!
Buying legal technology can be a huge source of stress. By building out a requirements list you’ll not only be better prepared, but you will have a better sense of what your firm actually needs. This step is critical in the buying process, find out why.
Timing is everything, right? The old adage holds true when thinking about upgrading technology. How do you know when it’s time to start evaluating new technology? Is there ever a bad time? And why do you need to make a change anyway? We have your answers.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With the level of competition we are seeing today, firms are faced with a choice: to modernize or not. Check out what we think.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are endless reasons why you should adopt case management software, but we’ve narrowed it down to 7 specific reasons to consider.
With so many legal practice management software applications in the marketplace, it’s hard for any law firm to know where to start when deciding to change from their existing platform. Check out the pros and cons of each platform and decide for yourself which practice management software would work best for your firm.
If you’re moving to a new legal billing or practice management software, we’ve got you covered! Check out everything you should be able to import and some of the tricks that can result from what’s imported into your new legal billing software.
Before you purchase legal practice management software, it’s important to understand the capabilities that most programs offer. Check out the features you should consider when you’re evaluating practice management software.