Posts by Clare Lintzenich

Lead generation: it’s the lifeblood of your law firm, whether you have a solo practice or are part of a major global firm

A Lawyer’s Guide to Lead Generation

The legal market is booming. To stay at the top of the heap, your law firm needs an online advertising strategy complete with a well-considered lead generation process. By implementing tactics to improve your firm’s visibility, including building out your website using SEO and stepping up your social media and content marketing efforts, you can start getting the word out on just how great your law firm is and begin attracting more qualified leads.

The prospect of taking on lead generation can be daunting. But you don’t have to be an online marketing expert to build a pipeline of leads. The right tools and solutions, including lead generation services, will help you get off to a fast start and accelerate your lead conversion rate in no time.

When evaluating new technology, you should start with thinking more about your firm’s day-to-day operations and how those procedures lend themselves to your requirements.

Are You Getting the Timekeeping, Billing, and Accounting Features You Want From Your Legal Practice Management Solution?

You’re probably constantly in the process of putting together a requirements list to include certain solutions, but let’s dig a little deeper into the questions you should be asking to ensure you’re getting the timekeeping, billing, and accounting features you want from your legal practice management software solution.

Law Firm Financial Reporting

The Eight Essential Financial Reports Your Law Firm Needs

Your firm might be brand new to data analytics, or maybe you’ve dipped a toe into the waters and have the basics down. Either way, keeping close, regular tabs on certain metrics and understanding financial reports will increase the effectiveness and efficiency of your firm and lawyers and, in turn, your law firm’s profitability. Technology can streamline this process and make collecting and interpreting your firm’s data easy.

This blog will provide a basic overview of legal reporting and analytics and tell you why they’re important and how they can help you intelligently run your firm. Then, we’ll go in-depth into the different kinds of financial reports your firm should be running to help you understand your bottom line.

Increase Your Law Firm’s Operational Efficiency With These Important Tips

Increase Your Law Firm’s Operational Efficiency With These Important Tips

If you’re the administrator of a small or midsize law firm, you’re probably wearing a lot of hats. In fact, you probably have a closet full! In short, if it’s part of day-to-day legal services operations, and it doesn’t involve the practice of law, it lands on your desk. (There is a desk somewhere under all of the piles, right?) That means when your firm’s leadership team wants to find new ways to increase efficiency and drive law firm profitability, those tasks are automatically yours too.

It’s a daunting task, no doubt. But fortunately, there are legal technology solutions that you can implement quickly so you can demonstrate progress toward your goal. Here’s a list of typical efficiency problems that plague law practices along with some suggestions for how to solve them:

Law Firm Accounting Software

Your Guide to Legal Accounting Software

Mastering law firm accounting is no easy feat. However, the right legal accounting software can help you streamline these critical accounting functions. Join us as we explore what law firm accounting is and how legal accounting software (with the right features) can resolve your biggest accounting challenges and meet your firm’s needs.

2022 Legal Tech Buyer's Guide

2022 Legal Tech Buyer’s Guide

2022 Legal Tech Buyer's Guide So you've decided to invest in new legal technology. Congratulations! You've cleared one major milestone, but now you're faced with a second, even bigger hurdle...

If you’re looking for new ways to simplify your workload and manage all of your cases, you need a better system than Excel spreadsheets and a desk full of clutter. If you’re ready to look for a technological solution, look for a matter management and case management system that helps you keep every important detail in one place.

Matter Management vs. Case Management: Are They the Same or Different?

If you’re looking for new ways to simplify your workload and manage all of your cases, you need a better system than Excel spreadsheets and a desk full of clutter. If you’re ready to look for a technological solution, look no further than a matter management and case management system that helps you keep every important detail in one place. Read on for key features of matter management and case management software that can help you streamline your legal processes – leaving legal technology to do the legwork for you. We like the sound of that!

Webinar: The Evolving Dynamics of Recruiting and Retaining Law Firm Talent

Webinar recording The Evolving Dynamics of Recruiting Legal Talent The landscape of law firm recruitment is changing dramatically. Whether seeking to attract new attorneys out of law school, entice lateral...

When law firms are impacted by a cyber attack, they must take immediate steps to address the data breach and minimize its impact.

Before, During, and After: Ensure Your Law Firm is Prepared to Address a Data Breach

Checklist: Ensure Your Law Firm is Prepared to Address a Data Breach When law firms are impacted by a cyber attack, they must take immediate steps to address the data...

Legal reporting and analytics will undoubtedly help your law firm optimize its performance. Choosing smart legal analytics solutions and reporting tools makes it easy to develop a competitive advantage and keep your firm running smoothly all year long.

Give Your Law Firm a Competitive Edge with Legal Analytics and Reporting

The right reporting and analytics tools will undoubtedly help your law firm optimize its performance. Your firm’s leaders will be more empowered to make more strategic decisions because they’ll know just where the firm can and should grow, and where it should scale back. Choosing smart legal analytics solutions and reporting tools makes it easy to develop a competitive advantage and keep your firm running smoothly and efficiently all year long.

Find out how to maximize the value of your law firm data with the right tools here:

To continue to serve your clients most effectively, your firm must be operating efficiently. You must have a consistent cash flow that allows you to continue marketing campaigns, acquire clients, and hire new lawyers to do the work. The key to this is a comprehensive financial strategy.

The Complete Guide to Your Law Firm’s Finances

Financial well-being is an important piece of the law firm operations puzzle. To continue to serve your clients most effectively, your firm must be operating efficiently. You must have a consistent cash flow that allows you to continue marketing campaigns, acquire clients, and hire new lawyers to do the work.

The key to this is a comprehensive financial strategy. Here’s how you should get started building yours:

A Family Law Firm’s Guide to Client Intake

Customize Your Own Client Intake Form If you don’t already have a client intake form, download our template to start building your own. Using an online client intake form can...

By spending time now to build a strong legal operations team headed by an experienced, tech-savvy legal operations manager, you can modernize your firm and situate it to capitalize on future trends in legal operations.

What is a Legal Operations Manager?

You know that your law firm is a business, but only recently have firms started focusing on how to improve their business. By spending time now to build a strong legal operations team headed by an experienced, tech-savvy legal operations manager, you can modernize your firm and situate it to capitalize on future trends in legal operations. Join us as we uncover what a legal operations manager does and how having one at your law firm can increase efficiency.

Tis the season for law firms to give back and expand on their charitable endeavors! Giving back helps firms solidify themselves as members of their communities with a vested interest in their people and their wellbeing, and also provides a powerful brand-building tool.

How Your Law Firm Can Give Back to the Community This Holiday Season

Tis the season for law firms to give back and expand on their charitable endeavors! Giving back helps firms solidify themselves as members of their communities with a vested interest in their people and their wellbeing, and also provides a powerful brand-building tool.

Join us as we explore the various aspects of law firm humanitarianism, including the benefits of giving back and some ways your law firm can serve its community this holiday season and throughout the year.

When law firm leaders fail to plan, implement, and enforce strict cybersecurity protocols, they are potentially exposing the firm to costly and damaging attacks. Though it will take some time and money to get adequate plans in place, when done correctly, it is one of the best investments a firm can make to deter fraudsters and keep client data secure.

Your Guide to Preventing Law Firm Cyberattacks

In this digital age, technology has become essential to the delivery of legal services. Law firms use tech tools for a variety of reasons, including matter management, calendaring, client communications, and billing. While this reliance on technology has helped law firms improve client relations and the provision of services, it has also made the legal industry a common target for cybercriminals looking to steal valuable client data.

When law firm leaders fail to plan, implement, and enforce strict cybersecurity protocols, they are potentially exposing the firm to costly and damaging attacks. Though it will take some time and money to get adequate plans in place, when done correctly, it is one of the best investments a firm can make to deter fraudsters and keep client data secure.

Most law firm leaders do not enter the legal industry with an accounting background, but a basic understanding is important to ensure the proper management of your firm’s finances.

How to Navigate the World of Law Firm Accounting

Most law firm leaders do not enter the legal industry with an accounting background, but a basic understanding is important to ensure the proper management of your firm’s finances. Decisions about billing processes, the acceptance of payments, and trust accounting form the foundation for a firm’s financial success. Therefore, it is critical for law firms of all sizes to properly position their financial systems. It will not only save time and boost profitability but will also prevent several potentially serious compliance issues.

A lot goes into navigating the world of law firm accounting. Let’s explore some of those vital components:

Legal Analytics and Reporting Guide

You likely have some sort of reporting and analytics system already in place, but are you really taking advantage of everything that the right reporting tools can offer your firm...

It’s been a challenging couple of years for the legal industry, requiring law firms to make unprecedented administrative shifts and difficult decisions about adopting new technology. Every firm, regardless of size, can maximize its current systems with evaluation, training, identification, and planning.

Is Your Law Firm Effectively Maximizing Its Current Legal Technology?

It’s been a challenging couple of years for the legal industry, requiring law firms to make unprecedented administrative shifts and difficult decisions about adopting new technology. Every firm, regardless of size, can maximize its current technologies, but it takes strategy and analysis to make that happen. With evaluation, training, identification, and planning, you can get the most out of your current systems. Read on to learn how.

Today’s legal clients expect an outstanding experience. With a client-centered strategy, you can work to deliver the level of value and quality that meets client needs. This starts from the initial consultation and continues even after representation ends.

Strategies for Providing an Outstanding Client Experience

Today’s legal clients expect an outstanding experience that includes innovation, convenience, and consistent communication, so implementing strategies that support client satisfaction should be an ongoing goal for your firm. This starts with asking what your clients need at intake and ends with collecting honest feedback at the end of representation. Read on for ways law firms can create a client-focused environment where all clients feel valued.

Legal technology can play a major part in a firm’s succession plan, which is a crucial exercise in the future protection of law firms and clients alike.

Why Your Law Firm Needs a Succession Plan and How Legal Tech Can Help

Does your firm have a succession plan in place? Succession planning is a crucial exercise in providing uninterrupted service to clients. Legal practice management software keeps the firm’s various business components in one centralized location, which can make a transition easier and efficient to navigate. Read on for what a successful law firm transition plan consists of – and how legal technology can help.

The risk to client confidentiality is at an all-time high; however, with the right technology, your law firm can keep documents secure.

Maintaining Vital Law Firm Client Confidentiality: How Legal Tech Can Help

In today’s world of increased remote work and ever-evolving cyber attacks, the risk to client confidentiality is at an all-time high. With the right legal technology, including a secure document management system, firms can reduce the threat of data breaches and keep sensitive client information safe.