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Do you fit the attorney profile?

All too often, attorneys find themselves on the receiving end of unflattering jokes. That’s partly because generations of legal practice have created widespread beliefs about attorneys and what makes them tick. Let’s have a little fun. Here are some common characteristics associated with lawyers. See if you fit the profile. Glass half empty.  Did you…

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Tip of the Week: New features with latest TimeSolv update

TimeSolv released an update to the software yesterday that included several new features, among other upgrades. Let’s take a look at these features as part of our Tip of the Week.   Access to Assigned Matters Only Back in June, we wrote about how to assign matters to professionals so they only saw those matters…

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Finding the right virtual paralegal

A decade ago, virtual paralegals were widely viewed as a fleeting trend. Fast forward to today and, not only are these remote legal professionals still around, but many of them provide valuable services to numerous legal practices. These lawyers find virtual paralegals an attractive option because they meet support needs without the added overhead of…

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Taking advantage of bar resources

When was the last time you visited the Resource Section of the American Bar Association (ABA) website? Let me rephrase that. Have you ever visited the Resource Section of the ABA website? What about assistance offered by your state bar association? Are you taking advantage of those benefits? If not, you could be missing out…

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The digital law firm: managing remote employees

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Last month, we discussed the benefits of starting a virtual law office, and whether you think of a decentralized law practice as being a “virtual law office” or a “digital law firm,” there are indeed many benefits to harnessing the power of technology to reduce overhead while spreading the breadth and scope of the practice.…

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Phishing, whaling, and your legal practice

You may have scratched your head at the title of this post. What is phishing and what in the world does whaling have to do with your law practice? Phishing is a cyber attack technique that has been around for quite a few years. With the constant evolution of cyber threats, what was once phishing…

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These five movies will inspire the lawyer in you

The daily practice of law can prove challenging to even the most enthusiastic lawyer. Impossible deadlines, demanding clients, and unreasonable judges can be enough to make any attorney question their choice of career. When you find yourself in this position, an inspirational legal movie can offer a dose of needed distraction, while rekindling the flame…

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Choosing the right time tracking system for your law office

It’s no secret that most lawyers despise time tracking. Conventional methods have proven to be overly time consuming, inefficient, inaccurate and just plain painful. Yet, many law firms cling to time tracking systems that clearly do not work… all in the name of tradition. Well, it’s time for a new tradition – one that makes…

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Tip of the Week: Using TimeSolv custom envelopes

So a lot of firms have made the transition of sending invoices via email. But we know a lot of clients still want an invoice sent through traditional means which can raise a frustrating issue. Have you run across the inconvenience of trying to align the from and to addresses on your invoices to match…

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Why is your staff jumping ship?

There used to be a time when lawyers stayed with the same firm from junior associate level up the ladder to partner status. While some attorneys still choose to pursue this traditional path to the top, more lawyers explore their options before settling into one particular firm. In fact, high turnover is a concern through…

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What is LEDES and why is it important for lawyers?

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Although LEDES has been a common format for legal billing for nearly two decades, it is not uncommon to meet attorneys who have worked in law firms for years who have never heard of LEDES. Which is understandable and perhaps fine if those attorneys never touched the billing process outside of inputting their time. But…

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