Productivity

Six Useful Tips for Improving Your Law Firm Communications

Communication is key to any successful relationship, and your law office is no exception. Not only is effective communication important among firm members, but it is also vital for building and maintaining positive client relationships. Unfortunately, many attorneys find it challenging to move between their legal and office management roles, sometimes approaching office communications with…

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Is technology making the practice of law better or worse?

There’s no denying that technology is everywhere. In fact, it’s hard to identify an industry where technological advancements have not improved and expanded the products and services provided to customers. Unfortunately, the legal industry has been hesitant to embrace these innovations. For various reasons, attorneys have resisted technology, instead opting to embrace decades-old methods and…

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The bible of free online legal resources for attorneys

I get it! You are incredibly busy. Each and every day is filled with client needs, court deadlines, and endless administrative tasks. Not to mention the constant need to market and manage the firm. When you have this much responsibility on your shoulders, it can be extremely refreshing to learn about resources specifically designed to…

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Capture ALL The Time, Not Just Billable Time

Time is money which is why you can’t afford missing it. In fact, you’d love to increase billable time! BUT you will have to teach yourself to actually ‘count’ time as money.  This will require you to understand all the dimensions of the time everyone at your firm spends at work. The most important dimension…

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Timeslips billing for lawyers: expectations versus reality

When you choose a legal billing system for your law office, you have high hopes about the service you will receive and the benefit it will provide to your practice. Unfortunately, many of these platforms leave much to be desired, performing at a level that falls short of your reasonable expectations. Judging from client reviews,…

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Four misconceptions about legal time tracking and billing

There is a lot of misinformation floating around about legal time tracking and billing. Unfortunately, these misunderstandings and erroneous beliefs drive the negative feelings that many attorneys experience when it comes to this important aspect of legal practice. This post will discuss four of the common misconceptions about legal time tracking and billing. Hopefully, I…

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Seven little changes for a big difference in your legal billing

Legal billing is the main factor in securing compensation for your legal services, which makes it a task that is necessary and continuous. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most challenging aspects of running a successful law office. When you are engrossed in practicing law and providing services to your clients, it can be…

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