Productivity

Ten practice management tips for starting your own law office

So, you want to hang out your shingle and start your own law practice? While a successful firm requires that you skill and knowledge about the law, it is also vitally important that you also understand the business and management side of running a law firm. Without adequate practice management, you may quickly find yourself…

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Strategies for Accurate Time Keeping

The joys of time keeping. While it’s the vehicle by which your practice gets paid, it is also one of the most hated tasks among attorneys. This disdain for time tracking can often lead to inaccurate entries, whether from memory lapse or the effects of procrastination. Whatever the cause, inaccurate timekeeping can harm your practice,…

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Outsourcing your IT in 2018

Increasing the profits of your law practice requires an honest determination about the best use of your resources. Whether you are looking for ways to cut costs or making decisions about the most efficient use of your employees’ time, effective administration can increase your earnings, while lowering your bottom line. For many law firms, that…

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Tip of the Week: Data Backup

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It’s incredibly important to create a backup of all your data, and you should really be backing up on a weekly basis to be on the safe side in case of a catastrophe – be it a digital one or one in the physical world! By backing up, you are essentially duplicating a copy of…

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Factors to consider for employee raises

The end of the year brings up numerous questions about the direction of your law firm and concerns about employee raises are probably among them. When determining whether to increase staff salaries, there are numerous considerations. This post seeks to help you make this sometimes difficult decision. It will discuss a number of relevant factors…

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Exploring best practices for trust account management

As an attorney, you are trusted to handle your client’s most valuable assets, which includes their money. When you place client funds into your trust account, you have a responsibility to protect and manage them in an ethical manner. Failure to meet this duty can result in serious consequences for you and your legal practice.…

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End the year right with these ten law office tasks

The new year is right around the corner and with it comes opportunities for increased profits, new professional goals, and overall business growth. But before you change your desk calendars, take the time to assess the past year and take care of any loose ends. The following are ten tasks to help you end 2017…

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Avoiding attorney burnout

The practice of law is one of the most rewarding professions in the world, but it is also one of the most stressful. As an attorney, you have the fate of your clients in your hands and this reality can place a lot of pressure on your shoulders. Dealing with these heavy responsibilities on a…

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Warning: difficult client ahead

Times are tight. Bills are due – at home and at work – and you need to inject some new client funds into your account. It’s during these lean times that you may be tempted to take on any potential client who walks through the office door. But, before you commit your time and expertise…

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Preventing sexual harassment in your law office

Reports of sexual harassment have unfortunately become a daily staple within the news media. From respected journalists to powerful movie executives and elected politicians, there seems to be a growing movement of awareness and accountability for acts of sexual harassment. Whether the salaciousness of these stories keeps you glued to the television, or running away…

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Tip of the Week: Task Management

TimeSolv rolled out a major update over the weekend that introduces Task management to the software and our Tip of the Week tackles this new feature. TimeSolv’s new Tasks feature serves as a to-do list, helping you manage and assign tasks in your business for greater organization and productivity. To access our new Tasks feature,…

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