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Social media and your employees

In the good old days, a disgruntled employee would go home and vent to a significant other about the pressures of his or her job. Nowadays, complaining and venting often happens on social media for the entire world to see. These public statements can create serious problems for your practice, especially if the rant includes…

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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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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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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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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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Financing your new law firm

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Whether you are a new attorney fresh out of law school or an established lawyer, looking to make an independent start, hanging out your shingle is not for the weak at heart. There are countless decisions to make, all while dealing with that one huge question running through your head. How will you pay for…

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Creating effective passwords

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As an attorney, you have a professional responsibility to safeguard information entrusted to you by your clients. But if you or your staff are operating your office systems with weak passwords, you may as well open the door and invite hackers into your office files. Sufficient password practices are crucial to the implementation of effective…

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Tips for generating media coverage

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Marketing is an expensive part of legal practice, and even sophisticated and costly strategies can prove hit or miss in the end. One of the most effective and affordable ways of introducing your firm to potential clients is media coverage. Whether you are at the center of an informative story or offering your legal opinion…

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Does your Law Firm Website Need a Makeover?

Pick a random number of law firms and visit their websites. Chances are that most of them will resemble one another. They each feature a similar layout, with similar graphics and similar information. All of those similarities equals boring, which is not conducive to turning website visitors into paying clients. Web users decide almost instantly…

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