The uncertainty about when cash is coming in can lead to a lot of unwelcome additional pressure. However, it’s all probably a lot more manageable and predictable than you might otherwise think.
Case Management Software. Matter Management Software. Legal Practice Management Software. All of these terms and more are frequently used to describe law firm software which, most people agree, does a bunch of stuff. The problem is, most lawyers I talk to don’t know what that stuff is. In fact, many of them never even heard […]
Innovative online video sharing site SoloCorps launched recently, dedicated to chronicling the stories, experiences, and wisdom of solo and small firm lawyers through video interviews. The site is at http://myshinglesolocorps.magnify.net.
The Golden Rule of Legal Trust Accounting: The money in your trust account is not yours. You can’t touch it til you earn it. The following image sums it up:
Legal Project Management is a good idea, with clear benefits to practitioners. Increased efficiency, better insight into matters, higher accountability among staff, and reduced errors are all hallmarks of well-implemented project management.
In this series we’ll explore the growing interest in project management for legal professionals and discuss advantages and pitfalls learned from experience in the software industry. At a recent legal tradeshow we attended, seemingly everyone was discussing one of two things: cloud computing and project management. If project management is no more than a buzzword […]
You’re paying them thousands of dollars a month. They tell you they understand social media and how the blogosphere works. But can they really walk the walk? Here are three questions to ask which will tell you if your marketing peeps are worth their weight in the online world:
It seems to me there’s a win-win for the legions of struggling, newly-minted lawyers and small firms. Small and solo firms, by contracting with these young attorneys, could scale their operations inexpensively, and the recent law school grads would gain experience and some additional pocket change to help pay down their debts.
In October, after almost three years of work, my wife will have her first book published, Previvors, on the subject of strategies for women at high risk for breast cancer. As a gift for one of her many accomplishments along the way, I decided to get her an antique decorative piece for our home office: […]
Skype is amazing. If it were up to me, branding wise, it would have an exclamation mark before and after the name: ¡Skype! I’ll shout it from the rooftops. I don’t care what new VOIP service Google announced today. I’ve been using it for years. But more about the good stuff later. Skype is like […]