Nuts and Bolts: Understanding Your Site's Meta Description Tag

Nothing theoretical, inspirational, or thought-provoking in this post, folks. Rather, let’s roll up our sleeves and look at one of the important elements of your website that a lot of folks overlook or just don’t do correctly: the meta description tag. And if you read no further, keep those descriptions to 160 characters. You’ll see […]

Why it's Critical for Lawyers to Get Bills Out On Time (Part 2 of 2)

From the client’s perspective, getting a big legal bill long after the service was performed has the effect of feeling like a big nasty surprise. That can lead to uncomfortable discussions and, worse yet, often results in haircuts on your bill. The bigger and “lumpier” the bill (that is, the more things thrown in together), the further it is away from the time you provided the service, the more likely a discount negotiation is forthcoming.

How to Receive CLE Credit for Legal Productivity Webinars

To see if your state permits CLE Reciprocity with Florida, please check out Tim Baran’s excellent CLE Reciprocity Guide. You may also fill out a Uniform Certificate of Attendance and file it with your CLE commission within 30 days of your session. Make sure you attend the entire duration of our webinars, as CLE requirements […]

Free CLE: How to Work With Contract Lawyers to Save Your Firm Money, Increase Profits, and Get Your Life Back

Please join us for our FREE CLE Webinar series this Thursday, September 23rd at 12PM EDT! Register for How to Work With Contract Lawyers to Save Your Firm Money, Increase Profits, and Get Your Life Back Guest Presenter: Lisa Solomon Outsourcing is the wave of the future. But it doesn’t necessarily mean sending work overseas, […]

Legal Project Management: Why Lawyers Should Get Agile

As legal professionals join the project management party, hopefully they can benefit by arriving late. Other industries have invented project management techniques, many of which were reactions to previous methodologies that didn’t quite work. Software, for example, has seen technique after technique come and go, leaving failed initiatives in their wake.

Legal Practice Management Software. What Does That Even mean?

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 […]