Nationally-known speaker Lisa Solomon, Esq., explains how solos and small firms can realize several benefits from outsourcing substantive legal work to independent, US-based contract (a/k/a freelance) lawyers. Contract lawyers aren’t just for big firms anymore. In the full presentation Lisa covers what you need to know when considering this option. Namely: 1. Benefits […]
Certainly the chart rings disturbingly true, even for the most disciplined among us. How to combat its vicious cycles.
Today, a good lawyer practicing alone or with a handful of colleagues can accomplish far more than that same lawyer or team could’ve several years ago. Technology can democratize virtually anything, and the practice of law isn’t exempt.
Email is a total drag, both figuratively and literally. There you sit, before a full inbox, and heaven only knows what you’ll find. Your inbox is not just something you have to process: it contains hopes, fears, desires, and all sorts of emotions that can pop out and manipulate your psyche. Not only that, as […]
Timers, in this age of very limited time, unlimited Internet distraction, and electronic ADD, are making a roaring comeback, whether they’re simple tomato kitchen timers or fancy electronic doohickeys.
We’re excited to bring you Sean Carter’s Thou Shalt Not Lie, Cheat and Steal: 10 Commandments For Avoiding Ethical Problems As a Lawyer.” Sean, a Harvard Law School Graduate, is a dynamic and fun speaker. You may have attended one of his sessions as each year, he travels cross-country to present more than 100 CLE […]
You’d think as a blogger and a web software developer serving the legal industry that I’d be spending all of my time trying to get lawyers to be as connected as possible. Fat chance. Those who heard me speak at MILOFest or read my Legal Management feature know I’m a fan of getting off the […]
Strict adherence to ethical standards is a fundamental piece of the legal profession. The vast majority of lawyers are extremely conscious of ethical obligations and highly concerned about avoiding even appearances of impropriety or misconduct. However, in any large sample there are always outliers, and the legal profession isn’t exempt. There always seems to […]
It’s terrific to be busy. That said, sometimes “busy” can very quickly devolve into “swamped.” You want to take care of all of your clients while ensuring that each gets the absolute best service possible, yet that clock on the wall reminds you that there are only 24 hours in a day – and […]
Readers of Legal Productivity know we’ve been hard at work on an online continuing legal education platform which we’re calling RocketCLE. It’s an extension of our educational and content philosophy embodied by this blog, our webinar series, and our Legal Productivity e-book. UPDATE: RocketCLE is now Rocket Academy. Today, RocketCLE is formally launched to the […]