Do You Know Thy 10 Legal Ethics Commandments?

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 […]

Amazing Ethics Violations

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 […]

Overwhelmed? Consider Outsourcing

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 […]

Seven Ways to Make Your Law Firm More Efficient – The Video

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 […]

More Cost Certainty For Law Firms = More Legal Business?

Lack of cost certainty has to be one of the leading reasons why we don’t use more legal services. I can’t prove it, but I’ve always suspected there is a heck of a lot of potential legal work out there that doesn’t end up on lawyer laptops solely because of the absence of a fixed […]

Free CLE Webinar – Spinning the Law: Trying Cases in the Court of Public Opinion

Spinning the Law: Trying Cases in the Court of Public Opinion Host: Kendall Coffey, Coffey Burlington (Miami, Florida) When: Friday, January 28th at 12PM EST CLE Accreditation available in Florida Price: FREE Description: We’re completely stoked for this one! Former Southern District of Florida U.S. Attorney Kendall Coffey represented Al Gore in the 2000 election recount and […]

5 Bad Habits Of Business Lawyers

First of all, business lawyers rock.  They’re among the sharpest thinking professionals in business, routinely pulling together complex deal structures, making sense out of rules and regulations, and giving great general business advice to clients. (Disclosure: Yes I’m biased, I started my career as a business lawyer.) Since leaving law for the tech world I’ve […]