Previously we took a look at 5 non-traditional “vows” that a new client can make to her attorney at the start of an engagement – promises that don’t usually appear in a standard engagement letter. Today, we’ll consider a few non-traditional vows the lawyer can make to her client. Lawyer Vow #1: I promise […]
One of the very first things that lawyers do when they start working with a new client is put together an engagement letter. It’s critically important to have written engagement terms in place, and also ethically required. Sample engagement letters are easy to find, and they usually satisfy basic ethical requirements, but they’re often short […]
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by your law practice, GTD is a simple system to help you gain back control. Our 5 minute video helps get you started.
For lawyers, getting sucked into an email morass can be a black hole for profits, considering the billable hour nature of legal work. Three sentence emails can help restore the sanity. Pass it on.
Mind maps are a form of graphical note taking that help people organize their thoughts, clear their minds of clutter, and have a pretty picture to look at afterwards that’s a lot more useful than nasty notes scribbled on paper. We created a little 3 minute video you can watch to get started.
We can look to Hollywood for some do’s and don’ts, and I’m not referring to the dresses on the red carpet.
This post is a little different from our usual content, but I thought it might be helpful to folks sharing a similar problem when trying to format data in Excel. Sometimes I find it useful myself to read how people solve tricky little Excel issues, so I offer this up in that spirit. I […]
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.