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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Getting organized is a major key to stress management. So is regular exercise. But if you suspect you’re battling something greater, if you’ve done what you’re supposed to do and still the day starts and ends with gloom, take a look at the Lawyers with Depression site to see if it hits home, and consider seeing your doctor.
When you have a live, breathing, belching machine of a law firm, it’s tough to step back and take a look and come up with suggested adjustments to your operations, much less execute on your observations.
As the obsessive consumer of productivity and self-help literature that I am, I’ve decided to share with everyone the main recurring theme I read over and over again. It’s a short list….