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Keeping Your Law Office (and Yourself!) Safe This Hurricane Season

  Today is June 1st, and those of us in Florida and many other coastal areas around the country are well aware what that signifies: It’s the beginning of hurricane season. Of course, there are many steps to keep you and your loved ones safe. American Red Cross provides tons of extremely helpful links that cover everything from setting […]

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7 Tips for Building Trust at Your Firm Through Written Work

  Trust is key to every lawyer’s success. Until your name is on the marquee of a white shoe firm, trust is earned not given. At the associate level, you must convince your law firm’s partners to trust you and your work so that they keep giving you opportunities. So how do you do that?  Since lawyers spend […]

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Six Awesome Productivity Tips for Working in Coffee Shops (Infographic)

According to a recent study performed by the Office of National Statistics, a record number of people are now working remotely. The study shows that 13.9% of today’s workforce either works solely from home, or they use their home as a base while working from different locations. With the rise of virtual law offices, this comes as no surprise. […]

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Office 365 Business Premium: All the Extras Worth Checking Out

Office 365 Business Premium packs a mighty punch. Just getting it for the email alone is worth it. Then you’ve got the obvious Microsoft Office suite of apps, both local and cloud versions, along with the suite of mobile apps for your tablets and mobile devices. However, that’s not all Microsoft includes with the Premium […]

ABA TECHSHOW 2017

ABA TECHSHOW 2017: Everything You Need to Know

Another ABA TECHSHOW has come and gone, and this year certainly was a success. If you missed it, here are some of the highlights: The Perfect Theme The theme this year was health and wellness, and it seemed to be a huge hit. For instance, a yoga session hosted by Clio was well-attended, while Rocket Matter […]

The Paperless Law Office, Second Edition

New E-Book: The Paperless Law Office, Second Edition

It’s no secret that just about everything is paperless these days. Many retail stores email receipts instead of printing them. You can pay most of your bills online. Even some waiters are starting to taking orders with iPads instead of on paper. So it stands to reason that you’d want to make your law firm […]

The Best Way to End an Email: How to Actually Get a Response

Sure, we live in an age where email is a prime form of communication. Of course, when it comes to work, we couldn’t live without it. However, it can be incredibly frustrating when you’re waiting for someone to respond and, well, they just don’t. As a journalist, I’m always on deadline and often just can’t wait days for […]

The Remarkable Power of LinkedIn for Hiring Legal Professionals

If you haven’t tried LinkedIn to bring on a critical hire for your firm, you’re missing out.  Recruiting without this powerful professional social channel is like playing tennis with the racket in your mouth:  You’re making things way too hard, and you’re going to end up with a headache. LinkedIn is an overwhelmingly productive recruiting […]