Today we start a new series, our Legal Productivity App of the week for all your mobile lovers out there! Want to start accepting credit cards for your clients but don’t know how to get started? Try Square. It’s insanely hot, and inspired this whole new series! Square includes a free card-reader that plugs into […]
“The best things in life are free. But you can keep ’em for the birds and bees.” So sang Barret Strong, originally, and dozens of other cover artists, including The Beatles. But as it turns out, there’s a lot of free stuff these days that had Mr. Strong known about, may have changed his lyrics. […]
The last option in this Office Space series is the virtual office. The virtual office can be defined in a myriad of ways, but one of the most common iterations is simply working out of your home. Aside from the obvious cost savings (and potential tax benefit), there are several practical issues to consider.
If leasing space on your own isn’t quite optimal or financially desirable, sharing space with another lawyer can be another option to consider. Sharing space has the obvious upside of reducing cost, sometimes enabling you to be in a location that you couldn’t otherwise (comfortably) afford on your own. However, sharing space with another lawyer […]
This post deals two Sine Qua Nons for lawyers in solo and small practice face every day: the Lawyer Trust Account and a branded email account.
Guess what: According to the majority of practice management experts we spoke to, odds are you’re managing your trust accounts incorrectly. And this makes you at risk for disciplinary action. Join me and the fine folks at the Alaska Bar this afternoon/evening depending on where in the world you are. I will be guest lecturing […]
Mixed among my old copies of FPS: Football and Diablo, I came across a few notes on advice I was given during my time as a young lawyer. Stuff I used to jot down, specifically with the intention of someday looking back upon it. Now, with more than a few years of work under my belt, it was fun to see how some of these gems held up (or not) over time. Here’s a few to start – 2 not-so-good, 2 really good.
Join us for “Using Macs in a Law Firm” at the New York City Soho Apple Store. Presented by Rocket Matter®. WHEN: October 27th, 6:30PM.
This week The New York Law Journal featured a great piece, “A Practical Approach to Legal Project Management”, making a compelling argument that LPM is more than a fad, it’s a trend. We completely agree with the authors that downward price pressures on legal services and alternative fees are driving the need for law firms to become more efficient.
Wanna good read? The Pincus Family Law Group has one for ya. It’s their “Client Expectactions” page. Here’s one: “Calling three or four or multiple times in a day will not get your call answered any faster.”