Archive for 'Practice Management'

An Alternative Revenue Stream for Your Practice

Do you want to increase your firm’s revenues? Offer your clients an option to pay a low fixed-price for a year of legal advice via email. Your legal services in this case would be limited to [...]

Signing a Website Contract? Watch for these hidden dangers

Signing a Website Contract? Watch for these hidden dangers

With the New Year upon us, attorneys everywhere are looking to revamp their firms’ marketing efforts. If you find yourself in the midst of this marketing frenzy, you’re likely hoping to improve your website and may [...]

Creating Website Continuity & Ongoing Success

Creating Website Continuity & Ongoing Success

Most business owners recognize that high turnover rates come with a pretty hefty price tag. With a small law firm, the expense can be even greater because most simply can’t afford a devoted HR team to [...]

Is Going “Virtual” the Future of Law?

Is Going “Virtual” the Future of Law?

by Kris L. Canaday This question is posed time and again.  In conversation.  In group discussions.  In articles.  In passing.  In all seriousness.  The increasing interest in virtual practice has given rise to a host of [...]

How to Maximize Paralegal Support

How to Maximize Paralegal Support

by Kris L. Canaday Are you getting the most out of your paralegals? If you don’t have paralegals, but are getting ready to use them in your practice, do you know how to maximize their potential? [...]

Leave the Cookie Cutter Sites for the Uninspired Professionals

Leave the Cookie Cutter Sites for the Uninspired Professionals

Over the past few years, a group of vocal DIY website evangelists has emerged in the legal community. These attorneys argue that law firms should save the expense associated with hiring a professional website developer and [...]

Turning Your Colleagues Into Consistent Rainmakers

Turning Your Colleagues Into Consistent Rainmakers

If you have a successful practice, you probably already obtain many of your clients through referrals, either through past clients or colleagues such as attorneys, CPAs and financial advisors.  Besides the fact that referrals are a [...]

Getting Senior Partners Onboard With New Technology

Getting Senior Partners Onboard With New Technology

Several weeks ago, 2000 attorneys gathered in Chicago for the annual ABA TechShow. The three-day long event brings together attorneys from around the country for educational sessions on advancements in technology and their application to the [...]

4 Keys to Ensure You Get the Most Out of Summer Interns at Your Firm

4 Keys to Ensure You Get the Most Out of Summer Interns at Your Firm

Getting the Most Out of Your Summer Interns Memorial Day is just around the corner and you know what that means…it’s the start of intern season! Over the next few months, these law students will become [...]

Part III: Staffing your firm with a Dream Team

Part III: Staffing your firm with a Dream Team

Congratulations! You have successfully navigated the murky waters of the job candidate pool. Because you were diligent in your research, contemplative in creating applicant questions and committed to find the best and brightest for your support [...]