Top 10 Shoptalk Articles For Attorneys

By Law Firm Suites - April 18, 2021
Top 10 Shoptalk Articles For Attorneys

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3 Tips For Bouncing Back After A Setback

If you are going to grow your practice, then you’re going to make mistakes. They are an essential part of any growing business, and how you handle them can determine your firm’s future. Everyone makes mistakes, but we do not respond the same way. Do you let the problem take control of your life, or do you use it as a learning experience? There are different mental approaches that are scientifically proven to help you bounce back and come out on top. Learn these three tips on bouncing back after a setback. 

5 Tips For Solos To Get Back To Being Productive After Vacation

There may be a little beach sand still stuck between your toes and, even with your generous application of SPF50, your skin is a little sore from getting too much sun on your vacation. For most small firm lawyers, feeling overwhelmed and incapable of getting everything done is a permanent state of being. However, on the Tuesday morning after a long weekend (which for many of us was preceded by a full-on holiday), work anxiety may be particularly acute. Here are 5 tips on how to get back into the swing of things after a vacation. 

Tips To Help Law Firms Build A Business And Financial Disaster Plan

Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of developing long-term business, financial and operational strategies that can provide some sort of guidance during any time of chaos. Some law firms might be taking this current world situation to strengthen and revisit their disaster plans, while other practices might be looking to create their new plan from scratch since they didn’t have one before this. Regardless of what life cycle your practice is in, this article will highlight six different tips for business, financial, and operational planning during Covid-19 that can help keep your practice right online.

My Biggest Regrets Since Starting My Law Practice

I was recently asked what I would do differently if I had the chance to start my practice all over again. That is a tough question to answer on the spot, and I have since given it a lot of thought. For the most part, I think things turned out pretty well for me, but there are a few things I regret. One of my biggest regrets was failing to clearly identify my ideal client from the start.

3 Badly Behaved Bosses Frequently Found In Law Firms

Bad managers often rank high among our reasons to leave the firm life for solo law practice. The Deposer, The Aggressive Chihuahua, and Judge Judy may have been contributing factors. A feature article in a back issue of Entrepreneurs Organization’s monthly newsletter titled: Are you a horrible boss? caught my attention. If you have been tasked with the significant responsibility of managing staff, it’s probably something that you think about from time to time (or at least you should).

Confronting The Legal Bully

Overall, the most opposing counsel I have come in contact with has been very professional. We can each zealously represent our clients, yet still treat each other with professional courtesy and respect. However, on more than one occasion I have had to deal with one exception: the legal bully. I have experienced two types of legal bullies in my career; the most obvious one tends to be very rude, abrasive, and overly aggressive. This particular bully made every step of the case difficult and tried to intimidate me at every opportunity.

Is Your Firm Prepared For A Manhattan Law Office?

You know the law. It is what you have studied, what you have lived and breathed for a long while, and what you want to do. And you know that you would like to have a prestigious Manhattan address to put on your letterhead. It is crucial to know the overall cost of such an address before deciding to move. That is why it is important to take the next few minutes and count the cost of operating your solo or small law firm in a Manhattan law office space.

Are Legal Referrals Becoming The Horse & Buggy Of Legal Marketing?

Ask any lawyer and they will tell you, the best clients come from referrals. This is backed up by science. A study by McKinsey found that “marketing-induced consumer-to-consumer word of mouth generates more than twice the sales of paid advertising.” And of those that were acquired through word-of-mouth had a 37 percent higher retention rate. (Source: Adweek) But the process of cultivating referral relationships can be slow. For most lawyers, there are only so many hours in the day for one-on-one glad-handing.

Why I’m Not Afraid Of The Future Of Law

Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about my thoughts on the future of the legal profession. And unlike many of my colleagues, I’m very excited about it. Some other lawyers fear how technology and changing best practices will affect the industry. I believe that advanced technology and increasing competition will only improve the practice of law. With new technology, we will be able to do more work in less time, and increased competition will force us to provide more value to clients. The three things I think lawyers need to think about when considering the future of law are digital disruption, the commoditization of legal services, and the changes to the competition.

The Essential Virtual Law Office Toolkit

Are you ready to join the ranks of virtual law office practitioners? While you may know the benefits of a virtual law office, do you know which tools and resources you will need to run a successful firm? Today there is an overabundance of tools, virtual office software, and flexible office arrangements available to lawyers. The key to succeeding in a virtual law office involves finding the right tools and gaining a firm understanding of how they work for and assist you.

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