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Law Firm Conference

Law Firm Conference

In an effort to save time, more law firm conference and depositions are being conducted over the phone. Teleconferencing is proving to be a boom in expediting legal processes that used to tie up manpower and office staff. In other words, more cases can be handled in less time. There are many applications and reasons […]

Client Management - How to Do it Effectively

Client Management – How to Do it Effectively

Is ineffective client management affecting your profitability? Find out the reason. Your rainmaker brings in a new client to your law firm. All starts well, however after a whilst the client does not respond to your calls (most of the times you call them), shows dissatisfaction with your services (but does not say it aloud), […]

Easy Law Practice Management Tips for Boosting Your Firm's Profits

Easy Law Practice Management Tips for Boosting Your Firm’s Profits

There are two ways to raise profits: increase revenues or cut expenses. Raising fees may not be possible in this economy, but you can use legal billing software to use your current resources more efficiently thereby cutting expenses. Three of the most important law practice management metrics are realization, leverage and margin. Realization: Measuring Receivables […]

Law Firm Management Techniques That Improve Client Intake

Law Firm Management Techniques That Improve Client Intake

The flow of work in a law firm is the flow of information. Anything which obstructs or slows information also interferes with the ability to serve clients efficiently. Control information by using legal software tools to manage and monitor the client intake process to enhance productivity, improve marketing, and avoid conflicts of interest. Create an […]

Court Reporter Firms - A Most Valuable Resource for Small Law Firms

Court Reporter Firms – A Most Valuable Resource for Small Law Firms

It would seem that law firms would have no problem hiring the best court reporters. But that’s often not the case, especially for smaller law firms that don’t have a human resources department. Although smaller firms know what they want in a reporter, finding the time and resources to determine whether a reporter meets their […]

Law Firm Marketing and Your Firms Vision

Law Firm Marketing and Your Firms Vision

An ancient story tells of a student who sought to learn from his master the secret of becoming a great sculptor. “Master,” the student said,” I want to make a great and beautiful statue, but I do not know the methods of your great work.” The master replied, “What exactly do you seek to make?” […]

How Do Law Firms Find More Capital?

How Do Law Firms Find More Capital?

Every law firm understands how important it is not just to market, but to do it well.  So, when you look at two law firms that have equally talented staff and equal financial resources, how can one firm dramatically outperform the other?  The secret… (Hint: learn from what large corporations have done to put their […]

Lawyers - Generate a Million Dollars in Additional Income for Your Law Firm

Lawyers – Generate a Million Dollars in Additional Income for Your Law Firm

Today’s lawyer is so focused on getting the message out that will persuade the potential client to call the firm; the lawyer fails to look within to see if a change in the thought process, management, or delivery of the product can create new clients. From someone who spends a great deal on marketing, I […]

Law Firm Collections - The 10 Biggest Mistakes In Managing Their Accounts Receivable

Law Firm Collections – The 10 Biggest Mistakes In Managing Their Accounts Receivable

The demands of an ever-growing legal profession require law firms to have forward-thinking management strategies to address clients’ needs. Although lawyers’ main priority is – and must be – to deliver quality service, law firms must also build their organizations to support their clients’ evolving demands, by taking steps such as opening international offices, embracing […]

A Paralegal's Take on Law Firm Management Challenges

A Paralegal’s Take on Law Firm Management Challenges

Millie Dyson, age 37, is the epitome of legal support staff competence. She did word processing at a law firm while in high school and steadily worked her way through the ranks. From secretary for three litigators in an insurance defense practice to senior paralegal in the IP department of a 150-year-old firm in Kentucky, […]

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