Category Archives: Business Plan

5 Effective Business Communication Skills for Lawyers

Tweet  Effective Communication for Lawyers Lawyers spend the majority of their time communicating – writing emails, briefs, letters, agreements, talking, negotiating, running or attending meetings, training,  – the list goes on. Here are five skills to help you communicate well … Continue reading

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Improve your Cash flow: Get clients to pay by enforcing interest payments.

Tweet     Motivate your clients to pay you on time Do you have clients that don’t pay on time? Do you also not charge interest on your outstanding accounts? If you don’t enforce penalties for late payments or charge interest … Continue reading

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Five Things You Can do to Capture More Time in Your Law Practice

Tweet  Capture More Time If you capture just 30 minutes more a day at a billing rate of $250 an hour you’ll add approximately $30,000 to your annual revenue. That’s a significant amount of money for just a little more … Continue reading

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Flat Fee Engagements need Change Orders to deal with Uncertainty

Tweet   One reason lawyers have difficulty charging flat fees is they don’t know how to deal with the uncertainty. Uncertainty that arises because they don’t really know how much time they will spend because of the unknown actions and … Continue reading

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10 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

Tweet Create a Hiring Plan If you’re a solo practitioner and it’s time to make your next or first hire create a hiring plan that will help you avoid making the following ten hiring mistakes. If you’re one of those … Continue reading

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Ten Rules to a Successful Law Practice

Tweet How to Have a Successful Law Practice  This month’s Law Practice Management post is written by guest writer Sarah Weaver.  Sarah is a happy and successful solo bankruptcy attorney located in Seattle, WA.  I’ve had the pleasure of working … Continue reading

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How to Shorten the Time of your Aging Account Receivables

Tweet Get Paid Promptly Here are eleven things you can do to get paid promptly and reduce or shorten the time it takes for your aging account receivables get paid.  Most lawyers agree that one measure of law practice success … Continue reading

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File Management Requirements for Lawyers

Tweet Essential File Management Requirements for Your Law Practice Your Law Practice Management check lists should include systems to manage the following file management areas.  Systems to: store and be able to conveniently retrieve information regarding all your clients and opposing … Continue reading

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Use Checklists for Best Practice Excellence

Tweet Systematize Your Law Practice – Use checklists Use checklists to systematize your law practice and ensure getting great, consistent results. Checklists are the foundation for an excellent, well run law practice that is mistake free and less stressful. Set … Continue reading

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Law Practice Tip #11: Do what you fear in your law practice!

Law Practice Tip #11: Facing your fears in your law practice is the first step to growing and achieving a successful law practice. Continue reading

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