Category Archives: Client relationships

New Client Meeting Checklist

Tweet Be Efficient by using a Checklist for New Client Meetings I’m not sure where I got the original content for this New Client Meeting Checklist. I believe from the Law Society of British Columbia.  I know I’ve added items over … Continue reading

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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 Law Practice Cash Flow: Face your money fears

Tweet Lawyers Who Are Afraid to Ask for Money get into Trouble   Many lawyers are reluctant to ask their clients for money and talk about their fees. I’m working with a new client who has a substantial outstanding receivable … 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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Happy Clients Generate More Clients

Tweet Grow your law practice through your existing clients! The best ways to increase your law practice client base is to build on what you already have.  Build your client base by maintaining excellent client relationships with the clients you … Continue reading

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Resist getting angry with other lawyers during negotiations

Tweet Getting angry is harmful to clients Getting angry or frustrated with the lawyer on the other side during negotiations doesn’t help your client’s situation. In fact it usually harms their situation and your ability to negotiate strategically or competently. … Continue reading

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Seek Feedback from Clients during Representation

Tweet Good to Great Legal Service Some lawyers get feedback from their clients on how their services were after a transaction or law suit is completed.  That’s a good idea.  A great idea is to get the feedback when you … Continue reading

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Become a Better Writer and Produce Docs faster with WordRake

Tweet WordRake Software Helps Lawyers Become Better Writers and Produce Documents Faster This month’s Law Practice Management post is written by guest blogger Christy Burke, Founder of Burke and Company www.Burke-Company.com  and regular columnist at Legal IT Professionals. WordRake, is … Continue reading

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Use a Daily “To Do” List to manage your law practice

Tweet David Allen states in his book, Getting Things Done, that the way to stress-free productivity is “capturing all the things that need to get done—now, later, someday, big, little, or in between—into a logical and trusted system outside of … Continue reading

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