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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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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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Successful Email Habits

Tweet It’s a New Year and time to follow email habits that will make the management of your email easier and more efficient.  Email is one of my biggest challenges.  I always get more email than I can reasonably handle … 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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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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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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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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