Category Archives: Law Practice Management

Reduce Client’s Stress

Tweet Improve Client Relationships Make a point in your law practice to do whatever you can to reduce or lower your client’s stress level. Being intentional about doing this will help you have better relationships with your clients. Here are … Continue reading

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Effective Questions Deliver Positive Results

Tweet This video of a deer hunter in a tree stand who uses a question to deflect what could have been an oh crap! kind of moment is a great way to emphasis how asking good questions can help diffuse … Continue reading

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How to set priorities in your law practice

Tweet Setting priorities in your law practice  “We realize our dilemma goes deeper than shortage of time; it is basically a problem of priorities. We confess we have left undone those things that ought to have done; and we have … Continue reading

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Estimating Time Realistically is Essential

Tweet In order to meet your promises, you need to be able to accurately or realistically estimate how long it’s going to take for you to do what you promise. Your clients depend on your estimates to help reduce their … Continue reading

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Example of giving effective feedback to a legal assistant

Tweet To follow up on my last post here is an example of how to give feedback. The context: Sue is a legal assistant who works for three senior lawyers in the firm.  She’s been with the firm for over eight … Continue reading

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Give Feedback Effectively

Tweet Giving negative feedback to your staff and associates is a difficult, yet vital, law practice management skill. Good law firm work environments encourage learning and growth, and giving and accepting feedback must be a part of that environment to … Continue reading

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New Rules for Law Firm Marketing

Every law firm marketing director should read and incorporate the New Rules of Marketing by David Meerman Scott into their marketing plan. Continue reading

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Nurture Relationships so Serendipity Happens

Tweet Lawyers should focus on nurturing relationships and not rushing back to the office so that serendipitous good fortune can have a chance. I just read Ellen Florian’s interview with Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com in the April 30, 2012 … 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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Legal Case Management Software Makes a Difference

Tweet This month’s law practice management post is written by guest blogger Nicole Raffay, Search Analyst for LexisNexis. Law practice management has evolved dramatically over time, especially as technology has changed. What used to be endless rows of dusty filing … Continue reading

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