Many businesses — especially in today’s economy — find that the expenses involved in hiring outside counsel are too unpredictable and too high. Here are some of the main differences to consider if you’re thinking about going in-house.
The first step in the client acquisition process for legal professionals is usually the initial client interview. Here are 9 interview questions you should ask potential clients and why asking them matters:
Are there laws to regulate the supernatural? You may be interested to know that many states across the U.S. attempt to control the spirit world through legislation.
Every individual undoubtedly finds their own method for best understanding cases. We’ve assembled a list of the top 10 things legal professionals can do to maximize their efforts when faced with this important task.
Making original documents accessible in digital format makes it possible to eFile and otherwise manage beyond the filing cabinet. Here are the best practices for converting your scanned file for eFiling:
As cases and matters pile up, so too can the digital and paper files in any law office. A lack of organization can be a real danger to your practice. Here are five of our favorite tips for getting your practice — and your client relationships — back in order.
All law firms need to bring in new clients and new matters in order to make money. Here’s our top tried and true strategies for “making it rain.”
Who do you think of when you think of influential lawyers? Here are seven who have left an unforgettable mark propelling legislation forward towards a more inclusive and just world.
No matter how great you are at your legal support job, things are going to get stressful from time to time. Here are our top five tips for working with multiple attorneys.
Life happens. Here are steps you can take to help you and your coworkers meet the challenge of the unexpected.
Creating a form that others can fill out online can be a little tricky unless you have the proper tools and know-how. Here is everything you need to know about creating fillable and shareable forms in Word and PDF.
There are some defendants who seem like downright professionals when it comes to avoiding service of process. Here are our favorite tips for making sure your target gets served.
Currently, 36 states have adopted the duty of technology competence. While there may be some biases and challenges, there are several reasons that support the value of tech training and for continuing education programs in a firm.
If used, checklists can help improve efficiency and reduce the potential for errors by clearly setting out requirements and standardizing processes. Here are 7 checklists to not only enhance the productivity of your firm but also help grow your practice.
Social media is changing how legal pros recruit, locate and investigate witnesses, connect with industry influencers, interact with prospects and clients and much more. However, many aren’t sure exactly how they should pursue this new way of practice law. Here are the most popular platforms they use, along with practical tips for making the most of them.