One legal professional shares her top tools and time-tested tricks for working effectively in today’s law firm, managing documents, tracking time, and more.
Is your fire for the legal profession waning? There are plenty of things you can do with your legal training besides practicing law. Here are our top six alternatives.
Having issues with getting process papers personally served? Get our expert tips for completing service of process on-time, every time.
Your first time in court will be memorable. Review these tips to make sure you’re making an excellent first impression.
Becoming an expert in a particular area of law is one of the best ways you can improve competence and set you and your firm apart. Add value to what you do in your law firm by becoming an expert at something.
Times change and priorities evolve. Still, it’s likely that every law firm has a few old habits that can hurt today’s productivity, even if they once worked fine. Here are a few bad habits that can harm a law practice and erode client relationships.
While obtaining a paralegal credential is a voluntary certification process that can improve a resume, it’s not an entry-level requirement to enter the field. Here are 8 reasons why paralegals should consider becoming certified.
When it comes to writing contracts, clarity and conciseness rule the day. If you’re new to drafting contracts, here are some tips that will help you avoid some costly mistakes.
The weeks leading up to a trial can be stressful. Here are some top tips for ensuring that your team has the very best shot at success:
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.”
Questions about eService? At last month’s webinar Service of Process 101: Personal service, eService & more, you asked some great ones. Now we’re sharing the top, most frequently asked questions about eService along with their answers.
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.
Paraprofessionals can be a true asset to any firm so long as they are hired with the goal of firm efficiencies. Perhaps it is time to discuss whether your firm can benefit from hiring one or more specialized paraprofessionals.
Creating errors in documents is never a good thing, but it is a way bigger deal in the legal profession. We’ve compiled a list of common errors made by lawyers and tips for avoiding them.
Billable hours. Non-billable hours. The distinction is critical, for those working in a law firm. In fact, many law firms have minimum billable hour requirements and the amount worked will likely affect your chances of securing a higher salary. Here’s what you need to know.