The Difference Between Policies and Preferences

Law firms need policies and procedures in place because they ensure that everybody knows the rules within the firm. The larger the law firm, the more important it is to have set policies and procedures. Law firms that do not have policies and procedures manuals should consider hiring an employment law firm to assist them….

Final Round of Interview Process Should Not Be a Coronation

Finding the best talent available for a law firm is a vitally important task. The quality of the individuals hired makes a huge difference for the clients that hire your law firm. It also makes a difference within your law firm for the morale of other employees. To hire the best talent available, a process…

Do You Even Need Traditional Office Space?

Before COVID-19, the topic of office space was one that many law firms had to consider long and hard. Many law firms had to consider what size space to get, what location, and what least terms.  Many law firms also had to consider whether they wanted to personally guarantee office space, whether they wanted to sign…

Does Your Law Firm Have a Budget?

Most lawyers in their private lives operate off a budget. Some may be much more formal about it and put it in writing. Others can generally add up their income and expenses in their head to ensure that more money is coming in than coming out. In this same way, law firms need to have…

Do’s and Don’ts of Initial Consultations

Initial consultations are critical to the success of any law firm. The reality is that law firms that want to thrive and succeed need to put their best foot forward in an initial consultation. Obtaining new clientele is necessary for a law firm to succeed. New clients ensure that the lights can stay on in…

Are You in the Three-Pack in Google Maps?

Online marketing is essential to the online success of any law firm. If a law firm’s webpage is optimized correctly, it can result in the law firm receiving online leads. Search engine optimization involves a multi-layered approach. A webpage first has to have rich content. Rich content results in organic backlinks to the webpage. A…

Tips for Attorneys to Prevent Burnout

The practice of law can be difficult.  Dealing with certain clients can be emotionally taxing.  It can also be hard at times dealing with the court system and other legal professionals in contested litigation where tensions and emotions can escalate. For those who own their own law firm, the business aspects of being an attorney…

What to Make of Job-Hoppers?

In the hiring process, many candidates apply who have a history of being a job-hopper. When looking at the resume, many candidates do not stay at previous jobs long. Whether it is six months, a year, or two years, the truth is that some individuals are regularly on the move. The question many law firm…

Have You Made the Move to Smart Bidding?

Many law firms utilize Google AdWords as part of their marketing efforts. It can be an important facet of any law firm’s advertising efforts. Google AdWords appears at the top of the search results on Google. Google AdWords also appears at the bottom of the page. So, if you are searching for anything within Google,…

What Domain Name to Select?

Having a webpage is vital for almost any law firm. The reality is that a webpage for a law firm is a necessity. A webpage can be a source of gaining new clients. Others in the legal community are likely to check out your webpage presence. It could even be other lawyers or judges in the…

It is Not the Onboarding, but the Hiring Process

When new employees do not last long, many are tempted to point to the onboarding process. The thought is that if the onboarding process was better, perhaps the employee may have lasted longer. Yes, the onboarding process is essential. It is important to have informative onboarding materials. It is also critical to have an informative…

Why a Testimonials Page is of Little Use

Online reviews are enormously important for a law firm. Many potential clients thoroughly review the online reviews of a law firm (and do other research) before deciding to hire that law firm. The prevalence of online reviews is not new. Online reviews have been around for a while. And to the chagrin of many, they…