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…

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 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…

Video Conference Software Law Firms May Consider

Many law firms are quickly looking to incorporate video conferences into their law practice. No matter whether it is communicating with clients, potential clients, internally within the firm, or for recruiting purposes, video conference software can help. However, many lawyers and law firms do not know what software they should use. The reality is that…

Lawyers Should be Cautious with Zoom

During the COVID-19 crisis, the use of video conference has been on the rise for lawyers and law firms. Not only are lawyers and law firms using video conference for a client and potential client meetings, but it is also utilized for court proceedings. Some law firms are even using video conferences to conduct job…

Attorneys are Counselors at Law

Attorneys rarely forget that they have a role in serving as a legal advocate for their clients. As legal advocates, lawyers file pleadings, issue and respond to discovery and show up to a court to advocate for their clients. Lawyers who litigate rarely forget these obligations. But lawyers often forget that they also serve in…

Coronavirus: Adding Video Conference Technology Into Your Law Practice

Video technology has long been helpful in almost every sector of business, including the legal industry. From engaging new clients, or communicating with existing clients, video conference technology has been on the rise for some time now. However, with the advent of the Coronavirus, video conference technology is becoming increasingly more important. Some lawyers may…

The Fallacy that Law Firm Advertising is Impossible Without Deep Pockets

Many lawyers and law firms who do not advertise justify their lack of marketing by pointing out that they do not have deep pockets. In other words, the justification is that one cannot advertise with money they do not have. Similarly, when other competing firms advertise with greater ferocity, the same lawyers and law firms…

Beware of Springboard Lawyers

Hiring new lawyers is an essential part of a growing legal practice. If a legal practice is growing, and new clients are coming, your law practice may likely need new lawyers to handle the growth. Growth is mostly a good thing for a law firm, although it comes with its own set of headaches. After all,…