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The Secrets To Marketing & Automating Your Law Practice

By David M. Bitton. Published 2018 In this definitive guide to starting, marketing and growing your law firm, you’ll receive key insights from leading experts in the legal industry today. Inside you’ll discover 11 steps to launch a successful law firm, how to get website leads on autopilot, online advertising secrets from the pros, how… Read More »

Categories: Book, Content Type, Firm Management, Future of law, Legal Technology, Marketing, Topics

Ideas for rethinking your law practice

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The changes facing the legal professional may seem daunting, but all lawyers can rise to these challenges and embrace the opportunities they present. There are many ways to respond, some are quite small and easy, and others require a significant investment of time and money. Some can be done by individual lawyers, and others require… Read More »

Categories: 2018 February Top Legal Disruptions, Articles, Content Type, Firm Management, Future of law, LAWPRO Magazine, Legal Technology, Topics

Does your firm need cybercrime insurance?

In a study titled The Cost of Cybercrime, Accenture surveyed 254 companies in seven countries. Over the course of five years, the study revealed a 62 per cent increase in cybercrime attacks. Data breaches during the same period doubled to 130 per year. Accenture noted that while not every security breach results in a loss,… Read More »

Categories: 2018 February Top Legal Disruptions, Articles, Content Type, Cyber dangers, Disaster Planning, Firm Management, Insurance Business, LAWPRO Magazine, LAWPRO Magazine Article Type, LAWPRO policy, Legal Technology, Topics

Lawyers as Managers: How to Be a Champion for Your Firm and Employees

Today more than ever, all members of a law firm must work together as a team for the benefit of clients. Coordinating and getting the most out of everyone’s contributions is the responsibility of a firm’s managers, whether they are lawyers or administrators. The fact is that few lawyers enter the profession with management experience…. Read More »

Categories: Book, Content Type, Firm Management

The graceful exit: Leaving practice on a high note

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In the last few years of their careers, many lawyers begin to think about the meaning of legacy. What has been my contribution? How will I be remembered? Part of being a professional means having a vision beyond simply working a job and earning money. Most lawyers are guided by personal values, a commitment to… Read More »

Categories: 2017 August Managing Change, Articles, Content Type, Features, Firm Management, LAWPRO Magazine, Legal Careers, Succession Planning, Topics

Outsourcing your law firm’s cybersecurity

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According to a survey¹ of UK law firms, a quarter of them have been the victims of cyberattacks, as have almost a third of US firms according to the ABA Legal Technology Survey Report. While there has not been a similar survey done of Canadian firms, the numbers are probably similar. And the high-publicity hacks… Read More »

Categories: 2017 August Managing Change, Articles, Cyber dangers, Firm Management, Legal Technology, Tech Tips

Book review – The Lawyer’s Guide to Succession Planning

cover of Lawyers Guide to Succession Planning

No one likes to think about getting older, and lawyers may tend to put off thinking about the day they have to retire from the profession they love and the firms they have spent a lifetime building. However, the fact is that there is a wave of Boomers hitting retirement age (90 million in North… Read More »

Categories: 2017 August Managing Change, Articles, Book Review, Content Type, Firm Management, Legal Careers, Solo and Small Firm, Succession Planning

Managing a Better Professional Services Firm

The legal services marketplace is now more competitive then ever, and the competitors are not just other lawyers. Clients have become more demanding and questioning about the legal services they receive. Technology has profoundly changed how lawyers do their work and serve clients. And, many common legal services have become commodities – with commodity pricing… Read More »

Categories: Firm Management, Managing Booklets, Marketing

The Successful Lawyer: Powerful Strategies for Transforming Your Practice

Gerald A. Riskin, published 2005 (available as 256 page book or 6 audio CDs, 330 mins) Global management consultant and trusted advisor to many of the world’s largest law firms, Gerry Riskin goes beyond simple concept or theory and delivers a book packed with practical advice that you can implement right away. By using the… Read More »

Categories: Book, Firm Management, Legal Careers, Solo and Small Firm

How to Start and Build a Law Practice Platinum 5th Edition

Jay G. Foonberg, published 2004, 704 pages This classic ABA bestseller has been used by tens of thousands of lawyers as the comprehensive guide to planning, launching, and growing a successful practice. It’s packed with over 600 pages of guidance on identifying the right location, finding clients, setting fees, managing your office, maintaining an ethical… Read More »

Categories: Book, Finances, Firm Management, Legal Careers, Marketing, Solo and Small Firm
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