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In Honor of Memorial Day

In Honor of Memorial Day

In the U.S. many offices are close for a national holiday — Memorial Day. A long standing website dedicated to Memorial Day describes the history and origin this way: Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim ... Read More »

 Drill Deeper than Income to Understanding Law Firm Finances

Drill Deeper than Income to Understanding Law Firm Finances

Note: The following is an excerpt from a new eBook titled 15 Ideas for Getting a Jump-Start on 2015 which is freely available with registration. Lawyers are expected to learn what they need to know about practicing law in law school. Looking at the course offerings from any law school you will find criminal law, torts, administrative law, business law, family law and ... Read More »

Infographic Friday:  Best Employers in the U.S. Tech Sector

Best Employers in the US - small

Forbes recently published an infographic listing “The Best Employers in the U.S. Tech Sector” which lists the “top employers in IT, internet, software and services, as ranked by employees.” The publication teamed up with Statista, to ask some “20,000 American workers at large U.S. companies, nonprofit institutions, government agencies, and U.S. divisions of multinationals this question: how likely would they ... Read More »

Building a Case for a Small Law Firm Blog

Building a Case for a Small Law Firm Blog

As a self-described “young female litigator” three years ago she was looking for an outlet – a means to think, write and perhaps connect.  She started a blog – The Limber Lawyer – and something magical happened:  people started reading it.   And her musings opened up opportunities. For Victoria Santoro, an associate with the Boston-based law firm Meehan, Boyle, Black ... Read More »

The Secret Law Firm Metric Clients Will Pay to Improve

The Secret Law Firm Metric Clients Will Pay to Improve

Hint: It’s not a financial metric, but it can have a big impact on improving law firm profitability and growth. What’s more, it’s really not that big a secret if you’ve been listening closely to the clues your clients have been dropping: Like trying to negotiate lower rates, taking a long time to pay your bills, or simply “forgetting” to ... Read More »

Six Practical Small Law Tips for Setting Goals

6 Practical Small Law Tips for Setting Goals

Note: The following is an excerpt from a new eBook titled 15 Ideas for Getting a Jump-Start on 2015 which is freely available with registration. To paraphrase Lewis Carroll, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” That’s why goal setting is paramount to success in the law and any other area of life. The process doesn’t have ... Read More »

Friday Share: 3 Digital Trends Impacting Law Firm Marketing

3 Digital Trends Impacting Law Firm Marketing

“Attorneys may not want to market, but they certainly want the new business that comes from it,” said Larry Bodine, a lawyer, journalist and legal marketer. We first spotted his comments in an interview posted to the Legal Broadcast Network, which is produced by the Sequence Media Group.  The interview is embedded nearby and runs just eight minutes; it’s this ... Read More »

3 Law Practice System Webinars for LexisNexis Customers

3 Law Practice System Webinars for LexisNexis Customers

Every month, usually on the second or third Friday of the month, we offer “Feature Friday” webinars.  These sessions provide free software training for existing law firm practice management  customers who are subscribed to an annual maintenance plan (AMP). This week the Feature Friday webinars include presentations focused on the LexisNexis®  PCLaw®, Time Matters® and Juris® solutions.  The sessions are ... Read More »

5 Critical Questions for Building a Law Practice

5 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself When Building a Law Practice

Note: The following is an excerpt from a new eBook titled 15 Ideas for Getting a Jump-Start on 2015 which is freely available with registration. I’m often asked about the most effective approach to take when building a law practice. While there are many different ways to go about it, my answer is always the same: the best thing you can do is ... Read More »

Legal Tech Endurance: LexisNexis Returns to Ironman Raleigh

Legal Tech Endurance Return of the LexisNexis Ironman Raleigh 70

Last year LexisNexis took a giant step.  The company signed on as the title sponsor for the LexisNexis IRONMAN® 70.3® Raleigh triathlon. More than a dozen employees from our offices on the NC State Centennial Campus competed in the event – and about 50 more volunteered to work as event staff.  We’ve signed on this year as title sponsor too ... Read More »