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Improve Energy, Increase Productivity with 5 Easy Feng Shui Tips

To increase the positive energy in your office space, and be more productive as a result, consider taking advantage of feng shui. This is the ancient art of aligning our external world to support our internal journey, explains Lorrie Webb Grillo, certified feng shui practitioner and owner of Thriving Spaces Feng Shui. “Feng shui operates…

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7 Ways Practice Management will Help You Get a Head Start in 2018

When you’re able to accomplish more in less time, everyone wins. Your clients will get more for each billable hour they invest in you, and you’ll make more money. A lot more. Consider this: If a lawyer, who charges $365 an hour (the median rate for a consumer law attorney[1]), bills one extra hour per…

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Is it Time to Move Your Firm to the Cloud? Ask Yourself 3 Questions

To thrive in today’s legal marketplace, it’s survival of the fittest. Potential clients have more options than ever to satisfy their legal needs, whether through a lawyer or a DIY legal service. The smartest small law firms are adapting by taking advantage of the latest technology that helps them serve their clients better and faster.…

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Running Your Small Law Firm to look like a Large Law Firm

Author: Thomson Reuters Let’s face it, as a solo or small law firm you’re pulled in multiple directions. Not only do you practice law, but you also need to run AND grow a small business. It’s a natural response to feel overwhelmed when you’re trying to manage multiple processes. Unfortunately, what typically happens is that…

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Believe It or Not, You Probably Already Work in the Cloud – Now What?

Author: Thomson Reuters Only 52% of the respondents to the 2017 ABA Legal Technology Survey said they use cloud computing. However, lawyers are typically working in the cloud more than they realize.  Many of the tools attorneys use all day every day including Westlaw, LinkedIn, Facebook, Evernote, and QuickBooks Online are all cloud-based solutions. Why…

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How to Overcome the Common Challenges of Running a Solo Practice

Author: Thomson Reuters Let’s look at the list: Of course, there’s your daily caseload. Those clients have to be properly cared for. But then there’s the common business tasks like paying the bills, collecting your fees or ordering supplies. What’s left for growing your business? That new website content isn’t going to write itself. Day after day, solo attorneys…

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Want to Threaten Big Law? Work in the Cloud

Author: Thomson Reuters Small firms have never been better positioned to threaten big law and you can thank the cloud. Consider Roeder Smith Jadin, a Minneapolis-based firm focusing on litigation, real estate, construction, insurance, and community association issues. In just three years, they have quadrupled their size thanks to making their office virtual. “I can…

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How to Minimize the Time You Spend on Administrative Tasks

Sponsored by Thomson Reuters Did you know up to 40% of time in a small law firm is spent on non billable, administrative work?  That means you are basically working for free after 2 p.m.  According to the 2016 State of U.S. Small Law Firms Study, 69% of small law firms report spending too much…

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7 Ways Practice Management will Help You Get a Head Start in 2018

When you’re able to accomplish more in less time, everyone wins. Your clients will get more for each billable hour they invest in you, and you’ll make more money. A lot more. Consider this: If a lawyer, who charges $365 an hour (the median rate for a consumer law attorney[1]), bills one extra hour per week, they will earn an additional $18,980 annually.