Want to Quickly Build an Impressive Reputation in the Courtroom? Write Impressive Briefs

    22 May 2018, 12:00 pm | From Attorney at Work | Fellows Blog

    As a judge reviews your brief, they’re evaluating your argument and your professionalism. Consider the words of the Hon. Raymond M. The post Want to Quickly Build an Impressive Reputation in the Courtroom? Write Impressive Briefs appeared first on Attorney at Work.

    Keeping the Customer Satisfied

    Keeping the customer satisfied should be an important of every business today. This includes law firms, even though we refer to our customers as clients. My column in the Oklahoma Bar Journal, Keeping the Customer Satisfied, outlines some ideas to...

    Can Law Firms Gain a Sustainable Advantage with AI?

    20 May 2018, 5:46 pm | From Prism Legal | Fellows Blog

    The article Investing in AI? Strategy Principles Say Go Lightly and Later by Hugh Simons in the American Lawyer (18 May 2018) argues that law firms cannot gain a sustainable competitive advantage by... The post Can Law Firms Gain a Sustainable Advantage with AI? appeared first on Prism Legal.

    A State Bar Switches From Casemaker To Fastcase As A Member Benefit

    17 May 2018, 12:30 pm | From Robert Ambrogi's LawSites | Fellows Blog

    The Mississippi Bar today announced that it is switching the research service it offers as a free benefit to its members from Casemaker to Fastcase. The switch will take effect for its more than 9,000 members on June 1. “This new partnership allows us to support our members by providing free access to tools that […] The post A State Bar Switches …

    Thinking differently about legal AI

    17 May 2018, 9:16 am | From Law21 | Fellows Blog

    I think we need a new way to talk about artificial intelligence in the law. I’m seeing a lot of frustration and cross-talk lately in the legal innovation community around what does and doesn’t constitute legal AI, and whether it will or won’t deliver any real value. The term “legal AI” isn’t helping much: it’s […] The post Thinking …

    Slicing and Dicing the Demographics of Law-Firm Surveys

    17 May 2018, 6:00 am | From Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices | Fellows Blog

    As my clients and those who have listened to my presentations are well aware, I am an avid proponent of the use of demographics as an analytic tool by law firms. I had the opportunity to expand on this stratagem in the most recent issue of Edge International Communique (EIC), in an article I entitled “Slicing and...… Continue Reading

    The new Fraud Fact Sheet for Cybercrime and Bad Cheque Scams

    There has been a huge growth in cybercrime attempts against lawyers and firms, who must now be on guard against bad cheque frauds, phishing, funds transfer frauds and attempts to hack firm information. We have published a new 4-page Cybercrime and Bad Cheque Scams Fraud Fact Sheet (PDF) to help lawyers spot the red flags... Read More »

    How a vision happens

    Many people have views on how to develop a vision of change, of disruption.  Having just created ElevateNext Law (with the incomparable Nicole Auerbach) and created a vision with Elevate Services and Univar, I wanted to share my “recipe.”  It is a combination of George Bernard Shaw and Captain Jean-Luc Picard. Says Shaw: Some see... Continue …

    How a vision happens

    Many people have views on how to develop a vision of change, of disruption.  Having just created ElevateNext Law (with the incomparable Nicole Auerbach) and created a vision with Elevate Services and Univar, I wanted to share my “recipe.”  It is a combination of George Bernard Shaw and Captain Jean-Luc Picard. Says Shaw: Some see... Continue …

    Togel Nine

    5 Feb 2018, 8:00 am | From JD Match | Fellows Blog

    When playing Roulette, you need to be careful and choose your gambling types on Togel very well so you will not make any mistake. How to Choose Gambling Types for […]

    Make This the Year You Take Control of Your Time!

    10 Jan 2018, 6:51 am | From Rainmaking Oasis, LLC | Fellows Blog

    A lot of lawyers are extremely challenged about operating in crisis mode and ending many days feeling they were not productive because they were side-tracked into unanticipated interactions, tasks and requests.  Being organized and able to prioritize is something some people seem naturally to do better than others, but actually are skills that can …

    Fall 2017 Workshops and Speaking Engagements

    31 Aug 2017, 12:52 pm | From Corcoran's Business of Law Blog | Fellows Blog

    For those who wish to join me at one of my upcoming keynote presentations or workshops, here are the program details: Association of Legal Administrators Regional Conference, Las Vegas, September 7-9, 2017: Legal Lean Sigma Institute Pre-Conference White Belt Workshop in Project Management and Process Improvement. Details here. ALPMA Summit, Brisbane …

    Something to Twitter About…

    29 Mar 2017, 2:13 pm | From Thoughtful Legal Management | Fellows Blog

    ♫ Don’t hold me back I want to feel vulnerable. Disregard everything that I’ve been told. Don’t blend in stand out and be bold. Today’s the day that we break the mold… ♫ Lyrics, music and recorded by Austin Jones.   The Provincial Court of BC will break the mold for the 2nd time and hold […]

    Stem Client Roundup for February 2017

    28 Feb 2017, 10:47 am | From Law Firm Web Strategy | Fellows Blog

    While February is only a couple days shorter than most months, that missing handful of days is acutely felt right around now! Nevertheless, our clients managed to fit in lots of blogging, speaking, sponsoring and teaching this month. Here’s a …

    White Paper: ALA’s Legal Service Pricing

    29 Feb 2016, 8:34 pm | From Law Firm Pricing | Fellows Blog

    Recently the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) released its first white paper on law firm pricing: The Client Cost Conundrum: Legal Service Pricing in a Post-Recession Market. The February 2016 publication attempts to explain the importance of pricing within the

    When Will Sunday Sales Come?

    8 Dec 2015, 3:24 pm | From LawBiz® Blog | Fellows Blog

    When will Sunday sales come? Perhaps they’re here, with “garage sales.” But I suspect “Sunday” laws prevent this day from becoming a national trend. Besides that, there is “Black Friday.” “Small Business Saturday.” “Cyber Monday.” “Giving Tuesday.” “Wellness Wednesday.” What happened to Thursday? Oh yes, that’s reserved …

    A Whole New Mind

    10 Apr 2015, 4:31 pm | From Altman Weil Connect | Fellows Blog

    Marci Krufka Taylor at Mantra Partner has a new commentary on Daniel Pink’s book, A Whole New Mind, and how it applies to law firm marketing.  Lawyers tend to be ‘left-brain’ analytical thinkers, but do clients in 2015 want more? Read it at Mantra Partner

    The Future of Legal Services from the Buyers' Viewpoint

    7 Oct 2013, 8:47 am | From Law Firm Competitive Intelligence | Fellows Blog

    On Friday, October 4, 2013, I presented a TED-style talk at the 2013 Futures Conference presented by the College of Law Practice Management and Chicago-Kent School of Law.  As a Fellow of CoLPM, I treasure these annual meetings with other veterans of legal practice, management, marketing and technology.   This year, I was invited to speak on the …

    How to Create A Terrible 'Congratulations!' Ad

    8 Jul 2013, 5:30 pm | From Ross's Law Marketing Blog | Fellows Blog

    You can tell a lot about an organization by the one-off, one-time ads they create.  These are used for many purposes - professional announcements for new hires or offices. Or when they want to share some self-congratulatory news or award the media won’t write about.  A popular variation of this is congratulating a high-profile client who’s received …

    Statistics compilation débuts in Release 2.0 of GC Metrics benchmarks, along with data 500+ companies – why don’t you join in?

    3 Jul 2012, 6:43 am | From Law Department Management | Fellows Blog

    Release 2.0 of the General Counsel Metrics global benchmark survey will go out in early August. It looks set to have more than 500 participating companies, on the way to a thousand this year. A benefit to be introduced with...