Former CuroLegal Partner Nicole Bradick Forms Legal Tech Design and Development Firm

    17 Jan 2018, 8:55 am | From Robert Ambrogi's LawSites | Fellows Blog

    Nicole Bradick, a veteran legal technology innovator and entrepreneur, today announced the launch of her new firm, Theory and Principle, focusing on legal technology design and development. She will serve as its chief executive officer. Nicole Bradick A former lawyer, Bradick was most recently partner and chief strategy officer with legal development …

    Money Management Tips for New Associates

    17 Jan 2018, 3:00 am | From Attorney at Work | Fellows Blog

    Congratulations! You survived law school, passed the bar and got a job. By now you’re somewhat settled in. Some partners have learned your name, and you’ve received a few paychecks. So, what will you do with the steady earnings? Since it is far easier to start your financial life on the right foot than be forced to adjust bad habits decades later …

    OBA-MAP Reading Room -- 2017 Wrapup

    The OBA-MAP Reading Room is a month-by-month collection of things about law practice management, technology and the future of law that I found interesting and worthy of sharing. I don’t always do a blog post about each new Reading Room....

    We’re here for a good time, not a long time

    12 Jan 2018, 9:22 am | From Law21 | Fellows Blog

    In the spirit of Casey Flaherty’s recent excellent post “Me Being Wrong,” I’m starting off the year with an admission of (at least) one thing about law firms I’ve totally swung and missed on. In some article or other within the last year or two, I wrote that “law firms are supposed to be multi-generational […] The post We’re here for …

    The Law Firm of the Future

    Several news items, reports and articles in recent weeks have provided insights that should make traditional law firms nervous.  Here’s what caught my eye: According to BTI Consulting, the financial services industry has essentially stopped hiring new law firms and will press for significant changes in the law firms these businesses are currently …

    The Law Firm of the Future

    Several news items, reports and articles in recent weeks have provided insights that should make traditional law firms nervous.  Here’s what caught my eye: According to BTI Consulting, the financial services industry has essentially stopped hiring new law firms and will press for significant changes in the law firms these businesses are currently …

    Study Correlates Fixed Fees with an Entrepreneurial Approach to Practice

    11 Jan 2018, 5:00 am | From Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices | Fellows Blog

    A 2016 study by LexisNexis, reviewed by Neil Rose in an article in the UK online publication Legal Futures, found that small firms (fewer than 20 fee-earners) that offered fixed-fee billing to clients were frequently ones that could be described as “entrepreneurial” for other reasons. In contrast to firms of comparable size they were, for example …

    Snapshot of the Legal Market, Missing Link, and Mystery Disconnect

    10 Jan 2018, 6:43 pm | From Prism Legal | Fellows Blog

    Two recent surveys, the Altman Weil 2017 Chief Legal Officer (CLO) Survey and the 2018 Report on the State of the Legal Market by The Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at the... The post Snapshot of the Legal Market, Missing Link, and Mystery Disconnect appeared first on Prism Legal.

    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 …

    Law Society name change

    2 Jan 2018, 6:01 am | From AvoidAClaim | Fellows Blog

    As announced on November 2, 2017, the Law Society of Upper Canada is changing it’s name to the Law Society of Ontario. LAWPRO congratulates our parent organization on this transformative initiative. Watch for changes in LAWPRO’s print and digital documents in coming months, as we implement usage of the new name. For more information on... Read …

    Sbobet Online Asia Betting

    17 Oct 2017, 6:50 pm | From JD Match | Fellows Blog

    If you like sportsbook and you want to play soccer betting, then you have to know all features and menu about Sbobet to avoid some mistake. Sportsbook Menu on Sbobet […]

    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 Patrick on 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...