Worth Noting: One of World’s Largest Firms Moves to the Cloud

    23 Feb 2018, 9:28 am | From Robert Ambrogi's LawSites | Fellows Blog

    The legal profession’s move to the cloud has been a slow transition, in large part due to fears about control and security. In no sector has this been more true than among the world’s largest law firms. It is therefore notable that Hogan Lovells, which The National Law Journal ranked in 2017 as the world’s […] The post Worth Noting: One of …

    Everything old is new again: Will the return of a broader rent control regime haunt the Ontario real estate bar?

    For decades the existence of rent control has posed a risk to Ontario real estate lawyers acting on the purchase and mortgaging of residential rental property. The range of affected properties is immense: From a basement apartment to a rented single family house to the largest multi-residential complexes in the province, many real estate files... Read …

    Five Ways to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

    23 Feb 2018, 3:00 am | From Attorney at Work | Fellows Blog

    Pandemic or not, our clients don’t stop needing us. As a lawyer and mother, I often say, “I don’t have time to be sick!” As we all know, without your health, nothing else matters: You cannot work, take care of clients, be there for your family, or manage your work and life. While many people focus on medications to get them well once they are …

    Former NZ Solicitor General Creates Online Divorce Property-Splitting Platform

    22 Feb 2018, 5:00 am | From Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices | Fellows Blog

      With an array of new legal apps and online services designed to address legal problems quickly and inexpensively, there is no doubt that we are seeing increasing disruption to how the law has traditionally been practiced. Many of the apps we have seen so far have been invented not by lawyers, but by business...… Continue Reading

    Knowledge Management Overview – 2018 Edition

    20 Feb 2018, 2:19 pm | From Prism Legal | Fellows Blog

    I recently wrote a Knowledge Management Overview, which appears as a chapter in Leaders in Legal Business (Stephen McGarry). This e-book collects essays by legal market thought leaders. It was published last... The post Knowledge Management Overview – 2018 Edition appeared first on Prism Legal.

    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 […]

    Dennis Kennedy on Thinking Smartly About Smart Contracts

    I can now predict confidently that smart contracts are going to be a reality sooner than almost everyone has predicted. I say this because the push to adopt smart contracts will come from major corporate clients of law firms, whether...

    The end of the beginning

    31 Jan 2018, 11:17 am | From Law21 | Fellows Blog

    I’d like you to consider the following list. It’s a compilation of several prominent alternative legal services providers (ALSPs) and the year they were founded. 1999: Integreon 2000: Axiom 2001: Relativity 2002: Consilio 2003: Exigent 2004: Pangea3 2005: Novus Law 2006: UnitedLex 2007: Lawyers On Demand 2010: Neota Logic 2011: Elevate 2011: Radiant …

    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 …

    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...