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Lifestyle Law Firm Interview with Doug Thomas of Thomas Pollart & Miller, LLC

Posted in Law Firm Development, Law Firm Management
I’d like to share with you an interview with one attorney who took what most lawyers can identify with as an adverse condition — grinding away at a practice he found unfulfilling — to reinvent himself and create a lifestyle law firm in a way that is truly inspiring. Recently, our Director of Sales, Adam Reiman,… Continue Reading

A Blueprint for Building a Successful Law Firm in 2017

Posted in Internet Marketing for Lawyers, Law Firm Development
There are certain similarities that successful law firms have that unsuccessful ones don’t.  I call them habits, since they must be deeply ingrained in an organization to bear full fruit. A few years ago, Forrester Research — a global business research and advisory firm — studied the successful habits of small businesses, and it is… Continue Reading

7 Scary Slip-ups Lawyers Need to Avoid

Posted in Law Firm Management
In honor of Halloween, here are 7 scary slip-ups that lawyers need to avoid. Just make sure you’re not committing them, or you could put your practice in the grave! Not realizing you are running a business. You may have studied the law, but you are running a business.  And to be successful, client development… Continue Reading

Deadline to Apply for Law Firm 500 Award is Sept. 15

Posted in Law Firm Management
Law Firm 500 celebrates velocity, innovation, and the entrepreneurial spirit of law firms of all sizes. The recognition you receive from this important new award will help you differentiate your law firm, add new clients, and enhance your standing in your business community. This prestigious award is similar to the Inc. 5000, which recognizes fast growing, independently owned companies… Continue Reading

Top 5 Considerations When Shopping for Practice Management Software

Posted in Law Firm Management
Today’s guest post is by Jennifer M. Ramovs, Esq., who is Director of Training & Education at Affinity Consulting Group. Affinity consultants work with law firm clients on technology audits; strategic business & management assessments; technology selection and implementations; traditional and cloud-based financial practice management; litigation support and trial preparedness; and in-house training and professional development. Every firm is different,… Continue Reading

Revealing — and Universally Relevant — Questions from a Rainmaker Retreat

Posted in Law Firm Development, Law Firm Management, Rainmaker Retreat Boot Camp
One of the most engaging sessions we have at each Rainmaker Retreat is when I open the room up for questions. This is one of my favorite parts of the program since I learn so much about our attendees’ practices from the questions posed. Here are some recent examples: Q: I’ve hired people to write… Continue Reading

Want a Get & Retain More Clients? Steal These Client Service Strategies from the Ritz-Carlton

Posted in Law Firm Management
I do a lot of traveling, speaking at bar associations, meeting with clients and holding our two-day Rainmaker Retreat legal marketing seminars across the country. Like many road warriors, I have found many benefits to upgrading my hotel experience. When I can, I make it a practice to stay at a Ritz-Carlton. As a somewhat demanding business… Continue Reading