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Tag Archives: law firm management

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

A Peek at the Future of Law

Posted in Law Firm Development, Law Firm Management
“The competition that kills you doesn’t always look like you.” Those are the words of Richard Susskind OBE — British author, speaker and independent adviser to professional firms and governments around the world — who has long been focused on the future of professional service and, in particular, the way that technology and the Internet… Continue Reading