Best Law-Firm Websites, 2016 Edition
We got a huge response to our call for nominations this year. We got more than 150 nominations, and from those we narrowed the field down to the ten best. There were many good websites among the nominees, but this year's top ten may be the strongest we have seen.
Don’t Refer Bad Cases or Clients
Good lawyers want to help other lawyers by sending them good cases and good clients. Before you try and dump a problem client on another attorney, be sure to think about the long-term implications.
Big Unanswered Questions on Big Data and Ethical Obligations
Big data is transforming the legal profession, but big ethical questions remain.
The Automated Emails You Should Be Sending in Order to Land Clients
If you really want to maximize the power of using email to market your firm, here are the automated emails you should be sending.
How to Stop Your Phone from Leaking Private Information to Everyone You Call
Sometimes you don't want Google to automatically share all of your personal information just because you've made a phone call. Here are some simple steps you can take to lock down your private information.
Podcast #87: Building an Agile, Virtual Immigration Law Practice, with Greg McLawsen
This week, we replay Sam's conversation with Greg McLawsen about building an agile and virtual immigration law practice.
4 Things Small Firms Can Do to Avoid Extinction
The future holds promise for firms that adapt and extinction for those that refuse.
First Look: LawStudio
LawStudio is file management software aimed at trial attorneys who need to handle a lot of depositions, exhibits, and other trial documents. Here's our first look.
How To Avoid Billing for Interruptions
More than almost any other type of worker, lawyers overestimate the amount of time they spend working.
Limited Scope Representation, Limited Access to Justice
Limited representation models—either by lawyers or nonlawyers—will probably not solve the access-to-justice gap.
How to Build a Law Bot
The final part of our series teaching lawyers to code. This time, you'll put together what you've learned to build a Twitter bot.
In the Courtroom, Personal Political Views Must Take a Backseat to Client Interests
As important as expressing your own political viewpoints might be, in the courtroom with your client is not the place to do so.