Sam Glover

Sam Glover

Sam Glover is the founder and Editor in Chief of Lawyerist. He writes, speaks, and podcasts about legal innovation, the legal technology industry, access to justice, and more. His most recent publication is Lawyerist’s 4-Step Security Upgrade, 2nd Ed.

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Law Firm 500: an Optimistic Perspective on Small Law Firms

Law Firm 500 is an attempt to create something like the AmLaw 100 for small firms.

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Weekend Project: Unbundling, a Thought Experiment

This weekend, consider the various services you perform for clients and identify at least one service you could do without signing a full-representation agreement.


Save the Date: TBD Law Returns February 26–28 at Filament in St. Louis

"These were the two most valuable days of my professional life as a solo …" —Megan Zavieh

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Signal is a Free, Secure, Easy-to-Use Client Communication Tool

Signal might be the most convenient tool yet for communicating securely with clients.


Weekend Project: Reboot Your Brain by Sleeping

This weekend, your only assignment is to get some sleep.

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What It Could Look like When Someone Is Stealing Your Phone Number

Would you notice if someone were taking over your phone number? Here's what it could look like.


Weekend Project: Plan Ahead

You know you need to get organized, and this is the weekend to do it!

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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: Contactually Client Relationship Management Software

Contactually is CRM software that works well for lawyers. If you want help staying in touch with current and former clients and other referral sources, you should give Contactually a try.

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Access to Justice Sometimes Benefits from Moving Software to the Cloud

Sometimes, all it takes to increase access to justice is moving software to the cloud.

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Weekend Project: Encrypt Your Client Files

Encrypting your files only sounds complicated. In fact, it will take you less than a minute (which is why I think it’s negligent not to do it).

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Comparing Credit Card Transaction Fees for Law Practice Management Software Billing Portals

Accepting credit cards from clients used to be a complicated mess. But many practice management software providers now make it easy to credit card payments.


MyCase Replaces Authorize.Net and PayPal Pro with MyCase Payments

MyCase users who currently accept credit card payments using Authorize.Net have until the end of 2016 to switch to MyCase Payments.


First Look: Lawcus Legal Case Management Software

Lawcus prioritizes productivity. It helps you keep track of your intake process and open matters, but it still holds all the information related to each matter.