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Outsourcing tasks—legal and otherwise—can help you work smarter. Here are some tips for determining when you need assistance and who to hire when you do.
Choosing a remote professional to help with your everyday tasks can free you up for more important work. Here are some pointers to make sure that process goes smoothly.
Legal marketplaces are proliferating based, I suppose, on a few ideas about the practice of law and the needs of solo and small-firm lawyers: Solo and small-firm lawyers frequently need help with “overflow” tasks They don’t already know where to go for help with those tasks. Or if they do know where to go for […]
DocketHero is an about-to-be-launched app that aims to make it easy to hire appearance counsel, couriers, law clerks, process servers — even ghost bloggers, for some reason.
Lawyers are professional service providers. Which means, in addition to merely performing analysis and exercising judgment, you have to actually communicate with people. And people are going to try to communicate with you. Clients, potential clients, opposing counsel, colleagues, courts, etc, all vying for access to you. If you’re doing it right, you won’t have […]
“Outsourcing” means paying someone else to do part of your job. Eric Turkewitz coined the expression “outsourcing marketing = outsourcing ethics.” While that is true, it does not include a value judgment, and lawyers routinely trust third parties with tasks that could land us in ethical hot water, from communications to file storage and destruction […]
A self-audit of our firm showed that we were spending a lot of time on menial tasks. So we found different ways to outsource tasks and increase our productivity.
Call Ruby virtual receptionists are a bunch of cheerful, highly-caffeinated men and women who answer the phone and handle calls according to your instructions.