Blog Posts

5 Often-Overlooked Steps to Building a Useful Chatbot for Your Law Practice

A step-by-step guide on how to plan and build a useful law firm chatbot by planning your chatbot's goals, audience, personality, and conversational structure, plus a handy comparison of popular tools you might use to build your law firm's chatbot.

Should Law Blogs Allow Comments?

Do law blogs in general have the kind of niche audience (lawyers) that makes comments better than usual?

Battle the Hum: Reducing In-Office Distractions

When you are in your office, the distractions can be legion. Here are some ways to reduce the things that can divert your attention.

Access-to-Justice Moonshot: Eliminate the Gap within 10 Years

CuroStudio is a partnership between CuroLegal, Lawyerist, Billie Tarascio, and the Mile 2 software development shop with the goal of closing the access-to-justice gap.

Rethinking Law-Firm Productivity Measurement for the Post Billable Hour Era

The traditional definition of law-firm productivity revolves around hours as outputs, but that's not how clients measure value.

Why Women “Don’t Write” Business Books, Plus 10 Good Business Books Written by Women

Why are most popular business books written by men? Three reasons why that might be—plus 10 business books that are written by women.

“I Have a Dream”

Our annual tribute to the "I Have a Dream" speech in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. on MLK Day.

3 Tips for Creating Effective, Ethical Videos

Lawyer videos are powerful tools, and should be treated accordingly. Here are some tips on how to stay ethical while taking advantage of this compelling new way to share information about your firm.

How to Manage Technology Change in a Law Firm

When you decide to make a technology change for your firm, you need to make sure to get buy-in from your staff. Here's how.

Making Money, Nonlawyers, and Company Culture

Three podcasts we're listening to this week: Legal Toolkit, ABA Legal Rebels, and Leaders Love Company.

4 Types of Access-to-Justice Donations You Should Make This Year (That Aren’t Just Donating to Other Lawyers)

As the year draws to a close, consider increasing access to justice by donating to organizations that help individuals and communities thrive.

Gift Guide for Lawyers

Our annual list of great gift ideas for the lawyer in your life. Lawyers can be hard to shop for, so we've come up with a gift guide that covers a variety of prices and interests for lawyers.