Practice Management

Below are our best law practice management tips and advice, so get your practice in order!

We recommend you transition to a paperless office, try alternative billing, outsource menial tasks, create the ability to have a mobile law office, and streamline your procedures.

We also offer ideas on the best legal software and on maximizing your continuing legal education.

Once you are on your feet, you might be interested in learning our favorite productivity tactics, including the Getting Things Done (GTD) system.

Need more ideas? Join other innovative lawyers in the Lawyerist LAB.

How to Keep Your Solo Practice Sustainable and Lean

Make sure you can keep your solo practice running until it succeeds by keeping costs down and overhead low.

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The Bad Clients You Don’t Take Will Be the Best Money You Never Made

Never try and convince yourself that any client is a good client. It’s not that simple.

Why Capping Hourly Fees is Usually a Bad Idea

With a capped fee, there is no upside for the lawyer. The best-case scenario is they gets paid for exactly the hours they worked.

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Spending Wisely vs. Being Cheap

It is easy to decide that the only way your firm will be profitable is for you to scrimp and save every penny. However, sometimes you have to spend money (wisely) to make money.

Inbox Zero for Lawyers

Inboxes are meant to be emptied, not used for long-term storage. That goes double for your email inbox, which is far more useful if you empty it on a regular basis.

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The Best Way to Serve Coffee in Your Office

Offering coffee is basic client service, but how you serve that coffee says a lot about your firm.