Pay Yourself a Competitive Wage
Your small law firm is a business. You are both a partner and an owner of your firm. Make the smart decision to start acting like a business and pay yourself like you would any other employee.
The Art of Negotiation: Get Inside Your Opponent’s Head
The more you learn about opposing counsel, the more effective a negotiator you will be. Here are some tips on how to accomplish that.
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.
Podcast #89: Starting a Solo Practice, with Mac Power Users Podcaster Katie Floyd
During this week's podcast, Aaron and Sam discuss why sometimes lawyers should shorten written content, and Sam talks with Katie Floyd, co-host of the Mac Power Users podcast, about setting up her solo practice and tips for Mac and iOS users.
Weekend Project: Plan Ahead
You know you need to get organized, and this is the weekend to do it!
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.
4 Things Small Firms Can Do to Avoid Extinction
The future holds promise for firms that adapt and extinction for those that refuse.
Podcast #86: Going Mobile without Losing Balance, with Kristin LaMont
This week, Sam talks with Kristin LaMont, lawyer and adjunct professor, about how to maintain your work-life balance when your firm goes mobile.
The Art of Negotiation: Client Goals and Settlement Authority
Successful negotiation starts with a clear understanding of client goals and a lawyer's settlement authority.
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.
(Not) Working on Vacation
How to work during a vacation without completely ruining it.