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ABA Rules Aim to Help Lawyers Boast Responsibly | The American Lawyer

Stephen DiCarmine leaving a Manhattan courtroom with his attorney, Rita Glavin of Seward & Kissel, after he was found not guilty last May. (Photo: …

Financial Services

5 Easy Ways To Market From Your Desk

There are times when you really only have time to market from your office chair. Here are some helpful hints on how to do just that.

Double Your Income by Knowing the Second Most Valuable Thing You Can Do With Your Time

If you consistently create high value time - you can double your income<p>If you ask any businessperson what the most valuable thing they can do, they all likely have the same answer: work on their billable hours. They're right--that is the most valuable thing you can do with your time. Think about if …

Networking

Top 10 Legal Marketing Posts of 2017

Of the almost 200 posts we published on this blog in 2017, a few remained popular throughout the year, while others published later in the year …

Daily Report

<i>Andrew Dick, CEO of Select Counsel (</i>Photo: John Disney/ ALM)<p>For the past six weeks, legal services entrepreneur Andrew Dick has been traveling the …

Power Niche Marketing: Why Should I Hire You?

Get ready for your business pitch.<p>Pitching for legal work — or any kind of work — has a lot of subtleties of course. This includes establishing trust …

Rainmaking And Relationship-Building: 5 Proven Strategies

You’re practicing law, but are you also making it a priority to <b>build</b> your practice? If you feel business development is not receiving the attention …

Is Your Technology Still the Right Fit? Answer 7 Questions

In a solo or small law firm, decisions are often based on cost. However, when it comes to technology, determining the true cost of a solution is …

How to grow: Help your law firm take the next step with these five tips

Alistair Vigier<p>I meet with over 100 lawyers every year to discuss referrals and business expansion opportunities. Most want to go it alone and start …

Business Development

Power Niche Marketing: If You Want to Get Rich, Own A Power Niche

My whole column is about Power Niche Marketing – but this article is the “big” article – it is about how you can “own” a Power Niche.<p>By the way, I …

Real Estate

Associate's Survival Guide: How to Adapt to the Changing Business of Law

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news …

The Problem With Legal Tech

Before you waste time and money and get frustrated with legal tech, make sure it’s right for you.

12 Productivity Hacks to Get Stuff Done

In the spirit of getting stuff done, let’s get on with it.<p>1) Remove Distractions — Notifications, News and Other Nuisances<p>Every time we’re distracted …

Productivity

How to Survive a 60-Hour Work Week

9 Tips to Keep Your Mind and Body Healthy When Working Hard<p>Updated April 15, 2018<p>It is not uncommon for people to have a 60-hour work week …

Nutrition

Today’s Law Degree Takes on a Broader Meaning

It can be awkward for law school deans to talk about: As the number of law graduates continues to decline nationwide, more are getting jobs that …

The Secrets to Creating a Powerful Brand Message Using the 'Trial Lawyer Marketing Method'

Here's an easy-to-use template to build your winning case, get more customers and bring in more sales.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most businesses miss the mark in creating a powerful brand message. It's not delivered to their prospects in the right …

Marketing

Marketing Tips from Ten Successful Lawyers

Marketing is essential for law firms, but it’s not always easy to get it right. Here, ten successful lawyers share the tips that worked best for …

Analytics Unwound: A Guide For The Rest Of Us

What exactly are analytics, and why should lawyers and law firms care about them?

Power Niche Marketing: The Second (Marketing) Threebie – A Very Simple One

In my last article, I explained that when I need to remind myself of the most important basic marketing things to do, I am mindful of the three basic …

Real Estate

Effective social media use helps firms attract business

In today’s legal market, most attorneys understand that social media is the name of the legal marketing game.

Solving the 'Divorce Lawyer' Marketing Problem

Avoid the hard sell, but make sure they remember you.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine you’re a divorce lawyer. You want clients -- but what’s your marketing strategy?<p>You can’t just go up to couples bickering at restaurants and start passing out business …

eCommerce

The Boring Law Firm

The model is dead, may it rest in peace<p>W e have been circling this issue for years, but we won’t let go and head to where the facts take us: the …

The Future Lawyer

<i>This post was based upon the author’s keynote address to The German Bar Association on May 26th, 2017.</i><p>One way to describe the future lawyer is to list some key challenges attorneys will confront, then identify skillsets required to meet them.<p><i>Defending the rule of law</i>. This is democracy’s foundation …

How Solos Can Do Work They Love When It Doesn’t Pay the Bills

Many lawyers start their own firm to focus on work that they love. But what if there isn’t a market for the work that you love or where a market …

Entrepreneurship

Is It Really All About Content?

It's all about communication...

8 Qualities To Become An Excellent Lawyer

Every profession has its driving force and the duties of a lawyer cannot be overemphasized because it cuts across diverse sectors of our daily …

Are Sunk-Costs Stalling Your Legal Career?

<b>Are “Sunk-Costs” preventing you from making a wise decision that will further your legal career or law practice?</b><p>A well known economic term, …

7 Startup Tips for Law Firm Marketing - Tech4Law - Helping lawyers with law marketing and legal technology

Marketing a law firm is a daunting task and often I have been asked by lawyers, just where and how should they start – as the number of options and …