Colin Cameron

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Are You a Firm of the Past?

<i>“I’m willing to be occasionally wrong. But, what I hate most in life is to stay wrong.”</i> – Nobel laureate economist Paul A. Samuelson<p>A business model …

Business Strategy

The end of the beginning

I’d like you to consider the following list. It’s a compilation of several prominent alternative legal services providers (ALSPs) and the year they …

John Lithgow

National | The rise of high-stakes global class actions

The rise of high-stakes global class actions<p>By Ann Macaulay February 16, 201816 February 2018<p>In April 2013 in the Savar Upazila of Dhaka, Bangladesh …

Globalization

Blockchain: so much bigger than bitcoin…

From voting to healthcare, music to energy production, blockchain may just change the way we run our lives<p>Voting<p>A blockchain allows the authentication of transactions without them needing to be administered or guaranteed by a central authority. Ballot boxes and current online voting platforms are …

Blockchain

Law Firms Tap Business Acumen in Competitive Market

As law firms seek the right balance in a competitive marketplace, nearly all of the biggest firms rely on help from business professionals. It’s …

The City

10 Essential B2B Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Professional Services Firm

When some firms think of B2B marketing strategies, they think primarily of direct and outbound techniques – messages that you might send straight to …

Marketing

What Makes a Law Firm Innovative? For GCs, It’s About Size | Legaltech News

More from ALM<p>ResourcesCLE CenterLegal CompassEventsWebinarsLawJobsProfessional Announcements<p>From Ricoh<p>The threat of cyberattack looms large for law …

Riviera Maya

Rethinking Law-Firm Productivity Measurement

The traditional definition of “productivity” in law firms is seriously messed up. A few days before I sat down to write this piece, Joshua Lenon of …

Time Management

A simple but ruthless exercise reveals who your star employees are — and who should be fired

Being a manager requires practicality bordering on ruthlessness — at least according to Patty McCord.<p>McCord was the chief talent officer at Netflix, from 1998 to 2012. She and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings created the company's culture deck, which has been viewed millions of times. Now she runs her own …

Reed Hastings

The accountants re-enter legal. Meh!

There are countless articles on the threat of the Big 4 re-entering the legal market. Yes, they’re cashed-up, capable and well-connected, but I don’t …

What Hinders Innovation in the Legal Industry?

Bill Henderson talks about innovation in the legal industry, including the cultural and regulatory restraints that keep new technology from impacting …

Failing Strategies and Law Firm Success | Managing Law Firms in Transition

Home > Law Firm Transition > Failing Strategies and Law Firm Success<p>I recently finished a review of the 2018 version of the Georgetown University Law …

Disrespectful Clients Don’t Get to Stay Clients

You know what feels good? Firing a client.My firm was hired to help a client with multiple applications for registering their intellectual property. …

Anger Management

What, Me Worry? Some Law Firm Leaders See Rosy 2018 Ahead | The American Lawyer

<i>DLA Piper’s Roger Meltzer</i><br>Photo: Carmen Natale<p>When it comes to law firm business, not everyone is depressed about the slow growth that plagued many …

Profit Canvas Software - Software and Tools

Profit Canvas is a software that helps you in your online marketing and affiliate marketing efforts. The software is a multifunctional cloud based …

How Lawyers Can Eliminate Underearning Habits

New Year’s resolutions are hard to keep. In general, only 8% of people successfully stick to their new year’s goals, and a brief survey of Clio’s …

Small Business

A Ground-Up Change Management Approach

From RSA<p>With GDPR implementation and compliance looming on the horizon (May 2018), the time to protect your data is now. Do not wait until it’s too …

With 'Innovation Think Tank,' Garrigues Upends How Its Attorneys Work

The global law firm is challenging its staff to work smarter through collaborating on legal tech projects.

How to Measure Net Promoter Score (NPS) with Salesforce

Since its inception, Salesforce has focused on giving organizations a holistic view of their customer data. The platform’s robust offerings and ease …

The 2017 Legal Trends Report

Industry data to drive your legal practice<p>Download the report<p>Data has become the world’s most valuable commodity. Yet, for as long as the legal …

Five Things That Slow Growth in a Law Firm

Many lawyers who own their own firms are frustrated by a lack of growth compared to other firms. I often hear “It’s too hard,” “That firm has a …

Winston Churchill

Firm Growth: A Primer for Professional Services

If your firm is like most, growth is an on-again, off-again proposition. It comes and it goes. It’s not always clear what contributes to those …

Marketing

Economic status of the BigLaw business model

Just released, Citibank’s findings on the economic status of the BigLaw business model make insightful – and to futurists like me, pleasingly …

How To Screen Potential Clients

In this week’s edition of Things I Wish I Knew, New York solo lawyer Joleena Louis shares the four questions she asks herself when screening …

Alternative fee arrangements have plateaued, survey author says

Two surveys of in-house counsel have drawn similar conclusions: There is some inertia in their use of alternative fees to control law firm costs.<br>The …

American Bar Association

Want to innovate? Break the law firm business model

December 18, 2017<p><i>by Jordan Furlong</i><p>“Innovation destroys hours.”<p>Those three words, written by Neota Logic founder Michael Mills in a 2014 blog post, …

National | Looking to 2018: Jordan Furlong gives us his predictions on the legal market

Looking to 2018: Jordan Furlong gives us his predictions on the legal market<p>By Yves Faguy December 21, 201721 December 2017<p>As the year draws to a …