Tips for Handling Uncooperative Opposing Counsel

2021-06-07T16:47:51-07:00July 29th, 2021|Business Development, Depositions, Professional Development|

Every year, the amount of cases that proceed to trial continues to decrease. This shift has placed enormous pressure on the discovery process, which creates an opportunity for obstruction. From bad faith objections to witness coaching, these tactics can delay proceedings and increase litigation costs for both parties.  In this article, we’re going to provide [...]

YOUR GUIDE TO LANDMARK LEGAL CASES FROM 2020

2021-06-09T15:56:03-07:00July 27th, 2021|Business Development, Court News, Legal Industry, News, Professional Development|

What do APIs and fair use have in common? As it turns out, each of them was at the center of a major case during 2020. In this article, we take an in-depth look at these landmark cases, and we’ll review the facts and findings of each one.  Let’s get started!   Exploring Fair Use of [...]

3 WAYS THAT ON-DEMAND LEGAL SERVICES BENEFIT YOUR LAW DEPARTMENT

2021-06-07T16:48:40-07:00July 15th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

Whether you’re ordering groceries from Instacart, purchasing office supplies through Amazon, or hiring a service technician through TaskRabbit - you’re enjoying the benefits of on-demand service. As consumers, most of us love immediacy, and we often try to save time by outsourcing certain tasks. Today, the introduction of on-demand legal services could bring that practice [...]

Strategies to Protect Trade Secrets in Arbitration

2021-06-07T16:49:32-07:00July 1st, 2021|Business Development, Depositions, Discovery|

Secrets may not make friends, but they certainly make for complicated litigation! Maintaining confidentiality of trade secrets during an arbitration process is a difficult task. In this article, we’ll share some tips and strategies to help you protect your clients while you advocate on their behalf.  The Top-Down Approach During corporate arbitration, the first step [...]

HOW TO APPROACH PERSONAL BRANDING AS AN ATTORNEY

2021-06-07T16:49:16-07:00June 24th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Professional Development|

In the crowded legal market, there are a variety of factors that contribute to the success of each individual attorney. But just what are these factors? Most attorneys will say that their success was influenced by the quality of their work, their educational background, their mentorship history, or the reputation of their firm. In fact, [...]

HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH RANKING SUBMISSIONS

2021-06-09T15:08:18-07:00April 22nd, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry|

Whether you’re a recent law school graduate or a seasoned attorney, you’ve probably heard of Chambers USA. Chambers is an independent research company that carefully ranks the top lawyers and law firms across the country. While you won’t be able to bill for the time spent gathering information and reviewing these ranking submissions, you may [...]

LEAD GENERATION: EXPLAINED FOR LAWYERS

2021-03-10T14:14:50-08:00March 30th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Professional Development|

For most lawyers, ‘lead generation’ is a foreign concept. While you may have heard the term from your sales team or in-house marketers, it’s likely that you’ve never explored its meaning or role in the development of your law firm. In this guide, we’ll begin by explaining the concept and process of lead generation. After [...]

WHY YOU SHOULD JUMPSTART YOUR LAW FIRM STRATEGIC PLANNING

2021-03-10T14:15:06-08:00March 16th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

As we kick off the new year, it’s the perfect time to begin your law firm strategic planning. Whether you’re a solo lawyer or an established practice, it can be helpful to assess your business from the perspective of an outsider. In this article, we’ve put together our list of tips to help you jumpstart [...]

THE TRICK SMART LAWYERS ARE USING FOR DOCUMENT AUTOMATION

2021-06-16T12:40:42-07:00February 21st, 2021|Business Development, Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Records|

Form letters, court motions, and pleadings - oh my! For many legal professionals, manual document management is just a part of life. Fortunately, it’s possible to save time and improve your services through document automation! Document automation allows you to seamlessly populate client information into the appropriate fields in forms and letters. Whether you’re brand [...]

THE UNEXPECTED SCAMS THAT TARGET ATTORNEYS

2021-06-16T12:40:42-07:00January 18th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Remote Working|

In the past few years, scammers have become more sophisticated. While most scams are still perpetrated against the elderly, some fraudsters have turned their attention to an unexpected new target: attorneys. In this article, we’re going to review and describe some of the scams that attorneys faced in 2020. Although there are some variations between [...]

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