Do you set goals for yourself and for your practice? We know it's easy not to do it. The days go by, you are busy working, managing the day-to-day activities needed for your practice, and setting goals (particularly if it's just you in your practice) can seem like a waste of time. You know what... Continue Reading →
Does the thought of walking into a room of colleagues, or prospective clients, or other strangers with networking on the agenda make you anxious? You are not alone. Even the most extroverted people may have a "moment" when doing so. If you are an introvert, it may seem excruciating. For some great suggestions there is... Continue Reading →
Is technology the enemy of lawyer well-being or is it an invaluable partner? Check out my newest article in Law Practice Magazine. While you are at it, take the opportunity to register for the ABA TECHSHOW 2020, February 26 - 29, 2020, at techshow.com. If you use code EP2002 at checkout you'll get discounted registration.
As the year comes to an end, let's take a moment to reflect. What went well? What could have gone better? What will we (hopefully) never do again? This is a great time to take a pause and, even if you are loathe to make actual resolutions, decide where you would like to be or... Continue Reading →
The holiday season can be, as Dickens said (and apologies to him for any misquoting), the best of times and the worst of times. It's the end of the year and maybe deadlines loom; or maybe vacation time is only hours away. The holiday may bring together families for fun and revelry, and maybe happy... Continue Reading →
We all travel for business from time to time, some of us more than others. Usually things go well and all is good with the universe. But it only takes one glitch to point out the flaws in our travel planning and execution. So we thought this would be a good time to share some... Continue Reading →
If you are a legal technology geek (that's us at Practice 2.0) . . . or if you are a lawyer who uses technology in your practice (so everyone!!) it's time to register for the 2020 ABA TECHSHOW! The 2020 TECHSHOW will be in Chicago (as usual) on February 26 - 29, 2020, and there... Continue Reading →
If we had a nickel for every time a lawyer told us that they are terrified of having, and managing, a client trust account . . . well, we'd have a lot of nickels; bags of them, in fact. We know; there's something daunting about client trust accounts - requirements, records, the fear of an... Continue Reading →
Using technology in practice is not only fine, it's essential. But are we missing out of the interpersonal contact that clients need, expect and want? Check out my newest column for the ABA's Law Practice Today webzine - it's all about enriching your client's experience with personal attention.
June is almost here and in Arizona that means it's almost time for our annual State Bar Convention. This year it'll be June 26 -28 at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa. So, before it's too late to sign up online (signing up on-site at the convention costs more), let's consider the top... Continue Reading →