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Playbook Recap: 5 Ways the Legal Industry is Evolving

The Successful Firm Playbook Events highlight the thought-leadership of industry experts to provide firms with a roadmap for 21st century growth. Debbie Foster of Affinity Consulting joined the SFP community to discuss 5 ways the legal industry is evolving. This recap highlights Debbie’s key takeaways from the event.

6 Legal Workflows Worth Automating

The pressure is on legal organizations to be more digital and automated than ever. But that’s not exactly easy to do in a legal industry still operating in a world of paper documents, legacy systems and siloed data. Needless to say, the move to hybrid or remote offices brought on by the pandemic has accelerated a transition to an “anywhere-operations” model.

POLL: Does Your Firm Have a Plan to Reach 2022 Goals?

Goals can be a motivating ideal for professionals and the teams they serve. How you and your firm interact with those goals can make a difference in the personal and professional growth ahead in 2022.

Making an Impact in a Whirlwind of Change

As the year winds down, I am trying to reflect back and actually remember what happened in 2021. Forget every day feeling like “Blursday” — this entire year went by in a flash, and I can barely differentiate between 2020 and 2021.

Does Your Firm Know When It’s at Risk of Losing Employees?

As employees gain the upper hand in the job market, watch out for these warning signs of departure. Here’s a tough but critically important question: Does your firm know when it’s at risk of losing its employees?

Organically Connected: How One Firm’s Quest to Attract Top Talent Made Them a National Leader in Diversity

When Les Bookoff and Roland McAndrews established their patent counseling and prosecution firm in 2012, they made recruiting and retaining the industry’s top talent their primary focus. Nearly a decade later, the byproduct of that approach is a nationally recognized firm — both for the work they do and the diverse team of attorneys who do it.

Poll: Terrific Tech Adoption

Law firms of all sizes regularly rank technology training as a challenge for both lawyer and legal management personnel. What training element below is most impactful for successful tech adoption at your firm?

Two Initiatives That Are Helping Successful Firms Prioritize Relationships Alongside of Revenue

Law firms are in the business of service. In fact, serving client needs, while also finding more of those clients to serve, is the foundation of revenue growth, sustainability and profitability for firms of all sizes and practice areas. Yet, approaching the business side of law with that same service mindset can be seen as an unconventional view for law firms to take. Find out how GrowthPlay and The HX Collective are working to change that traditional mindset.

Why Growth Matters: A Conversation with Timothy Lynch

Preview The Successful Firm Project’s next Playbook Event with Tim Lynch, Managing Partner of Offit Kurman. Hear why having a growth mindset matters.

Poll: Growth Mindset

A growth mindset can be a powerful cultural advantage for personal and professional development. A solid start incorporates a firm’s strategy, progress measures, and the ability to perform the necessary operations required to move projects or people forward. When a team or individual better understands how their contributions impact the firm’s work, growth happens.