Practice Management

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Balancing Tradition with Progress

Law firms juggle digital efficiencies with the human touch.

Summer Jurrells, PHR, SHRM-CP, arrived as Administrator of Husch Blackwell LLP’s Austin, Texas, office in March 2020 — one week before the entire staff was sent home to work remotely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shaking Up the Law Firm Management Structure

Alternative business structures are allowing non-lawyers to share in law firm profits.

It’s been one year since Arizona announced it was implementing a new way for law offices to “bring long overdue innovation to the legal field.” That innovation? Licensing alternative business structures (ABS), which “opens the door for non-lawyer investment in law firms, and profit-sharing within firms with non-lawyers as incentives to bring in top talent.”

Huddle Up! Re-evaluating Your Office

f Moving into a hybrid management role requires new skills in your toolbox. Our huddle coach, Judy Hissong, Nesso Strategies, lead our discussion on the significance of mindset, communication, and feedforward as firms embrace the…

3 Questions: Marketing Your Firm

In our “3 Questions” series, we ask top industry professionals to answer three questions within their area of expertise. In this edition, we’re talking about the importance of marketing your firm with Michele Correnti, Owner of Correnti Marketing + Events LLC. 

Huddle Up! Top Takeaways on How Successful Firms are Engaging their Workforce in 2021

As firms develop and attract talent in the coming years, employee engagement has elevated to a critical performance factor for successful law firms in 2021. Employee engagement helps you measure and manage employees’ perspectives on…

Best Practices for Adopting Client-Driven Practice Tools

As legal tech continues to rise, how you approach these platforms is more important than ever.

More and more corporate clients are asking law firms to partner with them in using project management tools and other platforms to streamline their work together. For many administrators, this means not only learning how to use these platforms themselves but also coming up with ways to effectively train lawyers and staff on them.

Responding to Stressful Workday Situations

If we look closely at how we think throughout a workday, it turns out that for most of the day we’re simply bouncing from thought to thought — without much awareness of the quality of those thoughts.

Getting to the Bottom of Burnout

If you’re seeing signs of employee burnout, these tips can help you cut it off before it becomes a bigger problem.

Burnout is a tricky thing, and it feels like an even weightier term given the last year. You have to be on your toes when it comes to it, and when you least expect it, it can pause or even derail a career. If it’s happening with one of your firm’s lawyers, it can trickle down to the firm’s support staff.

How to Offer a Successful Long-Term Care Insurance Benefit

Long-term care insurance (LTCI) products and enrollment have gone through many twists and turns in the past 10 years. The question many law firms ask is “How do we successfully offer an LTC benefit?”

Raising the Value of Employee Reviews

Follow these 6 tips for effective performance management at your law firm.

Successful performance management should be a top priority for every law firm. But without the right plan and tools, the employee review process can be an administrative nightmare and can ultimately fall flat in its value to both the firm and its employees.