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The Thomson Reuters Institute’s “2023 Report on the State of the Legal Market” shows how decreased demand, rising expenses, changing client preferences, and economic turmoil are impacting the profitability of firms. In this interview, Bill Josten, Legal Marketplace Innovations Insights Strategist for the Thomson Reuters Institute, shares key findings from the report and what firms can learn.
If there’s one thing on everyone’s mind, it’s cybersecurity. It’s a topic that just can’t be ignored, no matter the size of your firm. Read this quick guide on why cybersecurity matters, how to conquer the task of implementation and cybersecurity bottlenecks, and an easy first step your firm can take to begin. Join Tom Lambotte for this April Playbook Event.
A record number of Americans left the workforce in 2021 in a movement that became known as “The Great Resignation.” An estimated 47 million workers left over COVID concerns, retired early, or reassessed priorities and lifestyle. Now a different trend is emerging as a new study shows “The Great Resignation” is giving way to “The Great Regret.”
Professional development is critical for moving team members from the sidelines into active contributors to firm culture and growth. Download this Playbook Blueprint to discover new ideas for your firm’s people, process and profit.
Law firms that view LinkedIn as a business tool rather than a social network can improve origination, strengthen current client relationships and recruit new talent. Download this Successful Firm Project Playbook Blueprint featuring the insights of subject matter expert Colleen McKenna to begin to build a comprehensive LinkedIn strategy.
No one said being a lawyer was easy. Pop culture depicts attorneys as overworked, competitive individuals who feed on adrenaline and stress. This persona is fed by expectations to work long hours and bring in new clients. And now, with the promulgation of work-from-home arrangements, the demarcation line between work and family is blurred, if not obliterated.
Attorneys and legal professionals often spend their days entrenched in the written word, but knowing how to effectively deliver the spoken word is an increasingly important skill for 21st century legal teams. Knowing what to say and how to say it can help firms successfully attract talent, obtain new business, and secure favorable rulings. Learn how improved presentation and communication skills elevate executive presence.
Read the case study – and learn why ProLaw is a rock-solid solution for law firm risk management on the Thomson Reuters website.
The overtime provisions of wage and hour legislation have long bedeviled law firms. But instituting the right policies and procedures has become more difficult than ever with the increasing trend toward working from home. How can hours be tracked accurately when remote workers forget to log in before starting work? Or spend a few minutes here and there in the evenings tackling emails?
Firms are working through a competitive landscape for their people, process and profit. As your firm approaches 2023, what topics or competencies does your team need support with to ensure successful business operations?
Frankly, for many attorneys, keeping in touch can seem both overwhelming and daunting. Where should I begin? Where will I find the time? Will they really want to talk to me? Will my outreach feel authentic? The reality is that we all need to be connected. Read on for actionable tips to bring your keep-in-touch intentions to life.
People looking for legal assistance start with a Google search, so your law firm website needs to be functional and helpful. Using design elements, published content, and advertising campaigns can create a strong online presence for your firm. However, too many attorneys are making the same law firm website mistakes that reduce their lead conversions. Learn how to avoid those mistakes and stay on top of best practices.
Every day, you and those in your law firm engage in processes. A client comes in, they have problems that you know how to solve, you persuade them to pay for your services, you take their information, turn it into all kinds of documents, phone calls, and emails, then you bill them for the effort. All processes. But how do you know the steps you’re taking best serve your clients? Or whether those steps are efficient or profitable?
If a business or law firm is going to get noticed, it has to develop a solid marketing structure. With a little planning, your marketing efforts can increase your law firm’s traffic, grow its client base, and expand its profits. Here are 20 tips to get you started with your SEO.
There is a common objection that arises when attorneys are encouraged to engage in technology training: time devoted to training is time spent away from logging billable client hours. A new partnership between LTC4 and Novum Learning hopes to make legal technology training both accessible and swift for attorneys at all firms.