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Playbook Takeaways: Growth Mindset

October 20, 2021

Growth begins as an intentional decision. Consider a strategic plan to set goals, targets and timelines. Management teams use strategic plans as an ongoing guide when making firm-wide decisions. Timothy Lynch, President of Offit Kurman, joined The Successful Firm Project to discuss how Offit Kurman utilizes a growth mindset in all aspects of the firm.

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

October 20, 2021

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.

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PracticePanther

October 18, 2021

PracticePanther is a leading cloud-based law practice management software solution that serves tens of thousands of legal professionals in 170 countries. Through its intuitive and user-friendly interface, PracticePanther offers features in case management, time tracking, billing, client intake, payment processing, calendaring, eSignature, and much more to empower lawyers to automate their practices.

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Why Growth Matters: A Conversation with Timothy Lynch

October 5, 2021

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

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Poll: Growth Mindset

October 5, 2021

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.

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Deliberate Growth Begins with a Deliberate Plan: How Offit Kurman Utilizes a Growth Mindset

September 27, 2021

Offit Kurman began as an eight-attorney firm in 1987 based out of Baltimore, Maryland. In 2021, it’s expanded to 250 attorneys in 15 offices nationwide. Since developing and implementing a strategic plan in 2007, Offit Kurman has seen an average revenue increase of 14% per year and is now ranked on American Lawyer’s Am Law 200 list. The Successful Firm Project interviewed Offit Kurman’s Managing Partner, Timothy Lynch, to learn how the firm embraces a growth mindset.

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Playbook Preview: How Successful Firms Develop a Growth Mindset

September 23, 2021

Preview The Successful Firm Project’s next Playbook Event with Tim Lynch, Managing Partner of Offit Kurman. Hear how Offit Kurman adopted a growth mindset and has been implementing this plan since 2007.

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Balancing Tradition with Progress

September 15, 2021

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.

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Shaking Up the Law Firm Management Structure

September 15, 2021

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.”

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Huddle Up! Financial Trends for Successful Firms

September 15, 2021

  Jordan Turk, Legal Content and Compliance Manager, with LawPay and Melissa Chambers, Vice President of Enterprise Solutions, with LawPay joined SFP network this week to discuss the state of legal finance. What We Learned from Our Coaches: Electronic payments are an asset to your firm. According to the Legal Trends Report, 2020, firms using…

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Playbook Takeaways: Growth Mindset

Growth begins as an intentional decision. Consider a strategic plan to set goals, targets and timelines. Management teams use strategic plans as an ongoing guide when making firm-wide decisions. Timothy Lynch, President of Offit Kurman, joined The Successful Firm Project to discuss how Offit Kurman utilizes a growth mindset in all aspects of the 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.

PracticePanther

PracticePanther is a leading cloud-based law practice management software solution that serves tens of thousands of legal professionals in 170 countries. Through its intuitive and user-friendly interface, PracticePanther offers features in case management, time tracking, billing, client intake, payment processing, calendaring, eSignature, and much more to empower lawyers to automate their practices.

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.

Deliberate Growth Begins with a Deliberate Plan: How Offit Kurman Utilizes a Growth Mindset

Offit Kurman began as an eight-attorney firm in 1987 based out of Baltimore, Maryland. In 2021, it’s expanded to 250 attorneys in 15 offices nationwide. Since developing and implementing a strategic plan in 2007, Offit Kurman has seen an average revenue increase of 14% per year and is now ranked on American Lawyer’s Am Law 200 list. The Successful Firm Project interviewed Offit Kurman’s Managing Partner, Timothy Lynch, to learn how the firm embraces a growth mindset.

Playbook Preview: How Successful Firms Develop a Growth Mindset

Preview The Successful Firm Project’s next Playbook Event with Tim Lynch, Managing Partner of Offit Kurman. Hear how Offit Kurman adopted a growth mindset and has been implementing this plan since 2007.

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! Financial Trends for Successful Firms

  Jordan Turk, Legal Content and Compliance Manager, with LawPay and Melissa Chambers, Vice President of Enterprise Solutions, with LawPay joined SFP network this week…

Finding Common Ground

We’ve got advice for managing conflict in your legal organization.

Conflict in the workplace is inevitable — including within legal organizations. Failing to address such discord can negatively affect firm morale and potentially drive away valued lawyers and staff.

Poll: Financial Roadblocks

Finance teams face a variety of challenges to their daily operations. Multiple systems, time investment, team decision making and internal process are all factors that impact bottom lines.

SFP Providers at Work: Innovative Computing Systems

Successful firms know that moving towards the future often means making an investment in the present. That’s the approach Innovative Computing System says it takes with its law firm clients, helping guide them towards the best technology practices for 21st century firms.

Huddle Up! Unmute Yourself: Elevating Your Confidence, Courage and Career

This huddle with Rachel Druckenmiller focused on how successful firms focus on the development of their most important asset, their people.

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…

Business Foundations with The Successful Firm Project

    Business Foundations with The Successful Firm Project ALA partners with new initiative to create a brighter future for law firms Kate Raftery Content…

Innovative Computing Systems

Innovative Computing Systems is the first-choice partner of law firms, legal departments and professional services organizations looking to define or improve a comprehensive IT strategy; implement, integrate and support best-in-class legal and horizontal technologies; enhance cybersecurity and leverage the power of cloud computing.

Huddle Up! 11 Ways Successful Firms Recruit and Develop Talent

There’s nothing that will make a better impact when it comes to firm growth than recruiting and developing talent. Subject Matter Coach Sarah L. Evenson,…

Playbook Event Takeaways from Business Foundations Every Successful Firm Needs

Time, talent, and resources play vital roles in business foundations of successful firms. Our panel of Subject Matter Coaches explored these areas of business interests…

Huddle Up! Takeaways from Business Development for Successful Firms

Growth-minded firms place a priority on business development and that’s why we’ve ask Jim Ries, the Business Development Director for Offit Kurman, to lead us…