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Does anyone have experience using Total Attorneys for PI leads? Is it worth it?
CRM, who's the best?
Dear friends, we're looking to implement a new Client Relationship Management tool. Suggestions would be much appreciated!
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TheFormTool Pro v. HotDocs
I've been playing around with these and wanted to start a thread to discuss these two products. There is a huge price differential between them, so it would be nice to know if TheFormTool Pro is sufficient to meet the needs of attorneys in solo prac…
Law Firm Coaching... Does it work?
I am seeing a number of ads for law firm coaching websites/services. They claim to have methods for success and ideas in place to help you succeed.
I am a new solo and do not want to reinvent the wheel with how to start a firm, but think these se…
Etsy for office signs?
Has anyone used Etsy or an online provider for a custom office sign? I've ordered a vinyl decal for the glass door, but would like to get a wood/metal sign for the outside wall. Just wanted to see if anyone had any recommendations.
How to Exceed Partner Expectations?
I'm a 3L who has an externship at a great firm with a good chance for a job there once I pass the bar. I'm a GTD practitioner and have been doing good work - returning assignments before deadlines, seeking out work, asking questions, demonstrating a…
The Fountain Pen Thread
I don't know if anyone besides Aaron and I are fountain pen enthusiasts, but I thought we might need a thread for those of us who are.
Brad Perri recently turned us on to Noodler's Ink (http://www.noodlersink.com/), which is awesome ink you can use…
Associate and Non-Equity Partner compensation
I am the managing partner of a small law firm in a relatively small market (East Coast; about 500k people) and am looking to learn more about typical compensation packages for associates and non-equity partners in similar firms.
I'll get the bal…
DropBox--copy or move?
What am I doing wrong with DropBox? I want a service that will simply scan my HD w/o my prompting, back up everything as copies, and store it in some cloud that never darkens my horizon until I need it. But when I started my account and began usin…
Can you have a closer relationship with cloud-based companies?
Jobst Elster just passed on a provocative comment from one of his clients. Apparently, NetDocuments claims that user adoption goes way up with cloud-based document management software-as-a-service as compared with tradition document management softw…
Which current-gen gaming system do you own?
I'm going to buy a new gaming system, but I'm not sure whether to get an Xbox One or Playstation 4. I'm curious what you have/recommend. (Figuring out which system allows me to race/kill more lawyers online seems like as good a way to choose as any.…
Zapier Zaps Ideas
I love the idea of Zapier.com but cannot think of may "zaps" to create. Other than the basics one listed on the Zapier site, what are some "zap" creative ideas? I would especially like to use Clio and Gmail.
Netflix "Making a Murderer" Discussion (Spoilers)
If you haven't yet watched "Making a Murderer" on Netflix, stop reading now and go watch it. Really.
Assuming you've watched it (presumably in 10 hours straight), what did you think? Who did it? What can we learn about lawyering and criminal just…
How do you manage your passwords?
I've heard from a few sources now that 2016 will be the year everyone finally gets their act together on passwords. (If you aren't clear on why this is an ethical imperative for lawyers, read this post. If you aren't sure what using good passwords m…
Best Encryption for Google Drive
We've thought about switching over to Box or another service, but since we're already using Google Apps for 95 percent of everything else on our Google for Business account, we'd really like to stick to Google Drive. But I'm having a hell of a time …
How often do your potential clients get conflicted out?
How often do you wine & dine a potential client only to find our that you are conflicted out after she has agreed to representation? I assume this occurs from time to time but I am finding it difficult to find any academic resear…
Get feedback on your website
In just a couple of weeks we will post our call for nominations for our annual best law firm websites contest. Is your website ready?
To find out, post a link here and we will let you know what we think you could improve on. Don't worry if you do…
Should an Associate have his/her own website?
I am an associate in a 15 attorney firm. The firm has a website, where I am buried in the "Attorneys" tab. What I want to do is have my own personal, professional website where I can highlight my skills and experience. I would plan on using the f…