Back To Basics: 6 Tech Tips Every Small Firm Needs To Hear

Back To Basics: 6 Tech Tips Every Small Firm Needs To Hear

Considering lawyers never stop juggling multiple cases and clients, it’s no surprise that mundane tasks such as financial reporting can fall through the cracks.  But firms should never forget the fact that they are businesses that need to make a profit.  “One common issue that law firms have, in my experience, is that they ignore

How To Build And Manage Your Law Firm Rate Sheet

How To Build And Manage Your Law Firm Rate Sheet

Rate setting for law firms is really difficult, and that’s true for any point in the life cycle of the law firm. It’s just tough to figure out what to charge when you’re starting a firm — because there is limited information on options, and also because your competitors do not want to compare pricing

How Savvy Lawyers Build Their Law Firm Rate Sheet

How Savvy Lawyers Build Their Law Firm Rate Sheet

Listening to your gut instinct can be a helpful approach in some aspects of your business, but when it comes to setting rates, the experts have another recommendation: Do your research. “You have to figure this out the same way that any business would set prices, the way Walmart sets prices, the way LL Bean

All Aboard! How To Get Intake Right In A Law Firm

All Aboard! How To Get Intake Right In A Law Firm

At most law firms, leads stream in from new places all the time: social media, website chat, contact forms, email, phone, text — probably carrier pigeon!  It never ends.  So, how does a law firm manager effectively funnel all of that data into one place and then manage an intake pipeline?  Well, if you listen

Justice Department Launches Access DOJ

The Justice Department announced the launch of Access DOJ, a new and innovative Department-wide initiative led by the Office for Access to Justice (ATJ) that will use human-centered design to improve access to Justice Department programs and services for all communities and stakeholders. “The Access DOJ Initiative will provide a path for us to make

Law Firms Now Have A Choice In Their Document Comparison Software

Law Firms Now Have A Choice In Their Document Comparison Software

Image courtesy of Draftable Six months on since its launch at ILTACon in August 2023, Draftable Legal is making good on its promise to the legal industry to provide a choice in document comparison solutions; and a wave of law firms are making the switch, including UK Top 50 and leading Scottish law firm Brodies

The 2023 ATL Top 50 Law School Rankings Are Here

The 2023 ATL Top 50 Law School Rankings Are Here

We have just released the 11th annual ATL Top 50 Law School Rankings . As always, Above the Law’s rankings prioritize outcomes above all other factors, as we believe that the relative quality of schools is a function of how they deliver on the promise of gainful legal employment. Ours are also the only rankings

Legal AI Tools And Assistants Essential For Legal Teams

Legal AI Tools And Assistants Essential For Legal Teams

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming an essential tool for many professionals across various industry sectors, and the legal profession is no different. By automating numerous repetitive, mundane tasks and replacing outdated ways of working, legal teams can experience the power of generative AI tools that feel like reliable AI assistants. Legal question — Is