March’s Best of the Blogs

by Alexa Drago on March 30, 2017

We know you are busy! So we read through numerous blog posts and find the best ones to share with you each month.

Please let us know if you feel we are missing a particularly good one.

Quick Tips


Product Reviews


Technology

Law Practice Management Software Comparison Chart

Download a feature comparison chart of law practice management software from the Lawyerist resource page. They add to this chart periodically to keep it up to date.

Mobile Lawyer Trends (And Tips) In 2017

According to the latest American Bar Association Legal Technology Survey Report, 94% of lawyers surveyed report that they “regularly or occasionally use a mobile device for law-related tasks at home.” Find out what your colleagues are using and learn about apps you may find useful in your law practice.

Cyber Insurance Is Exploding: How to Stay on Top of the Trends

The cyber insurance market is exploding as companies look to insulate themselves from liabilities stemming from hacking, data breaches, and the like. The ABA recently began selling cyber insurance to lawyers. Read more.

Marketing

10 Elements of a Successful Law Firm Website Home Page

After spending many hours reviewing submissions for this year’s Best Law Firm Websites competition, sometimes I was not impressed. That’s not to say there weren’t diamonds hidden in the rough, because there were. But I was astounded at how many websites—specifically how many home pages—made a lackluster (if not terrible) first impression. Read more.

How Law Firms Can Convert More Leads into Invested Clients

Law firms are always looking for ways to attract more prospects through lead generation and marketing. The next, and most important, step is to convert these prospects into invested clients through lead conversion and sales. Read more.

How To Identify A Well-Defined Target Market

Identifying and reaching a target market isn’t just for the big law firms, it’s for small firms and the solo-practitioner as well. The fact is that no one can market their legal services to everyone even if they are open to selling to anyone interested. Read more.

Miscellaneous

Should You Hire a Virtual Paralegal?

Working with a virtual assistant for the first time can seem harrowing, especially when sensitive legal information and documents are involved. Here are a few tips.

Five Steps to Unplug From Life and Work for a Week

It is no secret that lawyers do not take enough vacation. This is all the more true for solos, who are entirely responsible for the functioning of their firms. The need to take a break, though, cannot be understated. Read more.

Spring Cleaning, Solo Style

Every new year, there’s always lots of talk about how to start the year off right. For solo and small firm lawyers, that can mean many things. Read more.

 

 

 

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