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Offering incentives and rewards to high performers in your office is a no-brainer. But many law firms aren’t sure about how to best implement incentive programs so that that they’re effective. Let’s take a look at what you should consider before creating your next incentives and rewards program. Law Firm Goals What do you want […] The post Law Firm Office Culture Series: Offer Incentives and Rewards appeared first on Smokeball.…
Law firms that want to thrive in a competitive job market where the most talented attorneys are highly sought after, need to build strong office cultures with minimum office politics. When law firms allow office politics to grow and become all encompassing, it can interfere with associate productivity and the service of clients. In this […] The post Law Firm Office Culture Series: Clients Over Office Politics appeared first on Smokeball.…
Law firms with strong office cultures are positioned for long-term success. A strong office culture not only creates a non-toxic work environment and law firm profits but it encourages associates and partners to stay on for many years even until retirement. Over the course of a few weeks, we will explore how law firms can […] The post Law Firm Office Culture Series: Cultivate Community appeared first on Smokeball.…
The Content team at Smokeball is responsible for adding to and maintaining over 15,000 Court and Authority Forms in the Forms & Templates library, any new or modifications to our Matter Types, and automating your firm’s templates. Our team is comprised of Attorneys and Paralegals with experience in many different areas of law. We understand […] The post Smokeball Content Chronicle: Oct 2019 appeared first on Smokeball.…
As technology advances and the client expectations change, lawyers need to stay up-to-date with the most useful technology tools available to the legal industry. Let’s take a look at some of the best apps for lawyers in 2019. DocuSign Almost nothing is more time-consuming that printing out documents and sending them through the postal service […] The post Best Apps For Lawyers In 2019 appeared first on Smokeball.…
Join Smokeball on October 29th at 12:00 PM CDT for  “Improving Performance through (Im)Perfectionism” a free CLE* webinar with psychotherapist and former large-firm attorney Chelsy Castro as she speaks about one of the most crippling issues lawyers deal with each day, PERFECTIONISM. While that word is not usually pejorative, Chelsy will walk us through how […] The post Improving Performance through (Im)Perfectionism [Free Webinar] appeared first on Smokeball.…
See Smokeball before Thanksgiving, and support your small law firm while supporting Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children—the time to finally see Smokeball is now! Smokeball’s Season of Giving is back in 2019, and it’s already better than ever!  The Season of Giving encourages small law firms to see a personalized live demonstration of the […] The post Smokeball’s “Season of Giving” Ready to Support CASA in 2019 appeared first on Smokeball.…
For law firms who want to stay in business and thrive, legal calendaring is a high stakes game they aim to win. One of the most common reasons for malpractice lawsuits against attorneys is missed deadlines. Every attorney understands that missing important filing and court deadlines can mean the difference between a client having a […] The post Legal Calendaring Best Practices You Should Follow appeared first on Smokeball.…
By Sonica Jutla Did you know Smokeball has a staff of over 20 former attorneys and paralegals creating, updating and developing content for Smokeball legal practice management software? The Content team at Smokeball is responsible for adding to and maintaining over 15,000 Court and Authority Forms in the Forms & Templates library, any new or […] The post Smokeball Content Chronicle: Sept 2019 appeared first on Smokeball.…