Law Firm Marketing & Management

The Dallas Bar Association hosted its 35th annual Stephen Philbin Awards at the Belo Mansion on October 12, honoring the best legal news reporting in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The awards focus on journalism that shows educational value, accuracy, and resourcefulness, as well as the reporter’s initiative in pursuing the story and the story’s role in public debate.…
If you’re at a law firm with a marketing department, congratulations! You have the support and resources that most solos and small firm lawyers can only dream of. But, unless your name is on the door or you’re already a major rainmaker, it’s a safe bet that the firm’s marketing team isn’t spending much time helping you achieve your personal marketing goals. More than likely, that responsibility falls on you. I’ve been getting a lot…
If you watched my 7-Figure Ebook Video, you may have wondered how you could create a similar book for your law practice. Now you can – in just seven hours at the 7 Figure Ebook LIVE event in Washington D.C. scheduled for November 16 (location to be announced).  A virtual version may be available also. If you want to be first to get the details and program price, add your name to the list…
Have you been injured at work in Illinois and been waiting for a settlement offer?  I have potentially good news for you. There is no better time of year than right now to get an offer. While there’s no law that requires an insurance company to make an offer when you are hurt in Illinois and if you don’t have a lawyer there is a much higher chance that they’ll never make an offer or…
I am still surprised by how many professional service firms, including law firms, do not have online newsrooms. Even if they do exist, they often seem to be more of an afterthought with little serious attention paid to the content. Many just contain a listing of press releases or a small gallery of images. An online newsroom — a section of a website that contains current news and information about the company — is a…
Good communication goes a long way. Telling your side of the story can ease people’s minds and help correct a narrative that can run rampant on social media. It’s like the game of Telephone that we played as kids: What starts as a funny sentence can quickly turn into something terribly wrong. The editors at Chambers USA know this all too well. What recently started as a normal Monday quickly turned into anything but —…
On October 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano posted a message on her Twitter account that launched the #MeToo movement, encouraging survivors of sexual harassment and assault to post #MeToo as a status update. By the end of the next day, according to CNN, the hashtag was used more than 500,000 times. CNN also said the hashtag was used on Facebook by more than 4.7 million people in 12 million posts during the first 24…
In this episode with Lee Holcomb, we talk about her career path, her new book Lifestyle Lawyer, and how, with technology, women lawyers can find a voice and position in a challenging and constantly changing legal market. Lee Holcomb Lee Holcomb is an author, consultant, and the COO and Director of Legal Services for an international legal process outsourcing company. Her goal is to be in touch with her true self as much as…
At a growing number of law firms, the Boomer generation is reaching the age when retirement among the ranks has partners leaving in increasing numbers. Numerous industry focused writings have noted an array issues faced by law firms experiencing retirements. As partners retire, financial ramifications can be felt. The monetary payout associated with the retirement benefits is one. While some firm’s retirement plans are fully funded, many plans require a “topping off” of a guaranteed…
The 2018 Clio Cloud Conference was an incredible event. With powerful keynotes, helpful educational sessions, and a big announcement that’s set to change the course of the legal tech industry, this just might have been the most exciting Clio Cloud Conference yet. This year, it was all about experience—creating a better experience for your clients, having a better experience managing your law firm, and of course, having an amazing experience at the Clio Cloud Conference.…