Law Firm Marketing & Management

The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC, Pennsylvania! Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC is a 40 lawyer, full service firm with offices in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. RCCB’s lawyers bring a wealth of prior experience to matters, ranging from large multi-national and regional law firm roles, to practicing in smaller entrepreneurial firms, to leadership positions, both legal and non-legal, within companies and clients. RCCB provides clients sophisticated,…
The International Lawyers Network’s Real Estate Specialty Group announces the third release of its publication, “Buying & Selling Real Estate: An International Guide.” This collaborative electronic guide offers a summary of key real estate law principles in 21 jurisdictions across the globe, serving as a quick, practical reference for those buying & selling real estate in these jurisdictions. I’m really pleased as the guide’s facilitator to offer the third edition of our guide, which builds…
In today’s workforce, having a LinkedIn profile is indispensable. The culmination of social media as an important source for news and entertainment has shifted even into job searching and recruiting. According to an annual report by Jobvite, 87% of recruiters utilize LinkedIn to find potential job candidates. You should not only be on LinkedIn, you should have a full profile – complete with every honor you’ve received, every volunteer position you’ve held, and every…
One important lesson you have probably learned by now if you’ve been practicing law for any period of time is that knowing the law is very different from learning how to run a successful law firm. There are lessons that only experience can teach us; my experience of helping more than 18,000 attorneys learn how to build a lifestyle law firm — one that enables to do what you want, when you want — has…
In December 2017, Congress passed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA). The Act went into effect in 2018, which means many of the new reforms will apply when we file our taxes in 2019. Since the new year is just around the corner, you may already be wondering what the new changes will look like and how they’ll affect you. The changes are substantial (some consider this the most comprehensive tax overhaul in…
Talk about shooting yourself in the foot when your legal publishing company is already struggling in the eyes of a lot of folks. ALM is attempting to stop a couple young legal tech entrepreneurs, one a lawyer and one a technologist, in Sheffield, England from using the term or phrase “LegalTech” in the title of their small legal tech conference, LegalTech Conference North, which was held for the first time last month.  As reported
Hey readers – it’s been a long time since MyShingle has hosted a meetup and so I’m really excited to announce that we’ll be co-hosting an event with LawFirm Mentor  and its founder, Allison Williams in Washington D.C. on January 10, 2019, at D.C. institution (and one of my favorite locations), Bus Boys & Poets. We’ll have amazing food, fun gift bags — plus you’ll have an opportunity to network with other like-minded lawyers and…
As a Worldox consultant, I often get asked about what certain terms mean on the platform. Instead of keeping all this knowledge to myself, I’ve decided to compile a list of the most common terms in Worldox. Whether you’re a frequent Worlddox user or just learning the software this glossary is here to help. Glossary of Basic Worldox Terms Bookmarks: These are shortcuts to saved searches, folders, or specific lists of documents What are bookmarks useful…
When lawyers first started creating bios of themselves for use in firm promotion, clients generally used them to choose a firm, or to check out who they’d be working with after the firm had made the assignment. However, Michael Rynowecer at The Mad Clientist warns that these days, clients are using attorney bios to assess prospective candidates for legal work they need to have done – and then advising the law firm of the name…
On MyShingle, we celebrate the solo and small firm practitioner, and those at the forefront of innovation in the legal field. Our newest project, 41 Legal Practice Areas That Didn’t Exist 15 Years Ago highlights solo and small firm practitioners who have embraced unconventional and upcoming niche practices from 3D Printing Law to Online Privacy Law. This profile focuses on Jeremy M. Cohen, an attorney focusing on Animal Law. Animal Law has broad and disparate…