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Law firms need policies and procedures in place because they ensure that everybody knows the rules within the firm. The larger the law firm, the more important it is to have set policies and procedures. Law firms that do not have policies and procedures manuals should consider hiring an employment law firm to assist them. Policies and Procedures Versus Preferences At the same time, employees must be able to differentiate preferences from policies. Preferences are…
Finding the best talent available for a law firm is a vitally important task. The quality of the individuals hired makes a huge difference for the clients that hire your law firm. It also makes a difference within your law firm for the morale of other employees. To hire the best talent available, a process must be followed to fill any open position. The process typically involves first posting the job to any number…
Before COVID-19, the topic of office space was one that many law firms had to consider long and hard. Many law firms had to consider what size space to get, what location, and what least terms.  Many law firms also had to consider whether they wanted to personally guarantee office space, whether they wanted to sign a triple net lease or what kind of furniture to purchase. The location of the office space could also
Most lawyers in their private lives operate off a budget. Some may be much more formal about it and put it in writing. Others can generally add up their income and expenses in their head to ensure that more money is coming in than coming out. In this same way, law firms need to have a budget. Law firms need to work with an accountant or CPA to put together a budget for their law…
Initial consultations are critical to the success of any law firm. The reality is that law firms that want to thrive and succeed need to put their best foot forward in an initial consultation. Obtaining new clientele is necessary for a law firm to succeed. New clients ensure that the lights can stay on in the law firm. New clients ensure that the salaries and obligations of the law firm can be met.  Further, new…
Online Marketing  Online marketing is important to the online success of any law firm. If a law firm’s webpage is properly optimized, it can result in the law firm receiving online leads.  Search engine optimization involves multi-layered approach. A webpage first has to have rich content. Rich is supposed to result in organic backlinks to the webpage. A law firm webpage also has to be coded and designed in a search engine friendly manner.…
Online Marketing  Online marketing is essential to the online success of any law firm. If a law firm’s webpage is optimized correctly, it can result in the law firm receiving online leads.  Search engine optimization involves a multi-layered approach. A webpage first has to have rich content. Rich content results in organic backlinks to the webpage. A law firm webpage also has to be coded and designed in a search engine friendly manner. Importance…
The practice of law can be difficult.  Dealing with certain clients can be emotionally taxing.  It can also be hard at times dealing with the court system and other legal professionals in contested litigation where tensions and emotions can escalate. For those who own their own law firm, the business aspects of being an attorney can also be challenging. Not only do these lawyers have to provide competent, communicative and diligent legal services, but they also…
In the hiring process, many candidates apply who have a history of job-hopping. When looking at the resume, many candidates do not stay at previous jobs long. Whether it is six months, a year, or two years, the truth is that some individuals are regularly on the move. The question many law firm owners and managers have is what they should do with job-hoppers? Do they give them a chance with the thought that their…
Many law firms utilize Google AdWords as part of their marketing efforts. Google AdWords can be an important facet of any law firm’s advertising efforts. Google AdWords appears at the top of the search results on Google. Google AdWords also appears at the bottom of the page. So, if you are searching for anything within Google, you can see the paid ads at the top or the bottom of the search results. If you…