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A managing partner should never have to make decisions based on speculation, especially during times of uncertainty. The data exists, and so does the technology, to gather and make inferences from it. But without knowing what to collect or how to assess the data, it can be challenging to translate findings into strategy. In this guide, we offer methods and solutions you can implement today to navigate the domains of financial, case, and staff management…
It’s hard to believe that the pandemic has been with us for nearly 6 months  – and will likely be  around for months, or even years, to come. As a result of COVID-19 and its effects, some firms are busier than ever, while others are finding that business has slowed down. No matter where your firm lies on that spectrum, it makes sense to plan for the future disruption, whether due to the pandemic or…
 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge in various parts of the country, you’re no doubt facing uncertainties surrounding how and when to reopen your law firm. You’re also likely wondering about the future of your law firm and its book of business. One way to abate those concerns is to prioritize preparing your firm for whatever may come. Whether it’s a pandemic or economic downturn, pre-emptive protocols and a strong technology foundation will…
Editor’s note: To follow up on an initial COVID-19 survey revealing the financial, operational, and individual challenges attorneys are facing during COVID-19, MyCase recently launched a second nationwide survey exploring the state of law offices, current workload, and predictions for the future of the legal industry. What follows are the findings of our June 2020 survey responses collected from a broad range of legal professionals. View Part 1 and Part 2 of the…
For the past month I’ve been focusing on sharing business continuity and disaster planning advice for lawyers. The end goal has been to provide lawyers with the information that they need to begin foundational planning that will ensure that their law firms survive and thrive in the face of uncertainty, no matter what the future brings. To that end, we’ve discussed the importance of having a business continuity plan in place, why it’s responsible to…
Editor’s note: To follow up on an initial COVID-19 survey revealing the financial, operational, and individual challenges attorneys are facing during COVID-19, MyCase recently launched a second nationwide survey exploring the state of law offices, current workload, and predictions for the future of the legal industry. What follows are the findings of our June 2020 survey responses collected from a broad range of legal professionals. View Part 1 here. More than 4 months…
For a number of weeks now I’ve been writing a series of blog posts focused on preparing your law firm to face any and all types of disruption, whether it’s a pandemic, a flood, or another type of natural disaster. We’ve discussed why it’s so important to have a business continuity plan in place, the ethical obligation that lawyers have to create a disaster plan, and how to lay the foundation to prepare your firm…
Editor’s note: To follow up on an initial COVID-19 survey revealing the financial, operational, and individual challenges attorneys are facing during COVID-19, MyCase recently launched a second nationwide survey exploring the state of law offices, current workload, and predictions for the future of the legal industry. What follows are the findings of our June 2020 survey responses collected from a broad range of legal professionals.  As states amend restrictions on businesses operating out…
Over the past 2 weeks, I’ve been writing about business continuity and disaster planning for law firms. As I explained last week, the current pandemic is a perfect example of why it’s so important to put in place a business continuity plan that will ensure your law firm’s success and stability, no matter what the future brings. After all, the more prepared you are for any eventuality, the more likely your law firm will…
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge in various parts of the country, you’re no doubt facing uncertainties surrounding how and when to reopen your law firm. You’re also likely wondering about the future of your law firm and its book of business. One way to abate those concerns is to prioritize preparing your firm for whatever may come. Whether it’s a pandemic or economic downturn, pre-emptive protocols and a strong technology foundation will help…