Solo Practice University Blog

(You can listen to Part 1 here and Part 2 here.) Jarred and I have recorded six free guest lectures covering the vast topic of  What (Clients) Want: Managing  Legal Consumer Expectations in 2019-2020.  It is nearly five hours of us discussing in depth: How Legal Consumers Find Law Firms What Legal Consumers Want Marketing Requirements for a Modern Law Firm Intake Procedures/Forms How Modern Law Firm Clients Want to Access Information Information Technology Required by…
As the fourth quarter draws to a close, many industry, local business and legal publications will compile a year in review to summarize the significant deals, litigation, legislation and court decisions of 2019. Reporters and editors will likely invite attorneys and business leaders to peer into their crystal balls and imagine the trends and issues of 2020. How will regulation, the election, the economy and other factors affect activity in specific sectors? Which factors will…
(You can listen to Part 1 here.) Jarred and I have recorded six free guest lectures covering the vast topic of  What (Clients) Want: Managing  Legal Consumer Expectations in 2019-2020.  It is nearly five hours of us discussing in depth: How Legal Consumers Find Law Firms What Legal Consumers Want Marketing Requirements for a Modern Law Firm Intake Procedures/Forms How Modern Law Firm Clients Want to Access Information Information Technology Required by Modern Law Firms Information…
Jarred and I have recorded six free guest lectures covering the vast topic of  What (Clients) Want: Managing  Legal Consumer Expectations in 2019-2020.  It is nearly five hours of us discussing in depth: How Legal Consumers Find Law Firms What Legal Consumers Want Marketing Requirements for a Modern Law Firm Intake Procedures/Forms How Modern Law Firm Clients Want to Access Information Information Technology Required by Modern Law Firms Information Security for Modern Law Firms How…
When we were in school, it was easier because the path was created for us. We followed the curriculum and graduation requirements year after year. Now, we get to determine what success is to us as well as what path to take to get there. That’s the way it should be – it’s the only way we’ll be happy – but it’s a path full of hurdles. As a Success Principles Trainer certified by Jack Canfield,…
If you want to practice law in the 21st century, stay competitive, and not lose your license, it’s imperative that you pursue technological competence. To ease you in, we’ve outlined the 8 essential technologies lawyers need to increase efficiency and productivity in a modern practice. Download ​8 Essential Technologies​ to learn: Why adopting tech is essential for your firm How to conquer technoshock on a busy schedule Software and tools your firm needs right…
There is a rhythm to growing a solo/small firm practice. Usually, around year three you finally feel comfortable and then it happens. You are swamped and you realize you need to grow. You are in a bit of a crisis.  Listen and learn and we will share how to navigate the inevitable growing pains, not just in year three, but every other growth spurt you will experience. The audio is 50 minutes. Listen directly below.…
By: Claude Ducloux, AttorneyDirector of Education, Ethics, and State Compliance at LawPay Almost all lawyers in private practice are required to maintain a firm trust account under their state’s attorney trust account rules. The rules in various states might be written differently, but the concepts are the same. So let’s get started. The first decision to make is: what bank? In some states you must pick your banking institution from a list of approved providers,…
Today Jared and I discuss the multi-millions being invested in legal technology, all of which is aimed to change the practice of law.  How does this investment impact your practice? Is the tail wagging the dog?  Are investors telling you how to practice based upon the technology they create?  Listen and then share your thoughts. Topics covered: -consolidation of services -including the rise of more platforms -more acquisitions -more product types -more acquisition of talent…
A managing partner should never have to make decisions based on speculation. The data exists, and so does the technology, to gather and make sense of 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 so you can make data-backed…