How to manage your legal marketing so you don’t have too much of a good thing

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RJon Robins elaborates on the importance of having the right policies and procedures in order to sustain a successful and efficient law firm.

Do You Own a Business…or Do You Own a Job?

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You own a law firm. But is that law firm a business…or is it just a job?

Take Control of Your Time by Operating Proactively, Not Reactively

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“You get to decide where your time goes. You can either spend it moving forward, or you can spend it putting out fires. You decide. And if you don’t decide, others will decide for you.” ― Tony Morgan

Don’t Set Yourself Up to Fail: Five Signs That Your Factory Can’t Keep Up With Your Marketing and Sales

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Many of you know that there are seven “Main Parts” of your law business. Building a seven-figure business requires that you have all seven of these Main Parts working together in synergy. When everything is working together properly, it’s a beautiful thing.

Over-paying for information

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I don't like paying for information. Information isn't…

How To romance your sweetie with a disaster preparedness plan this Valentines Day!

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...instead of just giving your sweetie a box of chocolates and a card (don’t forget the card!) I want to suggest an even more thoughtful gift: Peace of Mind.

Update on new (former) assistant

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Sucks to report this. After I invested the better part…

Not as obvious as you think: Ohio Lawyer Suspended for Billing More than 24 Hours in a Day

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Lawyers who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. Think about how many hours you've invested learning how to be the best lawyer you can be, and compare that number to the hours you've invested learning how to be the best manager/operator of your law firm's business that you can be. The difference between those two numbers is how much room for improvement there is likely in your own practice

Sample Client Ledger & Overall Firm Journal For IOLTA Client Property Trust Account Management

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any lawyer who has ever started his or her own law firm and who DIDN'T feel like a schmuck about being charged with the responsibility for accounting for our clients property, setting up an IOLTA account, etc., either: a. Is too embarrassed to admit it; or b. Really IS a schmuck because learning how to manage your IOLTA isn't something they teach us in law school and it's not the sort of thing you just pick-up from experience. You either learn how to do it, or you can be pretty sure you're flying blind. And only a fool (that's what Schmuck means in Yiddish) takes responsibility for something he or she doesn't know anything about; or c. Has had some sort of financial training before going to law school. Like maybe they have an MBA, or a finance degree or studied book keeping or accounting. Don't let "pride" stand in YOUR way.

Rick Georges does it again...

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Future Lawyer Rick Georges does it again! A GREAT resource…