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Independent Thinking: Vocal Warm up exercises for attorneys

Jul 24, 2012 By: Katherine James

The lawyer who tries a case in a courtroom has similar demands placed on the voice that the actor in the theatre

Independent Thinking: Building Reputation in a small law firm

Jul 17, 2012 By: Matthew Wegner

Will Rogers said “it takes a lifetime to build a good reputation, but you can lose it in a minute.”  This is especially

How to Write Effective Blog Posts for Lawyers (part 1)

Jul 13, 2012 By: Kellie Pantekoek

One of the most effective ways to bring attention to your firm’s website is through blog content. Not only can a blog

Westlaw Small Law: The Value of Legal Subscription Based Services

Jul 10, 2012 By: Mark Sullivan

In full disclosure I am compelled to admit that subscriptions consume most of my disposable attention.  I am professionally occupied by delivering

Independent Thinking: Setting Up a Product Safety Compliance Program

Jul 6, 2012 By: Alan Gutterman

There’s always a lot of talk about “tort reform” in an election year and 2012 is no exception.  Politicians rant and rave

Westlaw Small Law: Connecting with our Founding Fathers

Jul 4, 2012 By: Kerry Hennessey

Happy Independence Day! In thinking about everyone we can accredit for our country’s growth and maturity, I decided to start at the

Twitter Tips for Small Firms and Solo Practitioners

Jul 3, 2012 By: Kellie Pantekoek

Managing an effective Twitter presence can reap many rewards for a small firm or solo practitioner. Not only does social media increase

WE LISTENED at the NJ State Bar and TX State Bar Annual Meetings!

Jun 29, 2012 By: Heather Grabowski

Find out what the attendees shared at the We’re Listening @WestlawSmallLaw booth. The We’re Listening program is meant to inspire conversation with

July Westlaw Training line up: Every Minute Counts

Jun 27, 2012 By: Sarah Erickson

Summer is here! As the summer heats up, we’ll be hosting webinar sessions to help your office get the most out of

Independent Thinking: Developing Strategic Referral Partners

Jun 26, 2012 By: Doug Bend

Most law firms find clients in a variety of ways, such as Yelp, Google, advertising, other clients, family, friends, and what I