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How Forms Fast-track Legal Docs: Tips and Tricks Webinars for Small Firms

Aug 6, 2013 By: Shelley Gracia

A well-rounded forms library may be one of the first places you look when you begin working with a new client.  Solo attorneys,

Why Most Product Demos Fail

Jul 23, 2013 By: Jennifer Glynn

I came across this article, Why Most Demos Are Useless, and found it extremely relevant to a number of the steps my

Firm Central @ AAJ 2013 Annual Convention in San Francisco July 19, 2013

Jul 19, 2013 By: Sara Sawyer

We are excited to see you at this year’s American Association for Justice’s 2013 Annual Convention in San Francisco.  You might be

Independent Thinking: Why Small Law Firms Get Ahead in the Cloud

Jul 17, 2013 By: Shelley Gracia

Why are small law firms adopting hosted software (a.k.a. SaaS or cloud computing) as a key legal practice management solution? A free

Balancing the Practice of Law along with Managing your Firm

Jul 12, 2013 By: Shahrina Ankhi-Krol

Shahrina Ankhi-Krol is a an attorney in the New York/New Jersey area, and joins the Legal Solutions Blog to answer a few

Independent Thinking: Client Development in Nonfiction – Tell the Story of Your Small Law Firm

May 9, 2013 By: Alexis Neely

I talk to a lot of lawyers, and the one thing I am continuously struck by that holds most lawyers back (including

Independent Thinking: Using Your Passions to Distinguish Your Practice

Apr 30, 2013 By: Shahrina Ankhi-Krol

The decision to start my own law practice was not an easy one. It was daunting, actually. Not only because I would

Independent Thinking: Leverage a Sales Conversation to Make your Firm More Competitive

Apr 24, 2013 By: Joel Sannes

I’m hesitant to use terms like “small” or “boutique” to describe my law firms’ practice.  At ten attorneys, our firm is “small-ish”

How solo and small law firms can leverage technology to its fullest

Mar 27, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

To help small and solo practitioners best leverage technology to their favor, I’ve put together a list of five specific technologies that are extremely useful.

Independent Thinking: 6 Things To Do The Morning Before You Go To Court

Mar 21, 2013 By: Katherine James

You may be nervous. You may be pumped. You may be shaking like a leaf. You may be punching the air with