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Communication Techniques That Great Counselors Use To Get Results

Mar 15, 2013 By: Alexa Sherr Hartley

When it comes to having difficult conversations, the majority of people don’t, and lawyers are no exception. Here are some tips to help have those conversations.

Checking In with the First WestlawNext Customer, boutique firm Payton and Associates

Mar 14, 2013 By: Harry A. Payton and Shelley Gracia

Three years ago, commercial litigation attorney Harry Payton, at his boutique  law firm Payton & Associates, LLC, was the first customer to

Should Law Firms Be More Flexible in Staffing?

Feb 28, 2013 By: Patricia Taylor

The Georgetown Law Center for the Study of the Legal Profession (“GLC”) has issued its 2013 Report on the State of the

Getting the Law Practice You Deserve from a Phone Booth

Feb 12, 2013 By: Alexa Sherr Hartley

Strange as this may sound, something as random and seemingly inconsequential as a good old-fashioned telephone booth may be just what you need to improve your career.

The Contraceptive Coverage Mandate and the So-Called “War on Religion” – Part I

Feb 8, 2013 By: John K. DiMugno and Dennis Wall

As the litigation over the individual mandate drew to a close, a new wave of lawsuits emerged challenging the ACA’s preventive care mandate (a.k.a. the contraception mandate).

The new “IT” for legal technology (and a sweepstakes!)

Jan 25, 2013 By: Shelley Gracia

I recall the months prior to the Segway launch: What is IT? We’d better be ready, because IT would revolutionize life as

Legal Technology Trends in 2013 and Beyond

Jan 23, 2013 By: Michael J. Evens

The impact of mobile technology and cloud-based computing can be felt in all corners of society and culture.  From the way we

Cloud Computing Video for Small Law Firm Attorney’s

Jan 18, 2013 By: Chris Schoenbauer

As the legal market continues to face growing pressure to save time and increase efficiency, more than ever, technological solutions are being

Informing your clients about good social media practices

Jan 16, 2013 By: Kellie Pantekoek

As we all know, managing an effective presence on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms can reap many rewards for a

Efficiency Tips Webinar for Small Law Firm Attorney’s

Jan 13, 2013 By: Kerry Hennessey

Tired of Tedious tasks? Your time is valuable, the last thing you (or you clients) want is for you to be wasting