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In the State of U.S. Small Law Firms Study, more than 300 solo and small law firm leaders reveal goals, challenges, how they define success – and what "Very Successful" firms are doing differently.
Discover the key to better access case files, shape your overall strategy, and confront your pain points - all in this independent ALM study.
Why the rules of engagement are changing, how the demand for legal work is shrinking, and how time and money are fast becoming challenges instead of resources.
These 12 unique features are the difference between drafting technology and a word processor. Use this shopping list of actual functions that a drafting program should provide, to be worth investment above & beyond any word processor.
Chances are, you do more duplicated work than you think. This checklist helps you streamline admin tasks and use your time for lawyering.
Small business law firms report the results of using an integrated suite of technology—with effects on client service ratings, efficiency and annual billings.
Watch this video for an examination of the top 3 changes in the litigation arena and how can small litigation firms can thrive in the face of these pressures?
Discover the three most pressing challenges facing solo and small business law firms – and how your firm can thrive in the new legal landscape.
The real practice of law is more than knowing the law.This infograph defines a new genre of legal resource, "know-how," built around realtime knowledge and practice tasks.
What are the top three pressures weighing most on solo and small general practice lawyers? Turn obstacles into sustainable success with market insights.
Reduce practice costs? Increase marketing? Invest in tech? Answer 6 quick questions & see the one area your firm should address first.
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Being a legal professional isn’t easy on the body. In this edition of the Practical Law blog, a massage therapist offers five quick and easy tips on how to de-stress.
This podcast discusses the dos and don'ts of managing the growing legal technology trend, and offers 3 practical steps on choosing the right tools for your practice to gain sustainable success.
Many small firms are running lean these days when it comes to support staff. That means attorneys are spending more time on nonbillable tasks. See how your firm stacks up against these industry stats... and how to turn less into more.
Since the 2008 economic downturn, legal services has been a buyer’s market. The stats in this infographic illustrate some ways clients are demanding more for less, and how a firm can succeed in this new normal.
Check these tips as you streamline your firm's workflow:
#1: Get Paid
#2: Secure Data
#3: Build and Use Checklists
#4: Upgrade Technology
SURVEY & CUSTOM ANALYSIS
Small law firms: take an
in-depth survey to see your firm's technology score and custom recommendations, based on your size, tech use and practice type.
Take an interactive tour of this virtual law office and learn what it means to practice "in the cloud." See for yourself exactly how going mobile can save you time and money.
FREE How-To Guide
Hyperlinks and file-sends used to be cutting-edge. See why more and more attorneys are turning to a new approach: True integration.
From "nouniness" to misuse of clauses, C. Edward Good (founder of Grammar.com) dives into the details of correct and effective writing in these 4 recorded webinars.
How much time can you save on day-to-day legal tasks using litigation technology? This litigation software Return-on-Time Calculator will help you estimate the potential savings from case analysis and drafting software.
We asked dozens of Drafting Assistant – Litigation customers nationwide, representing more than 20 practice areas.
What if you could measure the actual impact of technology on your time (and money)? Learn how in this white paper on litigation software.
What is the cloud? What is Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)? Learn how to combine them to benefit solo and small law firms.
In this free Independent Thinking white paper, discover small-firm strategies for choosing the right mix of business-law technologies that can bring productivity, accuracy, responsiveness, and as a result, success.
Know the most important questions to ask cloud computing providers, and get information on why each point is important for meeting minimum standards for the legal industry.
In this Independent Thinking white paper, discover five ways small law firm management software eases administrative tasks and lets you focus on delivering quality legal service to business clients.
In this Independent Thinking white paper, discover how advanced transactional drafting software is helping small law firms beat DIY sites and compete with larger firms.
Examine how small law firms have adjusted their approach to technology since the American Bar Association implemented new ethical guidelines surrounding quality of service and data security.
Learn why the unique needs of solo law practices and small law firms are served well by the unique benefits of cloud-based applications.
Watch this free video by Karl Florida, managing director for Thomson Reuters’ Small Law Firm Business Segment, as he lays out today’s online legal technology software options and how they can drive profitability.
Analyze the operations of a virtual law practice, and see why small law firms should leverage mobile technology to strengthen their practices.
What’s the best way to determine how much to charge? This article provides some general advice on price setting.