• The Right Kind of Networking for Lawyers

    By Matt Starosciak You can waste an incredible amount of time networking with the wrong people, at the wrong place, at the wrong time, and for the wrong reasons. I recently had a 7-year associate at a client firm ask me for advice about networking...
  • Protecting Reputation in an Online World

    We live in a world in which the internet has the potential to amplify defamatory communications unparalleled in human history. Plainly, the World Wide Web vastly expands the reach and impact of online defamation, invasions of privacy, bullying and even...
  • Saying goodbye to an old friend – Data cleanup in the world of GDPR and data privacy laws.

    Kris Bochat, Senior Consultant, LexisNexis: Let’s be honest for a second. When I sit down and think about a CRM system, the first criticism that always comes up is data quality. Why don’t I have good user adoption? Bad data! Why am I not...
  • Three Tech Trends Small Law Firms Should Watch

    Legal technology has reached a tipping point within specialized law.
  • Small Firm Innovation Takes Many Forms

    We tend to associate “innovation” with technological breakthroughs: advances in nanotechnology, biotechnology, alternative energy, driverless cars and the like. It’s no surprise, then, that talk of innovation in the legal industry also...
  • Quick Tips for the First Meeting with a Prospective Client

    Resist the urge to start working the case right away. By Matt Starosciak , www.thelawyermarketingbook.com The way an attorney views an initial consultation is often very different than the way a prospective client does. And the latter is much more...
  • How Technology Is (Still) Helping Small Law Firms Level the Playing Field

    New technology is helping small and solo law firms level the playing field with their larger competition. That sure sounds like a true statement, doesn’t it? And yes, it is. But the full story is a little more complicated.
  • White Paper - Protecting Firm Assets

    Stan Graham, CPA, Juris Senior Consultant, LexisNexis: Many law firms are unwittingly placing an amazingly low priority on safeguarding their assets. If you were to ask them, they would probably say that it is not so. But the reality is that their...
  • Extraordinary Entrepreneurs Require Extraordinary Evidence: A Review of Recent Non-Precedent EB-1A AAO Decisions Under the Trump Administration

    By David Wilks, Brooke Ireland and Stephen Yale-Loehr An international entrepreneur’s options for permanent residence are limited. The United States does not have a “start-up” visa. For many entrepreneurs, particularly those facing...
  • Accelerating Technology: Your Head-In-the-Sand Mentality Won’t Work Anymore

    Accelerating legal technology: It's a good thing! Tech-challenged lawyers must adopt this mantra: Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood . — Marie Curie Some’ll shrug off this advice. They’ll say,...