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How Much Do Lawyers Make In 2015?

At LawLytics, we have customers who run small law firms and are the sole owners. These lawyers make close to, and in some cases, more than the $1.6 million that the Business Insider article attributes to America’s wealthiest law firm partners. They make this money serving clients that large law firm typically don’t compete for.

By | Posted on June 28, 2015
Technology

Slack For Lawyers: Easy Law Firm Communication

If I can inspire you to give Slack a try for your law firm, then it has served its purpose. If you come up with great ways to use it to make your attorneys, paralegals and support staff more efficient, leave a comment and let us know what you found.

By | Posted on June 19, 2015
Technology

LastPass For Lawyers: Protect Your Firm and Your Clients

Should attorneys use LastPass? We think so. You have to store your passwords somewhere, unless you have an unusually great memory. But use it wisely. It is still your responsibility to make sure that your passwords are protected, and that you’ve taken the steps that a reasonable attorney would take to ensure security.

By | Posted on June 17, 2015
Marketing

Thumbtack For Lawyers: A Cautionary Tale

Lawyers (presumably along with many pet care professionals and party clowns) have been induced by Thumbtack to add the unnatural links which presumably contributed to the manual penalty. The inducement? 10 points. What is 10 points? Well, in lawyer-speak, it’s consideration.

By | Posted on June 10, 2015
Profession

Rise Of The Machines? Will lawyers become obsolete?

According to Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, robots will reach human levels of intelligence by 2029. Since there is wide variability in intelligence in humans, it’s a matter of degree. According to Gartner,…

By | Posted on June 3, 2015
Marketing

What Do Clients Look For When Seeking A Lawyer?

The legal marketplace, like the practice of law, is nuanced. There is no survey, short list or expert who can say definitively what every potential new client of every law firm is looking for when…

By | Posted on June 2, 2015
Marketing

The Importance of Being in Control of Your Law Firm’s Marketing

In a recent blog post on The National Trial Lawyers, Larry Bodine outlines the plight of a Florida attorney suing for the right to know the identity of a negative reviewer on her Avvo profile….

By | Posted on June 1, 2015
Marketing

The Keys To Getting More Attorney Referrals

There is no better source of new clients for a law firm than referrals. All attorneys know this. But many law firms never get referrals because they don’t do these simple things. Ask for referrals….

By | Posted on April 30, 2015
Profession

The Legal Ethics Of Block Billing

Got my “eLegal” email newsletter from the Arizona State Bar Association today. Their “Eye on Ethics” feature caught my eye. The question presented is: Is block-billing unethical? The practice of block-billing, as defined in the…

By | Posted on April 28, 2015
Marketing

Law Firm Websites That Work

What makes a law firm website work? Is it magic? SEO? A secret formula? Something that is beyond the control of lawyers? I believe the answer is “none of the above.” Effective attorney websites do…

By | Posted on April 26, 2015
Technology

Mobile Law Firm Websites: Like It’s A Surprise

This week Google rolled out an update widely referred to by dramatists everywhere as “Mobilegeddon.” Like most of what search engine pundits prognosticate on the internet, for LawLytics customers it was much ado about nothing….

By | Posted on April 23, 2015
Marketing

Law Firm Website Design Costs: Is More Better?

What should a modern law firm website cost to design? There is a widely disparate range of prices for new attorney websites and redesigns. But do you get what you pay for? The answer really…

By | Posted on April 23, 2015

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