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Replace What’s Not Coming Back With Something Better

It’s time to start thinking about business models that will work in an uncertain time.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms


Aunt Jemima And Her Social And Legal Legacy

For years, Quaker Oats, the company that owns the brand, has fielded complaints about the image portrayed by its breakfast brand.
Tags: Law, Aunt Jemima, Small Law Firms, Quaker Oats, Trusts & Estates, Cori A. Robinson


Rethinking Law Firm Culture To Better Support Mothers

Women often get the message that they can be mommies or lawyers -- not both.
Tags: Law, Working Mothers, Small Law Firms, MothersEsquire, Rachel Dane


Owning Our History, Especially The Ugly Parts

How can we resolve racial disparity in the legal profession?
Tags: Podcasts, Law, Small Law Firms, Mike Whelan, Featured Podcasts, Lawyer Forward, Lawyer Forward Podcast


Opening Up The Above The Law Mailbox… Of Hate Mail!

People really don't like our coverage of the St. Louis AR-15 people.
Tags: Law, Racism, Small Law Firms, Mark McCloskey, Patricia McCloskey, St Louis AR


The COVID-19 Recovery Playbook: What Law Firms Learned During Quarantine And How They’re Embracing A Digital Transformation [Sponsored]

Join us on July 17th to learn the best practices in response to the coronavirus pandemic and how to optimize your business in the digital age.
Tags: Technology, Law, Webinars, Sponsored Content, Small Law Firms, Midsize Firms / Regional Firms, AbacusNext


St. Louis Lawyers Wave AR-15 At Protesters Like Totally Normal, Totally Not Bonkers People

How long has he been waiting for an opportunity to point his toy at people?
Tags: Law, Police, Small Law Firms, Mark McCloskey, Patricia McCloskey, St Louis Lawyers Wave AR


The Legal Profession Turns The Corner

New report shows that firms are beginning to open new matters again.
Tags: Technology, Law, Clio, Small Law Firms, Jack Newton, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID Cast Podcast, Featured Podcasts


Legal Analytics On The Rise: LexisNexis Reveals What’s Empowering Today’s Data-Driven Lawyers [Sponsored]

We sat down with Sean Fitzpatrick, CEO of LexisNexis North America, to discuss the results of 2020 Legal Analytics Study, current trends in legal analytics, and what we can expect to see in the legal analytics arena going forward.
Tags: Law, Interview, Biglaw, Small Law, LexisNexis, Sean Fitzpatrick, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Small Law Firms, LexisNexis North America, LexisNexis / Lexis-Nexis, LexisNexis Custom


Everything You Need To Consider Before Locking Into High-Cost Contracts With Consultants, Coaches, And Marketers (Part II)

Factors to help lawyers separate the wheat from the chaff when choosing a program and figuring out whether or not some of the highly regarded programs are the right fit for you.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms


Profitable And Automated: How Law Firms Can Salvage The Remainder Of 2020 [Sponsored]

Join us on July 9th and learn how to overcome a tough year and discover key techniques to deliver profitability for your firm.
Tags: Technology, Law, Rocket Matter, Webinars, Sponsored Content, Small Law Firms


Wasting Minds: Do Lawyers Get Worse At Their Jobs As They Age?

How creatively solving complex problems increases our cognitive abilities
Tags: Podcasts, Law, Small Law Firms, Mike Whelan, Featured Podcasts, Lawyer Forward, Lawyer Forward Podcast


Lawyer Complains That ‘White Race’ Attorneys Shouldn’t Have To Hear About ‘White Privilege’

This bar association meeting certainly took a turn.
Tags: Law, Racism, Discrimination, Small Law Firms, Leah Baldacci


Everything You Need To Consider Before Locking Into High-Cost Contracts With Consultants Coaches And Marketers (Part I)

Some guidance to lawyers on what to look for to ensure the right fit and to avoid wasting money.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms


Post-Pandemic Drop In New Cases Sees Upturn, But Billing Volumes Fall, New Clio Data Shows

The average law firm billed 14 percent less in April and 27 percent less in May compared to the prior year, Clio found.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, Billing Volumes Fall New Clio Data Shows


A Tale Of Two Wives

The Slayer Rule is a common law doctrine wherein one who murders another cannot inherit under the decedent’s estate, whether it be through the laws of intestacy or the law of wills and trusts.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, Trusts and Estates, Cori A. Robinson


What Can A 90-Year-Old Lynching Case Tell Us About The Cost Of Representation?

Advocacy as ‘emotional labor’ and how 'cause lawyering' can bridge the gap.
Tags: Podcasts, Law, Clarence Darrow, Small Law Firms, Mike Whelan, Featured Podcasts, Lawyer Forward, Lawyer Forward Podcast


Examining The Ongoing Challenges Faced In The Legal Industry [Sponsored]

Complete this 5-minute survey and be entered to win one of three $150 Amazon gift cards.
Tags: Amazon, Law, Surveys, Clio, Sponsored Content, Small Law Firms


COVID-19 Is Going To Change Your Whole Office Design

Working from home won't replace the office, but it will definitely transform it.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Small Law Firms, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID Cast Podcast, Featured Podcasts


Most Remote Court Conferences Should Be By Phone, Not Videoconference

Holding most remote court proceedings by phone can help reduce stress and eliminate technical challenges inherent with videoconferences.
Tags: Technology, Law, Courts, Biglaw, Small Law Firms, Jordan Rothman


Netflix And Last Will

Tiger King continues to give viewers a glimpse of the drama that surrounds a will contest where allegations of forgery, fraud, and undue influence abound.
Tags: Law, Netflix, Small Law Firms, Trusts and Estates, Joe Exotic, Cori A. Robinson, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Announcing The Lawyer Forward Podcast

In his first episode, 'Connection,' Mike Whelan explores the loneliness and isolation many lawyers feel right now.
Tags: Podcasts, Law, Small Law Firms, Mike Whelan, Featured Podcasts, Lawyer Forward, Lawyer Forward Podcast


Law Firm Employee Gets Slapped After Racist Tirade

You have to watch the video of the incident.
Tags: Law, Racists, Small Law Firms, The Jabot, Tamara Harrian


Navigating A Path Forward In The Legal Industry

The legal industry’s historic work environment and structure (fully staffed offices with in-person meetings) will not be as mission-critical going forward as one would have guessed before the COVID-19 outbreak.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Small Law, In-House Counsel, Small Law Firms, Stephanie Corey, Nancy B. Rapoport, Catherine Krow, Joseph R. Tiano Jr, Legal Decoder


You Got Your Estate In Federal Court — You Got Federal Court In My Estate

The 7th Circuit decision highlights the intersection of estates, constitutional rights, and law and order.
Tags: Law, Federal Court, 7th Circuit, Small Law Firms, Trusts and Estates, Cori A. Robinson


Charlie Brown, Lucy, And That Football

As surely as Lucy will always pull away that football, a law firm will always pay its attorneys precisely as little as they can get away with to keep you working as hard as they need you to.
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Lucy, Biglaw, Small Law Firms, Partner Issues, Will Meyerhofer, Charlie Brown Lucy, The People's Therapist


Red Flags In Law Firm Power Pacts

Some of the red flags you may encounter when considering a contractual work arrangement or joint venture with another law firm.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms



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