Law Firm Efficiency: 4 Ways to Maximize Your Productivity

The most productive law firm is one in which lawyers are spending the maximum amount of time practicing law, and minimizing the amount of time performing ancillary tasks that, while important, do not result in billable time. Regardless of a lawyer’s expertise or successes in the courtroom, the main financial commitment of a lawyer depends on spending time with casework.

Is it Too Early to Find On-Demand Paralegal Services? Researching Your Options

When is the best time to find an on-demand paralegal? As anyone with crushing deadlines knows, you often know best when you need help after its already too late. The best time to learn what services are available to help supplement your workload is now.

Should Your Law Firm Strategy Include Alternative Legal Service Providers?

When you’re developing your law firm strategy, should you include alternative legal service providers? We investigate the value of evaluating your strategy, and finding the places where you money is best spent.

Choosing Virtual Paralegals vs. Freelance Paralegals

A virtual paralegal is a game-changer for a legal practice that needs a second set of hands, but can’t afford to hire a full-time paralegal on staff. For solo and private practice law firms, they offer an ideal solution to many of the problems that emerge on a day-to-day basis. But are they a better option than freelance paralegal services?

Billable Hours: Less Distractions, More Time on Clients with ALSPs

According to a recent study published by Clio, only 29% of a lawyer’s workday is spent on billable time. Without the resources of larger law firms, solo and private legal practices struggle to put in billable hours – can ALSPs help?

Struggling to Start Your Own Law Firm? These Attorneys Share How an Important Legal Program Changed Their Careers

When Chicago attorney Kendra Spearman started law school at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law, she was passionate about civil rights and knew she wanted to be a solo practitioner one day. But upon graduation in 2016, she realized that she didn’t have the necessary resources to get her practice off the ground.

Tired of Working from Home? These Lawyers Share The Importance of Maintaining a High Quality Office Presence.

While some lawyers have enjoyed the flexibility of working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, others have had enough. According to a 2020 survey from design and architecture firm Gensler, only 10% of U.S. lawyers want to work from home five days per week.

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