News: Practice Management

Save Your Bacon – Or Cook Your Goose?

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A blog post by Jan Berinstein with those eye-catching words in the title grabbed my attention this morning.  So much so that it inspired me to shake off the blahs I’ve had…

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Save 20% – But Only for One More Week

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I couldn’t do my job without the great books that LPM Publishing puts out, which is why I want to pass on the word that the ABA Webstore is offering a 20%

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Improving Your Practice With Checklists – And More

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Back in March, when I attended ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago, I left my keys in a desk drawer in my room at the Hilton.  Needless to say, when I arrived at the…

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Don’t Get Caught With Your [Redacted] Down!

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With the advent of e-filing, e-discovery and e-production, redaction has moved from something any lawyer can do with a big, fat black Magic Marker to a techno-legal skill-set that has become more…

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Can John Wooden’s Seven Principles Make You a Better Lawyer?

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The airwaves on Saturday were filled with the sad news of the death of John Wooden, legendary coach of the UCLA basketball team. I’m not a huge sports fan, but as I…

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Must Read: Time Management for Attorneys

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I’ve read a lot of time management books, so when Time Management  for Attorneys:  A Lawyer’s Guide to Decreasing Stress, Eliminating Interruptions & Getting Home on Time by Mark Powers and Shawn…

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Pay Your Legal Assistant’s Dues, Make Yourself Happy

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I’ve been after my legal assistant, Kristi Skipper, to provide a guest post for The Last Word.  She has graciously done so, and here, in her own words, are her Top 5…

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Alabama Launches ACIS Online

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Most Alabama attorneys recently received an email inviting them to review the Alabama Appellate Courts’ new online service, ACIS Online, by signing up for a free Level III Trial Subscription.  The service…

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Work Smarter, Go Home Sooner

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If you’re not already doing so, one of the most productive (and cost effective) technology changes that you can make is to add a second monitor to your computer.  Adding a second…

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Friday Reading: What Lawyers Can Learn from Dentists

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Every once in a while you read something and all you can say about it is, “Wow!  I wish I’d written that!” Beverly Michaelis is a Practice Management Advisor with the Oregon…

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