Transactions at the Marketplace of Life

Now I can see that the world is a market where everything is marked at a set price and I must stand by my decision, whatever I buy with my time, labor, and ingenuity, whether it be riches, ease, …

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10 Ways to Win Your Day and Increase Productivity

Increasing income is directly related to your productivity; and productivity is a way of life dictated by the habits we adopt and the way in which we approach each day.  To increase your productivity levels and set yourself apart from the …

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Support Staff Friday – Products We Love

This week, Alicia Ivory is highlighting a legal support services product.  Clio is a cloud-based practice management platform that provides a central docketing, billing, matter administration, and contact database for law firms.  Alicia is a fan of the product, and …

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Support Staff Friday! – Practice Management

A law firm is only as strong as the team it assembles, and the administrative and support staff can be just as important as the lawyer in the courtroom when it comes to profitability and work life balance.  In an effort to integrate …

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Act As Would the Lawyer You Want to Become

Act as would the lawyer you want to become.  That directive reminds me of my first contested hearing.  I had no guidance, or clue as to what I was doing at the time, but I tried to emulate the attorneys …

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Make Your Legal Vendor Experience Known!

Attention attorneys. The Lawyer Life is seeking information, reviews, experiences, warnings and recommendations relating to all law related business vendors such as Clio, Lexis Nexis, Rocket Matter, West Publishing, Avvo, Total Attorneys, Legal Match, etc.
Attorneys across the United States …

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Cut the Office Umbilical Cord, and Enjoy the Lawyer Life.

I’ve had the privilege to be traveling a lot this month between Los Angeles, San Diego, Oklahoma City, Dallas, Tampa, and now Austin, I’ve been on the road and on the go, however, my productivity from the standpoint of work …

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Do More, With More. Your Knowledge Management System.

You’ve handled this type of matter many times before this new client walks in the door. Their matter is academically complicated, but not procedurally difficult. It will require litigation, but its nothing unique. “You’ll handle it just like you’ve handled …

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The Inevitability of a Bad Vendor.

Every attorney must deal with the utter joy and bliss that comes with dealing with vendors and service providers. (That was tongue in cheek).  I’ve had my own law practice since May of 2008, and there has been no greater …

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Change Your Paradigm. Change Your Life.

“It’s a good degree to have. You can do about anything with a law degree.” Famous last words spoken by way too many people who have never been there, or done that. Yet for many of us they were the …

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