Every other month, the ABA Law Practice Division (formerly LPM) publishes an issue of Law Practice Magazine featuring insightful articles and helpful tips regarding marketing and client development, finance, legal technology and practice management. The latest issue focusing on finance explores how to develop a strategy to measure your firm’s finances, get and stay on track, and revisit your billing practices.
This entire issue is rich with great articles, but here are a few highlights:
- Your Financial Dashboard (Cover Story)
By Stephen Mabey and Colin Cameron
“Easy analytics for high performance.”
- WordRake, The First Editing Software For Lawyers (And Accountants)
By George E. Leloudis
“WordRake delivers value by providing lawyers the ability to quickly edit their documents for brevity and clarity.”
- Churn That Bill, Baby! Overbilling in Law Firms
By Sharon D. Nelson & John W. Simek
“The world’s largest law firm, DLA Piper, certainly cannot be happy that it has become the poster child for overbilling.”
- The Do’s and Don’ts of Email Signature Blocks
By Greg Siskind
“At a minimum, a signature block should contain the name, title, phone number, email address, and preferably the firm name and website of the author.
- Preventing Theft and Fraud Within Your Law Firm
By Mary E. Vandenack
“This column focuses on understanding employee theft, preventing it, and assuring against it.”
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