Tag Archives: management

The Management Issue: Law Practice Magazine January/February 2014

Every other month, the ABA Law Practice Division publishes a new issue of Law Practice Magazine featuring insightful articles and helpful tips regarding marketing and client development, finance, legal technology and practice management. The January/February edition covers management and leadership. In this issue, learn what tools are needed to not only be a great manager, but a great leader at your law firm. Here are …

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Staffing and HR: Law Practice Today, September 2013

The American Bar Association’s Law Practice Division provides a monthly webzine, Law Practice Today, covering the latest topics in law practice management. September’s edition focuses on staffing and HR, discussing topics such as management, communication, social media background screens, and generational differences. Here are some highlights from this issue: The Dos and Don’ts of Conducting a Legal, Yet Helpful, Social Media Background Screen “Employers …

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The Importance of Listening


Sometimes a convergence of ideas, none of which relates to law firm management, provides food for thought about how law firms (and other businesses) operate. That’s the case with this post, whose theme is the importance of listening, and how avoiding a dictatorship can help your firm grow. Let me provide four examples. First, there is my local florist. The …

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Improve Your Legal Practice Through Gamification

At the beginning of each year, adults all over the country promise themselves that this will be the year they finally get fit. Like those adults, I resolved in January to get more exercise. It’s now six weeks into the new year and I’m finding that I need a little more encouragement to stick with my New Year’s resolution. In …

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