Given the breadth of issues and associated risks driven by a new and largely untested business model, should law firms get cold feet about embracing a hybrid workplace? Hardly.
Practice Area: Law Practice Management
Most firms found that remote work did not impact productivity, although those unable to create a separate office space faced greater challenges. Similarly, most felt that client service levels did not decline. But many have missed the collaborative and collegial aspects of in office activity.
LawPay’s strategic billing tips can help your firm increase revenue by reducing outstanding receivables and optimizing collection rates.
In order for the new workplace order to succeed, executives need to emphasize restoring the employee interactions lost during the pandemic lockdowns and WFH.
The time to close files properly and under your ethical obligations begins with the next matter you open.
As more and more of the economy moves into the electronic and online world, so must law firms adapt to serving clients in the digital space.
The next time, your firm interviews an attorney, consider having a top client interview the candidate as well.
If your top clients can tell you that they would want to work with this lawyer, that’s a great sign.
On the contrary, if they tell you they would never want to work with this lawyer, that’s a great sign too.
If your practice is committed to providing a 21st century law firm client experience, you have to adopt frictionless billing payment processes.
As an attorney with an unblemished record, it is surely disconcerting to see your reputation maligned by a former client’s online rant, especially since in these times negative social media posting may remain on the internet forever. When a search of your name reveals a negative internet posting, you can either ignore it or do something to lessen its impact. Hopefully, we can offer you advice as to how to protect your interests ethically and professionally.
A year ago, as the worldwide coronavirus pandemic spread to New York, Libby Coreno, co-chair of NYSBA’s Task Force on Attorney Well-Being, and Dr. Kerry O’Hara, a clinical psychologist, were preparing to launch a five-part NYSBA podcast series to help lawyers with wellness issues. Life had been turned upside down and lawyers were no exception. … Continued