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5 Time Management Myths for Lawyers

Every day lawyers are bombarded with numerous activities and countless deadlines that stress them out and affect the way they handle their work responsibilities. The way they manage their time can be due to varying work habits, preferences and even personality. The following are the common time management myths:   Time can be controlled Humans cannot manage time nor can they save it. Time passes at the same rate for everyone. You can plan as much as you want, but at the end of the day, you may still not get through your entire to-do list.   Making to-do lists Read More

The Cost Of A Great Lawyer

  The Cost Of A Great Lawyer David Bjornson talks about the cost of a great lawyer. Finding a good lawyer can be a difficult task. You have to expect of your lawyer as he would be the only person who can help you win the case. Consider that you have to pay accordingly for their quality and know how they are going to bill you. Hiring a lawyer can be expensive. It will cost you more if you don’t have a full understanding of how they are going to bill you before you sign a contract with them. These Read More

Hiring a Lawyer: Mistakes to avoid

Finding a professional and reliable attorney is not as easy as they say. If you think you need a lawyer, you do. If you don’t think you need a lawyer, you still might. Don’t put it off. When you do decide to hire a lawyer, don’t make the mistakes made by so many people. Here are some mistakes that you might need to avoid when hiring a lawyer:   No Experience There’s no issue in hiring an amateur, but know that hiring one who does not have the experience needed for your case will indeed make you feel anxious. How Read More

Defense Lawyers, Do You Need One?

Sometimes people end up in trouble and become in need of a defense lawyer. If this is you, the first thing you need to do is find a qualified defense lawyer to pull you out of it. But where will you find them? Should you rely on the court appointed defense lawyer? Perhaps you are wrongly being accused. Who is going to fight for your rights? Defense lawyers are quite in demand. It doesn’t matter if a crime or wrongdoing was actually made or not, it is still important to have a defense lawyer present to help you resolve your Read More

Can a Lawyer help your Business?

A business that needs a lawyer is not similar to the way they call a fireman or a plumber when they need help. This approach is reckless when it comes to legal matters. New businesses such as marketing, sales, staffing and just getting to improve the business can easily take priority over legal issues, particularly ones that don’t seem to be of immediate concern. However, good business planning also includes preventing problems and making sure the business is protected against potential trouble by working with an attorney early in the process.

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How to Become a Happier and Healthier Lawyer

Lawyers usually work 80 hours a week and their time becomes a valuable and irreplaceable resource. An excellent way to maximize relaxation time is to find activities that can help in improving your mental, physical, and emotional health. This way, you can hit two birds with one stone: (1) you can enjoy your time off, and, (2) you can become a happier and healthier lawyer. Improving Mental Health: Mental exhaustion is a real thing. Most people experience it through fatigue, dizziness, forgetfulness and, on rare and extreme occasions, physical pain from headaches and nausea. When you start to feel the Read More

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Why Law Firms Need Email Marketing

One of the many marketing strategies that law firms are starting to use in order to market their practice is email marketing. Utilized by many because of its data and analytics, email marketing proves itself to be an effective tool for both big companies and startups. Discover why law firms should invest in email marketing this 2017. #1. It’s cheap and profitable. Email marketing is cheap and can generate a lot of business for you. Just set up an email service provider and start creating lists. You won’t only have the potential to close a new client, you will also Read More

10 Most Effective Law Firm Marketing Strategies

1. The most essential point is to choose the right organizational structure for your law firm’s online presence. 2. The second technique is to put high quality content and material that includes both written words and video on your website. 3. Never squander any money and resources on marketing that is not measurable. If you can’t measure it, don’t do it. 4. When it comes to business development, start from the bottom, and that is your own clients. 5. Acquire referral sources. A lot of lawyers get most of their work from referrals, and that’s great, but the point is Read More

Attorney Has A Unique Approach To Practicing Law

For David Bjornson, nurturing a business through its life cycle is personal (Disclaimer: Law, Blogging & David Bjornson does not own the rights to this article. This article was originally published in November 2007 by the Missoulian newspaper in its Movers and Shakers feature for the InBusiness column. We are also in no way affiliated with the newspaper and/or the author.) David Bjornson: Age: 51 Family: Father of a 15-year old son, Chase Hobbies: Loves to ski big powder in places like Whistler, British Columbia, Jackson Hole, Wyo., Park City, Utah Key traits: Notorious for downplaying his own brilliance, according to colleagues. Read More