With just a couple of minor adjustments to your law firm’s business practices, you can increase your law firm’s efficiency dramatically. Many times, a couple of minutes saved here and there can translate into thousands of dollars of additional yearly revenue. We’ll look at the nuts and bolts of how you can get and stay organized, easily track time, and manage client trust accounts. We’ll also explore business processes that can help streamline your firm, reduce risk of miscommunication, and keep everyone moving forward towards the same goals.
Law firms can be run more efficiently and with less potential errors, leading to more billable time (or productive time for value billers), and reducing risk of malpractice. By borrowing project management ideas popular with the software and manufacturing industries, attorneys can learn practical, simple techniques to employ right away. Be prepared to have conventional wisdom and preconceived ideas challenged in this cutting-edge and thought provoking journey through advanced business processes.
Larry Port is the Chief Software Architect of Rocket Matter (rocketmatter.com), the leading web-based legal practice management software and time tracking solution as well as editor of the Legal Productivity blog (legalproductivity.com). A speaker and award-winning writer at the crossroads of the legal profession and cutting edge technology, Larry frequently discusses marketing, efficiency, and quality techniques in the software industry that can be leveraged by law practitioners. He has published extensively in legal publications, including Legal Management, Law Technology News, Law Practice Today, ILTA’s Peer to Peer, Lawyerist, FindLaw, Chicago Lawyer, and others.