Archive for the ‘Law Practice Management’ Category

Charging Order: Nowadays, You’ve Got to Communicate Total Cost of Representation to Potential Clients

For consumers who are used to paying low monthly rates for high-value services (think Disney+ or Netflix), paying lots of money per hour for a lawyer, with no discernable end point — so, no notion of the total cost of engagement — seems like a pretty risky proposition.  It’s the rare consumer who will confidently enter such an open-ended arrangement these days.

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Silent E: The New Law Firm Default Is Virtual

The coronavirus pandemic has shaken the global health and economic infrastructure.  The legal field is still reeling; and, law firms are continuing to adjust to a new world.  For modern law firms to succeed, it’s clear that providing virtual services is now a requirement; it’s no longer optional.  But, taking the ‘e’ out of things like epyaments and esignature, and normalizing those items as ‘just’ payments or signatures is going to take a significant mindset change for the vast majority of lawyers.

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