Law Practice Management Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Lawyer and Staff Vacation Scheduling: Policy and Practice
While law firm vacation policies may be straightforward, scheduling time off and providing coverage can cause headaches for law office managers.

Tips for Creating Effective Law Firm Newsletters
Law firm newsletters are a popular marketing tool among lawyers. A newsletter can be a great way to demonstrate expertise in an area of law.

‘My Paralegal Knows More than I Do’
You thought your mentor would be a senior partner from whom you would learn everything you would need. But what do you do when your paralegal's command of legal minutiae is stronger than yours?

Failed the Bar Exam? Next Steps
Failing the bar exam on the first go-round is a ginormous career setback, incredibly embarrassing, and a blow to your ego. Get over it, get up, and take that test again. How to become a second-timer with zeal.

COP21 for Lawyers, Environmental or Not
What lawyers need to know about the United Nations climate change talks in Paris

How to Bluebook
You may have gotten that paralegal certificate, sailed through three years of law school, and passed the bar exam on the first try, but when your supervising attorney asks you to Bluebook a document, will you know what to do?

Facebook Pages Lawyers Should Like
Lawyers contemplating a foray onto Facebook might first consider what their competition is doing or figure out what Facebook can do for them

Confused by the Cloud? Tips for Choosing a Provider
Legal Workspace Founder and CEO Joe Kelly talks about how lawyers and others in the legal field can shift from server to cloud and how to choose.

Enhance Your Practice Skills in Unconventional Ways
As a lawyer, consider offbeat ways that you can use language and motion to draw in clients and soothe them, battle their adversaries, and persuade their judges to rule in their favor.

Market Your Firm on Constitution Day
Exercise your own rights to promote your law firm on Constitution Day, Sept. 17, and beyond

How to Get Clients
The reality for small-firm lawyers is that they only get to practice law for part of the day. A good amount of time needs to be spent constantly finding new business. Here are some ways to market yourself and your firm without busting the budget.

Why Compliance Is a Hot Practice Area
An area of opportunity for lawyers and nonlawyers involves compliance, the means by which regulated entities adhere to statutes and regulations

Style Guides for Lawyers beyond the Bluebook
Lawyers and their staffs look beyond the Bluebook to style guides to help them write with verve, wit, and style for any audience

Do I Need to Be a Super Lawyer?
How thinking about attorney ratings has changed over the years

Credit Card Processing for Lawyers
What options are available for attorneys who want to accept credit cards in their law practices? Law pay credit card processing is one such option.

The Effect of Social Media in the Courtroom
Some jurors have triggered mistrials as a result of inappropriately using social media in the courtroom. But can this media actually help attorneys?

How Teaching Can Help Your Legal Career
Serving as an adjunct instructor brings career rewards you never anticipated.

Overcome a Legal Career Setback
No matter who you are or how winning your record, your career will experience a setback. Learn how to deal with career adversity.

Why Small-Time Lawyers Need PR Pros
Why small-firm lawyers and sole practitioners need PR pros just as large firm lawyers do

The Creative Coupling of Rocket Lawyer and ABA
An interesting collaboration between the American Bar Association and online legal services platform Rocket Lawyer makes legal services more accessible to small businesses. Why the entire legal industry should take note.

Have You Thanked Your Paralegal Today?
Demonstrate appreciation of paralegals by thanking them and take other measures to foster their engagement

Advancing Tribal Interests in a Law Practice
Advancing Tribal Interests in a Law Practice: Gabriel Galanda of Seattle Talks about Starting a Boutique in the Age of Social Media

7 Takeaways from Rainmakers
Put professional jealousy to good use and learn from legal rainmakers

Purple Pain: Legal and Business Lessons from Prince’s Death
We had no sooner paid our tax bill than we got the news that Prince had died. You know that saying about nothing being certain but death and taxes? Dying without a will means certain hassles likely will follow.

Mindful Lawyering Goes Mainstream
Mindfulness, an effort to make oneself present and nonjudgmental in any given moment, sweeps the legal profession

Environmental Law as a Practice Area
Here is how someone with an interest in conservation of natural resources or environmental safety might pursue environmental law as a practice area.

Should You Tell Your Clients You Are Sick?
As if facing a serious illness were not sufficiently a life-changing event, a practicing lawyer who will be obtaining a lot of medical help will probably need to think about how she is going to handle her work obligations. Here is what you might want to think about before disclosing your medical condition to clients and colleagues.

Should You Draft a Bad Contract for a Client?
When the art of the deal is not, in fact, so artful, what is a conscientious lawyer to do?

Common Mistakes Lawyers Make When Sending Emails - Part 2
Page 2 of our article on common lawyer email mistakes.

Common Mistakes Lawyers Make When Sending Emails
Lawyers, like everyone else, make mistakes in how they use email. Some email mistakes become horror stories, while others are just embarrassing.

Bad Clients to Avoid Representing
One of the best ways to maintain good relationships with clients is to avoid the bad clients in the first place. There are certain types of people that smart lawyers have learned to avoid representing whenever possible. This doesn't necessarily mean turning down cases where the lawyer disapproves of what the client did. The practice of law often involves representing people who have done really bad things, and some of those people can actually be great clients.

Common Lawyer Trust Account (IOLTA) Mistakes
While there are many ways that trust accounts are mismanaged, there are three common mistakes lawyers make in managing their IOLTA accounts.

How the Nigerian Email Scam Is Used on Lawyers
Email scams are a constant problem, and even attorneys are not safe. Lawyer scams have targeted some of the biggest law firms in the country.

Four Steps to Being an Expert in Your Legal Specialty
Marketing your expertise can be one of the most effective ways to market yourself as a lawyer. It is an affordable way to market your law practice.

One Space or Two After the Period in Legal Documents?
Many lawyers are sharply divided on this issue. Opinions often break along generational lines based on when the lawyer originally learned how to type.

‘The Good Wife’ Finale
Is it true that everything you need to know about legal practice management you can learn on TV? The lessons of 'The Good Wife' for lawyers

Avvo Criticism - Internet Marketing for Lawyers
The Avvo reviews are out -- many reasons some lawyers hate Avvo are related to the lack of control over information publicized on their profile.

5 Reasons Lawyers Love Avvo
Avvo is the site that says

What Is Avvo and the Avvo Lawyer Ranking System?
What is Avvo and the Avvo Lawyer Ranking System? Are you using Avvo to market your law practice? Do you know what your Avvo ranking is?

How to Deduct Medical Expenses as Business Expenses at Your Law Firm
Law firms can deduct medical expenses on their taxes by setting up health reimbursement accounts for employees and following a few simple rules.

A Bring Your Own Device Policy for Your Firm
Do your electronics really never mix business with your personal life? Maybe it is time to develop and implement a bring-your-own-device policy at your law office.

How to Raise or Improve Your Avvo Rating
Are you satisfied with your Avvo rating? It can be a significant source of new client income. Here are some tips on improving your Avvo rating.

What to Consider When Considering BYOD
What is on your iPhone? Would what is on it be modified if your law firm had an interest in it? Would you be concerned if your firm maintained the ability to wipe your device remotely, clearing it of all material? What to think about when thinking about bring your own device policies at law firms.

Should a Law Firm Hire an Associate Who Has Never Practiced Law?
When J.D.s who could not find jobs after law school approach law firms years later for positions as attorneys, should firms bother to take them on?

Answering Client Questions about a Supreme Court Vacancy
The unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia created a vacancy on the bench that clients might have questions about. Legal practitioners should be prepared to address their questions. Here, some tips for doing so.

'Should I Focus on Family Law?'
Changing family structures, evolving divorces, and property interests keep plenty of family lawyers engaged. Could this be the practice area for you?

The Glamour of Entertainment Law
During awards season and year-round, entertainment law practices can prove vital outlets for lawyers with less-than-sublimated love of film, theater, video games, books, and, of course, detail.

‘All My Clients Are Criminals’
Maintaining any sort of career in the same field for a long time is hard. How to keep your practice and your attitude thriving as a criminal lawyer.

How to Be a Frugal Lawyer
Tips for ratcheting back those overhead costs slowly. You're not being cheap; you're just cost-effective.

What Help Do Compliance Clients Need?
As the regulatory environment touches on every aspect of everyday life as well as on one’s workaday world, corporate clients need compliance help.

CLE Strategies for Lawyers at Every Level
Continuing legal education does not have to be a miserable, or even boring, experience. There is an array of prospective courses that any lawyer could marvel over, and networking and career-enhancing experiences at CLE events can abound. Getting the most out of CLE, however, takes some planning.

Christmas at the Law Office
The 25th fast approaches, the mall is so crowded, time goes too quickly: What a lawyer in a small firm needs to do right now to impress colleagues over the holidays.

An Engaging Way to Educate Clients on their Rights
Turn to Robert J. McWhirter's book on the Bill of Rights to help clients understand the Constitution and its applicability to their legal problems

Get Your Fees Now
How to pursue a deadbeat client calmly and effectively

Lawyers, Make the Most of Market Unrest
As competitors encroach, as the lawyer glut lingers, and as wobbling markets make just about anyone jittery, what's a lawyer to do?

What Is the Outsourcing of Legal Services?
One of the latest growing trends in the law profession is legal outsourcing of services through legal process outsourcing (LPO) companies.

7 Law Firm Marketing Fails
If you are going to market your law firm at all, do it well. Skip these common missteps.

How to Choose a Practice Area
Read too many “what’s hot, what’s not” lists, and a young lawyer may be tempted to latch on to the first seemingly viable practice area without giving much forethought to its long-term viability or to his own career-spanning interests and development. How to take a more considered approach to finding the right legal concentration.

Why Choose a Small Law Firm
Small law firms can woo both clients and practitioners even without the resources and perks of BigLaw. The second piece in a series on how small law firms can perform better.

Office Security in a Time of Terror
Random acts of violence, deliberate acts of terror, or intentional bad deeds can befall any professional or business. Practical suggestions for dealing with worst-case scenarios at a law firm.

Should Lawyers Work Over Thanksgiving Weekend?
If you have not made your billables, brought in enough business, made partner, or distinguished yourself in some meaningful and very good way at your law firm this year, you might want to give some thought to your plans for the fourth Thursday in November. Giving thanks can take on a whole new meaning when you are a lawyer trying to make it big.

When Business Is Slow
If you need some business, go out and get some. Here is how.

Is Thanksgiving Killing Your Law Practice?
Your clients are at the mall, your staff is on vacation. Can lawyers make any money at all during Thanksgiving week?

Should You Close the Office for Martin Luther King Jr. Day?
No sooner does the New Year get going than another federal and state holiday pops up. Some considerations when contemplating business practices around Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

How to Get Out of Pro Bono Service
How is it that lawyers are called upon to give some of their work away for free in the name of ‘access to justice’? Is representation of a client without compensation really fair to the lawyer who is toiling away?

The Lure of Election Law
Looking to have a positive impact on the universe while doing fast-paced and compelling work for dynamic clients? Consider concentrating your legal practice on election law.

Top iPad Legal Apps for Lawyers and Law Firms
A number of applications have emerged as the best iPad legal apps for lawyers. Use this list to zero in on the app that best suits your needs.

Top 10 Website Mistakes Made by Attorneys
A bad lawyer website can be a death sentence for your business. Find out the most commonly made mistakes by lawyers when designing their websites.

Four "Lawyer Books" Every New Lawyer Should Read
Learning doesn't end when a new lawyer passes the bar. These four lawyer books are must-haves for law students and new attorneys as they enter practice.

How Much Time Should I Spend on Legal Research?
One concern that plagues new associates is how much time they should spend on Lexis or Westlaw. Their supervisors should use big data to determine whether their associates are being efficient.

What Do Compliance Lawyers Do?
Even though compliance is a hot practice area, is there enough work for the lawyers, consultants, and publishers involved in the field?

How to Improve Legal Writing
Lawyers and legal staff can improve written products from emails to Supreme Court briefs by following these tips

Paralegals Gone Wild
Episodes of bad paralegal behavior by seemingly trustworthy employees should inspire lawyers to take steps to make sure their own practices are protected from internal evildoers. Here's how.

Develop Long-Range Plans that Include Talent
Grow too slowly and watch receipts trickle in; grow too fast and see costs skyrocket. What is the best way for a small law firm to move forward successfully? The fifth piece in a series on how small law firms can perform better.

How Small Law Firms Can Cut Costs
With competition circling (think Internet startups and BigLaw discounts), small law firms need to embrace unconventional means to stay in the game. The fourth piece in a series on how small law firms can perform better.

5 Law Practice Management Hacks
How anyone with a J.D. who hopes to make a living in today’s sharing economy can meet client needs at the right price point

Having a Difficult Conversation with Your Legal Team
Lawyers, not necessarily the best supervisors, learn how to have difficult conversations with their legal team

A Side Gig that Enhances a Law Practice: Publishing
One way to add zest to a routine legal practice is to take on a side gig in publishing that strengthens skills and provides extra income.

Write a Legal Book to Bolster Your Career
Lawyers are strong communicators, excellent researchers, and capable writers. Publishing a book enhances their credibility.

Mistakes that Small Law Firms Make
With limited budgets and plenty of time pressures, small law firm lawyers will not want to make these common mistakes. The first piece in a series on how small law firms can perform better.

Compensate and Incentivize Lawyers and Staff
Which partner is getting too much money? Who is not getting enough? Compensation and incentivization tips that drive ambition. The third piece in a series on how small law firms can perform better.

Getting into the Gig Economy
Small law firms have an opportunity to help clients navigate the gig economy

How to Fight a Legal Grievance
Should a lawyer accused of a disciplinary violation represent herself?

A Considered Career in Gaming Law
Gaming lawyer Joseph M. Kelly talks about a niche practice area and networking

How to Get Good Media Coverage
How lawyers can get good media coverage

What Should Lawyers Do for Earth Day?
Lawyers act on Earth Day, performing community service and doing good deeds to foster environmental awareness

6 Tips for Working with Legal PR Firms
Tips on how lawyers can work with legal public relations firms

Hiring a Legal PR Team
Is your competition garnering business and media attention? That competitor may have help from a legal PR person, and you should hire one, too.

Fired by a Client
A lawyer fired by her client needs to make some changes if she hopes to maintain her livelihood

Will a Grievance End a Legal Career?
Can a legal career survive a disciplinary action? If so, how?

Sports Law Practice
Professional and amateur athletes need legal advice; after all, who wouldn’t want more play time, a favorable contract, good playing conditions, and their faces on cereal boxes? Welcome to the world of sports law practice.

Passed Over for Partner
Not every lawyer in a law firm, large or small, is promoted to partner, whether it’s the first time they’ve been considered or the second. What’s an associate who has been passed over for partner to do?

Essential Time Management Tips for Lawyers
Smart attorneys implement a time management program so they can be better at their jobs while also spending more time doing what they enjoy.

Boutique Law Firms: The Future of the Legal Profession?
Small law firms are nothing new, but some are beginning to specialize as boutique firms. Should you take your career in this new direction?

The First Day at Your Law Firm
You have worked hard through years of law school, sweated through the bar exam, and now the next item on your career checklist is actually starting a job as a new associate.

Regulation Enforcement as Opportunity
Big data, Big Brother, big deal? Not so fast. The risk of being caught for regulatory noncompliance is real. Here's how to navigate and detect it.

Dealing with a Lawyer Conflict of Interest
In an era of motility within the legal industry, lawyer conflicts of interest cannot be easily avoided. That said, not all attorney conflicts are impermissible.

Should I Do Contract Work?
Once upon a time, doing contract work as an attorney might have seemed undignified. But that was before the Great Recession, the lawyer glut, and the market shift. Where does temporary work stand now?

Lawyers Busted for Plagiarism
No one wants a plagiarism charge to derail a legal career, but how to avoid this professional sin?

What to Think about that '60 Minutes' Money Laundering Episode
Is a '60 Minutes' episode on money laundering and lawyers who might inadvertently or even overtly facilitate it harming the legal profession?

Alligator Death at Disney
The death of a two-year-old snatched by an alligator in the lagoon at a Disney resort is a tragic reminder that businesses need to keep their facilities safe. A lawyer can help protect corporate clients from threats not just from alligators, but from terrorists, thieves, and slips and falls.

Legal Malpractice Insurance: What You Need to Think About
Nothing says ‘boring’ like the phrase ‘legal malpractice insurance.’ Don’t wait until an angry client is threatening your professional existence to read the small print of your insurance policy, if you even have one. What to consider when considering professional liability insurance.

Starting a Pro Bono Program at Your Law Firm
Inspire associates, gain client interest, enhance the firm’s reputation, and measure the success of your pro bono program.

Too Busy for Lawyering
No one told you you would have days like this, ones where you are chasing down clients, running to the office supplies store to pick up ink cartridges and power strips, juggling phone calls, paying your firm’s bills, and making time to cull through the growing stack of files on your desk. When will you actually get to practice law?

Should You Promote that Associate to Partner?
What to consider when considering an associate’s promotion

Help Your Law Practice Survive the Holidays
In a world of climate change, intense storm systems, terrorism, and political madness, who has time to be merry and bright? How a law practice can survive the month of December when clients are away, staff is distracted, and money that could have been spent on legal advice is being frittered away at the mall.

Pro Bono Strategy for Lawyers
You would not just accept any client who crosses your law firm’s threshold, and you do not necessarily need to take on the first pro bono matter you come across, either. How to discriminate, in a good way, to both give back and receive value when providing pro bono legal service.

A Legal Halloween High
Looking for some seasonal sugar and spooky anecdotes to include in your marketing newsletter? Consider this treat instead for your law business on Halloween.

Should I Represent Bad Guys?
Lawyers have to learn how to work with clients who have done bad things. Here’s how.

Dislike Your Supervising Attorney?
Clashing with your managing partner? Tired of receiving negative feedback on your legal memos? Feel like you just can't do anything right? Learn how to manage your relationship with your supervising attorney.

Reject a Job Applicant, Gain a Client
Why you need to create a good impression of your law firm even when rejecting a job applicant

What to Do between Christmas and the New Year
Your law office is open, but everyone’s away: how to accomplish a lot between December 25th and January 1st nevertheless.

Why Do Pro Bono
In today’s legal environment, lawyers have a hard enough time getting or keeping jobs and paying back their law school loans. So why should they represent some clients pro bono?

Bill Better, Realize More
Shoddy billing by lawyers generates client questions, closer scrutiny, and possible writeoffs. How to get billing right.

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Law Practice Management Systems
Many systems are available for managing a law practice, including cloud computing solutions, law practice management software, billing software, trust accounting systems, and others.

Legal News and Law Blogs (Blawgs)
Directories of legal news services and law blogs (blawgs).

Law Books and Legal Treatises
Recommendations on law books and legal treatises for lawyers to use in law practice management, legal marketing, skills development, lawyer biographies, and other issues of interest to attorneys.

State Law Legal Resources and Research Tools
Directories of state law legal resources and research tools.

Specialty Law Legal Resources and Research Tools
Directories of specialty law practice legal resources and research tools.

Federal Law Legal Resources and Research Tools
Directories of federal law legal resources and research tools.

Time Management for Lawyers
Time Management for Lawyers deals with how lawyers can be more efficient and make better use of their time.

Financial Management Law Firms
Financial management for law firms covers accounting systems, lawyer trust accounts, attorney billing practices, lawyer compensation plans, bad debt collections, and law office overhead and expenses.

Rules of Professional Conduct
The Rules of Professional Conduct govern everything that lawyers do in their law practices. Bar associations enforce legal ethics rules and policies on attorneys in ways that can be confusing at times, even to lawyers. Here we look at ethical issues facing attorneys and the rules of professional behavior for lawyers.

Legal Research Tools
A directory of legal research tools and reviews of various legal research services available to lawyers.

Alternative Careers for Lawyers
Alternative Careers for Lawyers looks at how some attorneys have found legal career satisfaction by using their law degrees in nontraditional attorney jobs. Lawyer career change, benefits of legal training for jobs outside of law offices, and other alternative legal career issues are covered here.

Find California Bar Associations
This directory lists local California Bar Associations by city, county, or region in California. To find California bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of California, see our California Statewide Bar Association directory.

Find California Bar Associations
This directory lists local California Bar Associations by city, county, or region in California. To find California bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of California, see our California Statewide Bar Association directory.

Find California Bar Associations
This directory lists local California Bar Associations by city, county, or region in California. To find California bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of California, see our California Statewide Bar Association directory.

Find California Bar Associations
This directory lists local California Bar Associations by city, county, or region in California. To find California bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of California, see our California Statewide Bar Association directory.

Find California Bar Associations
This directory lists local California Bar Associations by city, county, or region in California. To find California bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of California, see our California Statewide Bar Association directory.

Find California Bar Associations
This directory lists local California Bar Associations by city, county, or region in California. To find California bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of California, see our California Statewide Bar Association directory.

Find California Bar Associations
This directory lists local California Bar Associations by city, county, or region in California. To find California bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of California, see our California Statewide Bar Association directory.

Find California Bar Associations
This directory lists local California Bar Associations by city, county, or region in California. To find California bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of California, see our California Statewide Bar Association directory.

Find California Bar Associations
This directory lists local California Bar Associations by city, county, or region in California. To find California bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of California, see our California Statewide Bar Association directory.

Lawyer Advertising
Lawyer advertising is a controversial subject in the legal community. Attorney advertising campaigns are subject to strict regulations by state bar associations, which often complicate the efforts lawyers make to effectively advertise their services. Here we explore effective attorney advertising methods.

Trial Techniques and Preparation Advice
Trial techniques for attorneys provides trial lawyers with tips and advice on improving courtroom performance. Courtroom demeanor, lawyer wardrobe, attorney mannerisms, mock trials, effective depositions, preparing a case for trial, and other recommendations on being a great trial attorney are covered here.

Client Relations
Client Relations covers the law office management issues affecting an attorney's relationship with clients. Fee agreements,nonengagement letters, client communications, tips on keeping good clients happy, avoiding or managing bad clients, and other ways to manage the attorney-client relationship are covered here.

Internet Marketing for Lawyers
Internet Marketing is essential to successful law firm marketing. Attorneys who develop a positive web presence significantly increase their revenue. Here are tips for lawyer website design, attorney social networking, search engine optimization (SEO) for lawyers, and other recommendations for becoming known online.

Law Firm Newsletters
Law Firm Newsletters addresses the use of newsletters as a marketing tool for attorneys.

Work/Life Balance for Attorneys
Work/Life Balance for Attorneys is a topic often neglected by lawyers and law firms. This may be one reason that lawyer burnout is so common in the legal profession. Here are articles and tips on how attorneys can have a stable and happy personal life while still maintaining a successful law practice.

Risk Management for Lawyers
Risk management for lawyers and law firms involves protecting attorneys, law firms, and clients from a variety of threats. Subjects covered include obtaining legal malpractice insurance, office record keeping policies, file management, law office security, and data security for private client information.

Legal Outsourcing Services and Supplies
Legal outsourcing involves subcontracting legal work and litigation support services to outside contractors, such as legal process outsourcing (LPO) companies, overseas law firms, independent attorneys, and temporary legal employment agencies.

Human Resources
Human Resources for law firms deals with how attorneys manage employees; how to be a good boss, employer, or employee; choosing a secretary; hiring associates; lawyer employment contracts; and other issues governing the relationship between the owners of a law firm and their staff.

Lawyers Changing Jobs
Where can lawyers find jobs, and when should attorneys start looking for new employment? Here you can find attorney job site directories, law office interview tips, and other legal careers advice.

Legal Writing
Legal writing, the lawyers version of technical writing, provides advice on being effective in written documents. Plain English for lawyers, clear legal briefs, winning appellate writing, attorney written communications, eliminating legalese, understandable legal analysis, and other legal writing issues are covered here.

Electronic Discovery
Managing electronic discovery is one of the biggest challenges facing law firms today. Procedural rules governing electronic information create new challenges for lawyers in complying with court requirements and in making sure that their opponents are disclosing evidence fully. Electronic discovery issues are discussed here.

Calendar of Events for Lawyers
Calendar of events for lawyers. Seminars, continuing legal education (CLE), and legal conferences are sorted into monthly calendars and by specialty events.

Associations for Paralegals and Legal Secretaries
A directory of associations for paralegals, legal secretaries, and other law office personnel (other than lawyers).

National Law Practice Specialty Organizations
A directory of national law practice specialty organizations.

Vetting Judges
How to gather intel on any judge you are slated to appear before

The Dewey Mistrial
If one of BigLaw's finest could close its doors, declare bankruptcy, and see criminal charges brought against its leaders, so could you. What to do to avoid Dewey & Leboeuf's fate.

California Bar Associations
California Bar Associations directories, including a directory of statewide bar associations and a local directory of California bar associations by city, county, or region.

Law Office Equipment
Looking for the best law office equipment to use in a law office? Attorneys can find information on computers, scanners, printers, photocopiers, and other hardware to use in a law practice here.

Georgia Local Bar Associations (A-D)
This directory lists local Georgia Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Georgia. Due to the large number of local attorney groups in Georgia, this list has been broken down into smaller groups alphabetically, with this list covering groups A-D. To find Georgia bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Georgia, see our Georgia Statewide Bar Association directory.

Georgia Local Bar Associations (A-D)
This directory lists local Georgia Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Georgia. Due to the large number of local attorney groups in Georgia, this list has been broken down into smaller groups alphabetically, with this list covering groups A-D. To find Georgia bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Georgia, see our Georgia Statewide Bar Association directory.

National Bar Associations - Professional Groups for Attorneys
National bar associations provide attorneys with opportunities for networking and training with the best lawyers in the country in their area of specialization. The following directory of national bar associations provides contact information for specialty bar associations in range of areas of practice. For information on bar associations in your particular state, visit our state and local bar associations directory.

National Bar Associations - Professional Groups for Attorneys
National bar associations provide attorneys with opportunities for networking and training with the best lawyers in the country in their area of specialization. The following directory of national bar associations provides contact information for specialty bar associations in range of areas of practice. For information on bar associations in your particular state, visit our state and local bar associations directory.

National Bar Associations - Professional Groups for Attorneys
National bar associations provide attorneys with opportunities for networking and training with the best lawyers in the country in their area of specialization. The following directory of national bar associations provides contact information for specialty bar associations in range of areas of practice. For information on bar associations in your particular state, visit our state and local bar associations directory.

National Bar Associations - Professional Groups for Attorneys
National bar associations provide attorneys with opportunities for networking and training with the best lawyers in the country in their area of specialization. The following directory of national bar associations provides contact information for specialty bar associations in range of areas of practice. For information on bar associations in your particular state, visit our state and local bar associations directory.

National Bar Associations - Professional Groups for Attorneys
National bar associations provide attorneys with opportunities for networking and training with the best lawyers in the country in their area of specialization. The following directory of national bar associations provides contact information for specialty bar associations in range of areas of practice. For information on bar associations in your particular state, visit our state and local bar associations directory.

National Bar Associations - Professional Groups for Attorneys
National bar associations provide attorneys with opportunities for networking and training with the best lawyers in the country in their area of specialization. The following directory of national bar associations provides contact information for specialty bar associations in range of areas of practice. For information on bar associations in your particular state, visit our state and local bar associations directory.

National Bar Associations - Professional Groups for Attorneys
National bar associations provide attorneys with opportunities for networking and training with the best lawyers in the country in their area of specialization. The following directory of national bar associations provides contact information for specialty bar associations in range of areas of practice. For information on bar associations in your particular state, visit our state and local bar associations directory.

National Bar Associations - Professional Groups for Attorneys
National bar associations provide attorneys with opportunities for networking and training with the best lawyers in the country in their area of specialization. The following directory of national bar associations provides contact information for specialty bar associations in range of areas of practice. For information on bar associations in your particular state, visit our state and local bar associations directory.

National Bar Associations - Professional Groups for Attorneys
National bar associations provide attorneys with opportunities for networking and training with the best lawyers in the country in their area of specialization. The following directory of national bar associations provides contact information for specialty bar associations in range of areas of practice. For information on bar associations in your particular state, visit our state and local bar associations directory.

Profiles of Attorneys and Law Firms
Profiles of attorneys and law firms whose work and/or accomplishments will be of interest to other lawyers.

Profiles of Experts and Services
Profiles of experts and services whose work and/or accomplishments will be of interest to lawyers.

State Bar Associations Directory
A directory of state bar associations in the United States.

Expert Witnesses Directories and Services
Directories of expert witnesses and services for finding an expert witness for court cases.

Legal Research Companies and Services
Profiles of legal research companies and services.

Security Expert Directory
Need an expert witness on issues such as security negligence, premises liability, negligent security, inadequate security, crime foreseeability, or security industry standards of care? See if someone in our Security Expert Directory can be of assistance.

Alaska Bar Associations
Alaska Bar Associations directories, including a directory of statewide bar associations and a local directory of Alaska bar associations by city, county, or region.

Legal Research Services, Companies, and Providers
A directory of legal research services, companies, and providers who conduct outsourced legal research for attorneys and law firms.

Legal Research Software Companies
Profiles of legal research software companies providing attorneys and law firms the ability to conduct their own legal research online or through computer databases.

Alabama Bar Associations Directories
Alabama Bar Associations directories, including a directory of statewide bar associations and a local directory of Alabama bar associations by city, county, or region.

Colorado Bar Associations Directories
Colorado Bar Associations directories, including a directory of statewide bar associations and a local directory of Colorado bar associations by city, county, or region.

Delaware Bar Associations Directory
Delaware Bar Associations directories, including statewide bar associations as well as local organizations.

Florida Bar Associations Directories
Florida Bar Associations directories, including a directory of statewide bar associations and a local directory of Florida bar associations by city, county, or region.

Virtual Law Office (VLO) Technology and Issues
Are you opening a virtual law office (VLO) for your law practice? Are you unsure what the term virtual law office even means? Here is what you need to know about practicing law in the clouds through the creation of a virtual law firm. Topics include technology, ethics, VLO practice tips, and other VLO system advice.

Mobility Tools and Applications for Lawyers and Law Offices
Mobility Tools and Applications reviews the mobile devices, mobility tools, and applications for lawyers to use to work more efficiently and while on-the-go. Android devices, iPhones, iPads, and law practice applications are some of the items covered in this section.

Law Practice Software
Law Practice Software deals with computer software for lawyers. Programs such as law practice management software, legal forms automation, word processing tools, attorney calendar systems, and other law office software programs are covered here.

Pro Bono Legal Services
Pro bono refers to the practice of lawyers providing legal services for free to certain individuals, organizations, or causes. Here we explore issues related to pro bono legal services and how attorneys can implement charity work into their law practices.

Directory of Legal Training Providers
A directory of legal training providers offering attorney seminars, continuing legal education (CLE) events, and other legal skills development opportunities for attorneys.

Paralegals and Legal Secretaries
Are you a paralegal or legal secretary working in a law office? Here you can find information on paralegal training and certification, salary trends, hot practice areas, tips on working with lawyers, and information on paralegal and legal secretary professional associations.

Law Practice Management Assistance - Advisors and Consultants
Law practice management advisors and consultants advise and train attorneys on how to better manage their law practices. Some work for state bar law office management assistant programs (LOMAP), while others work as private consultants. These are the people who know what attorneys should be doing to make their practices successful while also staying out of trouble with the state bar.

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Hawaii Bar Associations
This directory lists statewide and local Hawaii Bar Association. Due to the small number of organizations in Hawaii, the statewide and local lists have been combined into one.

Florida Local Bar Associations Directory (A-E)
This directory lists local Florida Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Florida. Due to the large number of local attorney groups in Florida, this directory has been broken into smaller groups alphabetically, with this list covering groups A-E. To find Florida bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Florida, see our Florida Statewide Bar Association directory.

Florida Local Bar Associations Directory (A-E)
This directory lists local Florida Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Florida. Due to the large number of local attorney groups in Florida, this directory has been broken into smaller groups alphabetically, with this list covering groups A-E. To find Florida bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Florida, see our Florida Statewide Bar Association directory.

Florida Local Bar Associations Directory (H-O)
This directory lists local Florida Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Florida. Due to the large number of local attorney groups in Florida, this directory has been broken into smaller groups alphabetically, with this list covering groups H-O. To find Florida bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Florida, see our Florida Statewide Bar Association directory.

Florida Local Bar Associations Directory (H-O)
This directory lists local Florida Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Florida. Due to the large number of local attorney groups in Florida, this directory has been broken into smaller groups alphabetically, with this list covering groups H-O. To find Florida bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Florida, see our Florida Statewide Bar Association directory.

Florida Local Bar Associations Directory (H-O)
This directory lists local Florida Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Florida. Due to the large number of local attorney groups in Florida, this directory has been broken into smaller groups alphabetically, with this list covering groups H-O. To find Florida bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Florida, see our Florida Statewide Bar Association directory.

Florida Local Bar Associations Directory (P-Z)
This directory lists local Florida Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Florida. Due to the large number of local attorney groups in Florida, this directory has been broken into smaller groups alphabetically, with this list covering groups P-Z. To find Florida bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Florida, see our Florida Statewide Bar Association directory.

Florida Local Bar Associations Directory (P-Z)
This directory lists local Florida Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Florida. Due to the large number of local attorney groups in Florida, this directory has been broken into smaller groups alphabetically, with this list covering groups P-Z. To find Florida bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Florida, see our Florida Statewide Bar Association directory.

Florida Local Bar Associations Directory (P-Z)
This directory lists local Florida Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Florida. Due to the large number of local attorney groups in Florida, this directory has been broken into smaller groups alphabetically, with this list covering groups P-Z. To find Florida bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Florida, see our Florida Statewide Bar Association directory.

Florida Local Bar Associations Directory (A-E)
This directory lists local Florida Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Florida. Due to the large number of local attorney groups in Florida, this directory has been broken into smaller groups alphabetically, with this list covering groups A-E. To find Florida bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Florida, see our Florida Statewide Bar Association directory.

Alaska Local Bar Associations Directory
This directory lists local Alaska Bar Associations by city, county, or region in Alaska. To find Alaska bar associations representing the interests of legal groups across the State of Alaska, see our Alaska Statewide Bar Association directory.

Georgia Statewide Bar Associations Directory
This directory lists Georgia Bar Associations representing the interests of lawyers across the State of Georgia. To find Georgia bar associations for a city, county, or region, see our Georgia local bar associations directory.

District of Columbia DC Bar Associations Directory
A directory of District of Columbia (DC) Bar Associations representing the interests of lawyers working in our nation's capitol.

Networking Tips for Lawyers
The best form of marketing for attorneys has always been word-of-mouth advertising. One of the best ways to become known as a lawyer is through networking with the public and with other attorneys. Collected here are some of the tips to help lawyers network their way to success.

Lawyer Referral Services
Lawyer referral services are a way attorneys can get other people to send them clients. Attorneys using legal referral programs must be careful not to violate state bar regulations on fee splitting, paying for referrals, and other ethics violations. Here are directories of lawyer referral services and tips on how to use them.

Unauthorized Practice of Law
Unauthorized practice of law usually refers to nonlawyers providing legal services, but it can also refer to lawyers practicing outside of their jurisdictions. Here we explore regulations concerning the unauthorized practice of law by attorneys and by laymen.