Category: Running a law practice

HOW TO WRITE A GREAT BLOG POST

Have you ever read a blog post that had a real impact on you? Did it leave you wondering how the author was able to write an excellent copy?  Page ranking and blog popularity depend upon a variety of factors. These factors can vary by industry, market size, audience size, and amongst other things. It [..]

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How to Start a Blog

Starting a blog can intimidate and overwhelm beginners.  As part of our building business theme for the last week of December and the entire month of January, we’ve answered a question from a client. In this quick post, we’ll explain what a blog is, how it can help your overall marketing strategy, and how easy to [..]

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What’s Your Firm’s Electronic Mail Policy

What’s your firm’s Electronic Mail Policy?  Does your support staff and clients know what is acceptable to share via electronic mail? Does your firm have a written electronic mail policy for your staff to sign? No? Then this article is for you! In this quick tip of the month, we will share few reasons law [..]

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LEADERSHIP IN A LAW PRACTICE

Leadership in a law practice does not rely on education, titles, job responsibilities, the ability to exert power, or seniority. Great leaders can emerge at any level in a law practice. Although, there are thousands of recommended qualities that make a good leader; to find your firm’s leader look for that one individual who possesses [..]

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Proofreading tips for attorneys and paralegals

At the request of a reader, our editorial team has compiled a list of some of the legal industry’s best practices for proofreading and editing. Proofreading is tough to do unless you are a proofreading and editing someone else’s work. What do you do when you are the attorney or paralegal asked to not only [..]

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Paralegal Entrepreneurs are more

By: Holly A. Sheriff, MSLS Edited by: Jackie Van Dyke, MPS, CP – Legal Writing Trainer Being a paralegal entrepreneur is rewarding, fun, and arduous work.  Becoming a paralegal entrepreneur was easy. It’s operating a business; my competition finds to be hard. Some days are better than others. Sometimes you have one or two clients, [..]

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Writing A Short Content Copy

As a content writer, I am always asked, to whip up a quirky, short, eye-catching copy for a tweet, blog headline or Facebook for my colleagues and friends.  The question usually sounds something like this, “Hey, can you whip up a funny or catchy one-liner for me? Just a couple of words — how hard [..]

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