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Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
Rules of 21st Century Law Practice
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Rules of 21st Century Law Practice

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Seven lessons on tools for a successful twenty-first century law practice, using Tom Goldstein's firm Goldstein & Howe (now Howe & Russell) as a case study. This is just an excerpt of my IgniteLaw …

Seven lessons on tools for a successful twenty-first century law practice, using Tom Goldstein's firm Goldstein & Howe (now Howe & Russell) as a case study. This is just an excerpt of my IgniteLaw 2010 presentation.

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  • 1. Free Tools For Starting A Law Firm By Carolyn Elefant (12/1/09)
  • 2. <ul><li>Due Diligence & Free: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review terms of service: what’s the trade-off for “free?” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is the service reliable/SSL security?  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Does service meet your practice volume? (some services offer only limited accounts for free) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Realize, that sometimes, free is off limits:  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No free business cards w/bix card company’s logo on the back </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No compromising client confidentiality or other ethics rules for free service.  </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No websites with site host in name (e.g., www.aol.com/joesmithlawfirm ) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 3. Free Legal Research
  • 4. Free (or very low cost) practice management tools
  • 5. Time Keeping/Billing Software
  • 6. Calculate Hourly Rate
  • 7. Free Message Service and Universal Number
  • 8. Free Conference Call Service w/Recording
  • 9. Free Webinar Service
  • 10. Free Client Survey Forms
  • 11. Free Document Storage
  • 12. Free E-Mail Newsletters
  • 13. Free Design a Logo
  • 14. Free Word Processing Software
  • 15. Free Web Presence

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