27 ABA Journal Mind Your Business articles.
Law school may prepare you to practice law, but it doesn’t teach you how to run a business. Here are some business fundamentals that one business owner and lawyer thinks every attorney should know something about if they hope to one day lead a firm.
Jun 7, 2022 10:30 AM CDT
As much of the world begins, hopefully, to emerge into post-pandemic life, finding purpose in one’s career has become more crucial than ever. While the legal field in particular can often be perceived as grueling work, it’s also an industry that enables its professionals to feel that they’re truly contributing to the greater good of society.
Jun 1, 2022 2:20 AM CDT
May 16, 2022 2:00 PM CDT
The COVID-19 pandemic—coupled with the remote and hybrid work models that arrived in its wake—has spurred a move to the cloud for many of the key business systems that legal organizations rely on, from document and email management to collaboration and more.
Apr 1, 2022 2:40 AM CDT
Mar 16, 2022 9:52 AM CDT
Feb 22, 2022 3:06 PM CSTsigned an executive order in July promoting competition in the economy—which signals an upcoming increase in antitrust investigations for the legal industry.
Jan 18, 2022 9:20 AM CST50 startup tips to get your practice off the ground. But we also think that it's important to provide a platform for the experience and wisdom of legal professionals year-round. Here are our favorite columns from 2021 in our Your Voice, Mind Your Business and On Well-Being sections, with advice for improving your practice and your personal life in 2022.
Dec 23, 2021 12:16 PM CST
AI has been the subject of academic research since the ’50s, but it’s still in its infancy across much of the broader economy. Before advising clients on AI issues, lawyers should have some basic tech knowledge to answer questions about legal compliance.
Dec 14, 2021 8:52 AM CST
Legal analytics continue to be a necessary and growing part of how modern attorneys approach case strategy and research. Analytics tools enable attorneys to bring data-driven decision-making to their practice and business, improving both the quality and the efficiency of work they perform for their clients.
Dec 1, 2021 1:20 AM CST
Modernizing your website isn’t superfluous to your business plan—it’s a key part of its success, according to this legal sector-focused brand strategist and multidisciplinary designer.
Nov 15, 2021 8:53 AM CST
Oct 11, 2021 2:00 PM CDT
Sep 14, 2021 12:04 PM CDT
While individual schedules will vary, on any given day, firms will have a segment of their team in the office, and another segment dispersed. After more than a full year of working remotely, this will be yet another disruption for law firms to endure.
Aug 17, 2021 2:15 PM CDT
By many accounts, law firms got through the financial challenges of 2020 by making deep cuts to expenses. And while that strategy seems to have worked, firms have likely reduced spending as much as they can and will have to focus on other aspects of the revenue cycle to propel their recovery.
Aug 1, 2021 1:10 AM CDT