TECHNOLOGY IN PRACTICE

Feature
Legal Technology Predictions for 2005: Color My World
The prospects for legal technology have never been better than in 2005--especially for smaller firms.
By Dennis Kennedy

nothing.but.net
A Sea of Change in File Searching
Two new applications blend up a lightning-quick combo of hard drive indexing and search results.
By Rick Klau

Site Watch
Tap Into Your Inner Speed Freak
A site that lets you check your DSL settings and maximize your speed.
By Daniel S. Coolidge

Q&A
ABA TECHSHOW 2005: Insider's Scoop
A preview of some not-to-be-missed highlights of ABA TECHSHOW ® 2005.
By Jim Calloway


Practice Development

NEW COLUMN! Rainmaking
A Three-Step Plan to Develop More Business
Effective rainmakers do follow a disciplined process of setting goals and pursuing appropriate business development activities.
By Susan Saltonstall Duncan


Smart Practices

Managing
What's Your EQ?
Some lawyers have not developed the emotional intelligence that would allow them to be effective leaders.
By Marcia Pennington Shannon


Bookmarks
An informative and inspiring book examines women-at-law, plus a fresh look at the Law Marketing Portal.
Edited by Milton W. Zwicker

RipIt!
Six Ways to Build Your Reputation Online
Losing sleep worrying about gaffes in your online communications? Here's expert advice on boosting your professional reputation online and maximizing exposure.
By Deborah McMurray

The Electric Solo
Every lawyer looks for an edge over the competition. But if you're a solo, or are thinking about starting your own practice, anything that can give you a leg up is especially welcome. Here are strategies and technologies for maximizing your time and resources, meeting client demands, and owning your day. Plus " 1,000s of Pages in a Pocket: Thumb Drives" and " Resources for Solos."
By Wells H. Anderson

Gaining the Edge
We've all heard how certain solos and boutique firms have harnessed innovative technologies that allow them to vie with bigger, wealthier competitors. But the read story goes beyond different, better ways of working and speaks to different, better ways of living. Don't believe it? Here are true tales from the front.
By Steven T. Taylor

Beyond the Corner Office
A small Iowa law firm is garnering awards for its innovative office design. But the best part about the design is that lawyers get to leave.
By Steven T. Taylor

Solo and Small Firm Technology Pulse 2005
Findings from Law Practice magazine's recent survey of solo and small firm lawyers show us how tech dollars are being spent.


Letters

Product Watch

LPM Central

Chair's Message: Mark Robertson on the nimble solo.

Advertisers Index


FRONTLINES

Planner

Section Events Calendar

Trends Report
What's Hot and What's Not in the Legal Profession
The annual rundown on the highs and lows in the legal services market from Bob Denney and his associates.
By Robert W. Denney

Ask Bill
The hunt for tools that will increase your efficiency.
By Bill Gibson

Media: How Did They Do That?
Gaining maximum exposure for your surveys.
By Richard Levick

NEW! LPM Teleconference
"Suddenly Solo" is the first in a new series of practice management CLE teleconferences and live Webinars.

 

 

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