Subscribe to Richard James' Blog Today

Subscribe to the blog and receive regular updates and information designed to help you improve your practice.

Subscribe to Richard James' Blog Today

Subscribe to the blog and receive regular updates and information designed to help you improve your practice.

Effective Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Law Firm

In the past few blog posts, we’ve talked about ways to streamline your law firm’s cash flow, management system, and workflow. The main objective is basically to get these issues out of the way so that administrivia doesn't impede the growth of your firm. Now let's... read more

Streamline Your Workflow to Enhance Your Law Firm

A well-streamlined workflow can be compared to the engine in your car. When you drive, you’re not consciously thinking about the inner workings of your engine–how it causes your car to move forward. (If you’re like me, you’re probably spending that time in the car... read more

Tips for Turning Leads into Clients

In the previous post, we talked about ways to streamline your lead generation. However, new leads don’t automatically translate to income; you must now perfect your methods for converting leads into paid clients. Besides actually practicing law, lead conversion is one... read more

Streamline Your Law Office with Effective Staff Management

“If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. As a small practice attorney, do you feel like this statement applies to you? Perhaps you feel like you must choose between two scenarios: Scenario 1: If you hire staff members and other attorneys to run... read more

Streamline Your Lead Generation and Tracking Systems

In a recent blog post, I talked about the importance of understanding the difference between marketing and advertising. However, even more important is to understand why you’re doing either one. What is your end goal in marketing and advertising? If you answered with... read more

Streamline Your Law Practice with Improved Cash Flow Management

It's not only how much money you make. It's what you do with it that determines your financial condition.                         —Sandra S. Simmons, author, Unleash Your Cashflow Mojo Make no mistake: Your cash flow habits can make or break your law practice. I’m not... read more

Reminder: You Will Never Get It All Done

As a law firm owner, you are responsible not only for your clients’ well-being but also for your employees’ paychecks and livelihood. Heavy is the head that wears the crown. As such, you might feel huge pressure to finish all your projects – to metaphorically... read more

When it Comes to Managing Your Law Firm, Clarity is a Choice

Most law firms struggle because their owners never get clarity about what they want and what they need to succeed. As a result, they fail to set up appropriate mechanisms to measure results and ultimately manage by their measurements. While there are certain areas you... read more

Problems Result from Bad Systems, Not Bad People

Regardless of your practice areas, clients come to your firm craving clarity and guidance. They need assistance, they have questions and their futures – and those of their loved ones – depend on you. In other words, they rely on you to restore the... read more