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  • Tax basics for the new managing partner of the small firm
    Amy Rupiper
    The Bottom Line, September 2017

    A look at the various taxes a new managing partner will encounter and a proposal on how to best deal with theses taxes and their various reporting and payment obligations.

  • Law firm financial management: Practical tips and suggestions—Part 1 of a multi-part series
    John W. Olmstead
    The Bottom Line, September 2017

    Managing the firm’s finances is one of the most important management roles in a law firm.

  • The Training Conundrum
    Jennifer Ramovs
    Illinois Bar Journal, July 2017

    Learn why technology training is the last thing you should be cutting from your budget.

  • Illinois Bar Journal, July 2017

    Like doctors and airline pilots, lawyers should use checklists to avoid errors and improve efficiency.

  • Kerry M. Lavelle
    The Bottom Line, June 2017

    Imagine having a compelling and detailed checklist, or litigation handbook, specific to your firm’s “process” encompassing the local rules where every new attorney and attorney thereafter would need to understand in the process for litigation.

  • Solo practice tips to remember
    Letisha Luecking Orlet
    The Bottom Line, June 2017

    Eight common-sense tips to help you be a better and more successful lawyer.

  • Case management systems
    Gina Arquilla DeBoni
    The Bottom Line, May 2017

    Author Gina Arquilla DeBoni shares her firm's experience using the Trial Works case management program.

  • Busting the Myth - Cloud Doesn’t (and Shouldn’t) Mean Cheap
    Jennifer Ramovs
    Illinois Bar Journal, March 2017

    Switching to the cloud can be the right move for many reasons, but it won't necessarily save time or money.

  • Is it Really Time to Change Software Systems?
    Steven J. Best
    Illinois Bar Journal, January 2017

    Your staff says your software "doesn't work," but replacing it might not be the answer. Here's what to ask to find out.

  • Don’t Make Outlook Your ‘Practice Management Software’
    Jennifer Ramovs
    Illinois Bar Journal, October 2016

    Outlook is a powerful personal manager, but it's not a replacement for a true law practice management program.

  • Ed Finkel
    Illinois Bar Journal, August 2016

    In today's competitive legal market, relentlessly efficient firms will succeed where others fail. And the proponents of "process mapping" insist that's just as true for solos as for megafirms.

  • Ed Finkel
    Illinois Bar Journal, February 2016

    If Abraham Lincoln were practicing today, what management techniques and tech tools should he use? LPM experts offer advice.

  • The Powerful Practice Technology You Already Have
    Ed Finkel
    Illinois Bar Journal, September 2014

    The technology that can transform your practice by dramatically saving you time and money may already be in your office - if you'd just learn to use it.