Events

Upskill and earn CPD points

Supporting the legal industry with ongoing education

Live with Q&A
December 2, 2021

How to Scope - Building Project Plans for your Client Files

Date & time: Thursday 2 December 2021, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEDT
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point

Scoping – a vital part of fixed-fee billing, but how do you do it right?

Scoping can seem daunting, especially in matters that surpass your initial fixed fee scope. Well, good news – this is totally in your control. In this webinar, Clarissa will take you through all the steps involved in scoping, including; how you can build project plans for your client files, how to make sure you can create detailed scopes that allow flexibility and transparency.

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
December 7, 2021

Enhance your tech experience with Next Generation Integration

Date & time: Tuesday 7 December 2021, 12- 1 PM AEDT
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point

For law firms of the future, integration has become increasingly important because legal professionals look for good connections and customisation. The user experience is about the journey as well as the outcome. Convenience is key.

Join this webinar for a deep dive into the smart technology behind Next Generation Integration with InfoTrack and Smokeball and discover how implementing the right practice management software and integrations can transform the way you work. Key takeaways:

  • Take your productivity to the next level
  • Learn how to benefit from an enhanced user experience
  • Optimise your firm's efficiency & increase mobility

Presented by Brendan Smart, InfoTrack Chief Revenue Officer and Michael Wong, Smokeball National Renewals Manager.

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
December 14, 2021

3 Things we can All Do Right Now to Make the World a Better Place

Date & time: Tuesday 14  December 2021, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEDT
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre aka 'The Happy Family Lawyer

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
January 31, 2022

Personal Brand! The Key to Success in Today’s Professional Services Market

Date & time: Monday 31  January 2022, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEDT
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre aka 'The Happy Family Lawyer

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
February 9, 2022

New and Emerging Cyber Security Trends for Legal Practitioners

Date & time: Wednesday 9 February 2021, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEDT
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point


Join Garth Brown for this live webinar as he provides an overview of new and emerging cyber security trends that today's legal practitioners need to stay aware of. During this webinar, Garth will cover:

  • Current and new ways cyber fraudsters are trying to divert funds
  • The best ways to defend law firms online digital platforms
  • Innovative and digitally secure avenues to update clients

Presented by Garth Brown, Legal Consultancy

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
February 28, 2022

The Future for Family Lawyers- Best Practice When Working with Separating Families

Date & time: Monday 28 February 2022, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEDT
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre aka 'The Happy Family Lawyer

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
March 31, 2022

How do you Juggle it All? What Has (and Hasn’t) Worked

Date & time: Thursday 31 March 2022, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEDT
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre aka 'The Happy Family Lawyer

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
April 6, 2022

Four Ways to Improve the Client Experience

Date & time: Wednesday 6 April 2022, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEST
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point


Join us for a this live webinar as we welcome Garth Brown, Principal, Brown & Brown Conveyancers, who will dissect four ways to improve the client experience. In doing this, Garth will also address three key questions that should be considered when interacting with clients:

  • Clients will only listen to you when a legal practitioner displays what?
  • How to map the client experience journey with your legal firm?
  • How legal firms can add value and remove client anxiety when engaging with a lawyer?

Presented by Garth Brown, Legal Consultancy

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
April 27, 2022

Why Work Life Balance Didn’t Bring Me Happiness - And Why it Won’t Work for you Too!

Date & time: Wednesday 27  April 2022, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEST
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre aka 'The Happy Family Lawyer

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
May 24, 2022

Can you Really Find Happiness in Sadness?

Date & time: Tuesday 24 May 2022, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEST
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre aka 'The Happy Family Lawyer

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
June 2, 2022

Four Pillars to Legal Business Success

Date & time: Thursday 2 June 2022, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEST
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point


Managing a successful law firm relies on a variety of key factors, but where should firm owners start? Join as at this live webinar as Garth Brown, Principal, Brown & Brown Conveyancers, breaks this down into four simple pillars that will position your firm for long-term success.

Garth will be providing an overview on the following key pillars to success:

  • Correct technology
  • Effective pricing strategies
  • Four proven ways to reduce overhead
  • Actionable methods to retain and gain business

Presented by Garth Brown, Legal Consultancy

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
June 22, 2022

Be the Leader that you Would Follow. Authentic Leadership – The Key to the Future Success of Business in our Social World

Date & time: Wednesday 22  June 2021, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEST
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre aka 'The Happy Family Lawyer

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
August 3, 2022

Legal Business Development - What Works

Date & time: Wednesday 3 August 2022, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEST
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point


Has your law firm hit roadblocks in it's growth journey? Are you unsure of what steps you need to take to increase client acquisition and upscale your business?

Join us at this live webinar as Garth Brown, Principal, Brown & Brown Conveyancers, brings to focus a range of proven and actionable strategies that can help to drive the long-term growth of your law firm. During this webinar, Garth will cover:

  • Different simple, proven, cost effective actions lawyers can undertake now to develop, consolidate, and expand their business.
  • Real life case studies from Garth Brown's own experiences and insights into what has worked for him.

Presented by Garth Brown, Legal Consultancy

SEE MORE
Live with Q&A
November 2, 2022

How to Remain Positive and Upbeat About Your Work

Date & time: Wednesday 2 November 2022, 12:30 - 1:30 PM AEDT
​Cost: Complimentary
​CPD: 1 CPD point


It's no secret that the legal sector has a reputation for stress, burnout, and mental fatigue, but what if it didn't have to be this way? Join us this stress awareness week as we welcome Garth Brown, Principal, Brown & Brown Conveyancers, who will share his insights into how you can reclaim or maintain your mental wellbeing while practicing the profession you fell in love with.

During this webinar Garth will explore:

  • Reduce mental and emotional stress
  • Unclutter your life
  • Develop mindfulness and a resourceful mind
  • Regain your time, autonomy and life
  • Real life stories from Garth Brown and his legal journey

Presented by Garth Brown, Legal Consultancy

SEE MORE
On-demand
October 28, 2021

Fixed Fee Pricing 101 for Small Law Firms

Timesheets! Aren’t they just the best thing? * Said no lawyer, ever! Moving away from time-based billing can be an absolute game-changer for small law firms looking to streamline their billing processes.

Join Clarissa Rayward and learn the essential tactics and numbers involved in implementing Fixed and Value pricing successfully - so that you can toss those timesheets once and for all.

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre

SEE MORE
On-demand

Three Things I Wish I Realised When I was 20 Not 40

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre aka 'The Happy Family Lawyer

SEE MORE
On-demand

How to master Next Generation InfoTrack Integration

Next Generation Integration with InfoTrack and Smokeball takes your productivity to the next level. Transform the way you complete everyday tasks like verifying a client’s identity. Achieve even more efficiencies by reducing the need for repeat data entry. Create and complete matters with ease.

Join this masterclass for a deep dive into Next Generation Integration and discover how implementing the right practice management software and integrations can optimise firm efficiency, increase mobility and make the transition to a paperless office seamless.

Presented by Brendan Smart, InfoTrack Chief Revenue Officer and Michael Wong, Smokeball National Renewals Manager.

SEE MORE
On-demand

It’s All in the Mind! Changing How You See the World to Create a Happier You

In this webinar, Clarissa Rayward will show you why your mindset is a huge strength in managing lawyer life. From our individual wellness, to leading teams and building lasting client relationships, your mindset will play a significant role in your success. This workshop will explore the available tools to harness and improve your mindset - so you can lead a happier life in and outside of practising law.

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre aka 'The Happy Family Lawyer

SEE MORE
On-demand
September 2, 2021

Shake it Off! Is Confetti the Answer to the Modern Lawyers Problems?

Two decades of research continues to show us that lawyers are struggling with elevated rates of psychological ill-health, burn out and stress. But, despite all the research, we still have a long way to go. Clarissa will tackle the question of "what’s next?" in the conversation about lawyer wellness. We know the challenges, we have the research, so what do we need to do to finally reduce the high rates of poor health and dissatisfaction. The answer might lie in confetti! Not in its actual form but rather in all that it stands for.

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre aka 'The Happy Family Lawyer

SEE MORE
On-demand
August 4, 2021

The 5 traits of a Happy Lawyer in Law and in Life

Happiness and law are two concepts that are not readily seen together. For those practising law, we should be looking for ways to ensure that our careers allow us to enjoy a happy life. Drawing from research and work from her book of the same name, Clarissa Rayward will take you through the five key elements you need to successfully manage and build a fulfilling career in law and life outside of it.

Presented by Clarissa Rayward, Director Brisbane Family Law Centre aka 'The Happy Family Lawyer

SEE MORE
On-demand

Supercharge your Productivity with FamilyProperty

Join us as we showcase Smokeball and FamilyProperty's latest integration technology for family lawyers. Learn how you can complete intakes, populate balance sheets, model offers, manage two-way disclosure and generate documents in minutes instead of hours.

Presented by Shannel Fanous, Family Property Business Development Manager​

SEE MORE
On-demand

Bill More, Without Your Clients Paying More

Want to bill more without your clients paying more? Sounds impossible, but it's true! ​The combination of Smokeball's best in class productivity features with our unique automatic time tracking will increase your billings and your client's satisfaction - no matter how you bill.

During this webinar, learn how you can get your work done faster using Smokeball's powerful productivity tools. And discover how using our time tracking will help you know exactly where you make and lose money; to better optimise your profitability.

Presented by Hunter Steele, Smokeball Chief Executive Officer and Jane Oxley Smokeball Chief Revenue officer

SEE MORE
On-demand

Starting a Law Firm

Never before have law firms, courts, and clients been so reliant on technology and innovation to ensure success. ​When starting a new law firm, it is vital that you establish a clear strategy and implement the right technology to build a long-lasting foundation for the future.

During this live webinar, we will share practical tips and cutting edge software to help you kickstart and grow a thriving legal business.

Presented by Jane Oxley, Smokeball Chief Revenue Officer

SEE MORE
Linkedin icon