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June 23, 2021
Valuing & Understanding Your Time as a Family Lawyer
Time is a family law firm’s one and only valuable commodity. That’s why tracking time, managing time, and maximising and optimising how lawyers use their time is central to every successful family law firm’s business plan. In this guide, we will explore the importance of valuing your time as you ethically grow your law firm business.
June 23, 2021
Guide to Closing Out the Year For Law Firms
​We are constantly rushed through everything, especially at the end of the year. We are always asked to jump forward in time. Often leaving many things undone or half-done. This is often the case in small law firms. We have created this whitepaper to ensure things don’t get missed in our frantic end of year processes.
June 23, 2021
Top 5 Tips for Protecting Your Law Firm Against Cybercrime
Law firms are an extremely attractive target for cyber criminals, considering they are typically small companies that deal with large financial transactions. Our increasingly interconnected environment means it is crucial to ensure cyber security is a priority. Fortunately, you can take key steps to improve cyber security efforts.
June 23, 2021
How to Make More Money for your Law Firm
Most small law firm owners would like to make more money and/or work less, of course, but the majority do not know how to accomplish those goals. Data and planning can help immensely, so let’s learn how using KPIs to increase law firm profitability isn’t as hard as you think.
June 23, 2021
Three Pillars of a Successful Law Firm
When it comes to building a successful law firm, there are three pillars that must stand strong for your practice to succeed. The three pillars of success are interdependent and rely on each other. A weakness in one pillar will stress the other pillars to reveal weaknesses in your business.
June 23, 2021
The Cloud - A Guide for Law Firms
Are you concerned about the security of your data when using cloud technology? Your concerns are reasonable since confidentiality is critical to the running of a law firm.
June 23, 2021
2021 State of Small Law Study: ​Law Practice in the New Normal
Smokeball conducted the largest annual legal business sentiment study to explore law practice in the new normal and obtain valuable insights into the most important issues facing the legal profession.
June 24, 2021
A guide to remote work
The advance of wireless and mobile technology was prescient in its hinting at what’s possible for modern workers.
September 3, 2021
The Small Firm Billing Problem in 2021
Smokeball is dedicated to helping law firms be better, more successful businesses by increasing their organisation, productivity, and profitability. In the guide, Smokeball CEO Hunter Steele explores why lawyers may be billing for only a fraction of their time spent and what law firms can do about it.
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