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How to Become a Systematic Law Firm

​Ideally, policies should be created by the team member who performs the tasks. This team member knows the policy better than anyone. If the policy is retrieving medical records, the medical records “custodian” should create the policy. That said, I created most of the policies in www.Fisherpedia.com.  Policy creation is a continual work in progress. When more »

Your Game Plan for Getting Google Reviews

What is more important than Google reviews for your law firm’s digital footprint on the internet? Google reviews are digital gold. If your law firm has 467 Google reviews and your competitors in the Google Local 3-pack have fewer than 10 Google reviews, who will prospective clients call? You must have a dominant presence in the more »

How to Win Your Next Trial During Jury Selection

This was my first trial and I thought I was ultra-prepared and ready for anything. Little did I know.  Jury selection seemed to get off to a good start.  I had a yellow legal pad with a list of questions and I checked off the box as each question was answered by prospective jurors during jury more »

Ruthlessly Delegating Your Way To Freedom

Everyone is replaceable, even you. To become a highly efficient law firm, you must master the skill of delegation. Otherwise, in 5-10 years, you will be in the same place where you are today. There’s good news: you can get your time back. You can actually become a law firm owner, do the things you need more »

The True Key to Success

​Lawyers search for the next shiny object that will be the panacea for their marketing and management challenges.  But they are wasting their time. What many do not realize is that a case management software will not solve their problems and jumping from one marketing campaign to the next will not bring long-term success. So, what more »

How to Make Magical Things Happen

​My son thought I was crazy and in hindsight, maybe he was right. My then 18-year old son, Tim, and I were casually walking along Main Street in downtown Greenville, South Carolina, when Tim pointed out the gorgeous office building of Greeneville’s most prominent architectural firm. Tim mentioned words to the effect of, “It would be more »

What Makes the Mastermind Experience Unique

Simply put, the Mastermind Experience is a masterclass in the business of law.  You will discover new ways of running a law firm that you never contemplated, ranging from hiring and firing, digital marketing and managing a law firm by the numbers. You will sit face-to-face with some of the elite lawyers in the country more »

Why Culture Matters

You know that the culture of your law firm is important, right? You read and hear about the importance of culture, but what does it mean for your law firm? If you don’t know what culture means for your law firm, your team won’t know either…and you will be just like every other law firm.   You more »

How to Stop the Cyber Thief Dead in their Tracks

There’s a good chance you’ve been hacked. Most lawyers are not protecting the information that they have been entrusted with, but any information that you retain is subject to being hacked.  Your fiduciary duty to your clients is the highest standard of care. Cyber security is constantly evolving and cyber criminals are continually becoming more innovative.  more »

How to (almost) Eliminate the Risk of Negative Google Reviews

What is the most common basis for a negative Google review?  90% of negative reviews are based upon lack of communication. Specifically, the client called the law firm on numerous occasions, but did not get a call back. The client feels that they are being ignored by their lawyer, and with no other recourse, they more »