Three Tips to Improve Collection of Your Legal Fees

It is vital to the sustainability of your law practice that you are paid, and paid timely, for your legal services. Yet invoicing clients and collecting legal fees are constant challenges to many lawyers. Handling cases without being paid is simply bad business: you incur unnecessary malpractice and ethical complaint exposure and suffer the loss of money and staff time …

The Fundamental Principle of Lawyer Marketing – Part 2

As discussed in Part 1, “People do business with people they know and they like.” Therefore, “Prospects hire lawyers they know and they like.” In addition to getting to know you, a prospective legal client needs to like you. How does this happen? Ask yourself why you like someone. Isn’t it because of the way they treat you? The interest, respect and …

The Fundamental Principle of Lawyer Marketing – Part 1

Lawyers hear so much hype about marketing. What’s the latest and greatest way to attract clients? Is it the new flavor of the day: social networking? Or should you start a  law blog,  join another organization or maybe even advertise? A lot is  involved in marketing to attract legal clients and there can be many moving pieces. But one fundamental …