Interview: Kevin E. Broyles, Co-founder and Managing Partner, FisherBroyles LLP

I recently interviewed Kevin E. Broyles. Kevin has a diverse legal experience in the areas of corporate technology, commercial contracts, strategic acquisitions, as well as health and financial privacy, litigation and arbitration. He is also the Co-founder and Managing Partner of FisherBroyles LLP, a cloud-based full-service law firm which has eliminated billing quotas and does not…

Why Your Law Firm Must Stand Out From The Crowd

Read the website or review the marketing materials of any law firm within arm’s reach of you right now. What will you find? Virtually everyone pitching clients on the same few terms: lawyer excellence, lawyer expertise, lawyer experience, and lawyer pedigree. And law firms wonder why clients keep saying, “I hire the lawyer, not the…

Interview: Jordan Furlong, Legal Market Analyst and Forecaster

I recently had the honour to interview Jordan Furlong, an author, a speaker and a leading analyst of the global legal market who forecasts the impact of changing market conditions on lawyers and law firms. Over the past several years, he has given presentations to audiences throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia, including…

9 tips for young attorneys to be successful

I remember when I was about to start my first job at a law firm in Philadelphia. I was 25 years old, had just finished a clerkship, and wanted to hit it out of the park. I read books on how to be a great associate: what to do (and not do!), how to bill,…

India: 2nd Annual ADR, Compliance & Competition Law Summit- The GC Handbook

After the successful event in 2016, Wolters Kluwer Hong Kong and LegalPlus Asia is organising 2nd Annual ADR, Compliance and Competition Law Summit on 23rd March 2017 at Le Meridien, New Delhi, India. A variety of speakers across the globe will share latest updates through an interactive session on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Compliance and Competition…

What do in-house counsels expect from lawyers?

Last week, I had a detailed conversation with one of my friends who works as an in-house counsel about the professional relationship which an external counsel and an in-house counsel share. During the conversation, he also mentioned a few things which the external counsels could improve upon. So based upon that conversation and inputs from…

Sports Lawyer 101

The inspiration for this post is something that I had read a few years ago on www.lawinsport.com. The article by Sean Cottrell is a must-read by persons looking to breakthrough in the sports industry and particularly in sports law.  This list is a summary of my own experiences and discusses the key lessons that I have learnt in…

How to make the most of attending a legal conference

For many lawyers, attending legal conferences is about marking their presence, having snacks and randomly exchanging business cards. While it may lead to a few impromptu connections, a well-thought out systematic plan for attending legal conferences will result in acquiring valuable knowledge and establishing effective business relationships. Here are some tips to make the most of…

Tips for your law firm’s social media marketing strategy

Social media marketing is all about experimenting, making mistakes and learning from those mistakes. From that, I have put together some most common (yet most important) tips to optimise your law firm’s social media marketing strategy. Build connection with the target audience One of the main challenges of online marketing is building authentic connection with…

Twitter tips for law firms

Your presence on Twitter is essential for a comprehensive online marketing strategy. In this third post of Social Media series, I will give you some tips to utilise Twitter to generate business and to market your legal practice. If you are not already on Twitter, do not worry, it is never too late to start on any social…

LinkedIn tips for lawyers

LinkedIn is undoubtedly a powerful tool for lawyers to make new connections, generate new business leads, and establish their professional brand. Here are a few tips to utilise LinkedIn effectively: Profile Complete your profile sections as much as possible- aim for the All-Star Profile Strength. Most people remember photos more than they remember names. It…

Tips for your law firm’s Facebook Page

Many lawyers are not very optimistic about the importance of social media channels in their law practice. However, social media channels such as Facebook can be a great tool to market your law practice and reach out to new clients. According to the American Bar Association: “Used carefully, social media can give your firm a…