August 08, 2019
The gig economy isn’t just for Uber and Lyft drivers. Many lawyers make ends meet through legal work on a temporary basis, and many firms are willing to outsource discrete legal tasks. So-called contract work can benefit the contract lawyer, the outsourcing firm, and the client alike, but it also raises practical and ethical concerns that are up to the contract lawyer and outsourcing firm to manage.
by Lee Wachocki
May 17, 2019
Unhappy clients are not the clients you want to have. They complain to you, to your staff, to their neighbors, to their friends, and they complain to the Oregon State Bar. One thing that makes clients unhappy is being ignored. Their emails go unanswered. There is no callback. If a receptionist is answering the phone, the receptionist becomes less sympathetic to the complaining client out of embarrassment or frustration.
January 11, 2019
When it comes to scams, never let your guard down. Even though you may feel like you can recognize the red flags, the scammers are constantly evolving and creating more sophisticated scams as we catch on to their more obvious ploys.
February 23, 2018
If your billing rate isn't matched by your collection rate, you may have a problem with your billing. Here are five tips that can help you send out bills that get paid promptly in full.
June 16, 2017
Text messaging with your clients is a practice that requires thoughtful consideration. If you find yourself in a situation in which you want or need to save text messages, you have many options available, but there is no "one size fits all" solution.
April 07, 2017
The legal world is changing quickly on many fronts, most notably technology. The way we communicate is greatly impacted as a result. Unfortunately, it has also highlighted a divergence among different generations of attorneys, particularly regarding the most appropriate form of communication in different contexts.
March 10, 2017
Have you ever wanted to text an appointment reminder or a quick message to your clients without having to use your cell phone? There is an easy and free way to do this. It’s called Email-to-SMS Gateway.
by Hong Dao