How Law Firms are Using Business Intelligence to Improve Profitability

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Daniel Ronesi, Director of Business of Law Consulting
May 17, 2017

What should legal services cost on a per square foot basis? That’s the sort of pricing pressure a real estate development client once placed on a large law firm – and amazingly the firm was able to accommodate the client. Real estate clients just “think” in terms of square footage[…]

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Seven Legal Tech Inefficiencies Silently Sapping Law Firm Margins

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Setting the Conditions for Success in Law Firm Tech Implementations

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Five Questions with Aderant President Deane Price

Law Firms, Legal Tech and Remaining Curious: Five Questions with Aderant President Deane Price The legal industry is in a period of evolution.  While we’re not going...

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Lateral Hiring: Five Metrics for Benchmarking Top Performers

There’s an old adage in marketing that half the budget is wasted, we just don’t know which half.  The same might be true for law firm lateral hiring, as stated by a...

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Will the Cloud Ever Take Hold in Large Law?

What role will the cloud have in the law firm technology stack of the future? It’s a challenging question to answer because the legal community is divided on the...

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legal practice management
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Large Law: 11 Considerations in Practice Management Technology

Practice management is the true backbone of a large law firm’s technology. From time and billing to invoices and reporting, it is the system on which a law firm...

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Navigating the Complexity of Billing Guidelines

The purpose of outside counsel guidelines, or billing guidelines, ought to be to strengthen the relationships between corporate counsel and law firms.  Such guidelines...

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Beyond the CLE: Legal Tech Ed is Anything but Optional

In 2017, continuing education in technology will no longer be optional for lawyers in Florida.  New changes just went into effect requiring training in technology as...

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Five Business of Law Studies in Summary

The beginning of a new year is an appropriate time for both reflection and forward thinking.  I read through a number of newly published studies, in part, to reflect on...

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