Where Do Lawyers Prefer To Meet With Clients?

Where Do Lawyers Prefer To Meet With Clients?

A few weeks ago I asked lawyers how they preferred to communicate with their clients. The overwhelming response was email. Which completely makes sense. It’s asynchronous, provides a written record, and can include attachments. But sometimes you do need to meet...
Are You Lonely?

Are You Lonely?

I’m sitting in another airport. They blur together after a while. Glass and steel and advertisements. Windswept arcologies of a future that never was. Nashville, Chicago, Atlanta. I’m currently somewhere over East Coast on my way to Boston. Sitting outside a gate, a...
Law Firm Hunters or Farmers?

Law Firm Hunters or Farmers?

Are you a hunter of a farmer? “Keith  – I’m a lawyer, what are you even talking about?” In David Maister’s classic book, Managing the Professional Firm, he makes an observation that most professional firms fall into two categories:...
Accounting 101: What is Depreciation?

Accounting 101: What is Depreciation?

In my mind, depreciation has two meanings – the common sense definition most people know intuitively, and the financial accounting definition which dictates how costs of fixed assets are spread out over many years. Note – if you are CPA, feel free to call me out on...
LegalWeek18 ReCap

LegalWeek18 ReCap

I’ve been in New York City this past week for ALM’s LegalWeek. It was quite a show. Here is a quick LegalWeek18 ReCap. There were dozens of sessions over the course of four days and the exhibitor floor was expansive. Almost everyone who is anyone in the...