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3 Ways to Turn Out-of-Office Reply into a Competitive Advantage

Sara Hawes

Imagine this: you walk into your office after a week out, only to see a stack of angry phone messages, an overwhelming amount of e-mails from distressed clients, and a […]

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Positioning your Small Law Firm for Growth

Jane Oxley

The time has come–you’re ready to start growing your small law firm. Maybe you’re making the move to add to your solo practice, or you’re looking to make your small […]

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Attorney Spotlight: Barry Kaufman

Jane Oxley

When Barry Kaufman started his solo family law practice, Kaufman Law Office, in 2005, he was relatively new to the legal profession, with only five years of law experience under his belt. […]

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7 Organization & Time Management Best Practices for Small Law Firms

Jane Oxley

Organization is crucial to your small law firm’s success. Studies show that executives waste as many as six weeks a year searching for lost items and information, and if you’re […]

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7 Organization & Time Management Best Practices for Small Law Firms

Jane Oxley

Organization is crucial to your small law firm’s success. Studies show that executives waste as many as six weeks a year searching for lost items and information, and if you’re […]

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How Activity Intelligence Helps Save Your Firm Time

Jane Oxley

Let’s be honest here, how many times have you sat at your desk trying to remember what you did for the week? In any industry it is important to always […]

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The Importance of Having a Virtual Assistant

Jane Oxley

As an attorney your day is scheduled down to the minute. There is typically little to no room for any small tasks, even one as simple as scheduling a meeting. […]

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Three Important Considerations When First Starting Your Personal Injury Firm

Jane Oxley

Starting (and maintaining) a successful legal practice may be one of the most challenging feats you accomplish in your legal career. While your smashing success in law school and early […]

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CALA Update: Smokeball Saves the Day With Its Recent Improvements

Jane Oxley

It’s been almost 10 months since we first announced our partnership with the Community Activism Law Alliance (CALA), and we are excited to bring you this update from CALA Executive Director, […]

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Three Ways Tracking Metrics Can Help Your Small Law Firm Scale

Jane Oxley

Taking the leap to scale your business is a huge decision for any small law firm owner. Not only do you need to have a strong grasp on the resources […]

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Smokeball Case Management Open Demo

Jane Oxley

Is your small law firm ready to not just survive, but to thrive in 2016? Smokeball’s powerful case management software makes it easy for your firm to manage client information, […]

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The Hidden Costs of Poor Activity Tracking Habits

Jane Oxley

At the end of the week do you often look back and wonder what in the world you and your team members spent your 40+ working hours on? If so, […]

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Stop Doing These Things to Maximize Productivity at Your Small Law Firm

Jane Oxley

Your small law firm regularly operates on tight deadlines to ensure tasks and cases are completed on time and on budget. Keeping up with all the deadlines and competing demands […]

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