[Free eBook] Guide to Closing Out the Year

//[Free eBook] Guide to Closing Out the Year

This Holiday Season, Smokeball teamed with CPA and law firm software expert Gerri Martin of Software Analysis Corporation to present a new free eBook, the small law firm “Guide to Closing Out the Year.” Gerri also joined Smokeball’s Josh Taylor for a companion webinar on the same topic.

Too often, we see small firms struggling along through the winter months without setting themselves up for success in the new year.  This new guide delivers all the things a small firm must think about before and into 2019. From preparing holiday card and gift sends to running and reconciling reports, Gerri Martin delivers not just the “how”, but the what and why.

Take a deep dive into preparing your firm for a new successful year. Topics include holiday gift giving and card sending, report reconciliation, bonus structures, and looking critically at your firm as a business.

Download this terrific new eBook, the small law firm “Guide to Closing Out the Year”, today!

Smokeball law practice management software is dedicated to helping small law firms achieve more success with less stress. To see all the great features that make up Smokeball, schedule a free demo with a small firm specialist.

By |December 13th, 2018|

About the Author:

For years, Josh has helped lawyers become more organized, productive, and profitable. A trained litigator, Josh came to Smokeball from a large east-coast law firm where his practice focused on franchise, insurance, marine, and general litigation. His work with Smokeball, and his continued passion for what he does each day, is driven by a desire to help lawyers and their staff do better in every way. Knowing well the stress and strain put on today’s legal professional, he regularly focuses on improving work and life in the law. He has traveled the country working with and learning from lawyers and their staff. Josh speaks regularly to bar associations about successful law firm practices and other legal topics. Recent notable engagements have been with the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Missouri Bar’s Solo and Small Firm Conference. In addition to his work at Smokeball, Josh serves on the Writing Resource Center staff at The John Marshall Law School. Besides legal technology, his research interests include judicial decision-making, jury decision-making and psychology, and legal writing. He has written and overseen research exploring causal effects of sex/gender on federal appellate court decision-making, and assisted with research for a forthcoming textbook on judicial decision-making. Additionally, Josh sits on the Board of Directors of Chicago-based Community Activism Law Alliance and on the Board of Directors of Chicago Fringe Opera Company. Josh holds his J.D., cum laude, from Washington University in St. Louis, where he served as a Senior Editor of the Wash. U. Law Review, held the prestigious Thompson Coburn Research Fellowship, served as Research Assistant to then-Vice-Dean (now Chancellor) Andrew D. Martin, and clerked at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and a B.M. in Music Performance with Honors Scholar distinction from the University of Connecticut, making him a Huskies basketball fan through and through. Follow Josh’s activity on LinkedIn, and keep up with new articles on the Smokeball Blog.