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Apps for Law Practice Management: Part One

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Heather Hale, Esq.

If solo practitioners could simply focus on being great lawyers, how easy would it be to hang your own shingle? But we can’t. In fact, we also have to be great business people in order to have a successful practice. If you’re like me and have no academic background in business this can seem daunting at best, and more likely impossible without a little guidance. For any business, law firm or otherwise, there are eight areas that require balanced focus, attention, and maintenance to ensure a healthy company. In this, the first of four installments on the topic, I’ll explain what those areas of practice management are and how you can tackle tasks in two of them with help from your handy dandy iPad loaded with the best apps to get the job done. The other three installments will each cover two more practice areas and apps to make them a snap. Continue reading

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Happy App-ing: Top Three iPad Apps for your iPractice

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by Heather Hale

As primary decision maker of any business, particularly a law firm, and especially a solo practice, my job is made significantly easier when someone else narrows down the choices for me. With literally hundreds of thousands of apps available in iTunes these days it can be a daunting task for even the most tech-savvy among us to decide what’s useful and what’s not. Certainly there is some degree of trial and error (pun intended) to the process, and unfortunately for me, as a one-woman-show I rarely have the luxury of someone else narrowing it down. The good news for you is that you have me. Continue reading