It’s possible you’ve already heard me sing Zapier’s praises before – but still, read on. Zapier is a tool that really gets to the heart of Hack your Practice, and it can help every single lawyer love their lawyer life more.Read More
Sometimes my lawyer friends will give me a compliment about being good at Twitter. Ahhh, that’s sweet! <3
But the truth is, I put less than ten minutes a day into it. Maybe even less than five. And not even everyday all the time… I don’t even have all that many followers. I mean, by most objective criteria, I’m actually pretty shitty at Twitter, LOL.
So, I want to explain how you can be as good (or bad) at Twitter as I am. The thing is, most lawyers struggle with social media, so I guess I’m good at it compared to the masses! Ha!Read More
In February of 2017 I got a tweet in the middle of the night congratulating me on my firm’s website making the Lawyerist 10 Best Law Firm Websites of 2017. I was completely surprised and delighted.
Unlike a lot of law firm websites, I didn’t spend thousands and thousands of dollars, and I didn’t hire a company to do the whole thing from start to finish. That’s because I didn’t want a website like most other law firms’ sites. We all know what they look like – minimal graphics, one headshot for the attorney, and a whole lotta beige. I wanted a website that actually conveyed my personality and spoke directly to my ideal clients. So, that’s what I made.
Do you want to do the same? Read on to find out how I created my website.Read More
A fellow attorney in Minneapolis wrote to me at the beginning of 2018 to ask about making her work paperless. And, if any of you know me, it’s no surprise why she reached out – Birken Law has been paperless since its beginning, and I sometimes can’t stop myself from talking about the whole process. What can I say? – codes and apps and new tech options excite me! : )Read More