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2021
December
13,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
‘Tis the season for gifting! Take a break from the seasonal shuffle to explore the benefits of your Missouri Bar membership – and how we can help you even better serve your clients.MOLAPWe know the practice of law can be stressful. The Missouri Lawye...
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December
06,
2021
| 12:05 PM America/Chicago
Missouri lawyers who want to compare their firms’ performances to other law firms may find valuable information in the latest version of “The Missouri Bar Economic Survey – 2021,” which was released today. The report provides economic information abo...
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November
23,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Missouri Bar members can now sign up for a no-cost standard membership with Affinity Insight, which offers hundreds of practice management resources that can help lawyers even better serve their clients.Last November, The Missouri Bar launched a free...
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November
17,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey SchoenbergerEmail is by far the most used business application. Even though numerous studies demonstrate its distractive tendency, most people also keep email open and running on their computer throughout the day, just inviting interruptio...
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November
03,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey Schoenberger, senior consultant at Affinity Consulting Group LLCCollaboration happens in two forms: asynchronous and real-time. We generally prefer asynchronous communication – text messages, emails, and voicemails – over real-time communi...
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October
20,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey Schoenberger, senior consultant at Affinity Consulting Group LLCDepending on your firm’s size, you may be one of several people, one of a few, or the only person who know how to do important firm tasks. This compartmentalization has streng...
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October
06,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey Schoenberger, senior consultant at Affinity Consulting Group LLCFor business development and correspondence, we know that handwritten notes and letters make the best impression. I received 18 handwritten postcards in the mail last year fro...
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September
29,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
By Niki Black, MyCaseThe American Bar Association recently released its 2021 Profile of the Profession, which compiles data the ABA collected from several surveys, most of which were conducted in 2020-2021. The report includes valuable information re...
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September
15,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
By PracticePantherThe number of potential clients searching for legal services exclusively online continues to increase. In 2018 72 percent of respondents to Thomson Reuters’ U.S. Consumer Legal Needs Survey said they consulted offline sources; this ...
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August
25,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey Schoenberger and Michelle Willete, Affinity Consulting Many would argue video conferencing shone the brightest over the last year in terms of legal technologies, allowing lawyers to hold client meetings, make court appearances, and even at...
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August
11,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey Schoenberger, Affinity Consulting For solo lawyers or solo law firms with small support staffs, the “big boys” of legal document management systems, like NetDocuments, Worldox, or iManage, are overkill for your needs and possibly cost-proh...
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July
28,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey S. Krause, Affinity ConsultingMoneyball Analytics is based on the book “Moneyball, The Art of Winning an Unfair Game” by Michael Lewis. The book became the basis for the movie “Moneyball,” which told the story of the 2002 Oakland A’s. Limi...
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July
14,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
By: Paul Unger and Jeffrey SchoenbergerThe COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of mobility and the ability to work from anywhere. Before the pandemic, when we presented on "mobile lawyering" topics, we would spend 20% of the presentation pre...
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June
30,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
By Chad Sands, Tracers Public and Private Records Software After I got a haircut one sunny Saturday afternoon when I was a child, I remember looking up at my mom with big wondrous eyes and saying: “Mom, when I grow up, I want to work in marketing for...
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June
25,
2021
| 09:14 AM America/Chicago
You’ve read about it in the news: companies falling victim to cyber attacks. It’s easy to think these threats won’t knock on your law firm’s door, and that’s exactly what hackers want you to believe. At The Missouri Bar’s Solo & Smal Firm Conference ...
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June
16,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
By Niki Black, MyCase Lawyers have an ethical obligation to preserve client confidentiality. For that reason, the need to protect client information has always been a top priority for lawyers. This means that when lawyers and their staff work remotel...
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June
02,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
By Amy Mann, LawPay People are used to the convenience of electronic payments and online bills. Many studies show most people expect businesses, including retail and service providers, to offer a wide variety of electronic payment options. If your pr...
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May
19,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey Schoenberger, Affinity Consulting As a legal professional, you have encountered your fair share of PDF files and assumably created more than a few. Even in our personal lives, PDFs are ubiquitous: appliance instruction manuals, new car bro...
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May
03,
2021
| 12:35 PM America/Chicago
By Matt Lurie, Ruby ¿Hablas Español? You might not, but your clients and prospects do. With over 41 million native speakers and 12 million bilingual speakers, the United States is the second-largest Spanish-speaking country in the world — and we’re o...
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April
21,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
By: Jeffrey Schoenberger Whether you’re straight out of law school or ready to strike out on your own after practicing at a firm, you face several “unknown unknowns,” as former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld would say. People For recent gr...
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April
07,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
By Danielle DavisRoe, Affinity Consulting Group Succession planning is all about leaving a legacy. Lawyers who built their firms from the ground up and who contributed blood, sweat, and tears to the firms deserve to leave their marks. Leaving your le...
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March
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey Schoenberger The lawyers I know like to read and write. The profession attracts folks who like researching and writing, hence the outsized number of humanities majors in our ranks. One of my favorite quotes is the apocryphal Mark Twain quo...
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March
10,
2021
| 13:56 PM America/Chicago
Every day is a new adventure for Trevor Mulholland as he works with The Missouri Bar’s member benefit providers to raise awareness of various resources that help Missouri lawyers even better serve their clients and manage their practices.Mulholland, ...
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March
08,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey Schoenberger, Affinity Consulting For lawyers, particularly solo practitioners and those responsible for making payroll each month, it seems there are only two states of the business. Either you are too busy to breathe, or you are scroungi...
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February
24,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey Schoenberger, Affinity ConsultingYou don’t have to be into politics or ceremonial occasions to have seen, understood, and enjoyed the Sen. Bernie Sanders photo and consequent memes from President Joe Biden’s inauguration. If none of those ...
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February
18,
2021
| 11:42 AM America/Chicago
On Jan. 28, President Joe Biden announced plans to reopen the federal health insurance markets for a nation-wide special enrollment period. This action is being taken in response to the massive economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has res...
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February
09,
2021
| 13:28 PM America/Chicago
By Jeffrey Schoenberger, Affinity Consulting Have you tried to compare products or services slightly off the beaten consumer path? Or well-known products for a non-marquee feature? Despite that product’s market being worth tens to hundreds of million...
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February
01,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
The 2021 deadline for Missouri lawyers to pay their annual enrollment fee is today, but do you know exactly what your enrollment fee dollars go toward? The annual enrollment fee a Missouri lawyer pays is allocated to services and programs the bar pro...
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2020
December
03,
2020
| 16:58 PM America/Chicago
I hope this holiday season finds you and your practice faring well. As we all look forward to a new year and progression toward the semblance of a pandemic-free world, I wanted to talk to you about what your Missouri Bar has been doing and what’s to ...
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April
22,
2020
| 11:14 AM America/Chicago
I hope this message finds you and your family well and enduring the ongoing changes we face together. As we all continue to adapt our lives and practices to these times, I'm sharing our newest resources to help keep you well and your practices strong...
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