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Practice Success Tips

Think Differently About Networking at AC18

6/7/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, focuses on ways to approach networking from a different perspective. Use these tips to take the mystery out of networking and start fostering genuine connections, at AC18 and beyond!
AILA Doc. No. 18060731

AILA’s Top 10 Tips for a Successful Annual Conference 2018

5/31/2018
The value gained from attending Annual Conference isn’t just about the information you take in or the sessions you attend. It's also about the opportunities and experiences gained. Maximize your 2018 Annual Conference experience with these Top 10 Practice Success Tips!
AILA Doc. No. 18053139

How Safe Is the Cloud?

5/22/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice and Professionalism Center, advises AILA members on what to pay attention to in order to select the right cloud-based software for their firms and how to keep up with shifting technologies.
AILA Doc. No. 18052433

Change Is Less Painful When…

5/17/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip from AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center gives practical techniques to effect positive change in your life. Organizing changes by making a list ranking items from easy to difficult is a start in helping remove the obstacles to positive change.
AILA Doc. No. 18051632

Meet Client Complaints and Fears Head On

5/10/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, highlights ways you can use AILA resources to re-frame and help clients see the bigger picture as it relates to processing changes and immigration backlogs. Educating clients will help reduce frustration.
AILA Doc. No. 18051044

Comparing Two Versions Automatically

5/3/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, provides step-by-step instructions on how to review a document where track changes weren't used. This tip covers how to compare versions of a document both in Microsoft Word 2016 and Adobe Acrobat XI Pro.
AILA Doc. No. 18050340

Honing Your Phishing Radar

4/26/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, provides tools to protect your firm and its clients from phishing scams. Use these cyber-threat educational tools to educate yourself and your staff to avoid the pain of falling victim to a phishing scam.
AILA Doc. No. 18042639

Easy Time-Tracking Solutions

4/19/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, features a useful chart outlining various ways to better track your time. Lawyers who efficiently track their time see reward in increased revenue. Following these tips can help simplify time keeping.
AILA Doc. No. 18041931

I Don’t Have to Track My Time Because…

4/12/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, focuses on the importance of efficiently tracking time, even when you have a flat fee business model, to protect you and your firm and give it the business data it needs to grow.
AILA Doc. No. 18041232

Cyberattack Reminders – Vigilance is Best Defense

4/5/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, stresses the importance of familiarizing yourself and staff with current web hacks. Establish a web-browsing policy for your firm, stay updated on scams, and change policies and procedures to counter them.
AILA Doc. No. 18040540

Market Your National Day of Action Participation

3/29/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, focuses on National Day of Action (NDA) and provides ways members can use NDA to create more visibility for their practices and tie a firm's marketing strategy to advocacy efforts.
AILA Doc. No. 18032932

Password Fatigue Solutions

3/22/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, explores ways lawyers can avoid password fatigue. Protecting firm data is crucial and one step to achieving protection for your assets is through secure management of your passwords.
AILA Doc. No. 18032334

2016 AILA Marketplace Study: Billing Realization Rates

3/15/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, is on Billing Realization Rates and practices you can implement within your firm to improve them. This tip piggybacks on our previous tip on Client Realization Rates adapted from the Marketplace Study.
AILA Doc. No. 18031541

AILA’s Practice & Professionalism Toolbox Is Now Available!

3/8/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, highlights AILA's Immigration Practice & Professionalism toolbox. This premier immigration law toolbox includes a range of topics from marketing pointers to sample fee agreements. Available now!
AILA Doc. No. 18030930

2016 AILA Marketplace Study: Getting Paid by Your Clients

3/1/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, focuses on ways to make sure your clients pay their bills once they've been billed. This tip, adapted from the 2016 Marketplace Study, provides insight on what other lawyers are doing to get paid.
AILA Doc. No. 18030134

ICYMI: Can a Little Boredom Spark Creativity?

2/22/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, focuses on how boredom can spark creativity. The boredom we feel from time to time could be a benefit to by increasing your creativity and in turn having a positive impact on your productivity.
AILA Doc. No. 18022230

Your Toolkit for Going Solo

2/15/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, is all about going solo! Here's a list of AILA resources that will help you map a plan to get there. Whether you're building from scratch or a little further along in your solo career, this list can help.
AILA Doc. No. 18021544

Have You Set Business Targets for Your Firm?

2/8/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, focuses on the capability of measuring and tracking business progress using metrics. Ensuring that each step you take with your business is well planned, will keep you and your firm in good health.
AILA Doc. No. 18020834

Where on the Internet are Your Employees?

2/1/2018
This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's PPC, explores the importance of creating an internet browsing policy for your firm. Doubling up on protecting your firm's data by outlining your firm's browsing expectations for employees will save you both time and money.
AILA Doc. No. 18020201

The Scoop on Social Media and Lawyers in 2017

1/25/2018
ICYMI, this Practice Success Tip, brought to you by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, focused on how lawyers are using social media. Are you trying to maximize the return of investment on your social media usage as a marketing tool? Then we recommend spending some time with this tip.
AILA Doc. No. 18012537

Tips for Creating a Long-Term, Scalable IT Plan for Your Practice

1/18/2018
As practices grow and become busier, your legal technology needs to scale with your practice to prevent glitches or inefficiency. This week's Practice Success Tip, brought to by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center, focuses on creating a scalable, long-term IT plan for your practice.
AILA Doc. No. 18011845

Four Resources to Improve Your Practice in 2018

1/11/2018
As your business grows, your bank of resources should also grow to meet the new demand. This week's Practice Success Tips from AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center provides you with actionable steps to improving the efficiency and delivery of your legal services.
AILA Doc. No. 18011131

Filtering Emails from Specific Senders to Folders on Outlook or Gmail

1/4/2018
Have you ever missed an important email because of the volume of mail you get daily? This Practice Success Tip from AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center provides a simple solution for organizing and removing the clutter from your inbox. Managing and staying on top of your inbox is possible!
AILA Doc. No. 18010445