In-house training can improve skills and productivity for both lawyers and staff. Training can skills needed to compete for clients like marketing and law office technology. Training can be accomplished with self-study using articles, books, and online seminars available for free from bar organizations and legal vendors. Click here for a list of bar associations that provide training assistance and read articles to learn more about personal coaches, paralegal training, staff training, and trends in technical training.
Set aside time in your daily schedule to check developments in law, technology, and practice management. Keep current by subscribing to top ranked aggregators, associations, blogs, newspapers, podcasts, twitter feeds, and websites. Use social media posts for quick updates and other sources for deeper learning. Listen to podcasts while commuting, exercising, or travelling. For more strategies, read articles about how to check facts and stay current on legal news and current events.