How To Get Paid Faster & Avoid Billing Disputes With Clients

One of the most common sources of client disputes for lawyers is around invoicing for time. “You’re charging me how much?!” “But, what were you actually doing during that time??” “I don’t remember all these charges!” Every lawyer would prefer to avoid client disputes. But unlike other types of client disputes (“But, I deserve a ...

Are admin tasks impeding your revenue growth?

If you’re like most lawyers practicing independently or in small firms, you’re probably doing so without a dedicated administrative professional at your disposal. Do you have an accurate estimate of how much of your time is spent performing administrative tasks to manage your small law firm or solo practice? How does that stack up against ...

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5 Steps To Get Started With Law Firm SEO

Entering the digital marketing space for your law firm can be filled with opportunities to grow your business, consume information and get distracted by gifs of cats. (Just keep scrolling!) Luckily, there are a few key things you can do that can tremendously improve your law firm SEO. SEO stands for ‘Search Engine Optimization’ and ...

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Why small law firms should offer online payment to clients

Ask yourself this: How often do you pay for goods and services using a credit card versus writing out a check, stuffing it in an envelope, licking a stamp, and dropping it in the mail?  It’s likely safe to assume that, like most other consumers, the bulk of your transactions are digital. Your clients are ...

5 Best Practices for Easier Law Firm Billing

You didn’t go to law school and become a lawyer to pursue the thrilling pleasure of legal billing, right? No. It is, however, a reality of managing a small law firm—one that is taking a lot of time away from billable hours and can introduce risk if done inaccurately. But following some road tested guidelines ...

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14 Law Firm Marketing Ideas That Work

Considering ways to build out marketing materials or a digital strategy for your practice?  From incorporating social media hashtags (#objectoften) to updating your business card with something unique and personal, our list of law firm marketing ideas will help boost your audience and engagement--no matter your practice area or firm size.

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Pro Tips For Designing Your Law Firm’s Website

Getting clients is important right? Here at Headnote we don't just want to help you manage the clients you're already working with, we want to help you every step of the way from new client engagement to getting paid for a case won and job well done. But it starts with finding the clients, and ...

Learn, Digest & Get After It – Top 10 Books & Podcasts For Entrepreneurs

When I was practicing as an attorney prior to starting my own legal tech company, I never really thought of myself as entrepreneurial. At least, that was never how I referred to myself. Self-starter, convention challenger, generally informed and certainly opinionated - yes, those things always felt like me. When both my attorney parents left ...

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Productivity Tools For Small Law Firms & Solo Lawyers

There’s probably a better way to be managing your small law firm or solo legal practice. Trust us, we’ve lost a lot of productivity performing manual non-billable tasks like hunting down invoices, following up on late payments, re-creating time sheets, searching for correspondence records, and all the other tasks that, while crucial to managing a ...

Headnote featured in Legaltech News

Check out Headnote featured in Legaltech News today! Headnote founder Sarah Schaaf says that Headnote is hoping to respond to foreground ease of use in their approach to billing. “Our first and foremost goal in Headnote is to digitize payments in the legal industry,” Schaaf said. Read on for more about how Headnote is aiming for ...

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5 Key Takeaways: ILTACON

ILTACON (aka International Legal Technology Association) just wrapped up its annual conference in National Harbor, Maryland last week and we couldn't help but share Adi Elliot's 5 Key Takeaways from Legal Tech News. The bottom line, all firms will need to embrace technology if they plan to compete in the very crowded legal industry in ...

What To Do When You’re Too Busy

As a solo or small firm attorney you're busy, really busy. The first thing you'll need to do is get on Headnote (of course!) and the second is to read this blog post from small firm columnist Gary Ross from Above The Law. Sometimes you just need to keep things light.  Here are our top 5 ...

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