Clio Blog | Organization for Lawyers: How to Get Organized and Get More Done

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By: Karla J. Eckardt, Practice Management Advisor
LegalFuel: The Practice Resource Center of The Florida Bar

Organization for lawyers can be tough—especially in such high-stress, high-performing environments.

If you’ve lost your desk under a chaotic pile of papers, or if you often find yourself spending too much time searching for client files, read this post for some valuable suggestions on how to get organized as a legal professional. And if you find yourself inadvertently missing billable hours on invoices because you’re not regularly tracking time, fret not. We’re here to help you get on the path to organization—an essential skill that can lead to improved mental health and the long-term success of your practice.

Contents

How to get your legal practice organized 

Clear your mind

Begin with organizing your desk and office 

Limit distractions from notifications

Improve your time management skills

Commit to improving communication with clients and colleagues

How to organize law firm files

Use legal project management tools

How getting organized can impact your mental health

Conclusion 


Read the full article on Clio’s Blog: https://www.clio.com/blog/organization-for-lawyers/