As per usual, Clio’s 2019 Legal Trends Report is filled to the brim with insightful statistics and informative data that reflects the trends law firms have recently been experiencing. We’ve compiled all of the critical information and data that your law firm needs to know from the report in the infographic below. We’ve highlighted key statistics from the report that clearly identify not only the most common issues that have recently impacted law firms, but also the most effective ways to resolve those issues to achieve ideal results.
This year, Clio’s report focuses on a topic that law firms and legal practices frequently grapple with: growth. Learning how to develop a strong and reliable conversion strategy that keeps previous clients coming back and potential clients coming in is arguably one of the most significant yet demanding components of any law firm’s success. This has proven to be not only time consuming, but expensive, as lawyers and legal professionals have been found to have difficulty:
In fact, law firms struggle with responsiveness and growth at an alarming rate:
What do these statistics show us? That clients are getting ignored, leads are being screened poorly, and that lawyers are losing time and money on deals that are not being made. This has resulted in an average loss of $53,000/year. Failing to respond to clients and not following up on leads is costing firms not only clients, but revenue, as well.
Your law firm can avoid making the same mistakes and be able to start attracting and retaining clients for years to come by making simple yet impactful changes to your approach, such as outsourcing tasks and utilizing a virtual receptionist service.
In doing so, your law firm can:
If your law firm or legal practice is hoping to resolve its stunted growth and learn how to strengthen its conversion rate so you can see an increase in clientele and revenue, we hope our infographic can provide you with the solutions you’ve been looking for. Feel free to read the full report if you’d like a deeper dive into the data we covered in our infographic.
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