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Affinity Consulting Group

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Affinity Consulting Group

At Affinity Consulting, we inspire, enable, and empower legal teams to work more efficiently. Our holistic approach addresses the roles of people, process and technology in optimizing law firm performance.

Affinity’s team of legal industry experts works hand in hand with you to help you better understand and run your business—from growth strategy to technology selection, and everything in between.

Our services include:

As a longtime VIP Partner of the ALA, Affinity is pleased to provide special offers and resources for ALA members. Request a consultation to learn more.

Resources 

  • Sustainable Growth and Agility: Swift Currie's Move to the Cloud

    “Southern grown, nationally known” Swift Currie McGhee & Hiers is the largest (over 350 employees) law firm in Georgia focused exclusively on litigation. With more than 50 years of litigation experience and offices in both Atlanta and Birmingham, Swift Currie is at the forefront of legal writing, speaking, and education. The firm maintains steady growth and considers its talented attorneys and staff to be the keys to its continued success. Named to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” list and maintaining a consistent presence on the Atlanta Business Chronicle “Top 50 Atlanta Law Firms” lis... More »

    Sustainable Growth and Agility: Swift Cu...
  • The Right Document Management Solution at the Right Time: Driving Adoption and Efficiency and Foulston Siefkin

    Founded in 1919, Foulston Siefkin is the largest law firm in Kansas, employing nearly 90 attorneys in offices in Kansas City, Topeka, and Wichita. The firm’s clients represent a cross-section of the Kansas economy, ranging from major agriculture and energy producers to health care providers and insurance companies. Practice areas include civil and complex litigation, business matters, employment and labor, and health care law. Foulston prides itself on its forward-thinking and collaborative culture, which relies upon quick and seamless information and document sharing. When a key technology initiative needed some fresh perspective and i... More »

    The Right Document Management Solution a...
  • Taking the Work Out of Your Workflow: How to Map Your Processes

    Why should you map your processes? Because “that’s the way we’ve always done it” isn’t a justification for anything. The steps involved in any particular legal process cannot (safely) only reside in someone’s head, and a failure to document and review processes on a regular basis is a recipe for waste and inefficiency. We’ve compiled the information in this ebook to serve as an introduction to the exercise of process mapping, which is an important first step toward improving your organization’s efficiency and effectiveness. In this ebook, you’ll learn: Why documenting your processes is so... More »

    Taking the Work Out of Your Workflow: Ho...
  • Training Is Broken: Here's How to Fix It

    Would you believe it if we told you that each employee in your organization wastes 91 hours a year—more than two 40-hour work weeks?According to a 2016 study by Robert Half Technology, office professionals waste 22 minutes each day dealing with technology-related issues. That’s 91 hours a year! These issues manifest in two forms: hardware or software malfunctions and an organizational failure to train employees to properly use the technology tools they have. Software sophistication has long since exceeded the ability of the “wandering mouse clicker” to learn how to properly and efficiently operate the tools necessary f... More »

    Training Is Broken: Here's How to Fix It
  • Moneyball for Lawyers

    You probably know the story of how the Oakland Athletics Major League Baseball team was built to win. Their general manager, Billy Beane, was able to accomplish this without the benefit of the large player payrolls other teams had. The principles of Moneyball—finding value in numbers that others fail to notice—can easily be applied to a law firm or any other business. In fact, the business of law and the business of baseball are actually quite similar. Both rely on processes and procedures that have been utilized for many years. Moneyball for Lawyers will: Explore principles of the Profit Formula to Increase Revenue. Share the se... More »

    Moneyball for Lawyers
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  • Top 5 Tips to Improve User Adoption September 10, 2021 1:39pm

    Software implementations quickly fall flat if users don’t adopt the new application. Improving user adoption starts in the planning phase. Whether you’re thinking about implementing a new practice management system, switching PDF editors, or joining Affinity Insight, keep these tips in mind: 
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  • Redact Sensitive Information Once and For All with Adobe Acrobat Professional September 10, 2021 1:39pm

     Need to redact sensitive information from a PDF? Too many headlines feature legal professionals who did not redact properly. Get it right with Adobe Acrobat Professional’s redaction tool. 
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  • Late Summer Cybersecurity Checkup: 6 Things Every Law Firm Should be Doing This Year September 1, 2021 8:30am

    The flurry of ransomware attacks this year should be a reminder that none of us are safe and we should be doing more. While this list could be endless, here are six items to discuss at your next leadership meeting that will lead to better data security within your organization.
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  • DMS Implementation is Just the Tip of the Iceberg August 25, 2021 9:52am

    Selecting and implementing a document management solution is just the tip of the iceberg. It’s what you do next and into the future that shapes the outcome. Whether you are moving from one document management solution to another or introducing formal document management to your organization for the first time, it is important to define what you want the end game to be.
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  • Power Automate August 25, 2021 9:51am

    Do you ever find yourself doing the same set of simple tasks over and over? Do you ever wish things could just be done automatically? Microsoft Power Automate (also known as Microsoft Flow) is a “no-code/low code” service that allows you to create automated workflows between your favorite apps and services.
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  • Cultivating a Culture of Learning and Growth: Your Organization is a Garden August 2, 2021 8:00am

    Your legal organization is a garden. When given the right tools and nutrients, it thrives on a culture of learning and growth. When left to its own devices, it will wither and stagnate. Just as gardens continually evolve with the seasons and as new growing methods are developed, your organization must adapt to changing circumstances and evolve to meet the demands of today’s clients.
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    Columbus, Ohio 43220
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