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Affinity Consulting Group

The best firms work better with Affinity.

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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  • Get Control Over Your Day with Microsoft To Do's My Day Smart List July 12, 2021 10:28am

    Microsoft Outlook task users, start your day off on the right foot by planning your priorities using Microsoft To Do's My Day smart list. Outlook tasks automatically sync with To Do, Microsoft's task-centered application.
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  • Docs on the Rocks: Saved Searches in NetDocuments (Podcast Notes) June 25, 2021 12:04pm

    On this episode of Docs on the Rocks, guest-host Drew Tompkins joins the pod with a new podcast segment in which he introduces Michelle Willette, fellow DMS Consultant with Affinity Consulting, to a new, aptly named segment; "Meet the Consultant." Then Michelle and Drew have a conversation about a powerful, yet underused aspect of NetDocuments: saved searches. Join them in a stimulating and fun discussion of how to create and use Saved Searches in NetDocuments.
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  • ICYMI: What's New In NetDocuments June 25, 2021 12:04pm

    One of the great benefits of using the NetDocuments cloud DMS service is that new features and enhancements are being constantly added. Unfortunately, these updates are often so subtle or buried within menus that you would be hard pressed to ever notice. So, let’s take a minute to draw your attention to some of the highlights of the more recent additions to your NetDocuments system.
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  • If This, Then That with Excel June 10, 2021 1:43pm

    Whether you're creating a complex mail merge or simply need to transform your data in Excel, the IF function is a simple but powerful tool. Get started with a condition - an expression that outputs as true or false. For example, does A1 contain "yes"? Either it does (true) or it doesn't (false). Then, you tell Excel what to output when the expression is true and what to output when the expression is false. Use it to merge the right text into a Word document or display your data differently withi...
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  • Pivoting from Remote Work as a Temporary to a Permanent Solution June 2, 2021 8:42am

    The arrival of the pandemic in early 2020 forced legal organizations into swift action. The choice was pretty straightforward: adapt to a remote working environment or shutter your business. Most firms rose to the challenge but did so—necessarily—without much planning or forethought. They made quick decisions on process and technology changes that would allow their employees to accomplish at least some of their work at home. They found new ways to communicate, if not collaborate. They gave e...
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  • Insert Formatted Text Without AutoText May 10, 2021 1:39pm

    How often do you retype the same thing every day or find an old document to copy and paste text out of it? With AutoText in Microsoft Word, you can save time and improve accuracy. Find the text that you frequency reuse, and save it as AutoText. It's then just a couple of clicks away from inserting it into any document that needs it. Use it for captions, signature blocks, certificates of service and more.
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    1550 Old Henderson Road Suite 150
    Columbus, Ohio 43220
    United States
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