How to Do More With Less

If you want an uncommonly successful practice, you must go beyond the traditional ways, and take a more radical approach. 

You must leverage the power of technology. 

Because when you use technology effectively, you will dramatically lower overhead and maximize your ROI. And that, in turn, enables you to have a practice that's both financially rewarding and immensely enjoyable.

Of course, many lawyers are using technology but not achieving this result. Why not? Well, the reasons may vary from lawyer to lawyer, but a common reason is this.

Technology can be hard

Dealing with technology is challenging for pretty much everyone. Because it’s complex and constantly changing. That's the bad news, which you no doubt already know.

But the good news is this.

You can make it easier

Learning to use technology is easier when you learn with other lawyers. Specifically when you learn from their experiences using various kinds of technology.

That's how you identify the best practices and best tools that will enable your practice to run smoother.

That's why 'Inner Circle' was created

To help you better leverage technology by leveraging the valuable knowledge in the minds of other lawyers like you.

This is a great way to assess the possible utility of new tech options. For example👇

 Discussions about tech stuff are valuable, but it's also important to learn about the...

Business of Law

Practice management software, for example, is something many solo & small firm lawyers use (but 25% do not use it). So this question comes up quite often.👇

And here's another popular question (that's also super important)👇

Lawyers also have a lot of questions about how they can take more advantage of...


And some of the best answers to these questions are based on personal experience.👇

Judicial Efficiency

Judges are also trying to improve efficiency by using technology better.

Wouldn't it be nice to find a judge talking about things like this? 👇

Well, in this group, you will.

Our Philosophy

We believe that the more perspectives we can draw from, the better it will be for everyone. But, all of that said, we have to be realistic and admit something.

Not For Everyone

We don't want just anyone to join. For example, someone who's offering this kind of perspective👇is not a good fit.

Here's the deal...

If you don't understand that being helpful and thoughtful is more important than being self-promotional, don't join this group.

However, if you value listening, learning, and helping, then Inner Circle is for you (try it for 14-days for free without entering a credit card)

 👉Click here to check it out.

Top FAQs

1. Isn't this just like Slack?

No, because the Inner Circle is built on a platform designed for community discussions, not business chat.

There are so many ways this is different than Slack, but you probably have see it for yourself to truly understand.😏

2. Isn't this just another place to log into?

Yes, logging in here is an extra thing to do. 😏 But you only need to log in if you want to participate in the discussions.

Even if you don't ever log in, you can still follow some of the discussions because of the... 

Weekly Digest

There's a Weekly Digest that goes out every Thursday, which provides a summary of the top posts and comments.

Here's a small taste 👇

But maybe none of this interests you. If not, that's fine.

Let's be clear!

We don't want more members just to have more members.🤨

We want thoughtful members who can share useful tips, best practices, and insights. 

Non-lawyers can join too?

Sure, why not? We want law firm staff members to join because they also have important perspectives.

And we welcome the perspectives of various consultants. But, we do NOT allow any kind of pitching or self-promotion.🤨🚫 (consultants, please read our "Guidelines for Consultants")

Bottom Line

We will ensure this is a sanctuary where we can all learn, help each other, and have real conversations. With no distractions.

Benefits of Membership

  • Online Sessions - software demos, useful Q & A, plus helpful tech recommendations & insights

  • Friendly discussions with fellow attorneys & other professionals (the best benefit! 🤗)

  • Free courses on topics like paperless workflows, automation, and outsourcing

  • Help from 🌟top-notch consultants offering trustworthy guidance (🚫 no self-promotion)

  • Weekly Digest A valuable summary of the best forum posts & comments by our members.

  • Members-only discounts on top-tier programs (only available inside the Inner Circle)

Managed by Ernie Svenson

And who is he, exactly?

You can read about him here. Or check out what these lawyers👇have said...

Ernie helps lawyers overcome the “shiny object” black hole of technology, and get back to the basics of running a business” David Hoyt, Jefferson City, IA

"Ernie helped me go paperless. And now I feel completely liberated." —Darlene Danielle

“Ernie understands the challenges solo lawyers face in running their business." —Bin Xia Zhang, Quebec, Canada

I have been practicing law for nearly 43 years, long enough to recognize the real deal. Ernie is the real deal.” – Tom Walker, Boise, ID

"Will steer you clear of the distracting shiny objects and keeps you calmly focused on the essentials." —Page Kistler, Virginia Beach, VA

"Ernie shows lawyers how to transform their practices in a way I don’t see anyone else doing.” —Todd Smith, Austin, TX

It's clear that Ernie loves helping people.”—Catherine Fairchild, Baton Rouge, LA

So is Inner Circle for you?

If you'd like to check out, there's a free 14-day trial option (no credit card required). Just click below. 👇

An Example of Our Discussions

The premise of Inner Circle is this: when we share personal experiences with the technology we use in our practices, we can gain useful insights.

What might this kind of lawyer-to-lawyer sharing look like? 

Well, like this 👇

Does this appeal to you?

If you're interested in our group, it's free to join (for now). Click the button below if you want to join.

More FAQs

  • Can I try it for free?

    Yes, the link to join gives you a free 14-day trial (no credit card required). You can continue your membership after that if you want by entering a credit card and selecting from the two subscription options (monthly or annual).

  • How will you ensure the discussions remain useful?

    We've given fair warning that cheesy self-promotion isn't allowed. Nor is any kind of rudeness. 🚫 If someone violates our rules, we'll give them a warning. If they do it again, we'll restrict their ability to post (i.e., they'll need approval). And, in extreme cases, we'll just kick them out.🤨