MCLE Self-Study Article 6 Email Tips for Busy Attorneys
By Scott Spiro
President, Computer Solutions Group, Inc.
If you think youâre the only person slammed with email, youâre wrong. I should know — my company provides I.T. support services to law firms that track huge amounts of information. Essentially, we have all become âknowledge workers.â
Whether itâs working with colleagues, setting up meetings, or closing a deal, email is the main means of work-related communication for everyone. According to a study by McKinsey , an average person spends 28% of their work time reading and responding to emails. And this trend is growing at an alarming rate. Personally, I now receive over 200 emails per day!
For most busy professionals, this incoming horde of information is becoming a huge distraction that prevents them from completing important projects.