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1. 3 Common Sense Business Skills for Building a Successful Law Practice
Building a successful law practice can’t be learned in a day or even through one professional business course. It is a continual journey that requires no shortage of hard work. The way in which your practice is managed can determine whether it prospers or fails. This article offers easy tips to help you improve on essential business skills you didn’t learn in law school so you can build a successful law practice.
2. Going Solo: Are You Ready to Make the Shift?
Wanting to practice solo and being ready for it can be two very different things. There are some key indicators that it’s a good time to go it alone. Find out whether you meet four important criteria for starting a solo practice.
3. 5 Career Changing Tips for Lawyers Who Hate Selling
There seems to be a general perception that selling is not professional. But, solo lawyers must learn how to sell themselves if they want to be successful. This article offers advice that will help you set aside the old selling paradigm so you can learn how to leverage your sales skills to bring in new business.
4. How to Talk to Clients About Sensitive Issues
Effectively communicating with people who are coping with intimate issues, like death, can be very difficult and your approach will need to vary depending on the person and their situation. Follow this article to learn how one solo works with clients who don’t want to talk about the sensitive issues.
5. Law Firm Cybersecurity: How Small Firms Can Protect Their Information
The rising number of data breaches makes it imperative that practices of any size take reasonable precautions to protect their client data. This article explains why small firms are a common target of cyber attacks and offer simple steps you can take to protect your information.
6. 7 Reasons Small Law Firms Should be Using the Cloud [Infographic]
Moving your law firm IT infrastructure to a cloud-based solution will help you protect your client data and improve your disaster recovery options. If you need even more convincing to make the transition to the cloud, this article offers an infographic that lists seven key benefits of a cloud-based law firm so you can make the best decision for your practice.
7. Coworking Space for Lawyers: The Ideal Environment for Referrals
Referrals are vital to building a full client pipeline and maintaining a steadier income. In this article, you’ll see how sharing coworking space with other lawyers helps small practices enjoy the advantages of lower costs, a prime location, a great community and more referral revenue.
8. 5 Ways Virtual Office Space Gives Solos a Professional Edge
Renting a traditional office space may be overkill for some lawyers if they don’t use it all the time. This article explains why a virtual office space might be the ideal solution for lawyers who want the advantages of working in a prestigious office, but also need to manage costs.
9. Balancing Work Life and Personal Life: My Journey So Far
As solos, it’s almost impossible to keep our work and personal lives separate. So work-life integration is figuring out a way to combine them both without sacrificing one for the other. This article goes over the steps one lawyer has taken to improve her work-life integration and create more personal time.
10. How 3 Small Firm Lawyers Use HootSuite to Manage Social Media Posts
Social media. Attorneys either love it or hate it. But did you know that solo and small firms attorneys who embrace social media reach a more diverse market and increase their earning potential? This article explains how three solo and small firm lawyers have used the social media management app, HootSuite, to give their online marketing a boost.