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We’ve gathered the top performing blog articles of the week. Take a look and see what interests you!
1. Should Solo’s Discuss Legal Fees Over The Phone?
Have you ever talked about rates with potential clients over the phone? In this week’s edition of Things I Wish I Knew, solo lawyer Joleena Louis shares her thoughts and experiences of discussing legal fees over the phone with her own potential clients.
2. Are All Solo Attorneys Entrepreneurs?
“An entrepreneurial lawyer is someone who takes complete responsibility for the success of his or her practice.” So are solo attorneys entrepreneurs? Some say yes, others no. Follow this edition of Things I Wish I Knew to get Joleena Louis’s take on the concept.
3. 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.
4. How to Find the Inspiration to Grow your Firm
An entrepreneur is driven by growth. They are willing to take calculated risks that take their business to the next level every year. Learn how one solo lawyer grows her firm by finding inspiration from different sources.
5. A Humbling Experience in my Solo Practice
For any new attorneys who come across this blog, don’t think for one second any of us lawyers are perfect, no matter how experienced we may be. In this edition of Young, Hungry & Committed, Annapolis solo lawyer Liz Johnson shares one humbling and enlightening experience she encountered in her solo practice.
6. What To Post On Social Media To Get New Clients
The biggest roadblock to successful social media marketing is a lack of consistency. And that lack of consistency comes from not having a plan or knowing what to post regularly. New York solo lawyer Joleena Louis shares how she has used social media to get new clients for her firm.
7. Business Lawyers: How to be a Hero to Your Clients [Infographic]
According to a research study conducted by Avvo, 51% of small business owners said they haven’t hired a lawyer because they think lawyers are too expensive. Use this infographic to learn how you could be a hero to all of your clients by changing their perception of legal costs, helping them save money and avoiding future legal headaches.
8. How Flexibility Has Shaped My Firm
One of the most attractive aspects of being solo is the ability to have a flexible schedule. In this week’s edition of Things I Wish I Knew, Joleen Louis shares how the flexibility that comes with being a solo has shaped her career, life, and her business.
9. What my Parent’s Battle with Cancer has Taught Me About Perseverance as a Solo
“Unfortunately, my family is no stranger to cancer. But as my parents always taught me, there is a lesson to be found in every struggle and I’ve certainly learned a lot from my parents’ experiences.” Follow one solo lawyer’s journey and see how she has translated these tough life experiences into her solo practice. Helping her to be an even better lawyer and person as a whole.
10. How I Sell My Solo Practice With Stories
It’s much easier to build trust with a potential client when they believe that you can solve their problems. One of the most effective ways to do this is by telling them a story. Use one solo lawyer’s experiences to discover how you can convert more leads into paying clients, simply by telling them a story about yourself.