We want to share our top posts of the week with you. Take a look!
We blog about everything a solo or small firm attorney would need to know, from legal marketing to client-related issues. Check out Law Firm Suites’ best performing blog posts of the week:
1. Shop Talk: Clients Who Don’t Pay Piss Me Off
Collecting money from clients is tough enough, but it makes it even more awkward when clients don’t pay. Law Firm Suites founder and corporate attorney, Stephen Furnari, gives us his take on deadbeat clients and how to solve collection issues.
2. Why Attorneys Must Embrace Social Media
Having a quality social media presence is essential for solo and small firm attorneys who want to grow their practice. Law Firm Suites discusses the social media benefits for law firms and how it can help build a lawyer’s client base.
3. 6 Things Lawyers Must Know Before Using a Law Firm Office Sublet in NYC
Renting a sublet office space is tricky, especially when you rent from a law firm. There is no guarantee that a sublet office will offer your small firm or solo practice a quality office experience at a good value. But by understanding the risks, you can mitigate any damages.
4. The Big Pivot: How I Transformed My Legal Career
Corporate attorney, Marc Guay, discusses how self-evaluation and some deep reading helped him transform his legal career and gave him the boost he needed to love practicing law again.
5. 8 Steps to Good Conference Room Etiquette
Conference room rentals are key for attorneys to conduct business, and in a shared law office space proper etiquette is essential. Follow these eight easy steps to foster a good reputation within the space.
6. How I Learned a New Practice Area in My Solo Practice
Solo attorney, Joleena Louis, discusses her experience handling an adoption case as a matrimonial attorney, and how learning a complementary practice area benefits her solo law practice.
7. Should Attorneys Charge a Consultation Fee?
Many attorneys aren’t sure if they should charge a consultation fee. Solo attorney, Joleena Louis, discusses her approach to consultation fees and how she uses them to weed out people who are wasting her time.
8. Vivian Sobers, Virtual Office Lawyer: 4 Steps for New Solos to Get Clients
Virtual office attorney, Vivian Sobers, discusses her experience in gaining new clients as a solo with a great 4-step process.
9. I Felt like a Wallflower at Lawyer Networking Events Until I Started Doing This
Networking can be a struggle regardless of how confident you are. Law Firm Suites founder, Stephen Furnari, gives us five easy tips from body language expert, Vanessa Van Edwards, on how to succeed at your next networking event.
10. 5 Branding Tips For Solo Attorneys From Unlikely Sources
Bethenny Frankel, Joan Rivers, and Tabatha Coffey all have something in common with solo attorneys: they have to maintain a professional brand. See how branding tips from such unlikely places can be beneficial to a solo attorney.