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Are you looking for advice on how to grow your law firm? Our blog have something to offer every type of lawyer. Take a look at our most popular posts from this past week:
1. 10 Things I Wish I Knew About Law Firm Marketing Before Going Solo [eBook]
What if you could get an insider’s look at how one lawyer went from zero clients to having a law practice that’s the envy of other lawyers, all in less than three years? New York matrimonial lawyer, Joleena Louis, will show you the tactics she used to build her solo law practice.
2. 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 offers simple steps you can take to protect your information.
3. How to Dress Like a Lawyer: 5 Easy Tips to be a “Knockout” While Knocking Out the Competition
Ever notice how many lawyers fail at dressing appropriately? Your fashion sense is a tool you can use to create your personal brand and really seal the deal with potential new clients. This article offers tips to help you learn how to dress like a lawyer and use fashion to support your success.
4. Understanding the New Legal Consumer [INFOGRAPHIC]
New Avvo study confirms that, where possible, many clients take a do-it-yourself approach using online legal forms, legal advice helplines and online forums. This article provides an infographic that summarizes the results of that study so you can understand the importance of being flexible about the traditional law firm business model.
5. 5 Tips For Keeping Clients Happy as a Solo Attorney
Your client’s satisfaction with your legal services is directly tied to the potential success of your firm. The happier your clients are, the more likely they’ll be to use your services again or recommend you to their personal network. This article explains simple things you can do to enhance your client’s experience and ensure they’ll always be your biggest brand ambassadors.
6. 5 Pitfalls of Subleasing NYC Office Space from a Law Firm
Subleasing empty office space from another law firm is the most common way solos in major cities like NYC get office space. But unlike a commercial landlord or executive suite operator, a law firm is not “in the business” of managing professional office space. It can be challenging to get the information needed to pick a great space. This article lists the common pitfalls of subleasing empty office space that your should avoid in order to ensure a great experience.
7. I Felt like a Wallflower at Lawyer Networking Events Until I Started Doing This
Many lawyers make an effort to attend networking event as often as they can to promote their brand and find potential referral sources. However, networking doesn’t always come easy to all lawyers. This article offers several easy-to-follow tips about how to be more successful at networking events so you can stop feeling awkward and start making valuable contacts.
8. ‘Evil Wall Street’ Giving Lawyers with Downtown Manhattan Office Space Unlikely Boost in Prestige
The sheer frequency of the “Evil Wall Street” rhetoric has created an awareness about Manhattan’s Financial District that extends far beyond the New York Metro area. To test this statement, we conducted an informal survey using Facebook and Quora. This article reviews the results of our survey and explains how the misconception about Wall Street may be an opportunity for out-of-town firms looking to elevate their prestige with a Manhattan office presence.
9. The “Mean Girls” of Law: How Attorney Cliques Could Make You Miss Out on Referrals
Who you spend your time with as a professional does matter and it could result in you being passed up for referrals from other lawyers who feel excluded from your group. While it’s great to have a professional circle, it’s important to be aware of how your circle is perceived and how you’re treating other lawyers. This article explains a firsthand account of a “mean girl” group of lawyers and offers tips on how to be a lawyer who gets more referrals.
10. Your Law Firm is Making You Fat and Unhealthy
It’s no secret that many lawyers put their jobs before their health and wellness. This article explores just how much running a small firm can impact your health and shares insight from other lawyers on how to make better choices.