From dealing with depression to marketing your solo practice, we’re sharing our most popular blog articles of the week!
Check out our top article picks for this week!
1. A Solo Lawyer’s 3 Keys to Success (and How Most Solos Stop After the Second)
Starting your own law practice isn’t easy and managing it from day-to-day is even more challenging. As you may know, achieving success as a new solo lawyer will never be easy, but doing the right things can make it a lot more likely. Discover the three essential components to a successful solo law firm, and make sure you are doing everything possible to achieve your goals.
2. How to Create Testimonials that Bring in More Clients [Infographic]
Every visitor to your site wants to know “will this lawyer help me?” One of the best ways to showcase your firm’s benefits, as well as build trust with new visitors, is through testimonials. Follow this infographic and its simple step-by-step instructions to create compelling testimonials that help convert potential clients.
3. Manhattan Shared Office Space: A Solo Law Firm’s Secret Weapon
While looks aren’t “everything” for a law office, appearances do have an impact on your firm. But at the same time, there are many different factors that go into your firm’s perceived image. Use the advice in this article to leverage shared office space for your firm, lower your monthly expenses and boost your firm’s professional image.
4. I Felt like a Wallflower at Lawyer Networking Events Until I Started Doing This
For some people, making instant connections and networking with other lawyers is simple and natural. But for most of us, we have to work extra hard at networking events. To help improve your confidence and overall networking skills, follow these five easy to implement tips and crush it at lawyer networking events.
5. Virtual Office NYC Lawyer, Vivian Sobers: How My Solo Law Practice Triggers My Depression
Depression is a condition that does not discriminate. But it is unsettlingly common in the legal profession. According to a study conducted by the Florida Bar, lawyers are 3.6 times more likely to deal with depression as opposed to non-lawyers. To help shed light on this difficult subject, one solo lawyer shares her story and offers advice to other lawyers who are suffering from depression.
6. How Networking Can Quickly Improve Your Law Firm Marketing
For most lawyers, referrals have a massive impact on their firm’s bottom line. One of the best ways to get new referrals for your firm is with effective and consistent networking. Discover how one solo lawyer has created a strong community of referral sources by using tried and true marketing techniques.
7. I Followed My Passion and Started a Part-Time Law Firm
Every solo lawyer’s story is different. Some might start their practice once finishing law school or after working in a larger law firm for a few years. Disability lawyer Michelle Morgan-Coole did things a little differently. Follow her story and learn how she followed her life’s passions and opened her own successful part-time law firm.
8. The “Mean Girls” of Law: How Attorney Cliques Could Make You Miss Out on Referrals
Are you a lawyer who hangs out with a “mean girl” clique? This might be the reason other lawyers aren’t sending you referrals. While it’s great to be in a professional circle, it’s important to be aware of how your circle is perceived. This article covers the negative behaviors of many lawyer circles and how you can make a better effort to distance yourself from them.
9. 5 Branding Tips For Solo Attorneys From Unlikely Sources
In order to run a successful solo practice, you have to create a strong and unique personal brand. But building that brand takes no shortage of hard work and creative thinking. To help, here are five pieces of advice on creating an incredible personal brand from some very unlikely sources.
10. The Single Worst Marketing Mistake Lawyers Make
While blogging has become increasingly important to website performance, if not managed correctly it can do more harm than good. Lawyers spend a lot of time both preparing and writing blog content, which costs them precious billable hours. Follow this article to determine if you are guilty of making marketing mistakes in your firm, and learn the simple methods of how to fix it.