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1. How I Learned a New Practice Area in My Solo Practice
Sometimes learning a new practice area that compliments your current practice can help you bring in more business for your firm. Solo attorney Joleena Louis explains how she began learning a new practice area and the steps she took to learn the ropes.
2. 6 Things Lawyers Must Know Before Using a Law Firm Office Sublet in NYC
Most lawyers expect renting office space at a law firm to be a simple arrangement; however, there are some hidden problems that come along with subleasing space. Learn what you need to watch out for and how to assess certain risks before signing a sublease agreement.
3. The Big Pivot: How I Transformed My Legal Career
Mark Guay is a successful corporate attorney, but at one point he did not want to practice law anymore. See how some deep reading and a little soul searching helped this attorney transform his legal career.
4. How to Grow Your New York Virtual Law Firm with Paralegal Solutions
Many solo lawyers hire virtual paralegals when they can’t afford permanent staff or they prefer to hire on a temporary basis. In any case, you still need to screen and manage virtual paralegals like any a full-time employee. This article explains what to look for in a virtual paralegal and how to make sure you’re using them effectively.
5. Why Attorneys Sharing Law Office Space Thrive [Infographic]
Several studies have confirmed that that solo professionals sharing office space earn more than those who work from home offices. Similar results have been shown specifically for attorneys sharing law office space. This infographic shows you the reasons why sharing law office space makes attorneys more financially and professionally successful based on the results of a survey of solo lawyers.
6. 5 Branding Tips For Solo Attorneys From Unlikely Sources
Branding tips don’t always have to come from marketing gurus. In fact, you can propel your firm to success by customizing advice from different sources. Check out these branding tips taken from celebrities in pop culture and learn how branding can be universal to any profession.
7. Why Attorneys Must Embrace Social Media
Social media is becoming a business tool that attorneys should be embracing in order to grow their law practice. Stephen Furnari explains why social media is relevant to attorney success and how having no social media presence can result in missed opportunities.
8. Would You Rent Shared Office Space in NYC if it Cost $450/month? We’ve Made it Happen
In a 2013 article, MyShingle.com blogger and solo attorney Carolyn Elefant challenged the profession when she asked: “Would you rent office space if it only cost $500/month, and what can we do to make it happen?” We took her challenge to heart, learn how we have helped to make it happen.
9. 10 Valuable Resources for Starting a Law Firm in New York
If you’re thinking about starting a law firm in New York, then you should seek some guidance from other self-employed attorneys before you take the leap. We’ve done the research for you and assembled a list of some must-see resources that can help you launch a successful solo practice.
10. What Are The Benefits of a Virtual Office for Lawyers? Well, Here’s 50 of Them.
Many lawyers choose to work from home and use a virtual office because it saves them money. However, there are many other benefits for virtual office that are often overlooked or underutilized. Whether you’re starting a law firm or expanding into new markets, this article provides the ultimate list of benefits of a virtual office for lawyers.