Check out the top 10 blog posts of the week for attorneys!
We have the best blog articles for lawyers starting and managing a small law firm. Take a look and see what interests you!
1. 3 Rules to Keep in Mind when Organizing your Law Office Rental
Chances are if you’ve gotten this far in your career, you probably already have a preference for how you like to organize your practice. But, even the most sophisticated organizational systems can benefit from some fine-tuning. Learn how these rules will help you keep an organized law office, therefore increasing your firm’s productivity.
2. 5 Ways to Improve Your Firm’s Cybersecurity [Infographic]
With growing threats to cybersecurity, it’s imperative that law firms do everything possible to protect themselves from a potential hack. Law firms that fail to properly safeguard client information could face malpractice claims and suffer disciplinary action. This infographic will share five quick and simple things you can do to improve your firm’s cybersecurity measures.
3. 6 Simple Social Organization Steps that Increase Referrals
In its most basic form, networking is simply socializing with people who have similar business interests. While you may think that networking is a necessary evil to keep the phone ringing with new clients, that may be misguided. It’s been our experience that the attorneys who are successful networkers stay socially organized by following an easy six-step system.
4. 7 Simple Habits Solo Lawyers Point to for Their Success
Successful solo lawyers put in countless hours of hard work, determination and have an incredible hunger to be the best. But in addition to all those things, most successful solo lawyers can point to several habits that have helped them along the way. Follow this article and benefit your practice by using the same simple habits as other solo lawyers.
5. Your Law Office Rental Should Boost Your Firm, Not Hold it Back
Most lawyers view law office rentals as a necessary commodity. While this sentiment may be true, it is short-sighted. It should be something other than one of your firm’s largest fixed expenses. In many practices, the lawyer’s office space is one of the most important parts of their marketing strategy. Learn from the experiences of another solo lawyer who turned his law office rental into one of his largest revenue sources.
6. 5 Things I Have Learned Never to Take for Granted as a Solo Lawyer
Starting your own practice requires no shortage of hard work, and that hard work has an impact on how you perceive your career. As a result, most solo lawyers have a deep appreciation for several different aspects of their practice. Discover how going solo has impacted one New York lawyer, and learn what her firm has taught her to never take for granted
7. How to get Experience and Build a Network When You First Start Practicing Law
When you’re running your own law practice, the first year is often the most difficult. This is especially true when you’re a brand new attorney. Not only do you lack a network to help you get your law practice off the ground, but you also don’t have the credibility you need to attract new clients. Follow these great tips that one attorney used to gain experience and build a referral network right out of law school.
8. What to do When a Marketing Technique Stops Working
When it comes to marketing, not every technique you implement is going to be a winner. Knowing when to reevaluate and move on is the key to saving time and money. Get simple advice from another solo lawyer and learn what to do when your marketing results start to plateau,
9. Shifting to Solo Practice-Without Going Broke
After years of being with a firm, corporation or in public service, hanging out your own shingle can be more than a little worrisome. There’s practice management, the issue of drumming up clients, and the cost and risk of a solo practice. If the lure of a solo practice is calling you, here’s how to make it happen without losing your marbles or your life savings.
10. Pros and Cons of Starting Your Own Practice. Advice from Employment Lawyer Donna Ballman
Starting your own solo law firm is no small task. While it is exciting, it is important to know that there are several pros and cons that come with being a self-employed attorney. We interviewed Employment lawyers Donna Ballman to get her input on the ups and downs that come with starting your own practice, and to hear her advice on how she would have done things differently.