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1. My (Not So Good) Experience With A Business Coach
No one can give you better advice than other lawyers or professionals who have already experienced what you are going through. It’s critical for lawyers to find colleagues who will listen to their ideas and provide guidance. In this article, New York lawyer Joleena Louis shares her experience of working with a business coach, and provides advice for those looking for coaches themselves.
2. Freelancers are an Affordable Way For Solos to Get More Done
Working with freelance lawyers can be a be tricky. Creating a successful and profitable relationship with a freelance lawyer will take time and hard work from both parties. To help, here is one solo lawyer’s take on the benefits and drawbacks that come with freelance lawyers.
3. Skeptical About the Benefits of Shared Law Office Space? These 3 Lawyers Were Too
Recent studies show that professionals who share office space with their peers receive incredible benefits by working in a shared location. Yet, we’re surprised to we meet lawyers who are still unsure about the impact a shared office space can have on their firm’s bottom line. Follow the stories of three lawyers who were among the most skeptical about the benefits of shared office space.
4. Shifting to Solo Practice-Without Going Broke
After years of working with a firm, corporation or in public service, going solo can be more than a little worrisome. On top of learning how to run our own practice, the overall expense of starting a firm can be extremely intimidating. But, if the lure of a solo practice is calling you, then here is some great advice on how to make the switch without losing your marbles or your life savings.
5. 20 Things Respected Lawyers Do Every Day [Part 2]
Respect is a necessity if you hope you build and maintain a successful legal career. But at the same time, just because you are a lawyer doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed respect, you have to earn it. Follow this article and use these examples to start commanding the respect you deserve as a successful lawyer!
6. Why Attorneys Sharing Office Space Thrive [Infographic]
The world has finally caught onto something attorneys have known for decades: solo professionals are more successful when they share office space with their peers. We surveyed our community of self-employed lawyers about what value they get from sharing law office space. We’ve assembled the results and statistics into this handy and easy to follow infographic.
7. 5 Ways to Improve Your Firm’s Cybersecurity [Infographic]
Law firms are constantly threatened by hackers and other cyber attacks. Law firms that fail to properly safeguard their information could lose potential clients or worse face malpractice claims and have to close up shop. This infographic shares five quick and simple things you can do to improve your firm’s cybersecurity measures and better protect your practice.
8. Are Legal Referrals Becoming the Horse & Buggy of Legal Marketing?
Ask any lawyer and they will tell you, the best clients come from referrals. But the process of cultivating referral relationships can be slow. Follow this article to discover how lawyers can embrace influencer marketing, which leverages the power of word-of-mouth, except on a much bigger scale.
9. How to Create Testimonials that Bring in More Clients [Infographic]
Every potential client who visits your site wants to know “will this lawyer help me?” Successful testimonials can help to answer that question for them. Follow this infographic and its simple step-by-step instructions to create compelling testimonials that help convert potential clients.
10. A Solo Lawyer’s 3 Keys to Success (and How Most Solos Stop After the Second)
Achieving success isn’t a matter of doing the same things you’ve always done. It may seem obvious, but successful people are successful because they do things differently. They think, believe, and operate unlike other people. Discover how the combination of these three components can help your firm be more successful.