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1. How One Successful Solo Lawyer is Using a Powerful New Tool to Improve his Networking
For most solo or small firm lawyers, referrals can have incredible impacts on their practice’s bottom lines. Thus one’s ability to network and stay top of mind with referral sources is incredibly important. Use one solo lawyer’s experience with an online organizational tool to help improve your networking skills.
2. Organizing Your Electronic Files On Your Office Computer
Lawyers are generally good about keeping our paper files in order, it’s the electronic files we have trouble with. This level of disorganization can cost countless hours of productivity, resulting in lost profits. To help, we have created a simple system that will declutter your digital files and help you stay organized.
3. 20 Things Respected Lawyers Do Every Day [Part 1]
To be a successful lawyer, you will need respect. Without it, you won’t get far. But nobody is respected by coincidence, there are certain characteristics that are common among highly-respected people. Follow this article and get ten great tips that will help you command the respect you deserve as a successful lawyer!
4. 5 Tips On Moving Your Law Office With Minimal Disruption
Moving your office is about as pleasurable as paying your taxes. It is obvious that moving your firm to a new office is be a massive undertaking. To help, we have come up with five quick and easy pieces of advice that will make your move much quicker, and far less painful.
5. How to Get Referrals without the Benefit of Big Law
Referrals are the lifeblood of the modern law office. But solo lawyers don’t have the same day-to-day interactions as other attorneys. For example, lawyers in Big Law can meet with possible referral sources ever day. Follow this article to learn how being solo doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the referral benefits that come easily to lawyers in large firms.
6. I Followed My Passion and Started a Part-Time Law Firm
Every solo lawyer takes a different path towards self-employment. Some start their practice right out of law school, others might go solo after working in a larger law firm for a few years. Disability lawyer Michelle Morgan-Coole took a different route than most other solo lawyers. Listen to her story and learn how she followed her life’s passions and opened her own successful part-time law firm.
7. The Worst Advice About Starting a Solo Practice
After word gets out that you are starting your own solo practice, you are going to receive business advice from everyone. Peers and colleagues, friends, family or even random strangers, everyone thinks they know best. A majority of the advice you will receive will probably be awful. So to help you save some time, we talked to one solo lawyer about the worst advice she has received since starting her own solo firm.
8. Top 5 Things I Learned While Building my Firm’s Website by Myself (for FREE)!
In today’s legal industry, a well groomed and responsive website is essential. But planning, building and updating a website can be extremely expensive and time-consuming. After coming to this conclusion, small firm lawyer Amanda Shaffer decided to take her firm’s website into her own hands. Follow along as she describes how she built a beautiful and profitable law firm website for free, without web design experience!
9. How to Run a Virtual Law Office Like a Boss
Even though your solo law firm may actually be a virtual law office, that is no reason to think of it as any less “real” than traditional law offices. In reality running a virtual law office requires both skills and a certain mindset that is different to traditional firms. Use this article to learn how a virtual office can benefit your firm, as well as the first steps required to launch your own virtual law office.
10. 20 Things Respected Lawyers Do Every Day [Part 2]
One of the simplest and most effective ways to learn is to follow the experiences of others that have come before you. This principle applies to lawyers, just like every other profession. Follow this article to discover how other lawyers have developed highly-respected personal brands, and learn how that respect has impacted their careers.