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1. Law Firms Use a Satellite Office to a Get Leg Up on the Competition
Here’s the bottom line: Non-lawyer clients can’t easily distinguish your firm from that of your competition, and that’s bad for client development. Follow this article and learn how law firms are using a New York satellite office to distinguish themselves from the competition.
2. Put Pro Bono to Work for You: A Conversation with Small Firm Practitioner Anthony Butler [Interview]
Pro bono legal work offers many benefits to attorneys, including help with time management to name one example. Use this interview with Maryland lawyer Anthony Butler to learn how pro bono legal work and a volunteer agency can help take your practice to the next level.
3. How to Use Negative Feedback to your Advantage [Infographic]
For lawyers, negative feedback can present itself in several different forms. Such as bad online reviews, a disappointed client spreading comments through word-of-mouth, or even direct criticism from coworkers, or supervisors. No matter which form it takes, you can use this infographic to learn how to best respond and react to negative feedback.
4. 5 Ways to Improve Your Firm’s Cybersecurity [Infographic]
It’s imperative that law firms do everything possible to protect themselves from a potential hack. If exposed, you won’t just lose a few clients. 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.
5. 10 Design Trends that will Boost your Law Firm Website in 2017 [Infographic]
As the internet becomes more and more incorporated with every moment of our lives, it has become increasingly important that your law firm website looks good and is easy to navigate. Use this infographic to update your firm website for 2017, then sit back and watch your website convert more leads into excited new clients.
6. How to get Experience and Build a Network When You First Start Practicing Law
When you’re a brand new attorney, you 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.
7. Liz Johnson: A New Young, Hungry and Committed Solo Lawyer
Annapolis, Maryland virtual office lawyer Liz Johnson is restarting the Law Firm Suites blog series, “Young, Hungry and Committed.” Follow along as she shares her story of starting her solo practice after graduating law school.
8. The Sacrifices Lawyers Have Made When Starting Their Own Practices
Almost every solo lawyer has had to make sacrifices in order to start their own practice. But the amount and severity of those sacrifices vary from lawyer-to-lawyer. Listen to the stories of several other solo and small firm lawyers to learn more about what it takes to start a successful law firm.
9. 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. 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.
10. How To Be More Productive In Your Virtual Law Office
One of the greatest benefits of being a solo is the ability to work from anywhere. You can decide where you work best, whether that be in traditional office space, or working from home full-time with a virtual office. No matter which you choose, one thing remains true. The ability to work from wherever you want will definitely improve your quality of life. Follow this article to get great tips on staying productive in your virtual law office, no matter where your physical office is.