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1. For Solo Attorneys and Small Firms, Wasted Time is Wasted Money
The bottom line is this: for solo attorneys and small firms, wasted time is wasted money. Our suggestion: solo and small firm lawyers should audit their time. Take a look at your behavior on a daily basis. By auditing your time, you can reclaim billable hours and profit you never even knew you were losing.
2. Your Law Firm Website Bio: Why It Matters & Tips For Nailing It
Although it may seem like a minor detail, the lawyer’s website bio plays a major role in the success of their practice. It can be the deciding factor when potential clients are doing their initial research. Follow this article to learn about the importance of your website bio and discover how to make yours stand out.
3. Shop Talk: Clients Who Don’t Pay Piss Me Off
“The number of clients who just don’t pay their legal bills never ceases to amaze me. Frankly, it pisses me off.” Law Firm Suites’ founder and corporate attorney, Stephen Furnari, spouts off about deadbeat clients and questions why lawyers do not pursue collections more aggressively.
4. Business Lawyers: How to be a Hero to Your Clients [Infographic]
According to a research study conducted by Avvo, 51% of small business owners said they haven’t hired a lawyer because they think lawyers are too expensive. Use this infographic to learn how you could be a hero to all of your clients by changing their perception of legal costs, helping them save money and avoiding future legal headaches.
5. My Creative and Ongoing Legal Networking Experiment
Networking is an essential part of every single lawyer’s marketing strategy. But at the same time, you must always be thinking of new ways to keep your networking efforts fresh and unique. Follow this article to learn how one solo lawyer is using events at her local community college for new networking opportunities.
6. 3 Ways a Virtual Office Can Increase Professionalism for Your Home-Based Law Practice
As a home-based lawyer, you will encounter clients, colleagues or adversaries who assume that you are less professional (and less successful) because you work from home. Here are three easy tips on how to use a virtual office to get more clients and make your home-based law practice more professional.
7. 5 Tips For Keeping Clients Happy as a Solo Attorney
Keeping clients happy is essential to running a successful solo practice. In fact, keeping your clients happy may be the key to never worrying about new business. This article provides tips you can use to ensure you’re providing the best customer service in your firm, increasing the likelihood your clients will refer you to their network.
8. 5 Branding Tips For Solo Attorneys From Unlikely Sources
The occupation of “lawyer” is often glamorized in movies and television when in reality, it’s a difficult job that not many can do right. However, in today’s market, it can be difficult for solo attorneys to demonstrate their unique value to potential clients. This article provides tips for lawyers on how to create a unique and powerful brand from some unusual sources.
9. Should Attorneys Charge a Consultation Fee?
It’s a debate that has been ongoing for many years, should attorneys charge a consultation fee? In this article solo lawyer Joleen Louis approaches the topic of consultation fees among solo attorneys and shares her views on it.
10. How Going Solo Helped Me Get Through One of Life’s Most Difficult Moments
Being a solo lawyer can have many different effects on your life, not just professionally, but in your life as a whole. Follow the story of one solo lawyer, and see how both the lessons learned from being a self-employed lawyer and other various aspects of being a solo, helped him and his family through one of their live’s most challenging moments.