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1. Reflections On Four Years As A Solo
“My firm is coming up on its four year anniversary so I’ve been reflecting on everything I’ve learned.” In this week’s edition of Things I Wish I Knew, Matrimonial lawyer Joleena Louis shares the most important things she’s learned since going solo.
2. Marketing Mistakes That Will Drag Your Firm Down
Running a law practice can leave you feeling like you’re juggling countless tasks. It’s something that every solo or small firm lawyer goes through. And marketing your practice plays a large role in that process. Follow this article and avoid making these common marketing mistakes that drag law firms down.
3. Don’t Make These Foolish Mistakes In Your Law Practice
To have a successful law practice, one needs to know the ins and out of the industry so they can decipher what works best and what doesn’t for their practice. If you keep making the same mistakes, stop it now! It’s better to learn so you can grow and be successful for the future.
4. Why a Cheap Virtual Office May Not Work for Lawyers
Virtual offices in New York City are not hard to come by. Prices range from pricey to cheap and everywhere in between, and for some, going cheap sounds like the best option. However, you get what you pay for and going cheap may have you wondering why you went with it in the first place.
5. Balancing Work Life and Personal Life: My Journey So Far
As solos, it’s almost impossible to keep our work and personal lives separate. So work-life integration is figuring out a way to combine them both without sacrificing one for the other. This article goes over the steps one lawyer has taken to improve her work-life integration and create more personal time.
6. Why Lawyers Crave Shared Office Space
A shared office space parallels traditional office rentals in many ways. The main difference is that a shared office is typically fully-equipped and provides you with the tools you need to run a law firm minus the huge overhead. Follow this article to learn the four main reasons why solos and small firms want to use a shared office space for their practices.
7. Fears that Keep Lawyers Up at Night
There are many different opinions out there explaining why lawyers have higher stress levels, but the one common denominator is simply that lawyers have a lot to worry about. Take a look at this helpful infographic to learn about the top fears of other lawyers, and also get tips on how to combat those fears.
8. 5 Successful Home-Based Solo Attorneys Share Their Morning Routines
Being a solo attorney comes with its own set of challenges, especially if you typically work in a home-based office. Your morning can set the productive tone for the rest of the workday. To help make sure you seize the day, here are the morning routines of five successful home-based solo lawyers.
9. You Never Know When or Where you Might Make a Great Networking Connection
You never know where you might find a great networking connection. In this edition of Young, Hungry & Committed, Maryland solo virtual office lawyer Liz Johnson shares how her simple trip to the salon had a surprising impact on her firm.
10. A Lack of Passion for your Practice will Lead to Financial Ruin
Just stating the obvious – we work more hours than the average professional. The work is intellectually demanding and adversarial in nature, which in and of itself creates a lot of stress, which can impact how much enjoy practicing law. Follow this article to get advice on how to make sure you retain your love and passion for your practice.