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1. 5 Tips to Help Introverted Lawyers Build Stronger Firms and More Productive Client Relationships
As a solo or small firm attorney, networking and socializing with peers and clients is the primary way to grow your firm. Which usually requires you to attend a lot of events. This can be a bit of a challenge for many lawyers who tend to be more introverted in nature. These 5 tips will help even the most introverted of lawyers to grow their practices build strong and supportive professional connections.
2. Know The Characteristics Among the Best Solo Law Firm Mentors
Solo practice is a very different animal than working within a law firm. Therefore, one of the most impactful relationships that you can grow is one with a smart and experienced mentor. To help you find the best mentor for you, read about the 5 characteristics that are common amongst the best solo law firm mentors.
3. 5 Inexpensive Tips for Growing Your New Solo Law Firm [Infographic]
Growth is a core objective for any solo lawyer, yet only about a third of small businesses make it past the first 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Starting your own law firm is no small task on its own when you consider that literary everything is on your shoulders. But growing your firm takes even more. It requires that you have a clear set of long-term business goals that are cost-effective but still have a high ROI. Use this infographic to get 5 inexpensive tips that will help you to grow your solo law firm!
4. 5 Tips To Follow To Be A Kick-Ass Business Attorney
Whether you are a solo lawyer, a freelance small business attorney, or you are an employee of a midsized/large law practice, the fact remains that there are certain features your practice must have and things that you will need to do, if your business is to stand any chance of surviving, much less thriving or growing. This list is just a small sampling of several things you can do that will help you become a great or kick-ass business attorney.
5. 5 Small Law Firm Website Mistakes That Make You Look Unprofessional
Your website is probably the most important marketing asset at your disposal. It needs to do so many different things, and do them well. That’s why it’s so important to not only have a website, but one that is free of the common mistakes that will hold your firm back. Check out these small law firm website mistakes to make sure you can fix or avoid them altogether!
6. 4 Proven Ways To Help Lawyers Lower Their Dangerously High-Stress Levels
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. There are several things you can do to help lower stress that comes with being a busy and successful lawyer.
7. 6 Tips That Will Immediately Improve Any Lawyer’s Sales Skills
For many lawyers, there’s something about selling that even feels unethical about selling. Like it’s beneath the profession. And like most others, lawyers also are not breaking down the door with excitement to learn sales techniques. But if you hope to build and sustain a successful law practice then you’re going to have to learn how to sell your services.
8. Should Attorneys Charge a Consultation Fee?
In this edition of Things I Wish I Knew, NY divorce attorney Joleena Louis approaches the much-debated topic of consultation fees among solo attorneys and shares her views on it. Take a look for yourself and see where other lawyers stand on the topic.
9. 7 Habits That Make Attorneys Look Incompetent
There is a drive amongst lawyers come across as intelligent, informed and trustworthy. Lawyers respect competence in others, which means they are highly insecure about appearing incompetent to their clients and peers. Here are the seven habits and body language traits that can give you an incompetent impression to clients and other lawyers alike.
10. 4 Essential Things You and Your Law Firm Must Do Before Hiring That First Employee
You’re now at the point where your solo practice needs to evolve into a small law firm and hire your first employee. This could be a paralegal or maybe even an associate, but no matter who you hire or for what position, there are several things that you and your firm must do to prepare for the first addition to your firm. Here are four things to recognize and prepare for prior to hiring your first employee.