Great resources to help solo lawyers manager the first year of operating their own law firm!
Managing a solo law firm is a tall task to handle, especially during the first year. These resources will help you do it!
1. 10 Rules for Surviving as a Solo or Small Firm Practice
We hope this doesn’t come as a shock, but the legal profession is going through some monumental changes. Solo attorney or small firm lawyer can often feel overwhelmed, unsure, and out planned. It doesn’t have to be that way. Follow this article to learn about the 10 rules to surviving as a solo lawyer.
2. Having Fun as a Solo Lawyer: My Experience So Far
In this edition of Young, Hungry & Committed, Maryland virtual office solo lawyer Liz Johnson shares how she is learned to grow her brand new practice while having fun and developing referral relationships at the same time.
3. How to Avoid Looking Incompetent as a Solo Lawyer
Appearing incompetent to both clients and colleagues can set your firm on a downward trajectory. In order to have a long and successful legal career, you will need both clients and colleagues. If you appear incompetent, you are far less likely to get either. To help, avoid these mistakes that make solo’s look incompetent.
4. 9 Tips You Need to Know Before Starting a Solo Law Practice
The beauty of launching your own law practice is that, unlike many businesses, you don’t need much to get going. Here are the most important tips that one solo lawyer learned from starting their own successful solo law practice.
5. 5 Tips For New Solo Practitioners
We all know this but going solo is not an easy decision to make, but if you’re ready then you will need all the help you can get a first! So if you’re about to make the jump, or are seriously considering it, here are five tips that will help you make your new practice a success.
6. How to Increase Productivity in Your Solo Law Firm
Of all the challenges solo law firms face, perhaps time management is the hardest to handle. After all, solo lawyers run their own show. Wearing so many hats requires finesse and organizational skills which may not come naturally. Follow this article and learn how to better organize your schedule and workspace, manage your time more efficiently and increase productivity.
7. Six Months of Solo Practice: Tips For Success
This edition of Things I Wish I Knew, New York Solo lawyer Joleena Louis lets you in on secrets and strategies to create a culture of success in a solo law practice.