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7 ways to build confidence as a solo attorney
Confidence is the feeling of self-assurance arising from one’s appreciation of one’s abilities or qualities. Confidence is key in anything that you do but as a solo attorney, it can make or break your success. Implementing these simple changes will do wonders for your confidence, productivity, and happiness in your profession.
7 Ways To Master Self-Discipline As a Solo Attorney
Self-disciplined attorneys have the resourcefulness to solve their problems in one way or another. Without self-discipline, your solo or small practice will never reach its full potential. Follow these tips to make sure your practice succeeds.
Starting Over as a Solo Attorney: The Secret to My Success
Not all paths to success are the same. Intellectual property and business law attorney Nancy Baum Delain shares the story of how she built a thriving solo law practice after starting a second career as a lawyer.
3 Strategies Solos Can Use to Build a Stronger Referral Network
Many factors are impacting the legal industry that are beyond a law firm’s control, one of which includes the intense competition 3 Strategies Solos Can Use to Build a Stronger Referral Network that currently exists. According to the American Bar Association, there were 1.3 million licensed attorneys in the U.S. in 2015, up 1.5% from just the year before. Finding new sources of revenue is one thing that could be controlled with the right strategy. However, it is not enough to attend networking events with an elevator pitch and business cards. Learn simple strategies for building relationships with other attorneys and increasing the value of your referral network.
8 Tips on How to Get Clients for Solo Attorneys
So, you just have finished law school and want to start the journey of being a solo attorney. But doing this comes with challenges. Besides having to pay all the bills and do all the work by yourself, you also have to get clients. And while there are many ways to keep your clients happy by having a proactive mindset and communicating effectively, here are some suggestions on how you can get more clients.
5 Tips For Keeping Clients Happy as a Solo Attorney
The number one thing solo attorneys constantly worry about is where they’re getting their next piece of business. Whether it’s from referrals or attracting new prospects, getting new clients as a solo lawyer is tough. But what about once you have clients? This is where customer service comes into play and truly sets the foundation for successful law practice. These great tips can help ensure you’re providing the best customer service in your law firm.
Observations from Reception: Challenges of Being a Solo Attorney
Over the last few years, I’ve had the opportunity to observe countless small and solo attorneys come through Law Firm Suites’ doors. I’ve noticed that one thing every solo attorney has in common is that they all have met different challenges throughout their career. I compiled a list of challenges based on my observations over the years.
What Do New Solos Have in Common With The Beatles, U2, The Who, The Doors, Guns N’ Roses, and Jay-Z?
So do you know what almost every solo lawyer has in common with The Beatles, U2, The Who, The Doors, Guns N’ Roses, and Jay-Z? The sophomore slump. In a musical context, it’s when a band or artist releases a second album that performs poorly as compared to their first. The sophomore slump isn’t unique to the music industry, it’s a real thing in education, athletics, and entrepreneurialism. Learn how the “sophomore slump” affects solo attorneys and what you need to be doing now to ensure your firm avoids one of the most common law firm setbacks.
Why Money Alone Wasn’t Enough To Achieve Success as a Solo
If money is your only motivation, you’re not going to be successful as a solo attorney. The lawyers I know whose motivation, or why, is based on their clients, their passion for their practice area, or their challenging cases always seem to be the happiest. The least satisfied attorneys I meet are those who practice a certain area of law simply because the money is good. In this week’s edition of Things I Wish I Knew, Joleena Louis discusses how focusing on the “why” helped her accelerate the success of her practice.
7 Best Articles for Tax Tips for Solo Attorneys
Taxes can be especially difficult for new solos to understand all the requirements of filing taxes as a small business for the first time. If you’ve hired temporary staff or worked from a home office, then there are certain rules and details you need to be aware of. We’ve chosen the best articles to help you prepare, from dealing with employer responsibilities to properly reporting deductions, tax season can be stressful for a solo attorney.