Top 10 Articles on the Benefits of Renting in a Shared Office Space

By Law Firm Suites - May 29, 2022
Top 10 Articles on the Benefits of Renting in a Shared Office Space

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Law Firm Suites provides weekly blog content to help aspiring and established solo attorneys and small law firms alike. On this blog, we have gathered the top 10 must-read articles to help you with your firm’s website creation and content. Continue reading and see the benefit of this content.

4 Ways a Law Office in a Shared Space Will Revive Your Practice

Running a law practice is a journey with many peaks and valleys. There are times when you can’t seem to make anything work in your favor and your success starts to stagnate. You begin to realize you need to make a change in order to rebuild your momentum. Matrimonial and family law attorney, Anne McCarthy, ran her solo practice out of her home for years, but felt she needed to try something different in order to continue the success of her business. The support system she gained from other lawyers in her shared space breathed new life into her practice.

Decorating Your Office in a Shared Space Can Boost Your Attorney Image

Decorating your office the right way can mean the difference for obtaining in-office referrals in a shared space. An office space has many purposes. It may just be a place for work, but it can also be a tool for how you market yourself and your law firm. Decorating your office, especially in a shared space, has a clear impact on your referral stream because you represent yourself in how you decorate. When you sit in your office, it should feel right and not something that you wish you could change. Your professional personality needs to be exuded in your office decorum.

5 Things Attorneys Must Consider Before Renting Shared Office Space

There are two big takeaways from the COVID pandemic. First, the business climate can change swiftly and drastically, so striking that balance between flexibility and stability with your office rental is critical. Second, for lawyers, there’s nothing more important than having an established network of other attorneys to refer you business when you can’t do in-person networking (like if you’re too busy, or precluded from doing so because of a deadly virus). Picking the right office space requires having a solid understanding of these five things.

Why Shared Law Office Space Is A Safer And Cheaper Option

No matter if you have been practicing for 30 years or you are fresh out of law school, the office that you choose to practice out of can make a massive difference in the success of your practice. A traditional office means you have an office all to yourself and you can set the rules, but can be very expensive. Then if you decide to rent out extra rooms to other lawyers or businesses then you have to add the role of landlord and office salesman to your daily duties in addition to the demands of your practice.

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. Basically, you do not need to do much to make the office work for you except for moving in your stuff. These shared office spaces are really attractive to solo and small practices because they include many amenities.

5 Ways to Make a Great First Impression in a Shared Law Office Space

Making a great first impression with a prospective client starts in the reception area of your shared law office space. Follow these five tips to close more deals! With dozens of attorneys working in our shared law office spaces, you think that we would see masterful examples of professional courtesy and attorney-client relations. While this is true some of the time, more often than not, the attorneys we see fail to make the best first impression in the reception area.

Your Referral Potential Can Benefit From Shared Law Office Space

Referrals are what can make or break an attorney’s career and are the basis of continuing practice. If you think about it, referrals comprise at least half the income for solos and small firms every year. Those going into law need to understand the importance of a referral and that it should be treated with great care. Remember that a referral provides certainty of two things: easy money and an opportunity to enhance your reputation. Why? Because they are vetted!

How Can Shared Law Office Space Benefit a Solo or Small Firm?

The term “shared law office space” is something that is relatively new to the real estate market. However, this is a concept that has been going on for decades. Solo attorneys will often rent an office from a small firm or a shared space because there is high value in working around other like-minded professionals even if you don’t belong to the same firm. If you’re thinking about starting a solo law practice, or are already practicing and in the market for different office space, here are the top 3 reasons why you should consider shared law office space.

Beware of Differing Cultures In A Shared Office Space NYC

Attorneys need a very specific professional environment. Make sure your shared office space NYC is right for your needs. When you think of attorneys, you think of a profession that needs quiet and privacy for delicate matters. This is because attorneys have a very particular type of business culture where certain ethics must be adhered to indefinitely. If these ethics are not practiced it can result in severe penalties.

Beyond Cheap Rent: 5 Game Changing Benefits for Solos in Shared Lawyer Office Space

In addition to lower cost and sharing referrals, here are 5 lesser known benefits of shared lawyer office space that will make a huge difference for small firm practitioners. I was recently a guest on the Reboot Your Law Practice Podcast with criminal defense attorney Scott Limmer and commercial litigator Oscar Michelen. We were discussing something that we all agreed strongly about: small firm attorneys do better when they share office space with other lawyers.

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Law Firm Suites is the leading NYC shared office space for solo attorneys and small law firms. At Law Firm Suites, attorneys get headache free sublet office space, virtual office rentals and litigation hotel services. Law Firm Suites has two locations in Manhattan, one in White Plains NY, and one in Annapolis MD. Law Firm Suites' community of self-employed lawyers are eager to help colleagues succeed, and routinely exchange over $2.5 million in legal business every year in each LFS business center. Connect with Law Firm Suites on Twitter and .

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