You’ve Decided to Go Out on Your Own. Now What?

There is no shortage of voices out there offering tips to attorneys who are looking to go out and start their own firm. Unfortunately, with so many lengthy articles, e-books, webinars, and other resources circulating, it can be hard for attorneys to narrow down this information into practical, actionable items they can take to help make their new venture a success.

Here are a few pieces of advice that we have heard from solos time and time again and they just might help you shorten the learning curve.

How to Set Financial Goals After Law School

My law school graduation is a distant memory. George H.W. Bush was president and the Dow closed out the year at 3301.11. Paying off my law school loans, however, is a memory still fresh in my mind. I accomplished that feat just a few years ago. So, how do you manage your money after law school? Find out.

(Free Webinar) Simple Lessons to Improve Your Law Practice and Your Life

Is it possible to improve your law practice and your life at the same time? Yes! You really can increase your productivity and improve your practice and your life. Every day, lawyers help to change their clients’ lives for the better. But all too often, you can lose sight of this reality and get caught up in your hectic daily routine. It’s time for you to change your life for the better and this webinar focuses on strategies to help you do just that.

Back to School Special! First Month’s Tuition – $127

If it’s fall, it’s back to school. It’s all about learning, educating ourselves, expanding our minds and putting all that knowledge to use in exciting, creative and profitable ways. And we’re all about the exciting, creative and profitable ways for you to finally be your own boss. That’s why we’re offering this amazing Back to School Special. Check it out! Join! And share!

Need to Protect Sensitive Data? Get it Out of Your Office.

When people think of high-profile hacks, their minds don’t usually drift to the legal world. However, recent security breaches at several large firms, including Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, have highlighted the vulnerabilities law firms face. In fact, after one such event, Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara said the incident “should serve as a wake-up call for law firms around the world: you are and will be targets of cyber hacking, because you have information valuable to would-be criminals.”

Making the Transition – Guest Lecture with Katie MacKillop from LEAP

You know you need to transition over to more automation in your practice. You read the benefits. Lawyers you know can’t say enough about the time-savings. You watch them accessing their entire office from their smartphone with a tinge of jealousy but you can’t seem to move off the mark.

Now you’ve got the added pressure of the clients demanding it, plus asking for lower costs for your services and you are getting squeezed. Rules of Professional Conduct and ABA Opinions are putting further pressure on you labeling you ‘incompetent’ if you don’t get up to speed on all of it; e-discovery, electronic filings and more. Listen to this podcast and learn how to transition. It’s important you do.

Time to Ask Us ‘Your’ Questions About Creating and Building A Solo/Small Firm Practice!

The more things change the more they stay the same. So, in keeping with the philosophy of Solo Practice University, to help lawyers create and build their solo practices, I am going to ask you to help me create pointed and directed content for the pressing questions you have!

If you have questions about creating and building a solo practice, send me an email…..

How ‘Knowing’ Everything Limits Your Learning

The truth is lawyers tend to be rather impressed with how much they know because non-lawyers are generally impressed with what they believe attorneys know. And this can really box lawyers in when they don’t have answers. One of the most profound ways to transform yourself and transform your relationship with clients and others in your life is to share that you don’t have all the answers.

(Free eBook) The Past and Present of Law Practice Management

There is not a more effective current-day solution to managing an entire law firm than law practice management software. Law practice management software allows lawyers to increase their efficiency in substantive practice, combines useful business tools into a single repository, and provides attorneys the space and freedom they need to make more coherent business decisions. […]

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