We are starting a fun and informative series with Attorney Barry Seidel. He is a prolific writer and wanted to share some of his ‘law stories’ – snippets of wisdom, a humorous take on lawyer life, client interactions and court proceedings. We hope you enjoy The Cone of Silence!
It’s happened: you’ve launched your law firm, you’ve started getting cases, and your star is on the rise. You’re getting more cases and earning more money. However, you’ve started noticing that you’re missing out on cases, or the quality of your work is starting to slip.
You’re ready to grow your firm, but knowing who to hire, and why, is an important next step before you start recruiting.
Here are 3 employees to consider when scaling your law firm…Read on.
Gaining clientele is as essential for law firms as any other business. To establish a successful firm and keep it growing, lawyers must develop reliable methods to generate leads and understand how to maximize them.
This starts by learning to follow leads effectively and knowing which resources can help you decide what potential cases to pursue. Read on….
Small firms and solo practitioners have a lot on their plates and can quickly spread themselves too thin, trying to stay on top of everything in-house. Fortunately, all kinds of third-party managed services help attorneys provide better service to clients and keep their businesses operating smoothly. Read on….
Like any business, it’s critical for a law firm to deliver reliable results while providing exemplary customer service. You can’t expect to have return business if you treat customers poorly, or to build a sustainable customer base if you can’t be consistently approachable.
Understanding what clients like about your business, or what you might need to improve, can help you build a bigger customer base, increase standing in your legal community, and ensure return business in the future. You can look at how to improve your customer service after you understand why excellent customer service matters to your bottom line. Read on.
As lawyers, we encounter a variety of clients, and lawyers must conduct themselves professionally toward their clients. Understanding the fundamentals of the typical clientele can be beneficial. You will come across demanding clients no matter what area of law you practice. Working with different types of clients is a necessary skill. Every client is unique, but lawyers can avoid headaches by recognizing patterns in client types. Read on.
With over 87% of law firms having a website, it’s safe to assume you might know about the common methods to market your firm — but what about the less explored options?
Hopefully, these seven ways to market your firm will have you thinking beyond standard tactics like paid ads and SEO. Although these common methods are vital to your marketing strategy, having a holistic approach to how you market your firm will help you create a brand that’s here to stay.
When you decide to start your own law practice, you want reliable, scalable methods of getting clients. These five proven ways worked for me at the start of my career and continue to be effective at attracting cases. Read on…..
Are you one who tries to see that all work-related servers, computers, mobile devices, and cloud-based apps are properly secured, but don’t always put the same effort into all your personal devices and accounts? If so, you’re not alone; and my guess is if you’re reading this post you have given little thought to securing one very important personal device, which is the wireless router in your home. Read on….
Most new attorneys choose to join an established firm after law school. Others explore the idea of starting a solo firm. How do you decide which is a better fit for you?
Here are some considerations …..