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Denver co-working boom

Professionals’ desire for flexibility highlighted in Denver co-working boom Real estate experts are starting to take note of the Denver co-working boom, and insiders believe flexible work spaces are the way of the future. In the Denver/Boulder corridor, there are 57 co-working leases comprising 1.3... Read More »

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Coworking lawyers benefit from support

Working side-by-side allows coworking lawyers to collaborate and thrive Many lawyers don’t want to join a big law firm where they will just be another lawyer. Instead, they dream of running their own firms. As coworking lawyers in a shared office space, independent practitioners can... Read More »

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Opportunities for Small Law Firms

Many opportunities for small law firms in Denver As a new lawyer, you have a number of career paths available to you, including the prospect of launching your own practice. There are many opportunities for small law firms to build business. If you are a... Read More »

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4 Reasons Lawyers Should Consider Coworking

Lawyers should consider coworking for its growth opportunities Coworking is a great solution for busy lawyers. Get out of your isolated home office or noisy coffee shop and take advantage of these benefits of coworking for lawyers: 1. Lower overhead expenses Why should you pay... Read More »

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Coworking for lawyers

The benefits of coworking for lawyers Law is an evolving field.  More and more lawyers are working independently. Rather than renting office space or working out of their homes, many lawyers are using coworking space. Coworking involves a shared work environment, often a large space... Read More »

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Beyond Big Law; Options for Lawyers

A big law firm is not the only career option for lawyers Working for a large law firm is not the only option available to lawyers. Especially in the modern legal industry, your law degree and experience can open a number of doors to you.... Read More »

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Avoiding Isolation as an Independent Lawyer

Working alone doesn’t have to mean being isolated Just because you’ve chosen to run an independent law firm doesn’t mean you need to isolate yourself. While you don’t have the built-in network that comes with working for a large firm, there are some great tips... Read More »

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What lawyers need in a coworking space

Independent lawyers can boost productivity in a co-working space If you’re a lawyer fresh out of law school and wanting to make it on your own, or you’re breaking off from a big law firm to launch an independent law practice, there are so many... Read More »

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Independent law is easier now than ever

Starting your own law firm is an achievable dream While the big law firms can become grueling treadmills for young and aspiring lawyers, only a select lucky few will rise to the top to become wealthy equity partners. More lawyers are starting to practice independent law... Read More »

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A new kind of law firm

Independent practice offers lawyers flexibility and control Big law firms, where associates and partners are commonly required to bill in excess of 2,000 hours a year, are notorious for their failure to accommodate attorneys’ personal needs. Big Law attorneys wear their workaholic tendencies as a... Read More »

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Collaborative work environment for lawyers

The benefits of building an independent law practice among peers Establishing an independent law practice is a readily accessible option now for new and experienced lawyers alike. With co-working law office space, an independent lawyer or small firm can find the resources and support needed... Read More »

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More co-working spaces for lawyers across the country

Co-working creates opportunities for independent lawyers When we opened our doors several years ago, we saw an increasing need for alternative work space for lawyers. As the legal industry continues to shift away from traditional models, more lawyers are finding it easier, and more attractive,... Read More »

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Grow your business by co-working

Independent lawyers can thrive in a co-working space If you’re a lawyer looking to make the break from a big law firm and start your own practice, one of the biggest obstacles you’ll face is finding an office that fits your needs and your budget.... Read More »

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The modern law office

Technology allows lawyers to be nimble Prior to the Internet era, a new lawyer had to put considerable thought into the office arrangements that he or she chose. After all, most clients would come to the lawyer’s office for a consultation or to discuss the... Read More »

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Peer support for independent lawyers

Independent, but not alone An experienced lawyer at a large firm is accustomed to the benefits of a well-equipped office and professional network, and too many lawyers believe that becoming independent is a hassle. Although they feel cramped and uninspired with the restrictive structure of... Read More »

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Building your independent law business

Work networking and marketing into your schedule In order to have a fulfilling and successful career as an independent lawyer, you need to learn how to utilize develop relationships and build your business. Use these tips to start building your independent law business: Use free time... Read More »

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Build your network as an independent lawyer

Working independently doesn’t mean working in isolation There are a lot of benefits to working as an independent lawyer, but one thing that you might miss about working in a big practice a big professional and social network. If you work in a big firm, you have a... Read More »

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Beyond the billable hour

The benefits of working as an independent lawyer Two thousand hours. Two thousand billable hours. That is the goal most big law firms set for newly hired lawyers. While it does not sound like much on paper, it does not include time spent on necessary administrative tasks, networking, research and... Read More »

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Don’t let entrepreneurial burnout happen to you

How to avoid burning out as an independent lawyer It is challenging to run a successful solo law firm. You don’t have any partners to help you when your case load gets to be too much. You have a choice to turn away business, but... Read More »

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Should you start your own firm as a new lawyer?

Factors to consider before starting a new law firm You just graduated from law school, you passed the bar, you’re sitting on tens of thousands of dollars of student loans, and you still haven’t landed that plum law firm job. You’re at a crossroads where... Read More »

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More tips for creating work-life balance

Independent lawyers can have a personal life The holiday season in particular can create pressure on entrepreneurs to balance both business demands and personal wants and needs. In a continuation of our piece from last week, we offer two more tips for creating more work-life... Read More »

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Balancing your business and personal life

Work-life balance for independent lawyers Whether you are just starting out on your own or you already have a successful independent law practice, work-life balance can be a challenge. It can be difficult to run a successful small business because you are pulled in so many... Read More »

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Starting an independent law practice among peers

Co-working for lawyers is one way to grow a successful solo practice The way professionals work is changing, and modern workplace options allow for the flexibility and stability many new independent law firms need. If you are not yet sure if starting your own law... Read More »

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Join a law firm or start your own?

Independent practice for new lawyers You have graduated from a law school and passed the state bar exam. Congratulations: You are a lawyer! So, where do you go from here? With so many applicants and competition for positions in law firms, it could be awhile... Read More »

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Networking tips for independent lawyers

Connecting in person is a key strategy for marketing your practice Many lawyers today are focusing on marketing their solo law practice on social media. Often, face-to-face networking is forgotten when it comes to getting information about your business out. Many people dread networking, but... Read More »

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Reasons lawyers leave big firms

Independent law practice is becoming increasingly appealing to more lawyers You might have dreamed of making partner when you first started out as a lawyer, but now independent law practice is calling your name. More lawyers are deciding to leave bigger firms in favor of... Read More »

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The advantages of co-working

Independent lawyers who co-work save money and build a network As an independent lawyer, leasing your own office space might not be in the budget for several years, but that can actually work to your advantage. Co-working, the practice of leasing space in a shared... Read More »

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Staying motivated as an independent lawyer

Don’t neglect your physical or mental health while running a small business Starting a small business is tough but, if you are willing to do the work and not give up, it can be done. You need to have the right attitude and dream big.... Read More »

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Investing in your successful independent law practice

Investing strategically makes running a small business easier When it comes to running a small business, including an independent law practice, you must make smart decisions about where to use your sometimes limited funds. Two areas where it makes sense to spend a little money for... Read More »

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Three questions new lawyers should ask

Looking for a job as a new lawyer? Ask yourself these questions. When you are a new lawyer just starting out, the possibilities are endless. You probably feel overwhelmed and don’t know where to start. Maybe you already have a job lined up, but many... Read More »

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Independent practice for new lawyers

Co-working makes an independent law practice feasible Opening an independent law practice is stressful, and the organization and management required to lease an office only adds to the stress. One attractive alternative lies in co-working spaces. Someone else handles building management, logistics and overhead while you... Read More »

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Marketing an independent law practice offline

Reaching potential legal clients on a budget A strong website, a blog, a social media site and local online business page brings plenty of eyes toward your company. While it’s vital to have an online presence, an offline presence is equally important. A physical location... Read More »

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Network as an independent lawyer to build business

Look beyond networking events Building a network as an independent practitioner can be more daunting than fending off fellow attorneys in court. Fortunately, there are various solutions to building connections and clientele. Entrepreneurial lawyers need a support system that includes a circle of industry peers... Read More »

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Launching a law business on a lean budget

Helping your independent law practice grow without breaking the bank You may have thought about the challenges of small business ownership, if you’re thinking of starting your own law firm, but you can overcome anything that seems like an obstacle. Some of the challenges are:... Read More »

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Your firm, your rules

Creating a rewarding independent law practice Congratulations, new lawyer! You’ve made it out of school and now you’re ready to take the next step in your professional future by seeking out a law firm. Before you apply to all the places creating buzz among your... Read More »

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Creating a professional law office

Co-working offers independent lawyers an affordable option Access to capital is often limited for start-up lawyers and, at the beginning of a practice, lawyers are hard-pressed to find the necessary client base to sustain them. Yet, in order to practice, a lawyer requires a law office... Read More »

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Co-working eases the transition to independent law practice

Entrepreneurial lawyers save money, build a network by co-working Planning, careful consideration and an informed outlook reduce the likelihood that there will be serious pitfalls as you transition your career from a law firm to independent practice. Leaving the safety net of a large firm can... Read More »

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The changing legal landscape

As the marketplace changes, there are more opportunities for solo lawyers and small firms The case for moving from big law to solo practice is a real a push-me-pull-you kind of choice. There are those who are drawn into independent practice for intrinsic motives and others... Read More »

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Moving from BigLaw to solo practice

Three tips to help ease your transition to solo law One of the greatest fears of moving from BigLaw to solo practice is your ability to attract and retain clients. This fear is typical among lawyers who are contemplating self-employment and the loss of a guaranteed... Read More »

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Co-working offers lawyers amenities for less

Benefits of co-working for solo lawyers Co-working for lawyers means you don’t have to go it alone as you launch or grow your solo law practice. Co-working spaces should be among your top choices for office space, and here’s why: Shared Cost: When you co-work with other lawyers,... Read More »

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Co-working for women in law

Alternative office spaces offer women attorneys community, business development and flexibility Co-working is a growing trend in the United States with more than 50,000 Americans co-working in 800 spaces nationwide, according to CBS News. There are more than 3,000 co-working spaces around the globe. As... Read More »

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The economics of solo law practice

Shared office space and funding options make solo practice an option Over the span of your law school education the big decision was already part of the process: Would you join a firm or start your own? Options for new lawyers, at one time, were much more... Read More »

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Advantages of co-working for lawyers

Solo lawyers can save money and build a network at a co-working space Co-working for lawyers offers many advantages as you launch and grow your solo law practice, including: Cost: The cost of renting office space in a commercial area is expensive for one person. A... Read More »

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Working at home or co-working?

Co-working provides another option for small law firms and solo lawyers The way lawyers work is rapidly evolving. No longer does an attorney have to be a partner in a big law firm in order to have a successful practice. Alternative office solutions for lawyers are de rigueur for... Read More »

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Alternative Office Options for Lawyers

Finding the best office space for your new solo law practice Whether you’re a new law school graduate or a seasoned lawyer striking out on your own, finding the perfect office space is a must. Purchasing a building or signing a long-term lease for office... Read More »

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Choosing the right co-working space

The right co-working space can make a difference to business success So, you’ve outgrown your dining room table, you’re sick of setting up shop at the local chaotic coffee house or your current office lease is too expensive for your business’ budget. In any of... Read More »

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Logistics and Admin for Lawyers – Benefits of Co-working

How a Modern Co-working Space Can Help Lawyers with Logistics and Admin Support From the LawBank Video Channel: Attorney Frank Schuchat Discusses the Benefits of LawBank’s Co-working Setup, Including logistics and admin Support: “I like that I come in in the morning and I’m not... Read More »

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LawBank at the Forefront of New Law Business Model

The New Law Business Model: From Big Law to Solo Practice. LawBank was recently featured in an article in Law Week Colorado, which discussed the growing movement of mid-career attorneys moving from big law firms to solo practice. The article features several LawBank client attorneys... Read More »

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