Independent Law Practice

Identifying New Law Practice Service Offerings

2019-01-10T11:04:45+00:00January 9th, 2019|

Grow your small law firm with new law practice service offerings When you first launched your independent law practice, you likely focused on a niche practice area. As you begin to grow, adding new law practice service offerings can help you adapt to the market and attract new business. Expand on existing services The simplest [...]

New Year Planning for Small Law Firms

2018-12-17T17:45:51+00:00November 28th, 2018|

New Year planning for small law firms should begin now You're probably still digesting your turkey dinner, and maybe you're bracing for a busy holiday schedule. With so much going on, it's tempting to save strategy sessions for January, but New Year planning for small law firms should start now. December begins next week, and [...]

Surround Yourself with Like-minded Entrepreneurs

2018-07-31T13:14:56+00:00June 6th, 2018|

To find work-life balance, your fellow like-minded entrepreneurs can help As an independent attorney, you are an entrepreneur. You must build your business just like any other start-up in any other industry, and connecting with the right network of people can help you in that endeavor. More importantly, like-minded entrepreneurs can help you build your [...]

Avoiding the Overwork Trap as an Independent Lawyer

2018-07-31T13:14:56+00:00May 23rd, 2018|

For many entrepreneurs, including independent lawyers, the overwork trap looms large If you started a small law firm after leaving Big Law in an effort to achieve greater work-life balance, you are not alone. Big Law has a reputation for demanding schedules and overwork for a reason. According to Harvard Business Review: "Big Law attorneys [...]

Lawyer Work-Life Balance

2018-07-31T13:14:56+00:00May 9th, 2018|

Lawyer work-life balance doesn't have to be an oxymoron When you think of professions with a healthy balance between workload and personal time, lawyer probably doesn't top the list. However, lawyer work-life balance does not have to be an oxymoron. It is possible to achieve it. First, as we all know, it's next to impossible [...]

Leave Law or Stay?

2018-07-31T13:14:57+00:00April 25th, 2018|

Asking yourself if you should leave law or stay? Consider an alternative Pursuing a career as a lawyer takes dedication and hard work, as everyone knows. Finishing law school and passing the bar is no easy feat, but then it's followed by long hours and pressure to meet billable hours. Midway through your career, you [...]

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