Independent Law Practice

Identifying New Law Practice Service Offerings

2019-01-10T11:04:45-06:00January 9th, 2019|Independent Law Practice, Law Firm Growth|

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

2019-08-19T14:40:32-06:00November 28th, 2018|Independent Law Practice, Law Firm Growth|

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 [...]

Going from Solo Practice to Partnership

2019-08-19T14:44:46-06:00August 8th, 2018|Independent Law Practice, Law Firm Growth|

Making the transition from solo practice to partnership In our blog, we talk a lot about seasoned attorneys ready to leave Big Law and start their own firms, but what about the next step? After you have run a successful independent practice for a few years, it could be time transition your solo practice to [...]

Surround Yourself with Like-minded Entrepreneurs

2019-08-19T14:46:46-06:00June 6th, 2018|Independent Law Practice|

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

2019-08-19T14:47:12-06:00May 23rd, 2018|Independent Law Practice|

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

2018-07-31T13:14:56-06:00May 9th, 2018|Independent Law Practice, Legal Resources and Articles, Small Law Firm|

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 [...]

Finding Your Legal Network

2019-08-19T14:52:41-06:00April 11th, 2018|Coworking for Lawyers, Independent Law Practice|

A strong legal network can help grow your small law firm As an independent lawyer running your own small law firm, you likely feel a sense of freedom and autonomy. In fact, many lawyers hang their own shingles in search of that feeling, but the flip side can be isolation. A strong legal network can [...]

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