Independent Law Practice

Surround Yourself with Like-minded Entrepreneurs

2018-07-31T13:14:56-06:00June 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

2018-07-31T13:14:56-06:00May 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

2018-07-31T13:14:57-06:00April 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 [...]

Be a Standout Small Law Firm

2019-04-24T11:35:11-06:00March 28th, 2018|Independent Law Practice, Small Law Firm|

A standout small law firm doesn't need a big ad budget Congratulations on starting your own law practice! You probably already know how much competition for business exists in the marketplace, but there are ways to become a standout small law firm amid all the noise. So, even if you have a small advertising budget [...]

Law Office Essentials

2018-07-31T13:14:57-06:00February 28th, 2018|Coworking for Lawyers, Independent Law Practice|

Setting up a new law firm? Start with these law office essentials For mid-career lawyers who have considered going out on their own, the logistics of setting up a law office can be one barrier to starting an independent law firm. However, launching a law business can be simpler than you might think. Begin with [...]

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