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Leaving Big Law As a Seasoned Lawyer

2018-07-31T13:14:56-06:00July 25th, 2018|Legal Resources and Articles|

A seasoned lawyer has certain advantages when leaving big law to start a boutique law firm In our work, we interact daily with lawyers who have chosen to start their own practices. For a seasoned lawyer considering a move away from Big Law, the change can feel daunting. However, your experience places you at a [...]

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|Co-Working 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 [...]

Law Office Essentials

2018-07-31T13:14:57-06:00February 28th, 2018|Co-Working 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 [...]

Benefits of Coworking for Professionals

2018-07-31T13:14:57-06:00January 18th, 2018|Co-Working for Lawyers|

5 benefits of coworking for professionals Flexible work spaces once housed creative types and tech start-ups, but the trend has expanded to encompass almost all professions. Coworking for professionals, such as lawyers and accountants, offers a number of key benefits. In the gig economy, many professionals have chosen to forge their own paths and start [...]

Independent lawyer collaboration

2018-07-31T13:14:58-06:00October 18th, 2017|Legal Resources and Articles|

Independent lawyer collaboration and the modern law firm Running a solo or small law firm offers a number of compelling benefits, including autonomy, better work-life balance and more flexibility. One downside for some lawyers, however, can be a sense of isolation. Independent lawyer collaboration can put an end to isolation while also helping small firms [...]

Denver co-working boom

2018-07-31T13:14:58-06:00September 21st, 2017|Co-Working for Lawyers, Independent Law Practice|

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 million square feet. That represents a 62.5 percent increase in [...]

Reinventing law firms

2018-07-31T13:14:58-06:00August 24th, 2017|Legal Resources and Articles|

How modern lawyers, especially independent ones, are reinventing law firms Ask your non-lawyer friends to tell you what the word "lawyer" conjures for them. Chances are the responses will include positives like smart, educated and driven. However, people will probably also choose adjectives like exhausted, stressed or overworked. Both the positives and negatives apply to [...]

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