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Starting a Law Firm
Archives for October 2011
Tips On Starting A New Law Firm
As an experienced lawyer starting a new practice for the second time I am in a position to offer some advice. Firstly let me preface my remarks by saying that this is the second time I have opened a new practice. The first time was when I was aged …
Where do you start looking? I'm a newbie lawyer and going solo and have never had to look into this. I feel like it's a very important part of what I will be spending to start up my practice, but I'm not sure what is adequate for a solo general prac…
How do you keep costs down?
In general, I think starting a law firm on a shoestring budget is a risky proposition. But everyone likes to save money when they can. Today, Randall posted his top 3 tips for saving money in a solo practice.
Going paperless is a no-brainer, as far…
How will you learn to serve your clients?
On Lawyerist, as well as nearly every other law practice blog in the blogosphere, most of the talk is about technology, marketing, and the mechanics of running a business. But we're talking about law practices, here. All those things are secondary t…
Naming my firm
I am a New York attorney starting a legal practice. New York does not allow trade names, so Super Awesome Lawyer, LLC is out of the running. Another issue I have to deal with is that my name, Lunsford, is also the unofficial name of a Law in Flori…
Google Voice--No phone numbers in my area code
There is not a single available phone number in my area code (which covers the entire state). What do you guys recommend? I could use an area code from the nieghboring state (where I am also admitted) but I am concerned about local clients being s…