While some aspects of legal practice have migrated to the Internet, whether through telecommuting or a true virtual practice, a physical office where trial conferences are held and strategy developed remains the best environment for the lawyer-client relationship in small and midsized practices.
The prospect of investing in technology strikes fear into the hearts of many sole practitioners and small firms.
Ross Kodner and John Simek recently offered their expertise at an ALI/ABA webinar entitled “Buying Smart: Technology for Solos and Small Firms.”
An attorney may use “cloud computing” to maintain a virtual law office practice, a California State Bar committee has concluded in an ethics opinion.
Explaining your fees to clients is a common challenge for new attorneys. For lawyers hanging out their own shingle, here is some advice about discussing rates and fees with new clients.
Published: February 4, 2011
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NEW YORK – Despite the snowstorm delaying flights and causing havoc on the roads, lawyers and tech experts flocked to LegalTech 2011 to see new legal technology services and products. Here is a look at some of the interesting new offerings:
Solo practitioners or small firm attorneys facing an upcoming trial, appeal, mediation or other major project may feel like they are heading into battle alone, particularly if opposing counsel has the benefit of a larger firm’s support staff.
But solos and small practices can put together legal teams – even for short-term tasks – that can rival their opponents’, all without breaking the bank.
In 2010, Lawyers USA covered a range of marketing and law firm management topics for small and solo law firms, whether you’ve been practicing for years or are just starting out.
Here’s a look at some of our top stories on managing and marketing your firm: