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Starting your own law firm? Your answers are a pocket away.


Hanging your shingle is no easy task. It’s not a simple process and unfortunately most of the issues you need to consider when starting your own law firm weren’t covered in law school.

There are so many questions that need to be answered! Should you incorporate? What types of technologies and offices supplies are must-haves? How do you ethically manage your firm’s money? And once you’ve set up your law firm, how do you get the phone to ring? No doubt about it – starting your own law firm can be an overwhelming undertaking, to say the least.

The good news is that there’s an ebook with all the answers: The Pocket Guide to Launching Your Law Firm.” In it, you’ll find advice from the experts about every stage of opening and running your law firm.

Not sure how to set up a trust account? Covered.

Considering moving your new law firm into the Cloud? No problem.

Interested in learning the basics of an effective law firm website? Look no further.

This guide covers all of this and more. In this ebook, you’ll find all of these topics addressed and we’ll walk you through each stage of launching a law firm from the ground up. You’ll find chapters designed to help you get started on the right foot from Day 1:

  • Starting a Law Firm: Never a Dumb Question (Ed Poll)
  • Launching a Law Firm: The Necessities (Stacey Burke)
  • The Ins and Outs of Buying a Law Firm (Roy Ginsburg)
  • Choosing the Right Technology for Your Law Firm (Jeff Bennion)
  • Moving Your Law Practice to the Cloud (Nicole Black)
  • Let’s Talk Money! (Megan Zavieh)
  • Trust Accounting Basics (Peggy Gruenke)
  • Choosing the Right Legal Research Tool for Your Firm (Lisa Solomon)
  • Clients: A Process for Getting and Keeping Them (Ed Poll)
  • Offline Networking: Using Referrals to Grow Your Practice (Jared Correia)
  • Marketing Your Law Firm Using Social Media (Allison Shields)
  • Effective Law Firm Websites (Gyi Tsakalakis)

This how-to guide is chock full of information about starting and running a successful law firm. If you’re thinking about hanging a shingle in the near future, you can download it here.

Nicole Black Nicole Black is a Rochester, New York attorney and the Legal Technology Evangelist at MyCase, intuitive legal practice management software for solo and small firm lawyers. She is also the author of the ABA book “Cloud Computing for Lawyers,” co-authors the ABA book “Social Media for Lawyers: the Next Frontier,” and co-authors “Criminal Law in New York,” a Thomson Reuters treatise. She speaks regularly at conferences regarding the intersection of law and technology.