THE POCKET GUIDE
TO LAUNCHING YOUR LAW FIRM

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.

The good news is that we’re here to help! One of our goals at MyCase is to assist lawyers run successful law practices. That’s why we put together “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.

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Launching Your Law Firm: The Necessities
By Attorney Stacey E. Burke

Stepping out on your own and forming an independent law firm can be challenging to even know where to begin, but there are 5 key steps that you can take.
 
 
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CHAPTER I
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Effective Law Firm Websites
By Attorney Gyi Tsakalakis

Today, no matter how people hear about you, at some point, it’s likely that they will look you up online. Learn how an effective law firm website can promote the value of your legal services in this eBook!
 
 
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CHAPTER VI
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Starting a Law Firm:
Never a Dumb Question
By Attorney Edward Poll

“There is no such thing as a dumb question.” This has been the commonly repeated mantra of teachers everywhere. This sentiment is true in the legal context, too, when starting a law firm.
 
 
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CHAPTER II
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The Ins and Outs of Buying a Law Firm
By Attorney Roy Ginsburg

In today’s legal profession, there are opportunities to buy existing practices and hit the ground running. Learn if it is smarter to buy a practice, rather than build it the old-fashion way.
 
 
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CHAPTER III
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Choosing the Right Legal Research Tool for Your Firm
By Attorney Lisa Solomon

With a wide variety of paid and free options now available, there has never been a better time to be an online legal research consumer.
 
 
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CHAPTER IV
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Check back on the first of
every month for new chapters!

With a handful of legal-case management software solutions out there, which one should you trust to help run your practice?

The easiest to use? All-in-one? Integrated legal bilillng, invoicing and payments? We think our customers can help you find the answer.
 

They'll tell you it's all of the above.

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Let's Talk Money!
By Attorney Megan Zavieh

You hang your shingle, you put the word on the street that you’re open for business, and a client walks in the door and signs a retainer agreement. Now what?
 
 
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CHAPTER V
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Moving Your Law Practice to the Cloud
By Attorney Nicole Black

You’ve decided it’s time to move your law practice into the cloud. You’ve researched your options and you’ve picked the perfect web-based law practice management system for your law firm. Now what? How do you go about making the switch?
 
 
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CHAPTER XI
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Marketing Your Law Firm
Using Social Media
By Attorney Allison Shields

There are many ways to market your practice, but online marketing presents an excellent opportunity to expand your reach and get a lot of marketing ‘bang’ for your buck, especially when starting a new firm. In addition to your law firm website, developing a blog and a robust social media presence can reap many rewards
 
 
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CHAPTER XII
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Choosing the Right Technology
for Your Firm
By Attorney Jeff Bennion

When you are on your own, efficiency is crucial. Choosing the right technology is going to be your greatest tool for working efficiently. Properly equipping your office will help smaller firms automate many of the mundane day-to-day tasks.
 
 
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CHAPTER VII
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Offline Networking:
Using Referrals to Grow Your Practice
By Attorney Jared D. Correria

Legal marketing is often focused on online channels. The danger is that by doing so, lawyers ignore other potentially effective marketing channels. Just as attorneys should not focus only on offline marketing, nor should online marketing be their sole focus.
 
 
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CHAPTER VIII
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Clients:
A Process for Getting and Keeping Them
By Attorney Ed Poll

You’ve got your law degree, you’ve got your office, you’ve got your ambition. What’s left? Clients, of course. A simple—and easy-to-remember—process for getting clients, getting paid by those clients, and keeping those clients is vet, get, set, fete, no debt. Will this work? You bet!
 
 
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CHAPTER X
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Trust Accounting Basics
By Attorney Peggy Gruenke

We all know mismanaging a trust account can have terrible consequences. However, while it seems to be discussed in theory, most attorneys receive little or no training on how to manage a trust account before opening one of their own.
 
 
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CHAPTER IX
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