Running a Successful Law Practice

What does it take to run a successful law practice?  Sound financial management?  A detailed marketing plan?  Absolutely!  And if you want tips in these or related areas, see the links at the end of this post.

But for the law school class of 2012, this may not be the first concern that comes to mind.  For many the real question is: “How do I stay out of trouble?”

The answer?  Get organized!  Establish effective office systems and learn the ins and outs of handling client funds, managing deadlines, and tracking conflicts:

For more tips, see these posts:

Financial Management

Marketing, Networking, and Client Relations

Organization

Staffing

Technology

Some Other Favorites

Copyright 2011 Beverly Michaelis

3 thoughts on “Running a Successful Law Practice

  1. Bev, this is another terrific resource for all legal professionals. But for the lawyers, I’d add that hiring talented legal staffers is another way to help make sure all of the above happen :)

  2. Nicely done. It could actually apply to my line of work as well. It is so important to make sure that the fundamentals are accounted for. Success will come, but not if you don’t cover the basics!

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