7 Slight Edge Principles of Success for your Law Firm Marketing

If you haven’t already read The Slight Edge, by Jeff Olson, I recommend that you order it right now. It will change your life. The Slight Edge is about little choices that you make in your life everyday. If you make the right choices, you can change your life for the better. Make the wrong […]

Legal Marketing Mistakes – #5 No Legal Marketing Goals

Failure to have legal marketing goals is the second part in a 6 part series on legal marketing mistakes that I see lawyers making all the time.  Yesterday I wrote about the failure of lawyers to do any marketing at all.  The big mistake that I want to address today is the failure of many […]

What are your goals for starting a law practice?

You may wonder why I’m asking you what are your goals for starting a law practice. One of my favorite quotes from Alice In Wonderland pretty much sums this up: “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” […]

The Average of Five Rule and your Law Practice

“What is the “Average of Five Rule? Coined by motivational speaker Jim Rohn, the Average of Five Rule says that you are the average of the five people you hang out with most. What does this have to do with starting and building a law practice? Everything. Make a list of the five people you […]

Starting a Law Firm? 6 hurdles you may (probably will) have to cross

If you are thinking about starting a law firm, you need to prepare yourself for some obstacles and hurdles that are going to come up along the way. Here is a quick and dirty list of the 6 main hurdles that I (and probably most other lawyers) faced when I started my first solo law […]

Why you must market your law firm, even when you don’t want to

I’ve said it before, and I will say it again – legal marketing isn’t easy. You have to work at it on a daily basis. Back in 2006 or so when I was first starting my solo practice, I remember this cycle. Market really hard to bring in new clients. Get new clients and get […]

What do you want out of your law practice?

Before you go any further, before you sign that lease for office space, before you sign up that first client – you must do two things… First, watch the video that follows. Second, you must answer a simple question for yourself. What do you want to gain out of having/owning your own law practice? I’ve […]