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GP|Solo Books
 How to Capture and Keep Clients: Marketing Strategies for Lawyers
In this new, in-depth book, How to Capture and Keep Clients: Marketing Strategies for Lawyers, the best and most innovative solo and small firm lawyers give you their secrets, approaches, and strategies to that age-old puzzle of growing your law firm.
Price: $79.95
GP|Solo members: $64.95
 Attorney and Law Firm Guide to the Business of Law, Second Edition
Focusing on the three elements of a successful practice - getting clients, doing quality work, and getting paid for your effort - this guide demonstrates how to create a comprehensive yet practical business plan and, most importantly, how to put your plan into action.
Price: $119.95
GP|Solo members: $99.95
Other ABA Books
Other Publications
The ABA's Young Lawyer Division has put out a great online resource called Unlock Your Potential: Hanging Out Your Shingle.
GP|Solo Periodicals
  • New Lawyer
    This quarterly eNewsletter is emailed to GP|Solo members who are young lawyers or law students. It often has useful items for someone starting a firm.
  • GPSOLO Magazine
    Our flagship magazine usually contains something about how to start or run a law firm. Please visit our archives for the complete index of past issues. Two issues in particular
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Practice Management Software
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  • Minnesota Lawyers Mutual provides professional liability insurance and risk management services to lawyers.
  • Malpractice Insurance: Information from the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyer Liability.
  • The American Bar Endowment offers a number of insurance plans available exclusively to ABA members:
    • Group Office Overhead Expense Insurance Plan
    • Disability Income
    • Group Term Life Insurance
    • Group Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Plan
    • Excess Major Medical Insurance
    • Group Hospital Money Insurance Plan
    Find out how solo and small firms can protect themselves and give back to the profession by visiting the Insurance page.