June 21, 2011
Start & Run a Law Firm
My Shingle's Online Guide to Starting a Law Firm: Amazing collection of resources.
Oklahoma Bar Association's
Starting a Law Practice Web Directory.
Free information on practice and professional development.
US Small Business Administration's Small Business Startup Guide
Checklist for Starting a Business
The 'Lectric Law Library's
Law Practice Forms
Ethics Department of the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility is the center for study, development and implementation of model legal and judicial ethics standards.
YourLaw is a client newsletter you can use to keep in touch with clients or attract new clients. It is available with or without your law firm's info imprinted on it. GP|Solo members will receive a 10% discount if they write GPSOLO in the source code line on the order form.
is email discussion list that has matured into a worldwide community of more than 2,000 solo and small firm practitioners.
Popular Threads is a monthly feature on Solosez that highlights particular conversations which usually includes at least each month on starting or running a practice
Law Practice Management Blogs
Opening A Law Practice by California solo
Jonathan Stein is
the first in a series of free, informative podcasts developed specifically for law students and new attorneys.
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.
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.
GP|Solo members: $99.95
The ABA's Young Lawyer Division has put out a great online resource called
Unlock Your Potential: Hanging Out Your Shingle.
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.
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
How to Set Up a Law Office (December 2003)
The Risky Business of Law (April/May 2003)
Practice Management Software
Workshare provides document security software for content filtering, comparison, verification and integrity. GP members save 15%.
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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:
Find out how solo and small firms can protect themselves and give back to the profession by visiting the
- 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