READY RESOURCES: Ready Resources in the Basics

Vol. 31 No. 4

Searching for additional resources to help you get back to the basics? Take a look at the ABA publications below and check out the helpful links to website resources hosted by the GPSolo Division and the ABA. To order any of the products listed below, call the ABA Service Center at 800/285-2221 or visit our website at

The Business of Law, Third Edition

By Edward Poll (ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division; 2014; 5150466; $149.95; GPSolo member price $135.95)

This newly updated third edition outlines the fundamentals of running a successful law firm in practical, clear, and concise terms, simplifying the mystical process of operating a law practice so that anyone can be more effective with his or her clients and become more profitable.

How to Capture and Keep Clients: Marketing Strategies for Lawyers

By jennifer j. rose (ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division; 2005; 5150403; $79.95; GPSolo member price $64.95)

In this in-depth book, 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.

Minding Your Own Business: The Solo and Small Firm Lawyer’s Guide to a Profitable Practice

By Ann M. Guinn (ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division; 2010; 5150441; $125; GPSolo member price $99.95)

This book helps you master the key elements of running a small firm, from finance, to marketing, to anticipating clients’ needs—all while practicing law at the same time.

Run Your Firm Like a Business: An Operations Guide for the Solo Practitioner and Small Law Firm

By Frank T. Lockwood (ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division; 2013; 5150462; $79.95; GPSolo member price $65.95)

Stop avoiding the administrative part of the profession and start planning your business strategy as you would your case strategy. Revolutionary systems, how to design them, implement them, and stick to them are all outlined in this helpful guide.

Technology Solutions for Today’s Lawyer

By Jeffrey Allen and Ashley Hallene (ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division; 2013; 5150463; $89.95; GPSolo member price $75.95)

This book provides detailed information in basic terms to help navigate the challenges lawyers face in keeping abreast of technology and using it as a strategic tool within their practice.

Cloud Computing for Lawyers

By Nicole Black (ABA Law Practice Division; 2012; 5110724; $79.95)

This book features a discussion of cloud computing fundamentals, an overview of legal cloud computing products, and step-by-step instructions for implementing cloud computing in your practice.

Internet Legal Research on a Budget: Free and Low-Cost Resources for Lawyers

By Carole A. Levitt and Judy K. Davis (ABA Law Practice Division; 2014; 5110778; $89.95)

The authors share the top websites, apps, blogs, Twitter feeds, and crowdsourced resources that will save you time, money, and frustration during the legal research process.

The Lawyer’s Guide to Financial PLanning

By Cynthia Sharp (ABA Book Publishing; 2014; 5150471; $69.95; ABA member price $62.95)

This book is intended to serve as a resource for attorneys committed to building and maintaining a strong and secure financial future.

100 Plus Pointers for Business Development

By Sharon Meit Abrahams and Jill Eckert McCall (ABA Law Practice Division et al.; 2013; 9070002; $19.95; ABA member price $9.95)

This book offers insightful tips to help you build a solid client base and achieve your business development goals in a faster, more productive manner.

GPSolo Division Links

“Opening a Law Office,” GPSolo magazine, January/February 2014:

Resource page for starting and running a law firm:

Solo/Small Firm Forms Library:

Sponsors page:

Other Links from the ABA

ABA Law Practice Division:

ABA Solo and Small Firm Resource Center:


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