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Starting a Law Firm – What’s in a Name?

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

When I started my law firm I was confronted with many choices. What kind of law will I practice? Where will I practice? Who do I want for clients? What kind of fees will I charge? It wasn’t until I actually got into the planning stages of the law firm that I began to see these questions as more big picture, firm philosophy type of questions. These type of questions may never be fully answered because they are not static.

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Starting a Law Firm – Local Counsel Work

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

When considering starting your own law firm, one often overlooked source of business for your fledgling business is local counsel work.

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The Case of a Boutique Law Firm Vs A Conventional Law Firm

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

The legal scene for some time has been changing with increase in specialized cases. These deal with areas like immigration and environmental laws. The economic conditions have also not been very supporting of the bigger firms as they are finding it hard to manage huge administrative overheads. Out of these times has emerged the phenomenon of a boutique law firm. These have usually been formed by practicing lawyers who left bigger firms and started their own practices which focus on niche areas.

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