As I wrote in the preface of my latest book, Growing a Law Practice during Covid-19: “Just a short while ago the concept of allowing lawyers and support staff to work from home seemed like a pipe dream. It could never work. The sky would fall. Nothing would get done. And then along came Covid-19 and kicked the world and the legal industry in the ass! And the sky didn’t fall. And the work got done!”
Basically, COVID-19 forced the legal industry out of the dark ages, into the 21st century, and pretty much, overnight. There was resistance, of course. But as time went on, people adapted, the glitches and challenges were worked out. And, what many people discovered is that their productivity went up, and they were able to create more balance in their lives.
In case you are considering taking your practice or firm virtual, here are some things to consider.
Expanded client pool
How large a market do you want to serve? You don’t have to be restricted by geographical limitations anymore. You can be licensed in one province or state and work from anywhere. Clients are also used to working with their lawyers virtually. So, it no longer means limiting your business development and marketing to your neighbourhood.
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Until next time, wishing you success in your entrepreneurial pursuits.
After years in development, we have released the OnTrac Practice Builder App for Lawyers. It will take you through the A-Z of growing your practice or firm. In the media here.
Designed for the self-learning lawyer, this App was built upon 16 years of coaching Lawyers in various practice areas, at various stages of their careers, and from far and wide geographical locations. Learn more about the App here.
Associates and Partners alike will find the App invaluable in growing their practice or firm. It covers everything from Practice Management to Leadership and HR.
Looking for more support? Book a consultation with me to discuss how personal coaching can take you there. There being wherever you have set your sights on. Book now.
Until next time, wishing you success with The Business of Law.
I am very pleased to announce the new OnTrac Practice Builder App. It’s an App to help lawyers build and grow their practice or firm. It will take you through the same steps I follow with my one-to-one coaching clients.
Learn at your own pace. I have learned through the years many lawyers are self-learners and they prefer to learn on their own. This App provides the best of both worlds. You can learn on your own, but with the guidance and wisdom accumulated over the past 15 years.
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If you have been following this series, I’ve covered: When to hire, who to hire and getting your people in the right roles. This final column in the series will focus on communication and cash flow.
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Are you in growth mode? It’s a great place to be. But it can present an entirely new set of challenges. Read my most recent article from The Lawyers Daily. It will help you navigate these new challenges.
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If you are following my column then you will recall that in part one of this series I covered capacity and building your team. In this, part two of From solo to Firm, I go into business development, marketing and branding,
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