Setting Up a Law Office

Setting Up a Law Office


Are you hanging out your shingle for the first time and need a little guidance?  If so, you have come to the right place.  This page will provide you links to useful resources to help guide you on your path.   

LSBA's Lending Library:
The LSBA's Lending Library has the following titles for borrowing on setting out your shingle; these titles are among hundreds of other titles which are useful to the management of a law office and career (see the Lending Library webpage to borrow any of these titles):

#177 Flying Solo: A Survival Guide for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer (4th Ed. 2005), K. William Gibson, Ed.

#227 Flying Solo: A Survival Guide for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer (5th Ed. 2014), K. William Gibson, Ed. 

#176 Growing Your Law Practice in Tough Times (2010), Edward Poll, J.D., M.B.A., CMC 

#115 How Good Lawyers Survive Bad Times (2009), Sharon D. Nelson, James A. Calloway, and Ross L. Kodner

#231 How to Achieve Success After the Bar Exam: A Step by Step Action Plan (2014), Joan Bullock 

#60 How to Build and Manage a Family Law Practice (2006), Mark A. Chinn

#191 How to Build and Manage a Personal Injury Practice (3d Ed.), William Gibson

#66 How to Get and Keep Good Clients (3rd Ed. 2007), Jay G. Foonberg  

#13 How to Start and Build A Law Practice (5th Ed. 2004), Jay G. Foonberg  

#153 How to Turn Clicks into Clients - The Ultimate Law Firm Guide for Getting More Clients Through the Internet (2011), Ed Rush, Jabez LeBret and Mark Homer 

#193 Internet Branding for Lawyers: Building the Client-Centered Website (2012), Jeff Lantz

#128 Introduction To Law Firm Practice (2010), Michael Downey  

#140 Law & Reorder: Legal Industry Solutions for Restructure, Retention, Promotion & Work/Life Balance (2010), Deborah Epstein Henry 

#131 Law Office Policy and Procedures Manual (Revised and Updated Sixth Ed. 2011), Howard L. Hatoff and Robert C. Wert 

#15 Law Office Procedures Manual for Solos & Small Firms (3rd Ed. 2005), Demetrios Dimitriou  

#173 Minding Your Own Business: The Solo and Small Firm Lawyer's Guide to a Profitable Practice (2010), Ann M. Guinn 

#26 Results-Oriented Financial Management (2nd Ed. 2003), John G. Lezzi  

#130 Virtual Law Practice: How to Deliver Legal Services Online (2010), Stephanie L. Kimbro



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