Melanie Fischer

Wouldn’t be great if your law firm was widely recognized by a symbol, a logo, or an image? Think about a brand that is so well known that just about everybody recognizes it. Take Nike for example. When people across the world see the trademarked swoosh symbol on a pair of shoes or an article […]

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Can you describe your ideal clients? You know, the type of clients who show up for scheduled meetings on time and who willingly listen to (and follow) your advice? In every industry, there are ideal clients, and there are less-than-ideal clients. Your goal should be to find as many as possible of the right type […]

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Consistently and creatively marketing your law firm to current and prospective clients is important. Producing and sending an eNewsletter is great way to communicate information to clients, share news, and keep your name in the spotlight. Sending an eNewsletter can be an excellent marketing tactic that will entice individuals to call you for legal assistance. […]

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As a solo attorney, you are undoubtedly a busy person. Most solo attorneys would agree that owning and running a small law practice is more than a full-time job. From meeting the demands of current clients to scheduling appointments with prospective clients, there are hardly enough hours in the day to keep up with everything […]

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How old are you? Actually, the answer to this question doesn’t really matter. If you are old enough to have a job, or if you are old enough to own a (profitable) business, you are old enough to start saving for your retirement. In fact, the well-known phrase it’s never too late to start saving […]

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If you wake up in the morning feeling stress, anxiety, or gloom about what the day has in store for you, you might be experiencing burnout. People can feel burnout in just about any aspect of their life. It’s possible to experience personal burnout, emotional burnout, or physical burnout. When it’s related to your job, […]

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Are you ready to hire someone to answer your phones, keep your office organized, manage your calendar, handle your accounts payable and receivable, and/or assist with any other work-related task? Most solo attorneys could benefit from at least a little bit of extra help at the office. But hiring is not necessarily an easy process. […]

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When business is booming, it can be difficult (if not impossible) to imagine that things might slow down in the future. However, anyone who owns a business, no matter the industry, is keenly aware that there are typically busy times of year and slow times of year. The legal profession is no exception. Unfortunately, it […]

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Are you running a busy solo law practice that is profitable? Do you have an ongoing stream of prospective clients regularly contacting you for legal representation? Does your firm focus on an area of law that interests you? If you can answer yes to these three questions, you are certainly on the right track with […]

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Would you describe your office as cluttered or disorganized? Does it look like a jumbled mess? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, your office might need a serious overhaul. You may have a pretty good idea about where most of all of the important pieces of paper are located in your messy […]

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