To many, the solopreneur life is risky. Some believe it’s a lot of smoke and mirrors and others believe it’s only reserved for those born rich. As you may well know by now, I don’t believe either of those things. In fact, I know very differently now. I know that the entrepreneurial life that comes […]
The beginning stages of running your online law firm may seem like an uneasy field to navigate but once you get into the swing of things, it’s *almost* like a walk in the park. I said, almost! I give this disclaimer because when it comes to being an entrepreneur, your entire business will ride on […]
Remember the dread of having to spend your entire day inside your office? Watching the hours tick away while wearing the uptight suit that you couldn’t wait to rip off? Remember having set lunch breaks? Or maybe staying way after the sun had already set just wishing you were home snuggling with your little ones? […]
The idea of entrepreneurship isn’t something new. The idea of being a small business owner isn’t either and yet…it’s consistently the road less traveled. Even though people continue to highlight unfair wages and ridiculous downtime to spend with our families. Even though there’s the constant frustration of not having the freedom we crave or being […]
One of the main reasons I see my clients question the entrepreneur lifestyle is because they’re worried about how much they have to spend on their business. But like with oh-so many things in life, it’s all about perspective! As an employee, you weren’t responsible for your employer’s business expenses but you were paying for […]
When you decided to start your own solo law firm, you may have had a pretty peachy vision. Quality time and laughs by the pool with the kids, a bank account that just will not stop growing, and all the freedom in the world to live your life on your terms while still having a […]
We do not need to spend much, if any, time exploring why you might be concerned about finding enough clients for your firm when you’re just starting out. So, let’s dive right into how to strategically find prospective clients and book engagements. First, we’ll begin with a trip down memory lane. Remember “IRAC” (Issue, Rule, […]
If your goal is to build a law firm that allows you to work part-time while earning a full-time income, your income cannot be based on your time. Instead, it must be based on the value you deliver to clients. One of the best alternative fee arrangements that allows you to bill clients based on […]
The anticipation of walking away from your full-time day job as you move toward establishing your own practice is so exciting. But, the reality of needing to generate some extra income to serve as a cushion while you build that practice can be both intimidating and overwhelming. You might be concerned about a potential gap […]
As I drove along I-64 West each morning to my job at the AG’s office, very pregnant with my first child, I imagined a different life. Just like when you wake up from a dream and can’t remember all the details, I was daydreaming of a different work-life reality once my baby arrived but I […]
If you feel like work/life balance and the practice of law are like water and oil—you’re not alone.
The traditional law firm and most attorney work environments do not reflect the changing work habits and values of our society.
Guess what? It doesn’t have to be this way.
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You can run a successful law practice from home, working part-time, but earning a full-time salary.
You can call the shots on when you work and finally have a fulfilling law career that doesn’t come at the expense of what’s most important to you.