Tips to Keep in Mind When Setting up a Solo Law Practice

John LivelyWork-Life Balance

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Maybe you’ve been thinking about setting up a solo law practice of your own. Maybe you think about it a lot. Is it feasible? The idea feels attractive, but you’re not sure if you can (or should) make the leap. There are top-producing lawyers who absolutely thrive on their own; and there are others who don’t fare so well as … Read More

Is Working Remotely Right for You: A Guide for Lawyers

Practus LLPWork-Life Balance

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For many modern professionals, working from home is a luxury that is sought after, and, these days, usually afforded only by companies that truly appreciate how life actually unfolds from day to day for their employees. Many employers get stuck in the mindset that when employees aren’t in the office, they aren’t as productive. But with instant communication, streamlined technology, … Read More

Steps to Taking the Solo Practitioner Leap for Attorneys

Practus LLPWork-Life Balance

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Much like starting any kind of business, making the change from a big law firm to a solo practitioner is a huge step. Knowing when to set out on your own is equal parts a leap of faith and thorough preparation. Here are a few important aspects of having a solo law practice that you absolutely should consider before making … Read More

Unhappy at Your Law Firm? How to Determine When to Make a Change

Practus LLPWork-Life Balance

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Are you unhappy at your law firm and dreading heading into work tomorrow morning? Do you drag your feet when preparing for the day or spend too much time schlepping along during your ridiculous commute? Does your law firm require your presence at superfluous, interoffice meetings? Maybe it’s time to reevaluate what you’re looking for when it comes to practicing … Read More

Reducing Stress as a Lawyer: Avoiding Lawyer Burnout

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Lawyers Experience High Levels of Stress Twenty-eight percent of lawyers struggle with depression; 19 percent struggle with anxiety. These statistics come as no surprise to anyone familiar with the demands of being a lawyer. Lawyers work long hours, neglect their own needs, and feel extreme competition. It’s no wonder so many suffer burnout. How will you ensure the same doesn’t … Read More