Sunday, February 26, 2017

What to Consider Before Starting a Firm

From the Texas Bar Journal, here is advice from Dirk Jordan, a veteran solo practitioner. The headings read: 

What to Ask Before You Start

Entity Choice

Whom will you practice with? Office location Finances Technology

And some final practice tips for when you get started:

  1. Keep a regular schedule. Be at your desk by 8:30 a.m. You should be available during working hours for clients to contact you. 2. Respond to all calls and emails within 24 hours. Even if you cannot give a response, let contacts know that you received their call or email and will get back to them. No one likes to be ignored. 3. Be courteous and professional with everyone. It will enhance your reputation. 4. Keep a healthy balance (whatever that means to you) between work and life. 5. Be conversant with how to use technology. It will make you more efficient.

 You can read the full article here.

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