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Resources
Mail Handling
Incoming Mail Procedures PDF

Outgoing Mail Procedures PDF

The E-Mail Blizzard: Tips for Taming Your Outlook InboxMichigan Bar Journal (Feb 2011) PDF

Practice Management
NEW! Outsourcing Your Legal Document Transcription
Part 1 | Part 2

A Matter of Time by AttorneyAtWork PDF

Cell Phones—Great New Technology or Latest Per Se Negligence?

Minimizing Risk While Maximizing Performance PDF

Special Considerations for Sole & Small Firm Practitioners PDF

The Hazard: Practicing Outside Your Area PDF

The Hazard: Suing to Recover Fees PDF

Ten Ways to Improve Your Practice & Stay Out of Trouble PDF

The Top Ten Malpractice Traps & How to Avoid Them PDF

Your Partner's Keeper PDF

Quality of Life
Be Still and Listen—Mindfulness for LawyersMichigan Bar Journal (Feb 2012)

Career Vision: Moving Your Life From Stress to Balance

Definitions PDF

Good Health Habits Sneaking in Under the Radar PDF

Massage PDF

Practice Random Kindness PDF

Too Much To Do, Too Little Time?

Structure
The Changing World of Work

Links
American Bar Association—ABA Law Practice Management Section

Law Practice Today—e-Zine

A Short Course in Succession Planning—Law Practice Today (2011)

Closing a Solo Practice: An Exit To-Do List—Law Practice Today (2011)

Lawyers & Judges Assistance Program—Consultations for lawyers and judges

Work Life Balance Calculator—Measure the impact of billable hours on your life

clio Practice Management

Practice management software can help you manage your practice more quickly, efficiently, and to a higher standard. Explore Clio, a web based practice management application that provides a suite of online tools, including document management, time tracking, billing, task management, trust accounting, calendaring, e-mail integration, and more. Access Clio using your PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Droid, Palm Pre, and BlackBerry. Questions: Contact the Practice Management Resource Center Helpline at (800) 341-9715.

From Our Lending Library
Minding Your Own Business: The Solo and Small Firm Lawyer's Guide to a Profitable Practice

by Ann M. Guinn

Lending Library Number: 140

Small firm lawyers often get caught in the crossfire of practicing law and managing a business all at the same time. Commitments and interests levels may weigh more heavily on defending the freedoms guaranteed in the U.S. Constitution vs. calculating overtime pay for staff. They may be more interested in ensuring our legal system works, but not so interested in developing marketing strategies to attract new business. Minding Your Own Business approaches these challenges with the philosophy that solo and small firm practitioners are first, business managers, and second, attorneys.

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