Business books to help lawyers improve their law practice

How to Start and Build a law Practice How to Start and Build a Law Practice
By Jay G. Foonberg

A classic ABA bestseller, How to Start and Build a Law Practice has been used by tens of thousands of lawyers as the comprehensive guide to planning, launching, and growing a successful law practice.

Solo by Choice Solo by Choice: How to be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be
By Carolyn Elefant

Invaluable resource when going out on your own in building your law practice.



 The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections  in Person and Online How to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections in Person and Online
By Susan Roane

Offers effective suggestions to help you improve your networking and socializing skills. Roane gives tips on how to feel comfortable while networking.

 The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections  in Person and Online Legal Project Management: Control Costs, Meet Schedules, Manage Risks, and Maintain Sanity by Steven B. Levy

As described in this groundbreaking book, Legal Project Management is not an alien discipline, full of jargon and process overhead. Rather, it's designed for the specific world of legal professionals. It respects the way attorneys work, enhancing their success by playing to their strengths. Best of all, it's easily mastered by attorneys because it's based on tasks they're already doing. Need to make better decisions and provide accurate information about cost, deadlines, and risks?

 Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers by Pamela Woldow

Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers provides attorneys with practical skills and methods for improving efficiency, keeping budgets under control, building strong working relationships with clients, and maximizing profitability.

 Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour: Strategies that work
By James A. Calloway and Mark A. Robertson

This practical book details the economic and client service advantages of alternative law firm billing methods, the various billing methods currently available and how to select and implement the right alternative billing method for law firms of all sizes.

 Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour Law Firm Fees and Compensation: Value and Growth Dynamics
by Edward Poll

The vital concepts in realizing value include: 1-Engagement agreement essentials for lawyer and client 2-Easy-to-understand pricing methods that convey meaning to clients 3-Collection strategies that secure prompt payments 4-Compensation policies that serve the firm's best interests.

 Paralegals, Profitability and the Future of Your Law Practice.jpg Paralegals, Profitability, and the Future of Your Law Practice By Arthur G. Green and Therese A Cannon

This book provides advice on how to hire and use top notch paralegals to achieve success in providing clients with quality service.

 LawyerLife.jpg LawyerLife: Finding a Life and Higher Calling in the Practice of Law
By Carl Horn III

The author offers many practical suggestions for those seeking fulfillment in their legal careers.

How to make partner and still have a life.
by Heather Townsend and Jo Larbie

This practical resource book offers advice on how to stand out, be in the right place at the right time and build skills to overcome all hurdles on the path to partnership.

Lawyers as Peacemakers: Practicing Holistic, Problem-Solving Law
by J. Kim Wright

Lawyers as Peacemakers can teach lawyers new ways of finding satisfaction in law practice and to provide comprehensive, solution-focused services to clients. Sometimes it's not about winning a battle, it's about finding the best possible answer for everyone involved.

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