Law Practice Startup Series
This series is designed to give lawyers the tools to build law firms that make a difference in their communities and provide a sustainable work-life balance. Join us to discover how to establish a solid foundation for success on day one.
Each session will be recorded and available to those who register to watch on demand. Live sessions will include time for Q&A, which will not be included in recordings.
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INTRODUCTION TO LAW PRACTICE STARTUP | Friday, April 23, 2021 (12pm – 1pm)
Join us for an overview of the fundamentals and foundations of starting a law practice.
You can choose to sign up for the full schedule of sessions when you register for this session.
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BUSINESS PLAN | Date TBD
Discover what you want from your practice and implement a plan to get there.
ENTITY CHOICE & INSURANCE | Date TBD
Should you incorporate your practice? Explore which entity will work best. Discussion of the various types of insurance. Naming Firm.
MARKETING | Date TBD
Attract clients to your firm on the first day. Build a system that generates clients. How to attract referral sources.
FINANCE – BUDGET | Date TBD
How much do you need for start-up costs?
FINANCE – BILLING | Date TBD
Discover the best billing practices. Get paid in full and on time. Pricing strategy.
FINANCE – IOLTA | Date TBD
When to take a retainer and how to manage it effectively.
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT – TECHNOLOGY | Date TBD
Tools you may need to manage cases, organize contacts, and automate documents.
CYBERSECURITY | Date TBD
How to protect your firm’s and clients’ data from theft.
HUMAN RESOURCES | Date TBD
How to build an effective support team. Managing a two-partner firm.
SUCCESSION PLANNING & EXIT STRATEGY | Date TBD
Who will take your place when you are no longer the leading the firm?
TIME MANAGEMENT & WELL-BEING | Date TBD
Productivity and well-being are linked. Get practical steps to working well and feeling well.
Meet the Series Leader
Emmanuel Okharedia III, Esq. joined LCL as a Mass LOMAP Practice Management Advisor in 2020. Emmanuel works with lawyers on all areas of law practice management, including technology, operations, marketing, finance, and more. Before joining LCL | Mass LOMAP, Emmanuel founded his own law firm where he counseled small businesses and guided families through estate planning. His passion for business and the law comes from the desire to help lawyers grow and advance new ideas. Emmanuel’s unique perspective as a musician and business leader allows him to develop creative solutions for complex problems. Read more about Emmanuel here.
Law Practice Startup Essentials
All the basics in just 2 hours. Prepare for your own practice at your own pace. START, pause, rewind, and revisit as needed — and book a one-on-one consultation when you need questions answered. Covers: Insurance, Location + Space, Entity Selection, Time + Billing, IOLTA, Marketing + Business Development, and Technology.