26September, 2016

Launching a New Law Practice Startup Workshop

We’re working with Starting Out Solo and a few of our favorite locals to host a law practice startup workshop this Friday, September 30th at 1pm.
We’ve been hosting ‘group meetings’ for attorneys considering or just starting their own practices for years. We’ve called them meetings; we’ve called them roundtables. All the while, our law practice […]

22September, 2016

4 Steps to Recruiting + Hiring Law Firm Employees Successfully

Hiring law firm employees is one of the milestones along the journey to a successful and profitable practice.

The need often arises quickly when the warning bell of too much work and too little time rings loudly. The biggest mistake is hiring the first person with a reasonable resume. The better course of action is to […]

16September, 2016

Susan Letterman White is our New Practice Advisor!

We are excited to finally, formally announce that we recently welcomed Susan Letterman White, JD, MS, as our newest Law Practice Advisor!

Before joining LOMAP, Susan led Letterman White Consulting as its founder and Managing Partner and before that she practiced employment law and was the Managing Partner of a law firm. Susan […]

6September, 2016

Data Security for Small Law Firms: A How-To Seminar

We’ll be at Social Law Library on September 15th with practical guidance on data security for small law firms.
If you’re wondering exactly what your small law firm needs to do to protect against threats to your data, this program is for you. Bring your specific security needs, and work with experts who can give you […]

1September, 2016

Announcing SuperMom: A Support Group for Lawyers

SuperMom is a collaboration of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers + WBA Mothers’ Forum.

Babies don’t care if you’re a lawyer. And unfortunately, some of your clients and all of your deadlines don’t care if you’re a mom.

On the bright side, at some point your kids might develop some appreciation for your profession. Until that happens, simultaneously […]

25August, 2016

The Expertise Effect: How to Grow with a Niche Law Practice

If you want to see more growth, consider transitioning into a niche law practice.

Almost every lawyer wants to command higher rates, attract more clients, and increase his or her profile in the marketplace. However, many are unable to achieve these objectives because they are stuck pursuing ineffective strategies – or no strategy at all. One […]

18August, 2016

New Requirement for Massachusetts Attorneys to Register Online

The BBO’s new requirement for Massachusetts attorneys is effective September 1, 2016.

Register online? This one should be easy to comply with.

After all, as Heidi loves to remind us, the MRPC Amendments that took effect on July 1, 2015, specifically Comment 8 on Rule 1.1: Competence, introduced a new requirement for Massachusetts attorneys to keep up […]

16August, 2016

A Primer on Law Practice Startup Tech

Law practice startup tech can shape your work-life balance. We saved the best for last in our Startup Questions series!
The first five steps to get moving on your law practice startup tech:

A laptop or tablet is ideal for mobile practitioners, and can serve as a primary computing device. A redundant backup system using external hard drives […]

12August, 2016

Entity Selection for Law Practice Startups

Entity selection isn’t the most exciting post in our Startup Questions series, but you still need to make a decision.
Entity selection is always one of the first considerations in starting a law practice, and it’s worth your time to think it through. There are a number of considerations to weigh when determining whether and what legal […]

9August, 2016

Choosing Your Startup Law Office Space

Decide which startup law office space is right for you here in the second post in our Startup Questions series.
Many practitioners start out practicing in a home office to keep costs low. However, a home office has its drawbacks, including distractions, often a lack of professional conference space for client meetings, and you simply may not want to invite […]