How the weather can impact your law firm

Many law firm owners spend little time thinking about how the weather can affect their law firm.  But the reality is that the weather can have a huge impact on the overall success of a law firm.  It can also have an effect on the morale of the employees. No matter where you are located,…

What is a tenant improvement allowance?

If your law firm is looking for office space, one item you want to familiarize yourself with is the Tenant Improvement Allowance.  This is often referred to as TIA.  This is an allowance given to the tenant by the landlord to build-out office space. For many office leases, TIA might not be that important.  This…

Having a no solicitation policy at your law firm

When you own a law firm, or are in management at a law firm, solicitations can end up taking a lot of your time.  You cannot blame individuals and companies for wanting to solicit and generate business.  For many individuals and companies, they are working off commissions/sales.  This makes soliciting business essential for their livelihood….

When it’s time for an office makeover

Depending on how long you’ve been in your office location, it might be time to freshen it up.  When you work in a location for so long, you can sometimes get immune to the overall appearance.  Over time, if the appearance of an office declines, the overall success of an office can take a hit….

How you can save money on office equipment

If you have a law firm, you are likely going to need lots of equipment to make your office run efficiently.  This list can really seem almost endless when you break it down. Many law firms spend needlessly and excessively on their office equipment.  Versus buying their office equipment used or online, they go to…

How much space to take?

How much space to take a question a lot of law firms ask.  The reality is that this is a quandary in a lot of ways.  Law firms often have competing concerns that they have to consider. Landlords often rent law firms lots of space.  After all, why wouldn’t they want to do so?  The…

How much to spend on law firm office furniture?

When lawyers start a law firm, the decision about what type of furniture to buy is a big one.  Lawyers inherently have a tendency to chase the shiny objects.  Thus, most lawyers want the most impressive furniture possible right out of the gates. So, for the receptionist area, the conference room and the attorney offices,…

Your law firm office conference room

For those of you trying to set up your law office, one of the most important considerations is the appearance of your law office. Potential clients and clients can get an impression of your law office just based on what they quickly see. Many law firms and lawyers will careful consider the appearance of their…

Location matters as it relates to law firm office space

If you are opening a law firm, or are thinking of relocating your current space, location does matter.  Location is not something you should take lightly.  Location can make or break your law firm. So, you need to think about this decision critically.  Who is the clientele in which you are trying to appeal?  What…

Why having an agent can help your law firm find space

Attorneys are naturally predisposed to want to handle legal matter themselves.  Why have representation and delegate something important to somebody else when they hold a law degree?  Most lawyers would prefer to micro-manage the matter on their own instead of trusting somebody else.  That’s the thought process of many lawyers, anyway. If you are looking…

How having some computer skills can help your law firm

If you have just started a law firm, having some technological skills can go a long way in terms of making your law firm a success. Lots of law firms will spend significant sums of money having a computer and internet consulting firm help them on a multiplicity of levels.  This can be problematic when…