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Starting a Law Practice

What does law practice management include?

Here are some things you need to think about when forming a law firm.  What are all the elements that contribute to the business portion of your practice?

It can include:

  • Choosing a Business Entity 
  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Developing a Budget
  • Deciding on a Financial Accounting System
  • Choosing Case Management software
  • Choosing Time & Billing software
  • Developing File Retention & Document Management policies
  • Choosing Insurance - for the business and for the attorney
  • Client File Maintenance

The sources on this page can help with the business side of law practice.

Practical Law - Legal Operations and Professional Development Toolkit

Billing Rates

Web Resources


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