Solo and small law firm attorneys often struggle with why and when they should bring people in to help, and the answers really aren’t that hard, according to Glen Malia, an attorney with Malia Law, LLC.
Mr. Malia was one of three contributors – all attorneys with their own shingle – that helped piece together the Survival Guide for the Independent Attorney. His advice on hiring help includes:
“It might sound counterintuitive, but the best time for extra help is right from the very start of your business. Many functions of a law office, like answering phones, can be outsourced at a reasonable fee. Your time is much too valuable to be doing things that can be outsourced.”
We first introduced the guide at the ABA TECHSHOW – it was available in hard copy form in the LexisNexis Firm Manager booth. However, because it is a short yet impactful piece – with 3 vignettes for attorneys and by attorneys – we’ve posted it to SlideShare and it’s this week’s Friday Share.
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