Is a Virtual Law Practice Right for You?

By WealthCounsel Staff on Oct 5, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Thanks to advances in technology, working virtually has become a reality for many small practices and solo attorneys. Whether working from a home office, coworking space, or hotel room, many attorneys are embracing technology and ditching the traditional law office space for a completely web-based one. This style of working can have many benefits, such as: an increase in productivity, a more attainable work-life balance, and the ability to target clients in an ever-expanding mobile world. But, it can have it drawbacks, too.  

With the right technology and business plan, any attorney can take their practice virtual. The question becomes: Is it right for you?

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Asset Alignment: Critical in a Client Care Program

By Patrick Carlson, JD, LLM (Taxation) | Practice Development Mentor, WealthCounsel on Aug 28, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Ask any estate planning attorney—what is the most important thing that we need to know after someone dies? Their answer: we need to know the assets! This includes knowing what their assets are, who has legal authority over the assets, what the values are, and who will receive these assets. 

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Tips on Building Your Estate Planning Practice

By WealthCounsel Staff on Aug 17, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Running your own legal practice can be daunting for any attorney, but it can be especially difficult for new and transitioning estate planners. This may be due, in part, to the knowledge gap between what attorneys learn in law school and what they need to know in order to run a law practice. To fill these gaps, it’s important to educate oneself on what the current best practices are (so they can be implemented), as well as what the common pitfalls are (so they can be avoided). Here are some basic tips for fresh-faced law graduates or transitioning attorneys looking to build their own estate planning practice.

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