How to Become the Go-To Lawyer in Your Community

Never worry again about where your next client is coming from. Are you spending more time chasing clients than actually serving them? If you feel like you’re stuck on the cash flow roller coaster, constantly worried, constantly wondering where your next client is coming from or when your current clients will actually pay you, you’re…

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How to Price & Package Your Legal Services

It’s a common belief that becoming a lawyer is a guaranteed ticket to financial security. But the reality is that most lawyers that run their own practice aren’t even clearing 100k a year in take home pay. Maybe you pursued a career in law because you wanted to do good in the world while also…

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How to Transform Your Practice With Goal-based Time Management

The key to creating a law practice and life you love is to stop thinking like a lawyer and start thinking like a business owner instead. If you’re anything like most lawyers, your days probably look like this… You’re sitting at your desk, trying not to spill your coffee on the growing stack of files…

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Change Through Better Time Management

Utilizing Your Time to Create a Better Practice and Life Work, Work, Work Busyness is a commonly accepted hazard of the modern-day lawyer. Law school both prepares and subtly reinforces the narrative that enough busyness eventually translates to productivity, success, and wealth. And law students regularly buy into that narrative, willingly sacrificing their current relationships,…

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Considering Leaving the Law for Work Life Balance?

Life as a lawyer often comes with stress, long hours, missing time with family, and chasing billable hours and invoices. Additionally, this traditional model of practicing law can leave you feeling as if you have to choose between building your bank account and building a law practice that brings you true fulfillment. Finding the balance…

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Money Math: How to Earn What You’re Worth As a Lawyer

3 NLBM Tips For Increasing Revenue On A Monthly Basis  Law school didn’t teach you how to run your own business, especially the essentials like how to structure your time and your legal fees so you can earn a great living and deliver a fulfilling service without having to sacrifice time with your family. Here…

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Lawyer Mentors Blog – The Mentoring Way

THE MENTORING WAY How NLBM Mentors Help Member Lawyers Build the Practice and Life They Deserve HOW NLBM PREPARES MEMBERS An adage you often hear is “the best way to learn anything is by doing.” When it comes to starting a new career as an Estate Planning lawyer through NLBM, we can say that adage…

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Case Study: A Former Corporate Lawyer Becomes His Best Boss

  A Long-Time Corporate Lawyer Goes Out On A Limb In the first week of January 2021, Will Stafford quit his job at a demanding corporate law firm in Houston, and started his own law practice. It had been four years in the dreaming, but on day one, facing no revenue, he had the same…

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