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Start-up Checklist
Sample Business Plan
Solo and Small Firm Resource Center
Administrative Forms
Advertising Rules and Information
Entity and Initial Setup
Financial Management
Management and Technology
Insurance
Inventory Attorney
Reading List
Bar Member Benefits
Trust Accounting
Virtual Law Libraries
Products for Sale


Start-up Checklist

New Law Office/ New Practice Checklist PDF document opens in new window
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Sample Business Plan

Sample Business Plan PDF document opens in new window
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Solo and Small Firm Resource Center

ABA Solo and Small Firm Resource Center External Link
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Administrative Forms

Administrative Forms Handbook Online
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Advertising Rules and Information

Advertising Rules

Handbook on Lawyer Advertising and Solicitation
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Entity and Initial Setup

Acknowledgement of Receipt of File Form Word document opens in new window

Ancillary And Other Business Arrangements Informational Packet PDF document opens in new window

Authorization for Transfer of Client File Form Word document opens in new window

Notifying Clients of Change in Firm Composition Informational Packet PDF document opens in new window

Confidentiality Agreement Form Word document opens in new window

Free First Time Incorporation for New Law Firms

Joint Letter to Clients Announcing the Termination/Departure of an Associate or Partner Word document opens in new window

Unilateral Letter to Client from a Departing Attorney Word document opens in new window

Incorporation Services with a 100% discount on standard service fees - a Florida Bar Member Benefit by Corporate Creations

Service Provider Confidentiality Agreement Form Word document opens in new window

What Entity Should I Choose for My Law Firm External Link

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Financial Management

Standard Chart of Accounts for Solos and Small Law Offices Word document opens in new window

Chart of Accounts for Law Firms Word document opens in new window

LawPay Law Firm Merchant Account Program External Link-- Credit card processing for lawyers, a Member Benefit program.

Should your firm be accepting credit cards?

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Management and Technology

Document Management without Breaking the Bank PDF document opens in new window

Assisting Law Firms Focus on Management PDF document opens in new window

Preventing Conflicts of Interest PDF document opens in new window

Security of Client Files in a Network Environment Shared with a Outside Entity PDF document opens in new window

Should your firm be accepting credit cards?

Unlock Your Potential External Link

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Insurance

ABA Standing Committee on Lawyer's Professional Liability
Directory of Insurance Carriers

Professional Liability Insurance Directory- National External Link

Professional Liability Insurance Directory - Florida External Link

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Inventory Attorney

Inventory Attorney Manual PDF document opens in new window (including forms)

Pre-Need Inventory Attorney Agreement- Consent to close office Word document opens in new window

Designate Inventory Attorney online

Inventory Attorney Designation FAQ

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Reading List-- Build Your Practice Management Library

General Reading List and Law Practice Management Resources For Lawyers and Administrators PDF document opens in new window

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Bar Member Benefits

Member Benefits page
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Trust Accounting

Trust Accounting Resource page
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Virtual Law Libraries

Virtual Law Libraries
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Products for Sale

Materials Descriptions

Order Form PDF document opens in new window

Recommended ABA Books (with a 15% Discount from the ABA pricelist)

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[Revised: 02-11-2014]