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Start a Law Firm - LegalFuel

Start a Law Firm Thinking about starting a law firm? Here’s what you need to know. Striking out on your own is a big decision and we want to make sure you have all of the information so you can make an educated decision about your future. There are so many things to think about. How do I incorporate? Where will my office be located?

Free CLE - LegalFuel

CLEPodcast. Actionable Steps for Balancing Well-Being and Legal Success. CLEVideo. Harnessing the Power of Stress; Developing Grit and a Growth Mindset. CLEPodcast. The Value of Client Intake: Practical Tips to Streamline Your Firm’s Workflow. CLEVideo. Florida Courts E-Filing Portal: PDF/A Requirements, Cyber Security FAQs, & More.

Free CLE - LegalFuel

LegalFuel CLE FAQs. Florida Bar CLE Requirement (CLER) TOTAL: 33 CREDIT HOURS Professional Responsibility Requirement (PR): 5 of 33 credit hours must be Read More. May 30, 2023 CLEPodcast.

Member Benefits: Practice Resources & Software - The Florida Bar

Member Benefits: Practice Resources & Software. From accounting software designed specifically for law firms to virtual receptionists, the Florida Bar’s Member Benefits Program offers a variety of practice resources, software, and applications vetted to ensure they meet lawyers’ needs. Browse for special offers in the following categories:

How to Start a Thriving New Solo Practice - LegalFuel

How to Start a Thriving New Solo Practice. Most lawyers learn little to nothing about operating a law business in law school, nor do law firms help to prepare their associates to understand the wide range of business issues which are critical for a law firm to survive. If you are interested in or curious about starting a new small law firm ...

How do I start up my own practice? - LegalFuel

Bar requirements for those opening a law practice are minimal. Most attorneys find their concerns relate to practical considerations such as budgeting, marketing, space planning, accounting (including trust accounting), technology needs, setting up a client intake system, management of personnel, and so forth.

The Practice Resource Center of The Florida Bar

Email LRS at [email protected] or call 800-342-8060, ext. 5611 to find out if you are eligible to join and start getting referrals today! Career Center The Florida Bar Career Center provides employers with direct access to the legal industry’s best talent, ensuring Florida lawyers and law firms can connect with one another.

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The Florida Bar Practice Resource Center is the go-to resource for learning how to start a new law firm or manage an existing one. Start a Law Firm Manage Your Practice Marketing Finance Technology Access LegalFuel Site Can’t find what you need?

Legal Citation: Which Guide Should You Use and What Is the Difference?

All practitioners, trial and appellate, should be aware of Fla. R. App. P. 9.800, which is Florida’s Uniform Citation System. Although it is in the appellate rules, Rule 9.800’s introductory paragraph states that “ [t]his rule applies to all legal documents, including court opinions,” so all lawyers and judges should be using it.

Closing a Solo Practice: An Exit To-Do List - LegalFuel

Selling your practice is an option if you have the time to find a buyer and the time for negotiating the transaction. Consider hiring representation, such as a business transactions lawyer or CPA, to participate in the negotiations. But see ABA Model Rule 1.17: Sale of Law Practice and the corresponding rule for your state first.