Nationally-known speaker Lisa Solomon, Esq., explains how solos and small firms can realize several benefits from outsourcing substantive legal work to independent, US-based contract (a/k/a freelance) lawyers. Contract lawyers aren’t just for big firms anymore.
In the full presentation Lisa covers what you need to know when considering this option. Namely:
1. Benefits of outsourcing, including making your practice more profitable, gaining work/life balance, and increasing professional satisfaction by outsourcing tasks you don’t like to do.
2. How to find a qualified contract attorney to work with.
3. What a good contract lawyer should bring to the table.
4. Ethical issues in the outsourcing relationship.
Lisa is the author of many published articles about appellate practice and procedure, and has written extensively about the field of contract lawyering. She offers several practical tips that could both immediately help your practice and also better manage your time.