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At Lawyerist, our goal is to help lawyers build better law practices. To that end, our articles, books, and discussion forum are rich law-practice resources, covering subjects like law firm marketing, practice management, technology, career development, legal ethics, how to start a law practice, and more.

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If you are totally new to Lawyerist and you aren’t sure where to start, here are some brief primers for our most-popular topics:

Practice Management

Our posts on practice management cover productivity, client service, forms, going paperless, and much more.

Starting a Law Firm

Most lawyers have solo practice or work in small firms, and this number is growing. We will walk you through the process of starting a firm, from your starting budget to operations manuals to office space.

Legal Tech

Luddites are a losing proposition for firms and clients. If you want to stay on the cutting edge, read our product reviews, user guides, and other articles about legal tech. If you just want to know what to get for your practice, check out our Buyer’s Guide.

Legal Marketing

For most modern lawyers, marketing is no longer optional. Learn to get the most out of your marketing time and money—online and offline—from practicing lawyers as well as expert consultants.

Lawyering Skills

From litigation tactics and deposition objections to contract drafting and avoiding screwups (or dealing with them) to legal writing, Lawyerist has lots of resources on practicing law.

Legal Ethics

Toeing the line is not easy when the line is not always clear. Our ethics contributors have covered everything from texting clients to cloud computing, and pretty much everything in between.

Behind the Scenes

Lawyerist and the Lab are brought to you by Sam Glover and Aaron Street, with help from dozens of current and former contributors, including:

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