In addition to the many resources that the library has to offer for those considering solo or small law firm practice, there are a variety of blogs on the topic. Here are just a few:
Devoted to solo practitioners, this blog offers advice, support, and inspiration, as well as a discussion of current issues. In addition to law practice management, topics include client relations, economic trends, work/life issues, and social media. The author, who is based in Connecticut, writes regular advice columns for solos in The Connecticut Law Tribune and on Law.com and coaches lawyers on how to start and grow their law practice.
This blog aims to show lawyers how to run a law firm profitably and efficiently. It contains advice on buying and selling a law practice, cash flow, management, marketing, and law firm technology. Videos and podcasts are also included. The author is a nationally-recognized law firm management consultant and author of several books on running a profitable law practice.
Dedicated to the demands and desires of solos and small firms, this blog specifically includes material for lawyers starting non-conventional small firms or boutique or corporate practices that directly compete with large firms. In addition to law practice management, topics include ethics and malpractice issues, work/life balance, legal research and writing, and finding one's passion. The author is a solo practitioner in Washington, DC and the author of Solo by Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be.
This blog covers "best practices" in online marketing for law firms and individual attorneys. It provides tips and strategies for using the internet to market a law firm and develop new business. Websites, blogs, podcasts, webcasts, and email marketing are just some of the topics included. The author is the founder of eLawMarketing, a leading provider of online marketing services to the legal community.
This blog is dedicated to the idea of practicing law professionally and securely with a web-based virtual law office. It discusses professional, technology, and ethics issues that arise from web-based virtual law practice. The author practices law at a completely virtual law office and is the 2009 recipient of the ABA award for excellence in eLawyering.