Considering hiring a contract attorney to assist your firm?
Are you letting legal fees walk out the door, or never make it in? Sometimes clients believe that as an attorney you should be able to handle any and every legal matter. However, you may not be equipped to handle the issue at hand. It could be an unfamiliar subject matter, limited time and resources, or a multitude of other reasons why you and your staff cannot help the client effectively.
For some the solution is to refer the client to an attorney who specializes in that particular matter. One option that helps keep the fees in your firm is to hire a contract attorney. Do you have questions about how to go about the hiring process? Our new practice guide provides you with information about hiring and working with contract attorneys, including practical and ethical considerations. The handout also provides sample forms and additional resources.
Our practice guide will outline:
- The benefits of legal outsourcing
- Issues and considerations
- Tips for a successful contract attorney relationship
If you have been considering hiring a contract attorney. Our practice guide is a great place to start.