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Update From the Live, In-Person Intensive in Colorado — We Did It!

Update From the Live, In-Person Intensive in Colorado — We Did It!

Last week 12 of our members flew home after a week of inspiration and support from us here in Boulder, CO. They re-entered their everyday lives with a whole new set of tools for connection that they did not have before this life-changing week. I fell in love with each and every lawyer in the room. And, I believe they fell in love with each other as well. Best of all, I think we all fell a little bit more in love with the fact that we get to be lawyers AND serve clients in such a meaningful and impactful … Continue reading »

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Alexis Neely visits the Lawyerist Podcast to talk about Estate Planning

Most lawyers think of estate planning as dry and boring, focused on tedious document preparation, and only applicable to a small segment of society. This is what we were taught in law school. Yet that is about the furthest from the truth as you can get. Estate planning is a hidden gem in the world of law if you come at it from the right perspective and shift your way of practicing it. Over the years we have worked with hundreds of lawyers who have practiced estate planning in the way we teach, and as a result they have created … Continue reading »

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The Single Biggest Reason Lawyers Lose Prospects Instead of Getting Hired Every Time

The Single Biggest Reason Lawyers Lose Prospects Instead of Getting Hired Every Time

As a lawyer myself, I imagine that one of your biggest frustrations is when you get a phone call from a prospect who asks “what will it cost” because you know they are just shopping around for the cheapest legal services possible. And, you are sick and tired of being seen as a commodity, instead of being valued for the great service you offer. Or, perhaps you are losing client after client who you know needs your services, but then as soon as they hear how much it will be, they have to think about it. I can solve these … Continue reading »

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Who Do You Want To Serve?

As lawyers, many of us take anyone who walks in the door because we need the money to pay the bills, and we don’t have a better option.  However, in addition to creating stress, being a “door lawyer” can be detrimental to your success.  It spreads you thin, leaves you constantly wondering where the next client is coming from and unable to truly provide a top-notch service you can believe in fully.   One of the concepts we teach our lawyers is to focus in on a specific niche or practice area. This way you can serve clients in terms … Continue reading »

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