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Tips for Hiring and Managing Staff at Small/Solo Law Firms

Posted by ipelton on: February 15th, 2012

When I am not writing about trademarks, I sometimes write about managing a small law practice.

I recently authored a post about hiring and managing staff as a guest post on the LawBizBlog of my friend Ed Poll

In my 12 years of practice (starting and managing a small firm), I have hired and supervised numerous associate attorneys, paralegals, and interns, as well as a variety of subcontractors.

Hiring and managing is no easy task – especially when you have no relevant training or experience. Law school gives most of us the experience of being interviewed, not interviewing others; of writing resumes, not reviewing them; of taking instructions, not giving them.

Read the rest of the post here for my keys to making successful hires in a law firm.