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I’m here to totally disrupt the legal industry and how lawyers exit their law firms. I want to crush the old notion that you can’t sell your law firm or that it is not worth anything. You absolutely can and … There is a Better, Much more profitable way.

Apr 18, 2024

In this episode, our host Victoria Collier sits down with Lauren Lester, a solo practitioner who offers guidance and support to lawyers looking to optimize their practices for both profit and enjoyment. Throughout this conversation, they highlight the potential for solo practitioners to build valuable, sellable law firms by embracing innovation, systematization, and a client-centered approach.


Key Takeaways: 

Starting a Solo Practice:

Lauren shares her experience starting her own practice right out of law school, highlighting the lack of preparation for the business aspect of running a law firm.

Embracing Flat Fee Billing:

Lauren and Victoria talk about flat fee billing over hourly billing, citing the value it provides to clients and the incentive it creates for efficiency.

Coaching and Mentoring Other Lawyers:

Lauren discusses her coaching business, A Different Practice, where she helps solo and small firm practitioners optimize their practices for profit and enjoyment.


Learn More About Lauren

Lauren Lester is a solopreneur who provides affordable help to clients in Colorado with her estate and family law firm Lester Law. Lauren is also passionate about helping lawyers build profitable practices they love. She founded A Different Practice, which offers business coaching and other practical resources for optimizing your law firm for profit and enjoyment.


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