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The E-Myth Attorney: Why Most Legal Practices Don't Work and What to Do About It

The E-Myth Attorney: Why Most Legal Practices Don't Work and What to Do About It

Michael E. Gerber, Robert Armstrong J.D., Sanford Fisch J.D.

ISBN: 978-0-470-62737-2 April 2010 208 Pages




The complete guide to the business of running a successful legal practice

Many attorneys in small and mid-size practices are experts on the law, but may not have considered their practice as much from a business perspective.

Michael Gerber’s The E-Myth Attorney fills this void, giving you powerful advice on everything you need to run your practice as a successful business, allowing you to achieve your goals and grow your practice. Featuring Gerber's signature easy-to-understand, easy-to-implement style, The E-Myth Attorney features:

  • A complete start-up guide you can use to get your practice off the ground quickly, as well as comprehensive action steps for maximizing the performance of an existing practice
  • Industry specific advice from two recognized legal experts that have developed a highly successful legal practice using Gerber’s principles
  • Gerber’s universal appeal as a recognized expert on small businesses who has coached, taught, and trained over 60,000 small businesses

The E-Myth Attorney is the last guide you'll ever need to make the difference in building or developing your successful legal practice.

A Word About This Book.

A Note from Robert and Sandy.




Chapter 1: The Story of Edward and Abigail.

Chapter 2: The Story of You and Yours.

Chapter 3: On the Subject of Money.

Chapter 4: Your Money or Your Life?

Chapter 5: On the Subject of Planning.

Chapter 6: Plotting Your Course.

Chapter 7: On the Subject of Management.

Chapter 8: Managing the Unmanageable.

Chapter 9: On the Subject of People.

Chapter 10: People Needing People.

Chapter 11: On the Subject of Associates.

Chapter 12: The Lawyer’s View.

Chapter 13: On the Subject of Estimating.

Chapter 14: Billing and Certainty.

Chapter 15: On the Subject of Clients.

Chapter 16: Your Client Loves You, He Loves You Not.

Chapter 17: On the Subject of Growth.

Chapter 18: Growth.

Chapter 19: On the Subject of Change.

Chapter 20: The Gift of Change.

Chapter 21: On the Subject of Time.

Chapter 22: What Time Do You Have?

Chapter 23: On the Subject of Work.

Chapter 24: The Reason Behind the Work.

Chapter 25: On the Subject of Taking Action.

Chapter 26: Taking Action.