Law Firm Start-Up

Full Service or DIY Support

Full Service

Technology

  • Software
    • Office365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Document Management
    • Accounting
    • Time & Billing
    • Contact Management
  • Matter Intake/Conflicts
    • Phone System

Operations

  • Create and Maintain master list of Software Licenses, Keys and Passwords
  • Insurance
  • Malpractice/Liability Insurance (renew annually)
  • Umbrella Liability Insurance (renew annually)
  • Cyber
  • Life
  • Owners & Officers
  • Key Man
  • Employment Practices
    • Office Equipment Procurement
    • Office Supplies
    • Establish office service protocols

Finance

  • Federal Tax ID, EIN & State Dept of Labor Number
  • IOLTA Merchant Services Account
  • Business Bank Account with Business Credit Card
  • Business Tax License
  • Update Status with Secretary of State
  • Payroll account and protocols
  • Accounts payable protocols
  • Accounts receivable protocols
  • Billing practice management
  • Budget

Human Resources

  • New Hire Compliance
  • Benefits Administration
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Disability programs
    • Life
  • Workers Comp Insurance
  • Payroll Management
  • Performance Review Program
  • Employee Handbook with Policies
    • Confidentiality
    • PTO/Vacation, sick
    • Leaves
    • Anti-Harassment & discrimination
    • Security
    • Technology and email resource
    • At-will statement
    • Disclaimer
  • Recruiting
    • Job Descriptions
  • Training

Risk Management

  • Matter Intake/Conflicts process

Marketing

  • Domain Name (secure for at least 3 years)
  • Website Management
  • Logo
  • Business Cards
  • Letterhead
  • Social Media

DIY Support Package

DIY Support

  • Start-up Checklist
  • Pro Forma Budget
  • Software Recommendations
  • Vendor Sourcing
  • Five Hours of Advice and Counsel from DLCCS Constultants who have helped start more than 20 law irms across the country since 2021.
  • Additional 5 hour block of time: As needed.

Book a free 30-minute consultation

Discover how your law firm can run more efficiently and profitably today.

Tap into the combined experience of more than 60 years in legal management. We’ve managed in small, medium and large firms and bring that knowledge to you.

Diane’s professionalism, efficiency, delivery, customer service and follow-up is excellent and I truly appreciate all the support she has provided.

Garth A. Maijala
Coordinator of Industrial Hygiene & Online Services – SIPE

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