Financing Your Virtual Legal Assistant Business

Financing Your Virtual Legal Assistant Business

The startup phase of business is hard, and it will be even harder if you haven’t planned properly for your expenses. Whether you, like me, are running a virtual legal assistant business or you are opening your first law practice, there are a number of things you need to consider when you sit down to establish your start-up budget. Clients I’ve been in business for approximately 9 months. I still am nowhere near full-time billable...

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Working Vacation

Working Vacation

Mostly this is just a note to let you know that I’ll be taking a quick vacation at the end of this month, just for a week! It should be a wonderful time, we’re travelling as a family to California! It’s the first time on a plane for two of my boys, and the first plane trip my oldest will remember. He went to Mexico when he was 13 mos old, but of course doesn’t recall anything! This will also be a first for me – the...

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When To Partner With a Virtual Assistant

When To Partner With a Virtual Assistant

I think one of the most commonly asked questions about virtual assistance, particularly virtual legal assistance, is when is the time right for a business owner to start partnering with the VA. There is no wrong answer to this question, as ultimately the time is right when you are ready to start alleviating the administrative burden. Still, I would say the earlier you are able to start the relationship the better. You may not need a lot of help...

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Law Practice Magazine Mention

I received an exciting tweet from @SteveMatthews this week, sharing an article from the current issue of ABA’s Law Practice Magazine (the innovation issue), in which he mentioned Halo Secretarial as an example of the innovative possibilities of virtual legal assistants for law practices. What an honour!! There were several fascinating articles in the issue actually. Innovation is an interesting topic in law, as so often innovation simply...

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