Starting a new practice can be daunting. Handle | BAR can make the process run as smoothly as possible. The resources provided below are services and benefits offered to members of the State Bar of Nevada, many of them at no cost or discounted prices.


Checklist for Starting a Law Practice
Guide to Law Firm Hiring & Staffing
IOLTA Information
Lawyer Advertising & Interpretive Guidelines
Nevada Secretary of State – Get a State Business License
Nevada Secretary of State New Business Checklist
Sample Website Disclaimers
Small Business Toolkit
Trust Accounting in Nevada (Free Download!)


IOLTA Enrollment Form


ALPS | State Bar of Nevada-endorsed Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance
Clio | Cloud-based legal practice management, client intake and legal CRM software
Fastcase | Online Legal Research. Free to active state bar members


Ethics Hotline | The Office of Bar Counsel can provide informal guidance
Lawyer Referral Service | Match clients in need of legal services with qualified attorneys
LawPay | Credit card processing for attorneys
Publications | Books, manuals and reference guides | Discounted virtual receptionist service, outreach campaigns and website chat


State Bar of Nevada Insurance Marketplace | Insurance, including health, dental and more
Nevada Lawyer Assistance Program | Three free, confidential therapy sessions for support when dealing with difficult situations




7 Things I’ve Learned Since Starting a Law Firm
Choosing Your Legal Niche
Hourly Rate Calculator for Lawyers
So You’re a Lawyer…But Can You Run a Business?