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.
GUIDES & CHECKLISTSChecklist 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!)
FORMSIOLTA Enrollment Form
PRACTICE TOOLSALPS | 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
PRODUCTS & SERVICESCar Rental Discounts | Discounted rental rates for bar members Ethics Hotline | The Office of Bar Counsel can provide informal guidance Identillect Technologies | User-friendly email security and e-signatures Law Clerk | Hire freelance lawyers to get more done without adding overhead Lawyer Referral Service | Match clients in need of legal services with qualified attorneys LawPay | Credit card processing for attorneys National Purchasing Partners | Discounts on various products and services Publications | Books, manuals and reference guides Front Office Staff – Reno | Answering services for attorneys Ruby Receptionists | Discounted virtual receptionist service
HEALTH & WELL-BEINGState 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 Webinar: Finding Ease During Uncertainty | 20-minute mindfulness webinar with Jeena Cho
CLECLE: Establishing and Developing a New Legal Practice CLE: Is Buying Legal Malpractice Insurance Always a Good Business Decision? (Article for Credit) CLE: Proper Set Up and Use of IOLTA CLE: Ethical Pitfalls of Everyday Law Office Computing CLE: Trust Accounts: Why Do I Keep Hearing About Them? (Article for Credit)
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