Solo Attorney Starting Up His/Her Own Firm | Attorney Answering ServiceNovember 30th, 2017 by Front Office Staff
Starting up your own attorney firm comes with many challenges, but many of which can be resolved by using the right services. Hiring a full time receptionist can cost between $30,000 and $36,000 a year, but this can easily be alleviated by an attorney answering service. If you’re looking to begin your practice without spending a fortune on a law firm receptionist, this is the way to go.
Benefits of Using an Attorney Answering Service
Using an attorney answering service will save you money, time, and stress. There are endless benefits to leveraging this kind of service, especially when starting up a new firm. The following are some of the main advantages:
1. No overhead
When you are starting up a company, you know that every penny counts. A saving of upwards of $30,000 a year can make a world of difference for your company. Hiring an answering service instead of hiring a receptionist will save you thousands of dollars and greatly reduce stress.
2. All your calls will be answered
The worry of missing a client call will be removed from your mind. All of your calls will be answered by a representative.
3. Scheduling can be taken off of your hands
Scheduling can be a time consuming and difficult task, but an attorney answering service can take that pressure off. This service can schedule appointments for new or existing clients, so you don’t have to.
4. Great first impressions
We all know that first impressions are very important, especially for a start up company. Hiring a team of skilled receptionists to speak with your clients will ensure the best first impressions.
How Front Office Staff Can Help
When an attorney starting up his/her own firm comes to Front Office Staff, they are taught all about the services offered and how we can help. The first step is to have a discussion about their goals and greatest challenges faced in starting up their new firm. If the attorney is unsure of what they need and how to proceed, we can provide some ideas. These are some examples of how Front Office Staff can assist your firm:
- Phone calls are answered professionally
- Any questions about the firm from the client can be answered
- Appointments can be scheduled
Once a plan has been created, a profile will be developed for their firm based on their needs. From start to finish, this entire process only take about 5 business days or less. After all processing is completed, the attorney receives a welcome letter with their assigned number to forward their business line to and first impressions begin with clients.
If you’re an attorney starting up your own firm, consider using an attorney answering service. Using these services will reduce wasted money, time, and stress. Give Front Office Staff a call, so your phone calls can be professionally answered and your clients will have the best first impressions.