The Business Guide to Law: Creating and Operating a Successful Law Firm (Paperback)
There are many books out there about starting a law firm and growing your practice. What makes The Business Guide to Law stand out is the focus on the business aspect. It answers all those necessary questions (and more) that are important in creating and growing a unique law firm business. Author Kerry M. Lavelle is a lawyer that started and grew a law practice, and this book grows from his experience and wisdom. This book covers, in great detail, the time needed by you, and how best to spend it to grow your law firm.
Kerry Lavelle received his undergraduate degree in Economics from North Park University. He then earned an MBA in Finance and Economics from DePaul University before pursuing his J.D. at the DePaul University College of Law. He began his own practice, Lavelle Legal Services in 1989, focusing primarily on matters of tax law. Today, the firm known as Lavelle Law, Ltd. has grown to include twenty attorneys with practice groups in Tax, Business Law, Commercial Real Estate, Estate Planning, Criminal Law, Home Health Care, Small Business, Gaming Law, Bankruptcy, Corporate Formation, Family Law, Litigation, Grocery Law, Employment Law, Residential Real Estate, Securities and LGBT Law. A frequently published attorney, Lavelle has also hosted a weekly public policy television program and along with the other attorneys in the firm is a regular contributor to a weekly podcast series Chicago s Legal Latte. He is received numerous commendations and awards for his tireless commitment to both charities and pro bono legal services. His entire staff is committed to a wide range of charitable events through Lavelle Law Charities. Lavelle has served as an adjunct faculty member at John Marshall Law School, teaching a course in I.R.S. Practice and Procedure and as an adjunct faculty member at William Rainey Harper College Illinois where he has taught courses in Business Law and Economics. Mr. Lavelle resides in Inverness, IL with his wife Geralyn and their four children."