Preparing for the Unexpected: BackUp Lawyers for Solos and Small Firms

A guide for Illinois Lawyers

Preparing for the Unexpected: BackUp Lawyers for Solos and Small Firms
A guide for Illinois Lawyers

Prepare your firm, your clients, your staff, and your family in the even of an unplanned (or, possibly, planned) long-term absence from your practice: implement a backup lawyer. 

In addition to a guide to finding a backup, formulating a plan, and implementing your plan, the guide includes:

  • What to look for in a backup lawyer (Checklist)
  • Initial setup of a backup-lawyer system (Checklist)
  • Annual Review of backup-lawyer system (Checklist)
  • Sample Backup-Lawyer Agreement

This resource is applicable whether or not you are a solo practitioner. There are many ways to find a backup lawyer you trust. Read our guide to find out how to find the perfect fit for you and your firm's needs.

Protect yourself, your clients, and your firm by implementing a backup lawyer. 

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