Reviews for Law Office on a Laptop


Law Office on a LaptopLaw Office on a Laptop, Second Edition: How to Set Up Your Own Successful Law Mobile Law Practice has over 20% more advice, resources and inspiration for your law practice.

• Considerations for Your Practice

• Setting up Forms and Procedures

• Evaluating Systems and Software

• Marketing Yourself and Getting Clients

• Marketing with Social Media

• State by State Guide for Law Practice Management

• 10 Tips for a Successful Solo Law Practice

In addition to helpful links and resources, this book provides checklists of Goals and Opportunities to pursue so that you will have a concrete plan of action to start or enhance your own law practice. Note: The e-book version has clickable links to referenced websites.


“…Catherine Hodder and Kelly Sturmthal have managed to do something no American law school has yet to do – prepare lawyers for a successful solo practice!…This innovative guide, both practical and succinct, answers a very real need in today’s contemporary legal market for options beyond the traditional models of practice” – Amy Impellizzeri, Author of Lawyer Interrupted

“…a great resource for any professional who is thinking about striking out on their own.” – Karrie Bunting, Esq.

“…a book that impressively covers all the aspects of a law practice that one ought to think about before opening up shop…” – Liz Johnson, Esq., author of the Young, Hungry and Committed blog for lawyers.

“I love that it walks you through the whole process from start to finish and includes specific action items for each step along the way. It is a comprehensive and detailed but at the same time gives practical and realistic steps to starting a mobile law practice. It goes beyond just starting a practice and includes very valuable tips on marketing, social media, and running a successful business in general. The templates, links, and other resources are an added bonus that I was very pleasantly surprised by. The book is a fantastic resource for those who are new to solo practice but also a great reference for attorneys looking to improve their processes and business practices.” – Aiden Kramer, Esq., of All Up in Yo’ Business YouTube Channel

“There are many questions when you start a practice and this book gets them covered. It is a useful resource to refer back to when you face obstacles as your practice grows” – Hope Wood, Esq.

“I love all the information on different places to use social media.  Chapter 5 is, by far, my favorite chapter of the book!” – Jennifer Hamey, Esq.

“I must have read over a dozen of books on starting a law firm and they were either outdated or not very relevant. This book has definitely hit every aspect of starting a firm.” – Karima Gulick, Esq.

“I highly recommend Law Office on a Laptop! I am in my third year on my own and this really breathed fresh air into my efforts for my solo practice! Thank you! I got the digital copy, but since I found myself bookmarking a few pages, I will be ordering a hard copy for returning references! Easy read, but really meaty!” – Lisa Ann DiFranza, Esq.

“Hodder and Sturmthal adequately prepare any lawyer or recent law school grad to gather the tools and build their own practice. This is a must read for anyone thinking of going solo or anyone who has recently taken the leap to go solo. Five stars.” – Elizabeth J. Ferguson, Esq.

“This book contains great content for someone starting a mobile law practice. A lot of what is shared is highly useful, and can save the practitioner a lot of time as she plans and executes her business model.” – Dana T. Morgan, Esq.

You can find Law Office on a Laptop, Second Edition: How to Set Up Your Own Successful Law Mobile Law Practice  on or at your favorite bookseller.