Episode 87:

Running a Virtual Law Firm, with Kara Vaval

Kara is an Attorney known as The Laptop Lifestyle Lawyer ®. She is an author, keynote speaker, business development coach, and the President of Vaval Law, a personal injury law firm.

She is also the CEO of the InPowerment Institute, LLC, an educational and empowerment platform geared towards delivering courses, training, and coaching services to students eager to create their best life.

She is a mother of 2 amazing children who enjoys playing tennis on her free time. Her message is one of courage, perseverance, self-confidence, and achievement. Kara’s teachings are about harnessing one’s individual, unique life journey, gifts, talents, and perspectives to create and build lives, careers, brands, and businesses that bring joy, happiness, and fulfillment to living. She subscribes to the belief that “when you do what you love, you never work a day in your life.”

Kara leverages her tragic life experiences, her entrepreneurial journey as Pink Cadillac Sales Director with Mary Kay cosmetics, and her experience building a successful law practice to deliver powerful, tested tools, techniques, and methods to cultivate discipline, increase productivity and deliver results.

You can catch her story in her book, 28,000 DaysMake Yours Count! where she lays out the lessons brought by her successes and failures and her unconventional climb to success.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Kara’s journey from newly licensed lawyer to fiercely independent, successful virtual law firm owner
  • The most common objections lawyers have to the idea of working from home/remotely
  • Running your law firm and managing your team completely remote
  • Creating a flow of new cases, while running a virtual firm
  • Different options for meeting with clients or your team, when you don’t have a permanent office space


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