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A Modern Approach to Legal Services
At New Leaf, we value the input one receives from collaboration. Each member of our team has different and complimentary areas of expertise that we use to provide you with a 360-degree view of your options. Based on your unique needs and values, we proactively pair each of our clients with the attorney most suited to accomplish your business and legal goals.
Think of us as your independent in-house counsel.
We are a team within our own organization and we feel that we should be an extension of your team as well.
Drawing a Roadmap for your Business
“Transactional law” is such a misnomer. Sure, New Leaf helps structure companies, draft contracts, and develop our clients’ business transactions. However, we do not view such events as individual transactions in your venture’s development, but part of the larger tapestry of your ongoing pursuit. So we will not just set you up with a company and some contracts and send you on your way. Instead, we help you structure the roadmap, or long-term plan, for your business’ legal needs.
- What are your priorities for the growth of your business?
- What needs to be done yesterday?
- What can wait for version 2.0?
- What kind of budget does your business have?
At New Leaf, we take the time to understand the unique growth plan of your business, so we can structure a long-term legal plan for achieving your goals.
In tandem with our long-term approach, New Leaf focuses on educating and empowering you with an understanding of your business and legal affairs. Your legal strategy is somewhat like your business plan— a living entity that needs to be flexible enough to respond to your dreams and goals. Cultivating and nurturing that strategy is our focus– is it yours?
The Philosophy behind our Billing Model
New Leaf operates a little differently than most law firms— we never bill by the hour. However, it’s the philosophy behind our alternative model that is most significant to our clients.
We understand that legal services can be a significant investment for you. Wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly what that investment was going to be before you moved forward? As part of our process, we will discuss with you the different methods for accomplishing a given task and work with you to develop a scope of service that achieves your goals.
Through upfront, flat prices (read: not estimates!), we help you rely on a set budget and scope for the legal services that you require.
Beyond budgeting, transparency in billing promotes transparency in communication between us. We feel that the more we know about your business, the better we can serve your needs. But no one wants to call their lawyer when they will receive a bill every time they send an email or pick up the phone. At New Leaf, we take these communication barriers away. You can call us during the scope of your services whenever you want and not pay one additional penny. So we actually encourage you to share your dreams, goals, and plans with us as often as you like.
We respect our clients’ time and budgets as much as they respect ours, and this mutual courtesy motivates our model, which results in fantastic relationships with our clients.