How To Design An Attorney's Office

By Henric Lindholm posted 10-08-2018 14:54


We all know how important it is for our well-being not only to have a house to our liking, but also an office that looks and feels productive and beautiful to be in. If you think about it a bit, you realize that you spend a big part of your day in your office.  


Being an attorney comes with a lot of advantages, one of which is the privacy and comfort of your own office. Whether you have that in the law firm that you are working for or in your own private law practice, your office is your sanctuary.

The first thing your clients will see when they enter the building is the reception area. Even though the most important part will happen when they come into your office, we can’t say the first impression doesn’t count, because we all know how greatly interior design impacts us. Do you remember those old offices with all the awards and testimonies put on the walls or in cabinets for clients to see? Now you can have that and show your greatest achievements by using the help of flat monitors that stream images and videos of your various campaigns, awards, and trials. What better modern way for you to showcase your achievements to your clients than by giving them a close glimpse right in the reception area before they walk into your office? Who knows, maybe the streaming presentations will also answer some of their questions in advance, so you will have more time to discuss with your client the important details of their case.

Choosing the right objects and furniture for your office is another key to your success. If you’re one of the Florida long term disability lawyers, you’ll be glad to know that there are interior design shops which cater to whatever design need and preference you might have, so all you have to do is to come up with a list of ideas and wishes and turn your dream office into reality.

The trends right now are a combination of practicality and healthy working spaces. With that in mind, if you love plants and flowers, make sure you use a few to decorate your office. It also sends out a message to your client that you are a considerate human being and that you value life as a whole. Also, it may be time to ditch that desk that sits on a platform. It used to re-enact power play as the basis of business. The way our society is evolving now makes more space for honest and heart-to-heart interactions between clients and lawyers. Having a desk at the same level as the seat where your clients will sit will point out that they are receiving a respectful heart-filled service and that you, just like them, are no god on a pedestal.

Once you start designing or redesigning your new law office, remember to enjoy the process, because the more you see it as a fun and creative project, the better it will turn out.