Law Firm Website Design Cost

Rather than starting with costing details first, let us focus on the website’s purpose. For any law firm, websites are recently growing as the prime most driving force for potential clients. Henceforth more lawyers are coming to understand the importance of an online presence.

Being a website development and design company WDC WEB, we understand the importance of developing digital assets built through content creation and design. When designing the website, you have to deal with the most critical question –

Several factors affect the cost of a website is as follows-



Websites are not a one-time purpose, so it is necessary to have someone who can assess through and troubleshoot immediately. When we look for web designers, it’s essential to make sure they are efficient and bring results. Depending on these factors, firms need must take budget consideration as the first step.


$500 – $1500 or $9 – $12 / hour or $70 – $100 / day

Freelancers; are a good option for budget-conscious firms.

These are self-made multitasking people who mainly focus on delivering a product. They are affordable and creative people who work on a project basis. The drawback lies here: they hang along until the contract stands and are not available to update and access.


$1700 – $5500 / $1500 per project or $100,000 +/ project

Professional companies give you the service according to your expectations and deliver according to the companies goal. Since they have more people to perform tasks, work is performed faster, including everything website tracking, analysis, design, etc. They can understand the market, how the agency works, and hence can satisfy the purpose. The specialized agencies can be difficult, but having them on board can be a game-changer after good portfolio research.


less than $600

DO-IT-YOURSELF is an excellent pathway if you have tight budget constraints. All you need is technical comfort to establish the web presence. The main cost is to do it on your own and investing in learning. It includes creating hosting, backup solution, domain name, CMS and, a WordPress theme.

Size of the business-

Small Law Firm Websites – 1 to 10 Attorneys – Around $3,000 to $10,000.00
Medium Law Firm Websites – 10 to 50 Attorneys – $10,000 to to $40,000.00
Large Law Firm Websites – More than 50 Attorneys – $40,000 or more

Website cost is not only design-dependent; you also have to draw attention to the firm’s size. More practices, more people henceforth more pages to highlight, and this increases the price range.


An estimate of $800 to $2400

For a small business, the budget is typically tight. Keeping in mind the competition, it’s mandatory to score the chance in one go. But a small scale firm also needs to establish its stand, which includes much redesigning and revamping the site. For the business to fix a big image, the site to  have a  homepage redesign, navigation updates, and an efficient marketing strategy to get results and returns


An estimate of $2000 to $4500

A medium-sized firm has a bit of an open hand as they have to work on similar ethics as a small business, and just by incorporating innovation and beyond fundamental elements, they can push their growth ahead of their competitions


An estimate of $5500 to $10000

In the case of a large, well-managed firm, money isn’t the primary issue, but the main factor that improves their game is to make sure that their clients get precise information. Maintaining the site is not as easy as it looks like as you may have to redesign and simultaneously drive a lot of repeat money.


Estimated to be $10,000+ or precisely $15000+

It is all about raising the bar for any corporate site to make a mark, and that can involve exploring new techniques which calls in for hefty additional costs.

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Features-

SEO - Search Engine Optimization

SEO and website are interlinked, it play a major role in helping the website land in the top search results of Google. To ensure this, the CMS, i.e., the content management system of the website must include the essential features.

Both SEO and Web development involve different techniques and skills. Still, an experienced company or person can understand the technicalities of it. SEO  helps gain visibility in the search results, which means more traffic on the page means more business.

Basic CMS that improves homepages and design costs for $1500 – $4000

Advanced CMS for a whole new set-up with basic design costs $5000 – $12,500

Full CMS includes everything even blog writing at times costs $15,000 – $30,000

Technical / Database Integration

Making sure the website involves compelling technology features is very important. Hence technology and data integration play a major role. Easy to visit firms simultaneously need easy to communicate websites. The involvement of features like call or text to action, clickable features, email capture, reception, appointment scheduling feature, and many more. A way to connect data virtually so as to have better access.

Basic Integration costs around $1500 – $4500 (simple data like downloading, access to the directory, and storage)

Advanced Integration costs around $5000 – $10,000 (tasks; like tracking, location access, and data access )

Full integeration costs around $15,000 – $30,000 (includes speed, functionality, UX design quality and, security)

Content needs, strategy & creation

Content strategy involves many aspects that help improve your SEO. Usually, when we use free software or companies, you won’t have any content strategist, planner, or support. If you want you to try on your own, but that won’t be as effective as a specialist who strategizes the content from Blogs content, copywriting, home page development, and Attorney related Bios.      

New Design and Redesign Cost-

 New design involves more costing than redesigning. It is a cost-saving tact, which also holds an advantage as all you need to do is improve functionality, and it can also be done through the DIY route.

Custom design, photography & video

The firm’s website has to stand out to create an impression for clients or visitors and stand in the lead to its competitors. It can make a massive impression if we add impressive high-quality videography, photographs, and custom made designs and logos. As it makes this evident more, you customize more cost adds up.

Firms can also opt for template designs and stock images if they find it okay to reduce their costs. It’s also important to understand that the website represents your firm, and the most unique it is, the more helpful it is.

Do you want your law firm website’s design to stand out?

5 steps businesses should take immediately for survival after COVID-19 situation outbreaks in 2020.

1. Make your internal business systems & processes efficient.

As the coronavirus outbreaks in the entire world, this is the best time of the year to improve your existing business systems & processes so that you can deliver high-quality products and services to your customers.

Changing the existing business process is not easy when a business is running at its peak capacity.

By improving your business systems & processes, you build repeat customers & increase their LTV.

customer stats in 2020.

  • It costs 5-6x more to acquire a new customer than to retain an existing one.
  • 30% of people return to a website they’ve already purchased from in the past.

Actionable steps:

  1. Analyze your past data and see how you can make your systems & processes more efficient so that you can deliver more high-quality products and services to your customers.

2. Improve your website to generate leads & traffic.

Improving your website to generate leads & traffic is a game-changer in today’s time when every business is down due to coronavirus outbreak. You have a chance to outplay your competitors.

Leads & traffic stats in 2020

  • 98% of website visitors leave without leaving any contact information. (No lead generation)
  • 90.63% of the websites don’t get any traffic from google. (No organic traffic)
  • 85% of marketing interaction between customers and businesses is done via non-human support, like a copy. (Copywriting is crucial)

Ask these question to yourself

  • How well your business website was generating leads in the past?
  • How many people come to your website from google’s organic search result?
  • How many people on my website leave their contact details like email, phone no. Etc.

Actionable steps: 

  1. Redesign your website (It will capture attention of site visitors)
  2. Rewrite your website copy (It will generate leads/sales for your business)
  3. Optimize your website for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) (It will bring free traffic to your site)

3. Plan content for your customers.

Content marketing is a central part of doing business online.

People don’t go to google and search your business directly. People go to Google and search their problems.

Therefore you should write content about the issues your customers are facing. After all, if people don’t know you exist, then you don’t add any value to people’s lives, selling online may not be as lucrative as you’d like.

Content marketing stats 2020

  • Small businesses with blogs get 126% more lead growth than those without blogs.
  • 83% of marketers use content marketing to generate inbound leads for their business.
  • Inbound leads cost 62% less than traditional outbound leads.

Ask this question to yourself

  1. What problems are my customers facing?

Actionable steps:

  1. Plan & create blogs for your business.
  2. Plan your content marketing strategy.

4. Invest in learning new skills & technologies.

As a lockdown situation arises in the world, there is always scope for learning new skills & techniques for yourself and your employees so that you can use theses skills to grow your business in the future.

Learning stats in 2020

  • 75% of corporate learning is an online self-study and collaborative learning.
  • Only 11% of companies have a clear strategy for career development.

Learning a new skillset makes your business stand apart.

Without a facilitated talent mobility strategy, good people will most likely leave the company.

Actionable steps:

5. Manage your finances better.

Businesses that are wealthy, cash-rich, and who managed their finances wisely in the past will survive after coronavirus outbreak situation.

The key to run any business is to manage their finance intelligently to face any challenges in the future.

Stats for why businesses fail around the world

  • 82% – Poor cash flow management.
  • 73% – Poor financial forecast.

Actionable steps:

  1. Analyze financial data of your business & make it more efficient.
  2. Predict proper forecasts for your business finances.