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September 2008

Making Opportunities for Your Practice: An Interview With Ari Kaplan

September 9, 2008 by Carolyn Elefant

A few months back, I had the opportunity to interview Ari Kaplan, author of a terrific new book, The Opportunity Maker: Strategies for Inspiring Your Legal Career  Through Creative  Networking nd Business Development.   Though the book is relatively short, it’s incredibly dense – reading it literally made my head spin, because there are dozens of […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Succeed As An Associate, You Can Learn From Solo Practice

September 1, 2008 by Carolyn Elefant

As much as I love blogging about the nitty gritty aspects of solo practice — the how-tos, the marketing, overcoming your fears and all that good stuff, I’m just as interested in the role that solos play in the broader context of our profession and what other lawyers can learn from us and vice versa.  […]

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Legal Writing Expert Lisa Solomon Opines on ABA Opinion on Outsourcing

September 1, 2008 by Carolyn Elefant

Last week, I posted about a recently released ABA Opinion 08-451 on the ethics of outsourcing.  At the time of the post, I didn’t have the opinion and griped that the ABA would issue a decision of such potential consequence and fail to make it publicly available.  In the absence of the decision, I relied […]

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Solo Offerings for Solos: Marketing Listserve (Free) & Solo Boot Camp in Maryland

September 1, 2008 by Carolyn Elefant

Here are a couple of items of interest for practicing and aspiring solos.  First, California lawyer and  The Practice Blog author, Jon Stein is accepting new members  to a newly created Solo Lawyer Marketing List Serve.  So how do I know that this is a list worth joining?  Well, I’ve been a member of  a […]

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