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September 2010

No Need to Niche Alone: Collaborative Niche, the Firm of the Future

September 7, 2010 by Carolyn Elefant

Regular readers know that I’m a big fan niche practice. Indeed, niche practice is fast becoming a niche of its own on other solo blogs, particularly Chuck Newton’s Third Wave. But niche practices aren’t just for solos and small firms. Today, I came across this Press Release for the Redgrave LLP, a law firm serving […]

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Vary While You Work

September 7, 2010 by Carolyn Elefant

No need to feel guilty about spending the afternoon working at the coffee shop, or taking a quick breather from an appellate argument prep with reading or writing a couple of blog posts. According to a bunch of new studies summarized in this New York Times article (H/T Volokh), turns out that study techniques like […]

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MyShingle Fashion: This, and That, and Colorful Flats!

September 7, 2010 by HumaRashid

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I blame law school, the Islamic month of Ramadan, and global warming. But then again, I usually blame global warming for everything, including the fact that my clothes came out of the dryer this morning still slightly damp. But as promised, I return with lots of colorful flats after […]

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Some Thoughts on Being A Legal Rebel Twenty Years Too Late

September 5, 2010 by Carolyn Elefant

I’m deeply flattered that the ABA Journal recognized me as one of its ten solo legal rebels.  Trouble is, I don’t feel very rebellious these days. That wasn’t always so. Back in law school more than two decades ago, I was a rebel in the truest sense of the term, defying conventional wisdom and challenging […]

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