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May 2012

The Five Dollar Video

May 4, 2012 by Carolyn Elefant

Last week, I posted about Fiverr, where you can outsource a variety of minor tasks, from business card design to e-signature creation to others for just five bucks. I learned about the site via Solosez, where one attorney, Hieu Vu posted the video above, which was produced by seller. Granted, this particular video may not […]

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NY’s New Pro Bono Requirement Discriminates Against Solos And is Unfair to New Lawyers

May 2, 2012 by Carolyn Elefant

File this one under what were they thinking. Now, as a condition of gaining admission to the New York Bar, new graduates (and presumably, new admittees from other jurisdictions) must perform 50 hours of pro bono work, reports the New York Law Journal. There’s so much wrong with this proposal that I scarcely know where […]

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I Am the Sole Solo on the 2012 Washington D.C. Energy & Natural Resources Superlawyers

May 1, 2012 by Carolyn Elefant

  Carolyn Elefant visit I do not often post about myself or my practice. What you need to know about me can be found here. But for a couple of reasons, I’ve decided to share news of my recent inclusion in Superlawyers (for what that ranking or any other is worth): First, every so […]

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Flip It Good

May 1, 2012 by Carolyn Elefant

Today’s consumers are hungry for information, and as I’ve written before, an ebook generally fits the bill. Ebooks educate clients about their rights, while demonstrating your law firm’s expertise. Even if you’re an avid blogger, blogs aren’t exactly portable – so even compiling posts into a single document may buy you some added exposure. While […]

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