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Choosing a Law Firm Name

Choosing Your Company’s Name: Corporate Names Versus Trademarks

June 27, 2014 by Carolyn Elefant

This post is part of the MyShingle Solos summer series which will run between June 17 and July 3, 2014.  This post is written by MyShingle Guest Blogger Sonia Lakhany Choosing a name for your company or law firm can be difficult. I am asked often by fellow attorneys about the difference between a corporate […]

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Whatever You Call Yourself, Please Don’t Sign Your Pleadings This Way

November 2, 2007 by Carolyn Elefant

It’s the perennial question for lawyers starting a law firm – what do you call yourself? As I wrote here over two years ago, Enrico Schaefer maintains that the term “solo” is inaccurate. And more recently, the topic has been discussed on Solosez. As for me, I’ve always regarded the term “solo” as a catch […]

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Why Is A Law Firm of One Ever Misleading?

December 6, 2005 by Carolyn Elefant

Let me proclaim here and now, for the record, that I’m the founding partner in a law firm, The Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant.  Yes, it’s a law firm of one and I’m the only partner, but my firm is just as legitimate and real as any of these.  So why is it then, that […]

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