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A Year’s Worth of CLE for Under $100

July 1, 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 Pamela Williams Kelly As promised in my last guest blog post, I will delve into the world of continuing legal education credits (CLEs). In my opinion, these […]

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Why You Should Never Wear a Plaid Sport Coat to Court

July 1, 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 Nichole Goudreau My first job out of law school was as an assistant district attorney in a large metropolitan city.  On my first day of work, I […]

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What Will You Do with the Rest of Your Life?

June 30, 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 T. Michelle Curry In 2004, I attended the American Bar Association’s annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. During one of the CLE sessions, we were given free copies […]

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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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5 Tips From a Young, Solo Attorney:

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 Caroline Barnes I know first hand that starting your own practice right out of law school can seem daunting. You will face many people telling you that […]

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Staying Connected on the Skinny!

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 Wes Bailey I am a fan of low overhead. As my paralegal has stated, quite regularly, I’m a penny-pincher. Well, not exactly but I watch my overhead […]

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Starting a Solo Practice on the Cheap: A Guide for the Overhead-Phobic

June 26, 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 Liz Araguás Let me begin by saying that I have no trouble spending money. I have always enjoyed life’s luxuries (to the extent that my meager young […]

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Volunteer Your Way to the Top

June 26, 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 Pamela Williams Kelly I know…I know…I know! If another person tells you to volunteer aka working for free to “get your name out there,” you will just […]

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Breaking the First Commandment of Legal Billing

June 25, 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 Denise Nichols  When I started my law practice a few years ago, I was certain that inscribed on some ancient legal manuscript were the words “Thou Shalt […]

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Why Parental Leave Is Not Like Going to a Katy Perry Concert

June 25, 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 Elizabeth Fenton The legal blogosphere was atwitter recently over a memo circulated by a female associate at a Biglaw firm to some colleagues. No surprise, the memo […]

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