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GAL’s GAS (Great American Success) Continues

September 24, 2007 by Carolyn Elefant

Some of my favorite blogs are those with a continuing story line. And there’s no greater story line than that shared by over the past few years by Enrico Schaefer, who revealed himself as Greatest American Lawyer. Enrico’s blog takes us from the the day he quit his job at a firm to start his […]

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Still Solo At 100

April 17, 2007 by Carolyn Elefant

When you start a firm, sometimes, it’s hard to imagine lasting 60 days or months. But some lawyers, like 100 year old, Richard Bird, who’s profiled in this article has been running his own firm for more than 60 years! After graduating from Harvard Law in 1933, Bird held a variety of jobs, before starting […]

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Making the Legal Profession Better, One Solo at a Time

June 4, 2006 by Carolyn Elefant

You don’t have to join an organized pro bono program or set a grand mission like getting rid of the billable hour to improve the practice of law.  Jennifer Sawday of the California Estate Planning Blog is changing the practice of law just by being in practice, by charging fair rates and doing a good […]

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