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Growing Solo, Part II: Satellite Offices – New York/New Jersey Family & Business Law & Litigation Attorney Andrew M. Ayers

September 9, 2013 by Carolyn Elefant

This post follows up on last week’s interview with Immigration attorney Amy Long who shared her experience on starting a satellite office. The post generated such positive feedback that today we’re interviewing another solo, Andrew Ayers on his experience expanding his Brooklyn, New York office to New Jersey.   To learn more about Andrew’s practice, which […]

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Growing Solo: Starting A Satellite Office – An Interview With Immigration Lawyer Amy A. Long

September 3, 2013 by Carolyn Elefant

If you’re looking for ways to expand or diversify your law practice, you might consider opening a satellite office like Immigration Attorney Amy A. Long who shares her experiences in the interview below. By way of background, Amy has practiced law at her own firm, The Law Office of Amy A. Long, PLLC, for four […]

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Goodbye Ross Kodner, A Big Force for Small Firms

July 31, 2013 by Carolyn Elefant

Via Bob Ambrogi, I learned the very sad news of the passing of legal technology pioneer and Micro Law  founder Ross Kodner, who tragically died yesterday as the result of a heart attack at the age of 52.  Ross leaves behind enormous shoes to fill in the solo and small law firm community. I confess […]

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If Forrest Gump Were A Lawyer Blogger

October 18, 2012 by Carolyn Elefant

You know the movie, Forrest Gump, where a seemingly dim protagonist accidentally winds up at the forefront of many historic moments, and finds wild success beyond whatever anyone ever expected?  Forrest Gump  came to mind when I learned about solo personal injury lawyer Eric Turkewitz’s most recent foray into the big time.  Of course, Eric […]

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Georgia Injury & Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Michael Moebes Can’t Find an App, So Builds His Own

May 24, 2012 by Carolyn Elefant

 This occasional solo profile focuses on Georgia workers’ compensation lawyer, Michael Moebes, who blogs at  Georgia Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Blog. Michael is an injury lawyer with a focus on workers’ compensation practicing all over Georgia, but with a primary location is in Atlanta.  This quickie interview with Mike came to mind when I read about […]

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Five Things Lawyers and Bloggers Can Learn from Scott Greenfield

February 15, 2012 by Carolyn Elefant

I know that there’s nothing more that my colleague, co-defendant and  blogger-in-abeyance  Scott Greenfield would have hated than becoming the metaphorical subject of a formulaic blog post along the lines of Top Lessons Lawyers Can Learn from Zappos, food bloggers,  the Muppets or some other seemingly irrelevant analogy.  Well, sorry my friend but now that you’re […]

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Shingular Sensations Michele Grant & Leo Mulvihill: Solo Celebrities on the Peoples’ Court

June 7, 2011 by Carolyn Elefant

After a lengthy hiatus, we’re back on track with our Shingular Sensations, where we focus on solos who have achieved important victories or are otherwise doing interesting work. This month, we feature a pair of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based solos: Michele Grant [MG] of – “The Artists Law Firm,” a full-service, talent-side firm focusing on […]

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Shingular Sensation Eugene Lee Vindicates Discharged Doctor With $500,000 Verdict in Employment Discrimination Case Against Kern County

July 13, 2009 by Carolyn Elefant

JADWIN v. COUNTY OF KERN, Docket No. 1:07-CV-00026 (ED Calif) may have been Los Angeles, California employment rights solo Eugene Lee’s first jury trial (indeed, his first trial of any kind).  But the $500,000+ verdict that Lee won for his client, Dr. David Jadwin — who’d been terminated from his position in retaliation for bringing […]

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Shingular Sensation Scott Greenfield Wins Landmark Victory Protecting Lawyer Speech, With Help from the Blogosphere

June 15, 2009 by Carolyn Elefant

On June 9, 2009, New York solo and Simple Justice blogger Scott Greenfield won a unanimous, landmark ruling from the the New York Court of Appeals in Stern v. Bluestone, which ruled that unsolicited, informational faxes distributed by solo Andrew Lavoot Bluestone on legal malpractice issues do not violate the Telephone_Consumer_Protection_Act_of_1991 or the Junk Fax […]

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Shingular Sensation Warren Caswell Has Mandatory Life Sentence Declared Unconstitutional and Reverses Conviction Based Solely on Hearsay

April 25, 2008 by Carolyn Elefant

Back in January, I created the Shingular Sensations series, intended to spotlight a significant victory or accomplishment by a solo.  Shingular Sensation posts are not vanity pieces, but rather, interviews that I carefully design to glean lessons to help other lawyers. This installment of the Shingular Sensation series belongs to Georgia solo, Warren Caswell.   Just […]

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