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Using Social Media to Market Your Practice: Part 2

July 3, 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  Dr. Sandra Thompson Part 1 of this series focused on three tips for getting started incorporating social media into your marketing efforts: 1) identify someone at your […]

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What is Business Development? (And Five Tips For Developing Your Business)

July 3, 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 Dwayne Allen Thomas 1. Introduction I’ve got a bit of bad news for you. The term “business development” is undefined. This lack of a definition helps to […]

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Using Social Media to Market Your Practice: Part 1

July 2, 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 Dr. Sandra Thompson In my first article, we reviewed several ways to market your practice without spending money on things that clients may like initially, but that […]

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The Eccentric Personality Types of Solo Lawyers

July 2, 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 Anne Harvey Young, would-be solo lawyers are an eccentric group—I know, because I used to be one.  The year was 1991 and I couldn’t stand another minute […]

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Getting Past Fired

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 Denise Nichols For my second contribution to the MyShingle Solos summer series, I was planning to share my story of returning to law school after a 20 […]

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Solo is the New Black: How Helping Solo Attorneys Helps the Legal Profession

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 Adam Sherwin Quick: what are the two biggest challenges facing the legal profession today?  Answers will vary, but I am going to guess that many would agree […]

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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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