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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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After the Love is Gone: Quitting Solo

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 Nichole Goudreau I recently had a conversation with a friend of mine who practices in a large city on the east coast.  We talked about his solo […]

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Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: Book Review For Solos

June 24, 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 Christine A. Wilton Have you read Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook, by Gary Vaynerchuck (@garyvee) yet? This book came recommended by Dave Ramsey’s team and I couldn’t […]

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Build Your Professional Wardrobe for $500

June 24, 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 LaTasha Riley As a new or solo attorney, most of your financial resources are spent on necessities like office essentials, transportation, and marketing. After covering the basics […]

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Impact Marketing: Don’t Choose The Chotchkies

June 23, 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 Short of putting your firm name on the side of a high-rise building for everyone on the freeway to see, what can small firms […]

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Why I don’t charge a “trial fee”

June 23, 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 Alex Freeburg  I am a criminal defense attorney and I don’t charge a trial fee. Most attorneys in my area do. The standard procedure is that the […]

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Good Help? Is it hard to find?

June 23, 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 The solo legal profession is unlike anything you will encounter in today’s society. No one comes to an attorney’s office without having a problem they […]

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