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Second Cities for Law Firms

August 14, 2017

Last year, I blogged about Second City Solos which suggested that lawyers may have more success in getting a new law practice off the ground since they’ll face less competition than they would in major metropolis cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles, NeW York City, Washington D.C., etc… But today, I came across this article…

The Legal Profession’s Invisible Women

August 9, 2017

Recently while online, I came across this post by a female law firm partner with 25 years of experience under her belt. She writes: This past year, I settled two enormous cases in federal district…

Loyalty Programs – For Clients and Lawyers

August 8, 2017

A recent article confirms that customer loyalty programs that reward customers for frequent purchases are more popular than ever. The article reports that today, consumers 3.8 billion memberships in customer loyalty programs, up from 3.3…

Certifiably Niche

July 26, 2017

Today’s headlines are rife with plenty of tech topics that could conceivably form a niche practice. From sci-fi sounding topics — like  internet of things , wearable tech ,  bitcoin and crypto-currency ,  micro-chip implants…

What’s Next Solo: Dan Lear – From Lawyer to Avvo Industry Relations

July 25, 2017

Name: Dan Lear Current Position, company and what your company does. I am currently the Director of Industry Relations at Avvo. Avvo connects people to the quality legal help they deserve through industry-leading tools and…

Too Often, Bar Associations Solve the Symptoms, but Not the Sickness

July 24, 2017

 Correction (8/9/2017) – I’ve been informed that Law Charge, previously mentioned in this post, does not pay for endorsements and so I have removed any reference to that from this post. Skimming through my aggregator,…

Even When Big Data Favors Your Clients, Doesn’t Mean You’ll Sleep at Night

July 14, 2017

These days, the legal industry is obsessed with data . In my view, that’s a positive trend. Access to large amounts of information outside of any single lawyer’s experience yields trends that enable us to better…

Trading Big Law for Legacy

July 11, 2017

For a quarter of a century, superstar commercial litigator Roberta Kaplan  was what I like to call “big law famous.” In other words, I imagine that  Kaplan, a litigation partner at powerhouse law firm Paul…