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The Aftermath of Departing Lawyers: They Take Clients But Not The Full Fee That Goes With Them

Illustration generated by Dall-E Case Summary:  In the legal profession, the general rule is that lawyers cannot enter into agreements that restrict their right to practice after leaving a firm, except for retirement benefits. However, there is ambiguity in interpreting what constitutes a restriction. A recent Maryland appellate case, Jamie Bennett v. Ashcraft & Gere!, LLP, delved into this issue.

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NLBM vs. 2-Hour Lifestyle Lawyer: Legal Coaching Smackdown!!

NLBM, a legal coaching company, has filed a copyright infringement complaint against 2-Hour Lifestyle Lawyer, accusing them of copying course content and reselling it. The complaint highlights the lack of uniqueness in coaching content, as many programs offer similar advice on topics like estate planning and pricing. The lawsuit raises questions about how much legal coaching content can actually be

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FREE MyShingle Webinar: A Full Guide to the Part-Time Law Practice

Contrary to popular belief, practicing law doesn’t have to be a 24/7 proposition.  Nor is success defined by how many hours you bill. If you agree, then maybe it’s time to say hello to the part-time law firm practice. No matter your reasons – whether you’re caring for family, transitioning to retirement, waiting out a job-start deferral, seeking a second

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Starting a Purpose-Driven Law Firm

Lawyers Are Unhappy…But Not for the Reasons You Think One of the most common sources of lawyer unhappiness that’s also least discussed is the soul-crushing nature of the work that many of us do.  Whether it’s defending large companies with racist or sexist policies, or churning through cookie-cutter cases that are all the same, many lawyers feel dissatisfied and unchallenged

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ABOUT US was created to address the unmet demands and desires of solos and small law firms, the clients we serve and others in the legal profession who use our services or dream of going out on their own.

In contrast to most other sites geared for solo and small firm lawyers, which discuss the nuts and bolts of starting, operating and marketing a traditional general practice law firm, MyShingle has always offered support for a variety of solo lawyers – from those who run boutique or corporate practices that directly compete with large firms to lawyers looking to create a part time practice while caring for children or holding down a day job.