Make 2020 The Year You Start…Join #NaLaLawFiMo!

January 7, 2020

Every year, you’ve promised yourself that this would be the year to start a law firm. Or to develop a legal tech app. Or a side business to your firm.  But then you glanced at the to-do list – setting up a website, incorporating, finding an office space or rental situation, reviewing the ethics of…

Let’s Make the Next Decade in the Legal Profession Less Disappointing Than the Last

January 3, 2020

On the dawn of a new decade in the legal profession, I should be excited about the future.  As Bob Ambrogi optimistically writes,  there is much to celebrate from a surge in startups, the upending…

A Decade’s Worth of Tech for Lawyers That Made Me Swoon

December 27, 2019

For me, finding the right law firm technology is just like falling in love. Every interaction is effortless. You feel a magnetic, almost addictive attraction that makes you want to spend more time getting to…

A Special Webinar: Make 2020 The Year You Start

December 18, 2019

The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I found the courage to start. John Bingham As the saying goes, hindsight is 20-20.  Which makes 2020 the ideal time to start your law…

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Should Law Firm Owners Speak Their Truth?

December 11, 2019

I came across this great story about  Penzeys Spices, a family-owned, national spice retailer that has spent over $700,000 on Facebook ads supporting President Trump’s impeachment.  At a time when businesses face backlash even over…

Blogging, A Life Story: MyShingle’s 17th Anniversary

December 9, 2019

Seventeen years ago in a galaxy (or at least a lifetime) far, far away, as a 30-something mom to six and three year old girls and a part-time, home-based energy regulatory practice, I uploaded this…

Holiday Gift Round Up 2019 – Part I

December 4, 2019

I’m not particularly creative when it comes to gift giving, so I’m a big fan of holiday gift guides. The MyShingle Gift Guide for Starting a Law Firm 2019 will be posted next week, commensurate with…

Make Money Mondays: Say Hello to the Holiday Phone Call

December 2, 2019

With a late Thanksgiving, it’s hard to believe that we’re already two days into December – and just three weeks away from the start of holidays. So if you were planning on ordering and sending…