Ten Steps to Reimagining the Legal Conference by Hosting A Virtual Pop Up Event

October 9, 2020

Just a short two months ago, I was a virtual venue virgin.  What I mean is that despite the world moving online in the wake of the pandemic, I had yet to attend an event remotely.  As someone who has always enjoyed conferences as much for the IRL connection as for the content, I wondered…

Don’t Be Your Own Glass Ceiling

September 28, 2020

This recent article highlights some great advice by More Than A Woman author Caitlin Moran: if you want a career and kids, then don’t marry a glass ceiling.  Moran cautions that for women balancing parenting…

Make Money Mondays: Don’t Transact – Transform

September 21, 2020

On at least one level, most legal services are transactional.  Lawyers enter into representation agreements with clients to perform a service: drafting an estate plan, representation in a DUI case, negotiating separation terms and a…

The One Law Firm Where There Is NO Partner Pay Gap: The Law Firm of You

September 16, 2020

Yesterday, the ABA Journal reported that the pay gap between male and female partners at big law continues to widen. According to the article, in 2010, female partners earned 24 percent less than their male…

Networking in Person in the Time of Corona

September 9, 2020

Although I co-authored Social Media for Lawyers a decade ago, I never expected that online connections would wholesale replace in-person professional networking. Instead, online networking as a springboard to a relationship that would ultimately solidify…

Quick Cash Infusions For New Law Firm Owners

September 1, 2020

Unless you’ve managed to bring existing clients with you when starting a new firm, it can take some time for cash to start flowing through the door.  Don’t despair –  there are lots of creative…

Make Money Mondays: Small Wins

August 31, 2020

Rewind five months ago to the early days of the pandemic, when courts shut down, work moved home and you were content to turn your kids over to ten hours of screen time each day…

Boy, Is My Face Ruby!

August 28, 2020

As one of the few bloggers covering the solo and small law firm space, I try to stay current on what’s new in the legal tech world.  So after learning just a few days ago…