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Archive for December 2010

Real Solo Marketing Idea: A Pick Up for Your Practice

Talk about turning lemons into lemonade. That’s exactly what Orange County, California solo Brian Pedigo did, when he converted a lemon of a pick up truck into a professional and tasteful mobile advertisement. Here’s the backstory, directly from Brian: I inherited this 1990 Ford F150 after my father in law passed away. We drove it…

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MyShingle Fashion: Styling a Pretty Blazer

Last time, I talked about wearing a pretty dress with a blazer. My procedure was simple: Pretty solid or printed dress Blazer in a solid color (black, grey, navy, brown) ??? Profit Whoops! That was my other plan. My secret plan. As you can now see, it needs a little work. Here’s what I really…

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MyShingle Turns Eight

It was just around this time, eight years ago that I hit the enter key and uploaded this Welcome Post to the web, officially launching MyShingle. In many ways, I’ve always viewed MyShingle and blogging as a microcosm of solo practice, sharing the same ebb and flow and lessons for success. So here are some…

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Social Media for Women Lawyers: Recorded Program & 45 Page e-book available

Niki Black and I held our webinar on social media for women lawyers last week, and we’re planning others for 2011. If you’d like us to prepare a module on a specific topic or offer a private webinar for your firm, please contact Carolyn Elefant at or Nicole Black at In the meantime,…

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Guest Post by Roy Ginsburg: Working with an Attorney Coach

This summer, I had the privilege of meeting lawyer coach Roy Ginsburg at the Minnesota Solo & Small Firm Conference, then seeing him a few days later at the Nebraska Solo & Small Firm Conference. Roy is well known on the CLE speaking circuit; he is a lawyer himself and in as a former in-house…

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