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Archive for March 2011

Blame It On Solo

So, Kevin O’Keefe of Lexblog and Will Hornsby, Staff Counsel for the ABA have called a truce in their debate over whether the public uses blogs to hire a lawyer. Fueling the disagreement were the results of a recent ABA Survey which found that only 15 percent of respondents said that they would “use blogs…

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What You Don’t Know About Solo Practice – Recording Available

Earlier this month, I gave a free webinar on What You Don’t Know About Solo Practice Can Hurt You: Why You Should Consider Starting a Law Firm and How to Do It, 21st Century Style. There were a couple of audio problems during the call, so I’ve re-taped it and you can access it at…

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Always On

A few days ago, I called a colleague at a mid-sized energy firm who’s known for a particular niche. As we chatted, I remarked how it was odd that we’d never run into each other at industry conferences to which she responded that she rarely does facetime these days. Doesn’t need to. My guess is…

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Speaking Up About Lawyer Speaks [Promo]

My readers know that it’s extremely rare for me to promote a paid event. But every once in a while, I’ll make an exception for a program that is so worthwhile that I have to pass it on. Sonya Smith-Valentine’s new LawyerSpeak, which teaches lawyers how to find paid speaking engagements — either to market…

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MyShingle Fashion: Purple Pleats

Pleats can be tricky, but in general, I’m a fan. They’re a great way to add interest to an article of clothing and a polished touch to an outfit. So I picked out a lovely purple pleated dress for today’s outfit, and created the ensemble around it. In fact, today’s entire outfit can be found…

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MyShingle Fashion: A Classic Grey Suit

I know that I normally try to bring in a lot of colors and textures and all that when I create outfits for this feature, but sometimes I like to go back to basics and work with grey and black. There’s just something so simple and elegant about that combination – it just works. For…

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