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7-Figure Ebook LIVE – Washington D.C. Nov. 16, 2018

  If you watched my 7-Figure Ebook Video, you may have wondered how you could create a similar book for your law practice. Now you can – in just seven hours at the 7 Figure Ebook LIVE event in Washington D.C. scheduled for November 16 (location to be announced).  A virtual version may be available…

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148 FREE Resources to Start, Run and Grow Your Law Firm

Today, MyShingle is excited to introduce our latest offering for the legal community:  143 FREE Tools & Resources to Start, Run and Grow Your Law Firm, available at our site HERE.   Although the web is bursting with lists of free tools to start a business, somewhat shockingly, no comparable, comprehensive guide exists for law firms and…

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How Solos and Smalls Can Reach Rural Populations

For the past seven years, I’ve blogged about the legal services crisis in rural America. Yet despite creative solutions and a plethora of new programs, demand for lawyers in rural parts remains acute. Unfortunately, for the time being, pure tech solutions like online document providers aren’t likely to be effective. According to a recent Pew…

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Tax Implications of Productizing Legal Services

Converting legal services into products like self-help books and videos, assessment tools, apps or chatbots invariably raises the same perennial issues for lawyers. Some lawyers obsess about the ethics of commoditization such as whether a product sold nationally might place a lawyer in violation of unauthorized practice of law (UPL) prohibitions or give rise to…

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The Founding Fathers and the Future of Law

This past week, a rather vigorous Twitter debate over whether ethics regulators should characterize and regulate benign lawyer matching platforms as for-profit referral organizations was ultimately shut down with cries for “collaboration” and let’s all work together kumbaya-style to find a system that works for everyone and promotes access-to-justice besides.  Leaving aside whether it’s realistic…

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Is It Time to Pivot Your Practice?

Many of today’s most recent Internet successes – like Uber or AirBnB started out differently from what they’ve become. Uber’s original intent was to operate an on-demand limousine service for business travelers, but today, has morphed into a ride sharing platform used by consumers. Air BnB began as a way to help budget-conscious travelers find a room…

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