NLBM vs. 2-Hour Lifestyle Lawyer: Legal Coaching Smackdown!!

NLBM, a legal coaching company, has filed a copyright infringement complaint against 2-Hour Lifestyle Lawyer, accusing them of copying course content and reselling it. The complaint highlights the lack of uniqueness in coaching content, as many programs offer similar advice on topics like estate planning and pricing. The lawsuit raises questions about how much legal…

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Lawyers: How to Make An Offer They Can’t Refuse

via GIPHY An Offer They Can’t Refuse I haven’t seen the epic 1972 movie, The Godfather, but even I’m familiar with the iconic line, make him an offer he can’t refuse,” casually uttered by Marlon Brando’s character, Vito Corleone. Of course, Corleone’s offers couldn’t be refused because doing so would invite death. But there are…

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Make Money Monday: Tout Your Tech

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Can a law firm’s use of artificial intelligence be a selling point for clients?  Biglaw firm DLA Piper thinks so. Last month, DLA Piper publicly announced that it would utilize Casetext’s groundbreaking platform, Co-Counsel which is powered by GPT-4 to perform substantive tasks such as legal research, document review, deposition prep, and contract analysis.  DLA…

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Starting a Law Firm: Is Influencer Marketing for You?

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In October 2022, I wrote about the rise of nano-influencers and how lawyers might use them to market their law firms.  Turns out, I was ahead of the curve.  As Forbes reports, influencer marketing is becoming more important than ever to boosting SEO.  The Forbes article recommends: Ask the influencers you work with to link…

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Advice on Flat Fee Billing from Two Lawyers Who Do It

This article summarizes key takeaways from the #ABATECHSHOW presentation “Flat Fees: the F Word You’ll Learn to Love” by flat fee pros Regina Edwards and Ashley Pepitone.  Summary based on my notes, compiled by Chat GPT with additional editorial review. The Benefits of Flat Fees for Lawyers This presentation on flat fees for lawyers opened…

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