Be the Change: Why and How Solo & Small Firm Lawyers Should Testify on Proposed Legislation

As I mentioned in this post, I had the opportunity to testify before the Maryland House Government Operations Committee on proposed bill HB292 which would gather data on the race and gender of lawyers subject to disciplinary proceedings by Maryland regulators.  Although I’ve never testified before the Maryland legislature before, this wasn’t my first rodeo.…

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Why Lawyers Should Offer CLE on Porn Hub and Not Legal Providers

When it comes to promoting his math tutoring services, Taiwanese math teacher Changsu knows all the right angles.  Figuring that the probability of reaching more students would increase proportionately to the size of his audience, Changsu posted 200 calculus lessons on Pornhub, reasoning that:  Since very few people teach math on adult video platforms, and…

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Should You Install an Installment Payment Plan for Clients?

installment payment plan for clients

Recently, the New York Times reported on the growing popularity of “buy now, pay later” services that enable consumers to purchase online products and spread the cost into manageable, interest-free installments paid over several months.  Although pay-later services comprise just 2 percent of payment options (a drop in the bucket compared to credit cards which…

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Make Money Monday: Be The Biggest in the World

Last month with the country reopening post-pandemic, on the eve of my 57th birthday, I embarked on a bucket-list trip to the Dakotas with Wyoming and Montana tossed in because why not?  Compared to the East Coast where I reside, the west is more immense in every respect: big, endless sky, wide-open roads and days…

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Make Money Monday: Where You Need To Be Remote

Last week, the New York Times reported on a recent study by WalletHub which ranked each state on its suitability for remote work. The survey evaluated two primary factors: employer-friendly characteristics such as the number of people already working remotely and worker-specific features such as cost of electricity and Internet and average housing and lot sizes.…

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