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Solo & Small Law Firms


A How To Guide on Using the MyShingle Online Legal Job Board

Last week, MyShingle soft-launched our online Job Fair for Solo or Small Law Firms seeking to hire law students or new lawyers as interns, clerks or associates or for temporary or project-based work; Legal Tech Companies looking for new lawyer hires, or for interns, beta testers, secondments, advisors or board members; and Law Students and…

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Work Life Travel: The Fantasy and the Reality

A few months back when I first contemplated a two week trip overseas, I accepted that I’d have to put in some work-time in exchange for a prolonged holiday. Even so, I envisioned waking up a few hours sipping a cafe con leche on the balcony and watching the sunrise, while tapping out a blog…

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Lawyers Mobilize Against Trump’s Immigration Ban – What Solos & Smalls Can Do

At airports across the country, thousands of lawyers have mobilized to represent immigrants who may, or have been detained as a result of Trump’s Executive Order  (January 27, 2017) . For those not closely following the details, the EO indefinitely bars Syrian refugees from entering the United States, suspends all refugee admissions for 120 days and…

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Layaway Plan for Legal Services

Everyone is familiar with layaway plans. Most common in the context of retail (think Toys R Us  or Walmart, to name just a few), layaway plans give customers the option of depositing a fraction of the cost of the item they want to buy, and paying the balance over time. Meanwhile, the seller sets the…

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