What If Today Were Your Last Day To….?

July 15, 2021

Seven years ago, I had my last real conversation with my beloved husband before the brain tumor that we would learn about ten days later wreaked havoc on his beautiful mind and eventually took his life.  There’s so much I wish I had told him then, and so much more that’s transpired in the past…

Free Excerpt from Power Pacts: Retainers

April 30, 2021

Just a quick note to let readers know that the Legal ClauseIt chock full of plug & play power pacts for 21st century lawyers will be available for purchase next week.  If you haven’t yet…

Here’s to the Crazy Ones

April 27, 2021

After the law firm where I worked as an associate twenty five years ago gave me six months to find a new job, I had a crazy idea.  What if I didn’t look for a…

SIX HARD DON’TS FOR RETAINER AGREEMENTS

April 26, 2021

Lawyers have reasonably discretion over what terms to include in a Retainer Agreement depending upon the type of case and applicable ethics rules.  That said, there are some hard don’ts, i.e., terms that you don’t…

Make Money Monday With Our Free Clause of the Day

April 19, 2021

Did you know that your Retainer Agreement can make you money? That is, if you’re not using one of those stale, eight-page tomes chock full of legalese that clients can’t understand. Or one of those…

Welcome to the Law Firm “Clause It” – Launching Next Week!

March 12, 2021

When entrepreneurs launch a startup, they can find dozens of high-quality , affordable online resources to create the types of documents and agreements needed to start and operate a business.  Some of the best known…

ABA Opinion on Virtual Offices: Is It Time for the ABA to Step Aside?

March 11, 2021

Yesterday, the ABA released Opinion 498 on Virtual Law Practice.  A year into the pandemic, the ABA opinion attempts to make virtual practice seem like a big scary monster that lawyers should avoid if possible…

Post Pandemic Practice Profiles

March 10, 2021

A year ago this week, the pandemic took the nation by storm. Yet at the time, none of us could predict that the novel corona virus would shut down courts and place many law firms…