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 free offerings from biglaw firm, Orrick or payment processor, Stripe Atlas include incorporation documents and employee agreements. And many enterprising attorneys have…

My Mixed Review on the ABA Ethics Opinion on Responding to Negative Reviews

January 22, 2021

 More than a decade after clients started leaving attorney reviews online, the ABA has now steps in to offer ethical guidance on Responding to Online Criticism, Formal Opinion 496.   As with a majority of…

Inaugural Practices

January 21, 2021

Yesterday, I took a long break to witness the historic inauguration of President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. There’s much to celebrate and learn from our new leaders including how men and women…

Clubhouse for Lawyers: Something to Talk About

January 15, 2021

Ever since 2010 when Nicole Black and I published the book Social Media for Lawyers: The Next Frontier, social media for lawyers in some ways has become a victim of its own success. What I…

How to Compete in a Crowded Market

January 13, 2021

All too often, I hear lawyers bemoan their inability to compete in crowded markets. Often, they view the obstacles as a matter of cost. Lawyers either complain about the enormous expense of SEO to break…

FREE 90 Minute Client Triage Clinic

January 8, 2021

As we head into 2021, there’s a whole new crop of new law firms that have been launched. I wanted to offer a program to help new firms, or firms adding new practice areas to…

Make Money Mondays: Puzzle Over How to Refresh the Old and Dull

January 4, 2021

When it comes to pandemic pastimes, there’s nothing more old school than the humble jigsaw puzzle. Though I did my share of puzzles as a kid, as did my daughters, I’ve never been a rabid…

From Biglaw to Yourlaw – Why Lawyers MUST Own Their Talent

December 23, 2020

I just posted a 48 minute video, from biglaw to your law that talks about why it’s so important for lawyers to own their talent and control their destiny. This video speaks to people at…