Make Money Monday: Take a Page Out of Legal Zoom’s IPO With Subscription

June 7, 2021

As the saying goes in real estate, house value is all about location, location, location. To paraphrase from Legal Zoom’s recent IPO filing, legal services value is all about subscription, subscription, subscription.  Driving that point home, Legal Zoom’s IPO filing uses the term subscription 275 times and discloses that fees from subscriptions account for over…

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…

Surrender to the System to Save Your Sanity

February 24, 2021

At least fifteen years ago (maybe more), my husband bought a Garmin GPS navigational system for our car. Though I dutifully punched my destination into our new toy, I found myself deviating every time my…

Make Money Monday: One Minute Marketing

February 22, 2021

A lawyer colleague and Facebook friend recently posted a simple request: he asked whether we were aware that his firm handled employment and injury cases.  At least half of the 40 respondents (myself included) knew…

To Advance Diversity in Law Firms, Stop Bemoaning And Start Owning

February 19, 2021

Earlier this month, the ABA Commission on racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession released the ABA’s first ever Report ever on diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. After presumably thousands of dollars and…