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Solo & Small Law Firms

Make Money Mondays: Security As A Selling Point, Part II

May 20, 2019

Eight and a half long years ago, I suggested that solo and small law firms share their security practices with clients as an added selling point for their practices. Of course, back in 2010, many solos and smalls hadn’t yet started using the cloud, email was still considered relatively secure and paper-less and virtual law…

A Mother’s Day Shout Out to All The Single Lady Lawyer Moms & Owners

May 10, 2019

In recent years, the conversation over equality in the work place has shifted from a simple discussion of policy such as mandatory family leave or subsidized daycare to the root cause for gender inequality:  the…

Mom Owned Law Firm Interview with Anne Gyemant Paris

May 10, 2019

As a family law lawyer, Paris has found that her background as a mother informs her work with clients who are struggling to start their families. Starting her own firm, Gyemant Paris Law,  has also…

Mom Owned Law Firm Interview with Kristina Paulter

May 10, 2019

After graduating law school, Paulter was in a quandary on how to jump-start her legal career with a husband who traveled extensively, and a daughter in daycare. Her solution was to start her own firm,…

Lat Lessons for Solo and Small Firm Lawyers

May 8, 2019

When you think about influencers in the solo, small firm and law firm startup space, David Lat  — who yesterday announced his departure  from Above the Law, a biglaw-focused publication to take on a director’s…

Are Our Stories Sacred – Or Just A Sales Pitch?

May 1, 2019

Back when my next-in-age sister and I were very little, we’d hop off the school bus and careen into the house where we’d plop down at the kitchen table to inhale the after school snack…

Make Money Mondays: Make A Choice To Employ Voice

April 29, 2019

Last week, I gifted my 81-year old mom an Alexa Echo  and set up the app for her before returning home. My mom is not what you’d call a tech-savvy octogenarian: to the contrary, she calls…

Find Your Tribe: Solo & Small Firm MeetUp #2 in Washington D.C.

April 29, 2019

Last month, Seth Price of Price Benowitz & BluShark Digital and I held our first DC-area Find Your Tribe Happy Hour.  The event is for lawyers who just hung a shingle – or have been…