Make 2020 The Year You Start…Join #NaLaLawFiMo!

January 7, 2020

Every year, you’ve promised yourself that this would be the year to start a law firm. Or to develop a legal tech app. Or a side business to your firm.  But then you glanced at the to-do list – setting up a website, incorporating, finding an office space or rental situation, reviewing the ethics of…

Giving Thanks for the Journey

November 27, 2019

Despite the best laid plans, starting a law firm can be hard. The struggle to pay the bills as you build a practice. Staying on top of the administrivia. The constant rejection — whether by…

Make Money Mondays: Embrace Constraints

November 25, 2019

Many lawyers view lack of resources as an obstacle to starting or growing a law practice.  And they’d be right to some extent. After all, it’s far easier and less stressful to start a law…

Make Money Mondays: One Price Doesn’t Fit All

November 18, 2019

Most lawyers would never admit that they pretty much charge the same price for everything.  For example, one lawyer might argue that his rates are only $250/hr – a real bargain as compared to so-and-so…

Why Do Experienced Women Lawyers Leave Biglaw? Why Do We Care?

November 15, 2019

Yesterday, the ABA released a report entitled Walking Out the Door: The Facts, Figures and Future of Experienced Women Lawyers in Private Practice.  Focused on the perspective of women with 15 years or more experience…

The Delta Model for Lawyers Fits Solos and Smalls to A T

November 12, 2019

In a world where lawyers are being displaced by technology, data scientists and policy experts, law schools are searching for ways to train lawyers to make them more relevant in today’s world.   After all,…

Make Money Mondays: Vetting the Veterans’ Niche

November 11, 2019

In honor of Veteran’s Day, today’s Make Money Mondays salutes a unique niche practice area: veterans’ owned businesses.  According to the recent surveys, there are 2.52 million veteran majority-owned businesses in the United States that…

Another Day, Another Directory for Lawyers

November 8, 2019

Via Bob Ambrogi’s  Law Sites blog, I learned of the launch of Modern Attorney, a new legal directory intended to serve the needs of today’s millennials. Developed by Next Chapter  which was recently acquired by…