Run Solo Run: Profile of Jenna Casper Bloom, Winner for the East Amwell Township, New Jersey Committee

May 19, 2022

Welcome to the MyShingle profile series, Run Solo Run where we feature solo and small law firm owners who are running for office – or who have successfully run as in the case of Jenna Casper Bloom featured in this profile. A criminal defense attorney and owner of Casper Bloom Law, Casper Bloom was elected…

Who’s Your Cheerleader When Your Law Practice is Floundering?

May 3, 2022

This past weekend, I ran my seventh consecutive Race for Hope which raises funds for brain cancer research – a cause close to my heart.  The race is only five kilometers, a distance that I’ve…

Make Money Monday:  Should Lawyers Use TikTok?

May 2, 2022

In the past four years, the social media platform TikTok grew exponentially, now boasting a billion users a month averaging 850 minutes on the app.  Interesting data, but should lawyers be using Tiktok? You might…

Many Regulators Have Traded In Outdated Rules on Law Firm Trade Names – Yet Most Lawyers Don’t Realize It

April 20, 2022

Post update 4/21/2021 based on comment from Will Hornsby noting that all trade name bans have been or are in the process of being eliminated. LegalZoom.  HelloDivorce.  HelloPreNup. One reason that we as lawyers know…

Make Money Mondays: Buy Annette Choti’s Click Magnet 

April 18, 2022

Fifteen years ago, I was one of the first handful of forward-looking lawyers to embrace the Internet as a tool for marketing a solo or small firm practice. For starters, robust websites, blogs and social…

Catching Up With Briefcatch – A Superpowered Editing Tool

April 13, 2022

Back in 2018, I reviewed Briefcatch, a supercool word add-on editing tool invented by legal writing guru Ross Guberman that that makes intelligent proofing and style suggestions and assigns a grade to your writing.  While…

Watch Me Start a Law Firm So I Can Help You Start YOUR Law Firm!!!

April 8, 2022

So.  Are you interested in starting your own law firm, but have no idea where to start? Or maybe you went a little further and registered for a CLE on starting a firm only to…

Plan Your Law Firm, Courtesy of Canva

April 8, 2022

If you’ve read my stuff, you know I’m not a fan of a formal business plan as a prerequisite to starting a law firm.  For starters, in today’s fast changing world, a business plan can…