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Make Money Mondays: Is It Time to Recalibrate Your DIgital Marketing Tools?

July 16, 2018

Last week, a tweet from Keith Lee  confirmed that Avvo , the controversial lawyer review site planned to remove contact information from attorney profiles. Potential clients can still contact lawyers through a portal (no word about confidentiality precautions there) but lawyers must pay for a profile for contact information to appear directly.  Avvo’s new policy…

Should You Marry Your Law Partner?

February 22, 2005

Arnie Herz of Legal Sanity discusses what it’s like to work with a spouse and links to some other articles that discuss this issue.

Reid Blogs

February 22, 2005

My D.C. colleague and Law Practice Management Advisor, Reid Trautz recently started blogging at Reid My Blog.  As I can personally attest (having started my firm before Reid came on board with the D.C. Bar),…

On Line Tools for Family Law Attorneys

February 22, 2005

Here’s an article, Matrimonial Lawyers Have a Powerful Tool in the Internet, Jonathan Bick and Jonathan E. Von Kohorn, Small Firm Business (2/22/05) that offers a primer on how family law attorneys can use the…

Lawyer Sanctioned for Disclosing What A Judge Should Have

February 15, 2005

Here’s another outrageous story of judicial heavyhandedness.  This story,  Attorneys Sanctioned for Representing Client’s Challenges of Judicial Ethics (Empire Journal 2/14/05).  According to the article, the New York Appellate Division, First Department sanctioned two New…

That Slippery Downhill Spiral

February 15, 2005

I’m finding that it takes a strong stomach to blog about lawyers’ ethics transgressions.  Even though I’m careful and try to do the right thing with every action I take, I often feel as if…

Lack of A Retainer Can Cost Lawyers’ Their Fee

February 15, 2005

Next time you find yourself thinking about letting the retainer agreement requirement slide (“I trust the client,” or “There’s no time,” are some excuses that might run through your mind), think again.  Lack of a…

Free Divorces for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2005

You’ll want to go over to David Giacalone’s f/k/a and read this post about presumably solo attorney Brad Margolis’ (no other attorneys are listed at his website) marketing stunt giving away a free divorce for…

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