Attend the AltLegal Conference for Solos and Boutiques

February 21, 2020

I don’t promote many conferences here so when I do, you know it’s a not to be missed event. But that’s how I felt after seeing the agenda for trademark docketing platform AltLegal ‘s first conference, AltLegal Connect  which will take place Sunday March 22-Tuesday March 24, 2020 in Brooklyn, New York.  As AltLegal describes,…

More Biglaw Attorneys Starting Solo Biglaw Practices

July 7, 2005

We’ve more news to report about former biglaw attorneys who, like the biglaw attorneys here and here, have put out their shingles.  What’s unique about all of these new law firms is that they focus…

There’s No Place [to Practice] Like Home

July 7, 2005

Unfortunately, sometimes even solo and small firm lawyers harbor stereotypes about a home office set-up. But if anyone can put those stereotypes to rest, it would be my fellow blogger and solo, Grant Griffiths, who’s…

Solos and Small Firms Should Cautious When It Comes to Litigation Financing

July 4, 2005

Fellow solo and small firm lawyers:  another litigation financing company wants to sell you a service, claiming that it’s just what you need. According to this recent press release,  LegalFish Bridges the Funding Gap for…

Shinglers Doing Some on the Side

July 4, 2005

While many continue to gripe about the second class status of women at biglaw, other women lawyers have taken a different path entirely, not just starting their own practices but finding spare time to start…

A Salute To Sandra Day O’Connor, Former Shingler

July 2, 2005

Sandra Day O’Connor leaves two legacies as she departs the United State Supreme Court.  the legacy that will garner the most attention in today’s weblogs and tomorrow’s history books, of course, is that of her…

You Can’t Disclaim Being A Lawyer, So Why Bother?

July 1, 2005

I’ve always laughed at those lawyerswho  draft these types of overblown disclaimers, primarily because lawyers should know better.  For that reason, you’ll find no disclaimers at MyShingle because they don’t do any good.  You can…

Free Seminar on Building Relationships for Success

July 1, 2005

As I’ve said before, MyShingle doesn’t have a formal policy on announcing seminars and events of interest to solo and small firm lawyers – except that if it’s a free event, we’ll give it top…