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Solo & Small Law Firms

Should Your Law Firm Logo Include Scales of Justice?

September 17, 2019

When it comes to logos, turns out the design experts may have gotten it wrong, reports the Harvard Business Review .  After nearly a decade of simple, text-based logos like Google or Paypal or non-descriptive marks like Uber, seems that customers prefer and put their trust in descriptive logos. A descriptive logo is what the…

Support Freedom of Lawyer Blogging in Kentucky

June 8, 2005

As discussed here, most of my fellow bloggers have already signed on in support of Ben Cowgill, a solo specializing in legal ethics in Kentucky.  Ben’s been dealing with some archane Kentucky ethics laws that,…

Solos Lead the Way, Again!

June 6, 2005

Not surprisingly, I’ve always believed that solo and small firm lawyers have been the ground breakers of our profession, from billing practices to advertising to technology.  And now, as this article, Lawyers Leap Into Blogosphere…

It’s Cool to Be Solo

June 6, 2005

SmallFirm Business columnist Kim Fanady writes that it’s  cool to be solo, while Susan Cartier-Liebel laments that law school doesn’t teach students about the option solo practice.  Which all makes sense, because since when did…

More Shingles Added

June 3, 2005

I’ve just added another dozen or so new names to the list of "Other Shingles."  It sometimes takes some time for them to appear.  But if you’ve submitted your name and don’t see it on…

Most Attorneys Would Not Go Solo – A Survey I Don’t Believe

June 2, 2005

According to this Press Release of May 25, 2005 by legal placement agency Robert Half, 93 percent of lawyers polled said that they would not establish a law firm even if they had the necessary…

Are Solos Really Free?

June 2, 2005

Thanks to David Giacalone of f/k/a for this post on Lowell Komie’s fiction about law practice, including what it’s like to be a solo (see this one too).  David also quotes from Komie and his…

Could That Person Sitting Next To You Be Your Deep Throat?

June 2, 2005

How many times have you taken a seat next to an anonymous soul in the courtroom or CLE seminar, averted your eyes and opened up your Palm Pilot or newspaper to entertain yourself while waiting…