Clubhouse for Lawyers: Something to Talk About

January 15, 2021

Ever since 2010 when Nicole Black and I published the book Social Media for Lawyers: The Next Frontier, social media for lawyers in some ways has become a victim of its own success. What I mean is that once lawyers began to recognize that social media could help attract clients, they glommed on to it…

Make 2021 the Year You Start Your Law Firm

November 20, 2020

OK, so 2020 hasn’t exactly been a banner year. But look at it this way – things can only get better next year. And one way that you might consider making 2021 better is by…

Joe + Kamala = A Model for Men and Women As Partners in the Workplace

November 19, 2020

Not surprisingly, Kamala Harris’ precedential election as the first woman of color Vice President has spawned countless opinion pieces on how Harris’ win has inspired both women and girls nationwide, altered the future of women…

Make Money Mondays: Embrace the Holiday Phone Call, Redux

November 16, 2020

Granted, I often pat myself on the back for being ahead of the curve. But even this is too much.  No way I knew a year ago when I recommended Holiday Phone Calls as an…

We Always Remember the First

November 11, 2020

Do you remember your first? For me, it was an accomplished older gentleman who had worked for various contractors on marine-related projects and now hoped to start a non-profit organization to support educational activities on…

Make Money Mondays: Look At Your Law Firm Through A Second Set of Eyes

November 9, 2020

Several years after my husband’s death, I decided to try my hand on some of the dating apps. Thanks to phone cameras, editing tools and filters, posting a few flattering pictures for my bio wasn’t…

Law Practice in the Face of Uncertainty

November 6, 2020

The only thing predictable about 2020 to date is precisely how unpredictable the year has been.  Two months in, courts shut down and many lawyers’ practices ground to a halt as the Covid-19 pandemic swept…

Make Money Mondays: Big Returns from Election Returns

November 2, 2020

With a presidential Election Day less than 24-hours away, the entire country is on edge, awaiting results.  But it’s not just the inside-the-Beltway crowd here in my area who will be impacted by the outcome. …