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Make Money Mondays: Security As A Selling Point, Part II

May 20, 2019

Eight and a half long years ago, I suggested that solo and small law firms share their security practices with clients as an added selling point for their practices. Of course, back in 2010, many solos and smalls hadn’t yet started using the cloud, email was still considered relatively secure and paper-less and virtual law…

Tech Competence That Solo and Small Firm Lawyers Really Need: Resources Here

April 25, 2019

According to this recent post by Bob Ambrogi, Michigan is poised to potentially join 36 other states  in adopting some version of ABA Model Rule 1.1  (Comment 8) which instructs lawyers to “keep abreast of…

Part II – Pick Your Favorite E-Newsletter Look

April 24, 2019

In yesterday’s post , I provided the reasons that your firm should consider creating a newsletter along with a table summarizing the features of the most popular products available. Given that most of the features…

Make Money Monday: Take a New Look at Newsletter Campaigns

April 23, 2019

When it comes to marketing, email newsletters aren’t as sexy as a cool Instagram account, or as far-reaching as a robust SEO campaign. Yet, according to a recent round-up at eConsultancy, 73 percent of consumers…

How One Woman-Owned Cannabis Law Company Defies Everything We Thought We Knew About the Future of Law

April 17, 2019

When it comes to the topic of the future of law, there are nay-sayers – those who insist that computers will never replace them and they-sayers. As in, they say that access to justice  solutions…

Make Money Monday: Give Cold Calling a Try

April 15, 2019

About eight years ago, I interviewed an Executive Recruiter for a mini-podcast on the how-to’s of cold-calling.  To quickly access the interview click here.  Although I’ve sung the praises of cold-calling for decades, it still hasn’t…

Make Money Mondays: Learn A New Language – Guest Post by Russell D. Knight

April 8, 2019

Are you interested in finding a way to expand your audience of potential clients and more effectively communicate with the clients you already have? How about learning a new language – and I’m not talking…

What About a De Minimis Cost Exception To Unauthorized Practice of Law?

April 3, 2019

For a long time, I’ve wanted to come up with the definitive blog post on what constitutes unauthorized practice of law. I figured that if I could develop a clear set of principles, then I…