Make Money Mondays: Replace What’s Not Coming Back With Something Better

June 30, 2020

In one fell swoop, COVID-19  put an end to salad bars, hot-food buffets and other types of self-serve operations that have become popularized in takeout restaurants and grocery stores over the past decade.  And even as establishments reopen, self-serve buffets may be thing of the past because it’s nearly impossible to control the spread of…

Is It Ever Too Soon to Go Solo?

July 26, 2005

Ann Israel, a biglaw recruitment attorney who writes a column for New York Lawyer typically responds to questions about how to make partner or what’s the best law school to choose.  It’s rare that she…

Free Legal Research Hits Florida

July 26, 2005

Add Florida to the list of jurisdictions with free legal research services, as reported in this  article.  Florida is using Fast Case for its service which provides access to US Supreme Court Cases, Florida Supreme…

Lawyer Sues Clients for Money; Not Sure of What to Make of All of This

July 22, 2005

I’m not sure what to make of the story described in this article, Law Firm Sues Couple Over Past Legal Fees (7/23/05).  Seems that a couple spent three years fighting to keep a large subdivision…

A Day in the Life of a Solo Blogger

July 22, 2005

Via Legal Underground, I learned about this neat ABA sponsored experiment whereby marketer Larry Bodine helped solo Andrew Ewalt set up this weblog and will be monitoring his business growth throughout the year.  I’m predicting…

Court Appointed Work Is Not Supposed To Be A Full Time Job!

July 22, 2005

Well after all of the controversy, looks like the Massachusetts legislature will raise rates for court appointed attorneys as reported here in State House OK’s Raises for Lawyers for the Poor, David Abel (July 22,…

When a Client’s Right to Access Counsel Hangs by A Hook…Of A Bra

July 14, 2005

Donna Thompson-Schneider is a solo criminal defense attorney who hasn’t visited her incarcerated clients.  Lest you think that this is another story about an irresponsible attorney giving her clients ground for an ineffective assistance of…

Our Stratified Legal Profession: How Blogging Will Change It

July 12, 2005

From this Press Release, I learned about a new book, Urban Lawyers, by John Heinz and University of Chicago Professor Edward Laumann, that examines Chicago’s legal profession using data gathered as part of an American…