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Future Fridays: Killing Solo Softly: My Future is Now Talk

August 16, 2019

This past May, I had the honor of speaking at the highly-regarded  Future is Now Conference  which is sponsored by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism. The conference talks were recently posted – and while I commend you to watch all of them (as well as the ones from previous years which I binge-watched…

MyShingle FINALLY Gets A Facelift

May 15, 2005

Well readers, the day is finally here:  The facelift for MyShingle.com is finally complete.  Readers can finally access our OnLine Guide and pre-November 2004 archives (menu, upper left column), enjoy reading stories without endlessly scrolling…

Calling All Solos With Websites and Blogs

May 15, 2005

In honor of MyShingle’s grand redesign, we want to create a separate blogroll of solo and small firm websites and weblogs.  If you’re a solo or small firm blogger or have a website, send your…

Redesign in Progress

May 15, 2005

If you are noticing some strange looking things at MyShingle.com, as well as a slowdown in posts, it’s because a redesign is underway.  We should be fully launched within the next 24 hours so please…

Moms, Law and Change

May 8, 2005

They say that necessity is the mother of invention.  But motherhood itself is also the mother of invention – or more accurately, the engine behind creative, entrepreneurial ideas to make motherhood more compatible with legal…

Can You Make Your Hobby Into A Law Practice?

May 8, 2005

This article, Lawyer by Day, Fashion Designer by Night, Skirts the Issue, Portland Press Herald (5/8/05) reports on Maine attorney Margaret Minister O’Keefe, a law firm partner who represents local artists and designers by day…

What If You Never Leave…

May 5, 2005

This sad story, Lawyer, 35, Dies After Winning Swimming Race, New York Lawyer (5/5/05) drives home the importance of following one’s dream.  The article reports that Brendon Wen, a young attorney and solo criminal practitioner,…

Comparative Advertising: Keep This As Proof!

May 4, 2005

According to this article, A New Trend Among Firms:  Comparative Advertising, Leigh Jones, NLJ (5/4/05), large firms are taking off the kid gloves when it comes to marketing, including Oblon, Spivak’s ads that proclaim superiority…