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…

Need Help Compiling Top Ten Reasons to Shingle

July 9, 2005

Hello, readers!  I’d like to put together a Top Ten List for my sidebar of reasons that lawyers should consider hanging out a shingle.  GAL posted something similar here, a list of the benefits of…

Solos Learn From Clients’ Bad Experiences

July 9, 2005

Within the past few months, I read an article, I believe at law.com by a large firm associate, complaining about how much she disliked when other people she encountered shared their negative experiences with other…

Free Legal Research For Louisiana

July 8, 2005

Ernie the Attorney reports that the Louisiana Bar is offering Fastcase, a legal research service, free to its members.  Louisiana thus joins the twenty other bar associations that offer Casemaker, another free research service.  What…

Starting A Firm May Be the Only Escape from Biglaw Culture

July 7, 2005

Tony DiRomualdo has this interesting article, Why Corporate Culture Counts, at the Wisconsin Technology Network. (7/7/05) that discusses the relationship between corporate culture and values.  He identifies examples of companies like Southwest, where positive corporate…

More on Unbundling

July 7, 2005

In the past, we’ve posted some articles on unbundling of legal services because it offers revenue possibilities to solo and small firm lawyers whose clients may not have the resources to fully fund legal services. …

Finding An Office By Playing Softball

July 7, 2005

Not all networking needs to be as formal and nervewracking as a singles party.  Sometimes, you get to know colleagues in a more relaxed environment through activities like a bar softball  softball league, as described…

More Biglaw Attorneys Starting Solo Biglaw Practices

July 7, 2005

We’ve more news to report about former biglaw attorneys who, like the biglaw attorneys here and here, have put out their shingles.  What’s unique about all of these new law firms is that they focus…