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November 9, 2018

Though it’s hard to believe, last week, I celebrated my 25th year as a law firm owner – something I never expected back in those dark days when unceremoniously booted from the partnership track at my law firm, I had no other option if I wanted to continue to practice law but to start my…

What’s Common to Car Dealers, Ad Men and Lawyers?

December 27, 2004

Car dealers, advertisers and lawyers.  Results of a recent survey present these professions as the most unethical and dishonest as perceived by respondents and reported in this article, No Respect, Asbury Park Press (12/27/04).   By…

Look Who’s Talking – It Ain’t a Biglaw Associate!

December 27, 2004

This article, Young Lawyer Builds Her Practice One New Gig at a Time (NYLJ – 12/22/04) reports on the budding TV commentator career of new solo Harjot “Ginny” Walia of San Francisco firm Puri and…

Make Sure Your Expert Shows Up – Or Face Malpractice

December 27, 2004

If you’re handling cases that require expert testimony, you may want to videotape expert testimony in advance or face possible malpractice if your expert fails to show.  That’s a lesson that the attorney in this…

Just Do It!

December 19, 2004

If you’re dreaming of a solo practice, get busy making it happen!  That’s the crux of my latest Small Firm Business column entitled Make 2005 the Year You Start Your Firm.  (by the way, my…

Can You Make Money from Handling Workers’ Comp?

December 19, 2004

This article, Few Lawyers Take on Workers’ Comp Cases, Patrick Springer, The Forum (12/19/04)  reports on the difficulty that North Dakota workers are having in finding affordable representation for workers comp cases.   According to the…

More on the Flex Time Option

December 19, 2004

Arnie Herz of Legal Sanity (a great blog, by the way, if you’re looking for more satisfaction as a lawyer) has a post about flex time options for attorneys and a link to this article…

Are You Committing Any of These Ethics Violations?

December 19, 2004

This article, High Court [of Kentucky] Disciplines Lawyers, AP, 12/17/04 reports on five recently sanctioned Kentucky attorneys but it also gives a pretty good overview of the types of violations that attorneys might be taken…

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