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Should Your Law Firm Logo Include Scales of Justice?

September 17, 2019

When it comes to logos, turns out the design experts may have gotten it wrong, reports the Harvard Business Review .  After nearly a decade of simple, text-based logos like Google or Paypal or non-descriptive marks like Uber, seems that customers prefer and put their trust in descriptive logos. A descriptive logo is what the…

Go Ask A Blogger – It Works!

April 25, 2005

The greatest thing about blogs is that they give small lawyers like you and me access to resources that were once completely out of our grasp.  The reason is that at least now, most bloggers…

Lawyer Rainmaker-Trainers Becoming More Popular

April 25, 2005

This article, Deluge of Clients the Goal for Legal Field Rainmakers (Philadelphia Biz Journal 4/20/05) reports on two Philadelphia rainmaking firms that provide rainmaking training to lawyers.  From what I’ve seen, I’m not impressed.  One…

Dealing With Difficult Clients

April 25, 2005

This month’s issue (April 2005) of Law Practice Today is devoted to malpractice – or rather, how to avoid malpractice.  All of the articles are pretty interesting; one in particular that stood out was Carole…

Lawyer Successfully Challenges NC Bar’s Comity Rules

April 25, 2005

This article, A Break from the Comity Routine, Cynthia Lane, ABA e-report (4/22/05) reports on lawyer Steven Morrison’s successful challenge to North Carolina’s rules on comity admissions.  Under the rule declared overly restrictive by the…

Solo Stories from the Front

April 21, 2005

Here are a couple of first hand accounts on going solo:  The First Year, a short blog post by patent attorney Russ Kraject (4/17/05) and Hanging Out A Shingle:  Following the Dream of Starting Your…

Former Biglaw African American Associates Hang A Shingle

April 21, 2005

If you’re a biglaw associate, do you stay at your firm and let the partners get rich off your work and credentials?  Or leave and take advantage of that market yourself?  The latter approach is…

Federal Judges Honor Pro Bono – But Exclude Solos

April 19, 2005

According to this Press Release, the Chief Judges of the D.C. Circuit will be honoring eight Washington D.C. law firms for commitment to pro bono as evidenced by meeting a benchmark of 40 percent of…