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Make Money Mondays: Security As A Selling Point, Part II

May 20, 2019

Eight and a half long years ago, I suggested that solo and small law firms share their security practices with clients as an added selling point for their practices. Of course, back in 2010, many solos and smalls hadn’t yet started using the cloud, email was still considered relatively secure and paper-less and virtual law…

Big Firm Partners: Not Much More Than Small Time Employees

January 14, 2005

Big firm partnership.  In many legal circles, big firm partnerships are regarded as the brass ring, the peak of the legal mountain.  Law students dream of them, young associates sacrifice their personal lives to 80…

How A Little Lawsuit Now Threatens A Lawyer’s Career – and How to Avoid this Mess

January 13, 2005

This article, He’s Sure He’s Right But He’s All Alone (1/9/05) describes the epic of Mark Adams, who finds himself on the brink of losing his law license all because of a case that he…

Hot Practice Area Alert

January 13, 2005

This month’s issue of Law Practice Management (Jan/Feb 2005) contain’s Robert Denney’s annual Trends Report:  What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession. Topping the list of hot practice areas are employment law, IP…

Small Firm Effort for Tsunami Victims

January 13, 2005

Matt Homann has issued this challenge to solo and small firm lawyers to collectively raise $100,000 for tsunami victims.  Visit the link and see how to help.

The Birth of Two New Practices and Weblogs

January 8, 2005

One of the things that I love most about running MyShingle and writing my column for Small Firm Business is that it’s put me in touch with dozens of readers – law students and practicing…

Still Waiting for My Archives

January 8, 2005

Our long time readers will recall that our site has been in operation for two years and had working links, deep archives and a nifty On Line Guide to Starting a Law Firm.  Unfortunately, we…

More Marketing Tips – For When Business is Slow

January 8, 2005

January must be national marketing month for lawyers.  Here’s yet another article on marketing, this one by Kimberly Fanady on What to Do When the Phone Stops Ringing , Small Firm Business (January 10, 2005). …