Make 2020 The Year You Start…Join #NaLaLawFiMo!

January 7, 2020

Every year, you’ve promised yourself that this would be the year to start a law firm. Or to develop a legal tech app. Or a side business to your firm.  But then you glanced at the to-do list – setting up a website, incorporating, finding an office space or rental situation, reviewing the ethics of…

She Won’t Take No for an Answer

January 5, 2005

"She won’t take "No" for an answer is a great tagline, in my opinion – and it’s one that’s working effectively as a jingle for West Virginia attorney Jan Dils as reported in this article…

Anonymous Lawyer Revealed

December 27, 2004

This story’s been heavily covered all around the blawg world: the unmasking of the formerly anonymous Anonymous Lawyer as Harvard Law Third Year Jeremy Blachman. You can learn all of the details from this New…

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…