Make Money Monday: Use It or Lose It

August 3, 2020

A couple of months before the pandemic hit, tidy-up evangelist Marie Kondo released a new book, Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life , which applies Kondo’s decluttering principles to the workplace context.  As this article describes, Kondo advises readers to decide what to keep and what to cull by asking themselves a particular  object…

Tech Predictions for Solos and Small Firms

January 19, 2005

If Dennis Kennedy’s legal tech predictions for 2005 are true, it’s going to be a good year for solo and small firm lawyers to start taking advantage of legal technology, particularly those who aren’t doing…

Westlaw is Free in Some Places – But Why Not Everywhere?

January 19, 2005

AJ Levy of http://www.outoftheboxlawyering.com lists a bunch of libraries in several states (AK, MN, NV, NJ, NY, OH, TX and WA) where you can access Westlaw for free.  I was happy to learn about this…

Ever Have A Case That Wouldn’t End? It’s Not Your Fault…

January 18, 2005

Imagine the joy of Maureen Graves, an Orange County attorney who works alone out of her garage when she learned this news. (Fresno Bee, 1/17/05).  Seven years ago, Graves took a case on behalf of…

The Solo Blog That Never Was

January 18, 2005

Evan Schaeffer of Legal Underground has this entertaining post on Anonymous Solo, the weblog on the day-to-day life of a solo that never quite got off the ground.

From Regulatory Biglaw Attorney to Cutting Edge Reproduction Specialist

January 18, 2005

What you may want to know upfront is that this article, Fatherhood by a New Formula, Sandra Boodman, Washington Post (1/18/05) isn’t really about small firm attorneys.  Rather, it’s more about a growing trend of…

A2J Project

January 18, 2005

This article, Internet Attorney:  More Than Pro Se, New Factor Network (1/17/05) reports on the Chicago-Ken College of Law’s Access to Justice (A2J) program that includes a sophisticated computer system for pro se litigants to…

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…