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…

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). …

Another Article on Disatisfaction in the Legal Profession

January 8, 2005

This article, Web site tells of woes of attorneys (SF Chronicle 1/8/05) reports on the Anonymous Lawyer phenonenom, speculating that the site may “make you feel sorry for lawyers.”  The article then goes on to…