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…

More on Lawyer Rates

December 6, 2004

Reader attorney Frank Kautz passed on to me this link to the “Laffey Matrix,” which lists the court approved hourly rates for fee shifting case in the District of Columbia.   The rates start at $105/hr…

How Do Your Rates – and Income – Stack Up?

December 6, 2004

Solo practioners in Central New York make about $50,000 a year, making them on average the lowest paid lawyers in the state, followed by solos in Buffalo who, in second place, earn $67,000.  These statistics…

Another Reason to Back Up

December 5, 2004

As if you needed another reason to back up your files, this article offers one that may not have occurred to you but is yet another compelling reason to keep doing it.

A Perspective on the Lynne Stewart Trial

December 5, 2004

By Mark Sindler A rather lengthy criminal prosecution in a Manhattan federal courtroom is nearing its end after having begun in June 2004. It has notoriety if only because the lead defendant is a well-known…

NY Attorney Disciplinary Records Now Onlin!

December 1, 2004

This article Website to Include More Info on Lawyers reports on New York’s decision to post more detailed information on attorneys in the court’s On Line Attorney Directory, including law school attended, date the attorney…

What’s the Solution When Judges Double-Book Solos?

December 1, 2004

New York attorney Frederic Abramson of Law, Current Events and Culture asks here whether a judge’s refusal to postpone a jury trial notwithstanding that the attorney handling the case was already engaged in a conflicting…

What’s A Fair Rate for Court Appointed Counsel?

November 30, 2004

Over at  David Giacalone’s web log, there’s more coverage of the situation with Massachusetts court appointed attorneys.  In case you missed David’s prior coverage (which he links back to extensively in his post), a group…