Do You Want to Share Your Value With Big Law Firms That Don’t Share Your Values?

August 20, 2021

Earlier this week, Law Students for Climate Accountability (LSCA) released this annual Law Firm Climate Change Scorecard for the Vault 100 Law Firms which contained some rather disturbing results.  The Scorecard concluded that “America’s most prestigious law firms have expanded their fossil fuel work,” thus “exacerbating climate change” at a time when concerns over global…

Lawyers and Judge Handle Zoom CATastrophe PURRfectly

February 16, 2021

A cat may have nine lives…but a video of a lawyer appearing as a cat at a virtual court hearing is trending towards nine million views.  If you’re not already fur-miliar with what happened, here’s…

The Remote Versus Physical Office Debate Revisited, Post-Pandemic

February 12, 2021

Once upon a time, the biggest question that a starting solo confronted was whether to work remotely from a home office or from a physical office. Indeed, I devoted long blog posts here and here…

My Mixed Review on the ABA Ethics Opinion on Responding to Negative Reviews

January 22, 2021

 More than a decade after clients started leaving attorney reviews online, the ABA has now steps in to offer ethical guidance on Responding to Online Criticism, Formal Opinion 496.   As with a majority of…

Inaugural Practices

January 21, 2021

Yesterday, I took a long break to witness the historic inauguration of President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. There’s much to celebrate and learn from our new leaders including how men and women…

Clubhouse for Lawyers: Something to Talk About

January 15, 2021

Ever since 2010 when Nicole Black and I published the book Social Media for Lawyers: The Next Frontier, social media for lawyers in some ways has become a victim of its own success. What I…

How to Compete in a Crowded Market

January 13, 2021

All too often, I hear lawyers bemoan their inability to compete in crowded markets. Often, they view the obstacles as a matter of cost. Lawyers either complain about the enormous expense of SEO to break…

FREE 90 Minute Client Triage Clinic

January 8, 2021

As we head into 2021, there’s a whole new crop of new law firms that have been launched. I wanted to offer a program to help new firms, or firms adding new practice areas to…