Welcome to the Law Firm “Clause It” – Launching Next Week!

March 12, 2021

When entrepreneurs launch a startup, they can find dozens of high-quality , affordable online resources to create the types of documents and agreements needed to start and operate a business.  Some of the best known free offerings from biglaw firm, Orrick or payment processor, Stripe Atlas include incorporation documents and employee agreements. And many enterprising attorneys have…

What If This Is Your Time?

December 2, 2020

I’ve been listening to Barack Obama’s excellent memoir Promised Land which just ten chapters in, has dispelled a number of my misconceptions about Obama’s trajectory to the presidency. Based on Michelle Obama’s equally excellent memoir,…

Giving Thanks for the Journey

November 25, 2020

It’s been a tough year – but as I wrote last year, there’s much to be thankful for. Whether this year has been a long and winding road or smooth sailing, or something in between,…

Make Money Monday: The Done With You Legal Business Model

November 23, 2020

For years, legal futurists have lamented that the legal profession hasn’t been able to develop fully do-it-yourself products with the same widespread adoption rate as Turbotax. Most commentators blame outdated ethics rules and protectionism for…

Make 2021 the Year You Start Your Law Firm

November 20, 2020

OK, so 2020 hasn’t exactly been a banner year. But look at it this way – things can only get better next year. And one way that you might consider making 2021 better is by…

Joe + Kamala = A Model for Men and Women As Partners in the Workplace

November 19, 2020

Not surprisingly, Kamala Harris’ precedential election as the first woman of color Vice President has spawned countless opinion pieces on how Harris’ win has inspired both women and girls nationwide, altered the future of women…

Make Money Mondays: Embrace the Holiday Phone Call, Redux

November 16, 2020

Granted, I often pat myself on the back for being ahead of the curve. But even this is too much.  No way I knew a year ago when I recommended Holiday Phone Calls as an…

We Always Remember the First

November 11, 2020

Do you remember your first? For me, it was an accomplished older gentleman who had worked for various contractors on marine-related projects and now hoped to start a non-profit organization to support educational activities on…