Questions About Law in The Time of Coronavirus? Join Us March 27 For Answers.

March 24, 2020

For over seventeen years, MyShingle has been here for solo and small firm lawyers as a silent partner behind your practice. We’ve cheered solo and small law firms during  times of triumph  and allayed your fears and encouraged you to find the courage to take risks  or simply start.   And now, in unprecedented times…

Make Money Mondays: One Price Doesn’t Fit All

November 18, 2019

Most lawyers would never admit that they pretty much charge the same price for everything.  For example, one lawyer might argue that his rates are only $250/hr – a real bargain as compared to so-and-so…

Why Do Experienced Women Lawyers Leave Biglaw? Why Do We Care?

November 15, 2019

Yesterday, the ABA released a report entitled Walking Out the Door: The Facts, Figures and Future of Experienced Women Lawyers in Private Practice.  Focused on the perspective of women with 15 years or more experience…

The Delta Model for Lawyers Fits Solos and Smalls to A T

November 12, 2019

In a world where lawyers are being displaced by technology, data scientists and policy experts, law schools are searching for ways to train lawyers to make them more relevant in today’s world.   After all,…

Make Money Mondays: Vetting the Veterans’ Niche

November 11, 2019

In honor of Veteran’s Day, today’s Make Money Mondays salutes a unique niche practice area: veterans’ owned businesses.  According to the recent surveys, there are 2.52 million veteran majority-owned businesses in the United States that…

Another Day, Another Directory for Lawyers

November 8, 2019

Via Bob Ambrogi’s  Law Sites blog, I learned of the launch of Modern Attorney, a new legal directory intended to serve the needs of today’s millennials. Developed by Next Chapter  which was recently acquired by…

The Transformational Power of Law Firm Ownership

October 25, 2019

Back when I started my law firm as a green twenty-something five years out of law school, I invited a partner to lunch who worked at a law firm where I’d coveted a job. Of…

2019 Clio Trends Report: Is the 2.5 Hour Realization Rate As Bad As It Seems?

October 22, 2019

Yesterday, law practice management company Clio released its popular and widely read 2019 Clio Trends Report. The Clio Report is  unique because in contrast to traditional surveys which rely on responses from humans, Clio culls…