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How to Increase Your Odds of Solo and Small Law Firm Success by 42 Percent

October 15, 2019

Recently, I’ve been listening to life coach and web-TV sensation Marie Forleo’s new book, Everything is Figure-outable. Though life coaches aren’t generally my cup of tea, Forleo’s work piques my interest because she was one of the first women in the online space who found a way to make bank online — in her case, through…

Make Money Mondays: Make It Mobile

July 8, 2019

A recent study  from Pew Internet  found that 37 percent of U.S. adults mostly use a smartphone to access the Internet. That share has nearly doubled since 2013, when only 19 percent of Americans identified…

Tikkun Olam – Repairing the Legal Profession One Small Act At A Time

June 28, 2019

Every day, there’s one article or another about big problems with the legal profession.  Depression is rampant and young lawyers are stressed.  Access to justice remains a problem – one that’s heightened in rural areas where clients…

Later in Life Law Firm Ownership

June 26, 2019

In today’s tech world, we celebrate the wunderkind – like the founders of Facebook or Google – who achieved so much at an early age. Law isn’t all that different when it comes to early…

Whose Legal Data Is It Anyway?

June 25, 2019

Lawyer and legal business consultant Mark Cohen observes that the legal profession is essentially a data wasteland in the digital era , ranking behind all other private industries in utilizing big data and its uptown…

Make Money Mondays: Improving Client Service

June 24, 2019

Retail industries have long recognized that great customer service goes a long way towards retaining clients, encouraging favorable reviews and increasing overall revenues.   In fact, there’s a great article from Small Business Trends  that…

Why Solo and Small Firm Lawyers Own It: Freedom To Fight The System

June 14, 2019

For many lawyers, starting or owning a law firm remains at best, a consolation prize – sloppy seconds to employment as a lawyer – and at worst, an undesirable career path that ranks far lower…

Should Solo and Small Firm Lawyers Dress in Uniform?

June 13, 2019

Back when I graduated law school in 1988 (gasp!), suit-and-tie for men and skirt-suits and dress-and-blazer for women were de rigueur dress – not just for court, but simply for every day at the office. …