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…

Make Money Mondays: Look At Your Law Firm Through A Second Set of Eyes

November 9, 2020

Several years after my husband’s death, I decided to try my hand on some of the dating apps. Thanks to phone cameras, editing tools and filters, posting a few flattering pictures for my bio wasn’t…

Law Practice in the Face of Uncertainty

November 6, 2020

The only thing predictable about 2020 to date is precisely how unpredictable the year has been.  Two months in, courts shut down and many lawyers’ practices ground to a halt as the Covid-19 pandemic swept…

Make Money Mondays: Big Returns from Election Returns

November 2, 2020

With a presidential Election Day less than 24-hours away, the entire country is on edge, awaiting results.  But it’s not just the inside-the-Beltway crowd here in my area who will be impacted by the outcome. …

It’s Never Too Late to Start a Law Firm

October 30, 2020

Last week, the New York Times reported that since May, there’s been a rise in new business start ups by Americans between the age of 55 and 64 — who were already starting new businesses…

Ten Steps to Reimagining the Legal Conference by Hosting A Virtual Pop Up Event

October 9, 2020

Just a short two months ago, I was a virtual venue virgin.  What I mean is that despite the world moving online in the wake of the pandemic, I had yet to attend an event…

Don’t Be Your Own Glass Ceiling

September 28, 2020

This recent article highlights some great advice by More Than A Woman author Caitlin Moran: if you want a career and kids, then don’t marry a glass ceiling.  Moran cautions that for women balancing parenting…

Make Money Mondays: Don’t Transact – Transform

September 21, 2020

On at least one level, most legal services are transactional.  Lawyers enter into representation agreements with clients to perform a service: drafting an estate plan, representation in a DUI case, negotiating separation terms and a…