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 settlement for a divorce.  Some engagements are completed in a matter of weeks while others can go on for years. …

Courting Crisis: Will the Corona Virus Be The Incentive Lawyers Need to Innovate?

March 10, 2020

My longtime blogging colleague and  co-defendant  Eric Turkewitz recently expressed some hope that the corona virus crisis would serve as a catalyst for needed reforms to New York’s antiquated judicial system.  As Turkewitz wrote long…

Make Money Mondays [late]: Tips for Generating Business While Waiting on a Long Line

February 26, 2020

This past Monday, I showed up bright and early at the United States Supreme Court hoping for a seat to view the argument in this case where my clients filed an amicus brief .  Knowing…

Attend the AltLegal Conference for Solos and Boutiques

February 21, 2020

I don’t promote many conferences here so when I do, you know it’s a not to be missed event. But that’s how I felt after seeing the agenda for trademark docketing platform AltLegal ‘s first…

Not to Late to Join #NaLaLawFiMo – Launch a Law Firm Month!

February 10, 2020

For those of you currently in the process of opening your own law firm, or thinking about doing it in the next few months, there’s still time to join the first cohort of participants in…

Make Money Mondays, Superbowl Edition: Always Bring Your Best Game No Matter Who’s Watching

February 3, 2020

Though I’ve never been much of a sports fan, football least of all, I feel compelled to turn on the Superbowl (if not watch it) just so that I can participate in Monday morning conversations.…

A Little Bit of Grace

January 31, 2020

Since time immemorial, law practice management advisors and business consultants and coaching programs have drummed into law firm owners’ heads the importance of valuing our services. Capturing every last little second of billable time for…

Make 2020 The Year You Start…Join #NaLaLawFiMo!

January 7, 2020

Every year, you’ve promised yourself that this would be the year to start a law firm. Or to develop a legal tech app. Or a side business to your firm.  But then you glanced at…