Who Will Pinch-Hit for an Injured Solo?

A lawyer client recently posed a question to me about obtaining professional liability insurance. She practiced in a larger firm, and now she wants to start her own solo practice. Solos face some unique issues in obtaining insurance and making disaster contingency plans. Some legal malpractice carriers require a solo to designate an attorney who […]

Sometimes Clients Get Confused

It’s summer. It’s hot. If you’re not soon leaving on vacation, then you deserve at least a little break from the daily grind. You might find a little diversion in reviewing some of the client misconceptions about their cases that other lawyers have reported. If you are a new lawyer, perhaps this information can help […]

Six Essential Traits of the Successful Legal Solopreneur

Sometimes lawyers in solo practices get so focused on honing their legal skills that they don’t recognize themselves as entrepreneurs. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines an entrepreneur as “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.”  A solo lawyer has to be a solopreneur piloting the enterprise while also producing the […]