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 […]

How I Snagged a Great Domain Name

Is there a website domain name that you wish you could get your hands on for your law firm? Have you wondered how to do it? Perhaps someone owns it, but they don’t actually have a website up. That’s the situation I found myself in. The owner had a multi-year registration, but hadn’t posted a […]