Faculty Announcement – Joe Donnini

Joe Donnini is an experienced attorney, entrepreneur, educator, and business consultant. He will teach a course called “Franchise Law“. Having a diverse background has positioned Joe to gain perspective in multiple industries on many matters. Joe has assisted clients in key areas of business creation, development, operations, and finance. But you can learn more about […]

The Impact of Social Media on the Legal Process – Guest Lecture with Omar Ha-Redeye

Oftentimes, when we discuss social media it is in the context of how every lawyer should be using it for marketing.  Not this time.  Today we have Omar Ha-Redeye (who also teaches a course at Solo Practice University) discussing social media in the context of the legal process. Let’s face it, if you don’t know […]

We’ve Got Blowback: The 5 Dumbest Things New Solos Do

It seems Lee Rosen hasn’t lost his touch as his provocative post The 5 Dumbest Things New Solos Do generated a lot of blowback when I posted it to a LinkedIn Group I frequent.  (Feel free to join Solo Practitioners Forum). The biggest issue was whether or not to get malpractice insurance immediately upon getting […]

Could You Be The ‘Traveler’s Lawyer’?

In September I attended the Clio Conference with Solo Practice University faculty member, Suzanne Meehle.  We went in two days early to walk Chicago and walk we did!  We must have put in fourteen or fifteen hours pounding the pavement and loving every minute of it.  During that time she developed a nasty blister on […]

Faculty Announcement – Shauna Itri

Shauna Itri is an attorney at Berger & Montague, P.C. in Philadelphia. She will teach a course called “Introduction to Whistleblower Acts”. Shauna concentrates her practice on complex litigation and has substantial experience representing whistleblowers in cases involving fraud against the United States government and those involving claims brought under whistleblower reward programs with the […]

You MUST Understand E-Discovery. Can’t Dodge It Anymore.

California recently released an ethics opinion that addresses whether litigators have a duty to know how e-discovery works. Upshot: Yes.  It reads in part: Attorney competence related to litigation generally requires, at a minimum, a basic understanding of, and facility with, issues relating to e-discovery, i.e., the discovery of electronically stored information (“ESI”)… Such competency […]