Legal Zoom, Rocket Lawyer – We Fear What We Don’t Understand and To Our Detriment

(Please note: the factual information presented is from disparate sources including presentations I’ve attended, personal conversations with employees from branded networks, independent sources, and my own research over the last two years. SPU is not affiliated with any branded network) Intriguing title, I know. However, I learned a lot recently from the proverbial horses’ mouths.  Most any lawyer I […]

Faculty Announcement – Vonda Vandaveer – How To Build An International Law Practice

Vonda K. Vandaveer is an immigration lawyer with a practice based in the Washington, DC area. She will teach a mini-course called “How To Build An International Law Practice” at Solo Practice University®. Vonda K. Vandaveer is admitted to practice law in California and Washington, DC. Her practice is based in the Washington, DC area, where […]

5 Steps to Creating an Impressive LinkedIn Profile

This post was written by Vicki Voisin and has been reprinted with permission. Vicki Voisin, “The Paralegal Mentor”, delivers simple strategies for paralegals and other professionals to create success and satisfaction by setting goals and determining the direction they will take their careers. Vicki spotlights resources, organizational tips, ethics issues, and other areas of continuing […]

The Money Will Follow When Your Clients Come First

This post was written by Barbara Mencer and has been reprinted with permission. Barbara Mencer is the Founder of the Business Breakthrough Institute. Over the past 25 years, Barbara has served as a strategic director of business development and marketing in professional service companies. She has served as a consultant, coach, and trainer to non-profit […]

The Ethics of Using Social Media As A Client Communications Tool – Guest Lecture with Jared Correia

Jared receives countless questions from new solo lawyers and solos who have been in practice for decades but need advice on law practice management. We like to ask Jared what’s on lawyers’ minds as we have several times before. In Jared’s newest guest lecture, we follow up on his previous guest lecture, You Know Everything […]