The Ever Evolving Law Firm Fee Structure – Guest Lecture with Jared Correia

In the late 90′s and definitely into the 21st century, the law firm fee structure is morphing and changing under tremendous pressure from clients and the economy. But where do new solos (and some not-so-new) lawyers go to learn about the what fee structures are out there? Jared and I discuss the pressures and those very fee structures. Join us!

Law Firm Cash Flow: You Should Aim for “90 in 90”

As a veteran of nearly 39 years of real law practice (by “real” I mean a broad general practice serving the general public, small businesses, families, and individuals in a myriad of contract, trial, and appellate matters), I know the importance of cash flow.

In my quest for financial security and success, I have perused every bar journal article, attended numerous practice management CLE’s, and varied my approach to billing and collections to see what worked. Find out what I learned.

(Free eBook) Choosing Legal Practice Management Software

Today, the choices for legal practice management software are vast and feature-rich with options for cloud-based and premise-based software, with more and more companies appearing every year. That’s why it’s so important to take the time to carefully research your options so that you make the right choice for your law firm. In this guide we’ll help you do just that.

Download the free eBook, The Definitive Guide to Choosing Legal Practice Management Software by author Nicole Black. She’ll explain how legal practice management software can streamline your law practice by helping you to practice more and manage less.

Dealing With The Emotions Surrounding a Grievance – Guest Lecture with Karen Caffrey

Have you ever been grieved? The odds are you will. You’ve planned for the actual process of addressing the grievance, maybe. But odds are you’ve not planned for the emotions of being grieved and how it will impact you moving forward. Join us as we talk more in depth about the root of the emotions surrounding a grievance, how it can negatively impact you and what you can do to work through them in a positive, pro-active way.

Going Solo is About Empowerment

Empowerment makes you feel you have ultimate control over your destiny, freedom to make the choices for things and experiences you want to have versus feeling compelled to make choices based upon need alone. When you feel empowered you make choices that you believe will create a more fulfilling life for yourself.

The Height of Idiocy – ‘We Have Too Many Law Schools’ Say the Law Schools

Imagine if you will two horse traders during early 1900s saying, ‘You know, we’re not selling as many horses as we used to because there are just too many horse traders.’ This discussion takes place on a busy street where where crowds of people are awed and enthused as they see four or five of those new-fangled contraptions called the automobile weaving in and out between the horse and buggies and pedestrians. The conversation continues, ‘now if we can just shut down those horse dealers who are already in trouble, make it a little harder for them to succeed, regulate them right out of business, we can corner the horse market for ourselves.’ So, let’s talk horses in this post….

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