New York Times: Great Article; Faulty Conclusions About Soloing Out of School

(Update: Victoria Pynchon has continued this conversation in her popular Forbes column in a post called ‘Occupy Law School at Solo Practice University‘) To succeed in this environment, graduates will need entrepreneurial skills, management ability and some expertise in landing clients. They will need to know less about Contracts and more about contracts. “Where do […]

What Do You Do When….

Back in August the northeast was hit with hurricane Irene which destroyed the Connecticut coastline in many areas, homes and businesses went without electric for up to a week.  In response I posted When Disaster Strikes: The Client Communications Plan. At the end of October the northeast was hit with a freak pre-Halloween snow storm […]

3 Success Secrets … of Geese

For years now I have received a newsletter by Denise Hedges and Barbara Mercer.  I just love the way they write, their topic matter, and the inspiration they provide.  This past week they sent out their newsletter offering an article about geese and why they thrive.  It seemed so appropriate for the solo practitioner, their […]

Networking Can Be An Ethical Landmine. Be Careful.

This post was written by guest blogger, Roy Ginsburg. Roy Ginsburg is a lawyer coach in the areas of business development, practice management and career development/transitions. He helps his nationwide clients achieve individualized practice goals and career satisfaction. He is also a solo practitioner and practices in the area of legal marketing ethics. His clients […]

Faculty Announcement – Martha Sperry

Martha Sperry will teach “Everything Google – Using Free & Cheap Tools To Ease Your Workload And Budget” at Solo Practice University®. Martha Sperry, Esq. has been an attorney for more than twenty years, serving the domestic and foreign insurance industry in a variety of capacities. She is admitted to practice in Illinois and Massachusetts. […]

Faculty Announcement – Deborah Gonzalez

Deborah Gonzalez will teach the course “Social Media & the Law” at Solo Practice University®. Deborah Gonzalez, Esq. is the founder of Law2sm, LLC, a new legal consulting firm focusing on helping its clients navigate the legal issues relating to the new digital and social media world. Deborah graduated from New York Law School in […]

Social Media Skill Adds Value in Job Search…And Solo Practice

Social Media Attorney Job Opportunity! Our DC office is working on a search for a Social Media/Patent Attorney – 2+ yrs patent prosecution experience + social media experience required – message me for details Appropriately so, this ad was posted on Facebook by legal recruiter extraordinaire, Amanda Ellis. Amanda encourages law students and all lawyers […]