How Will Big Data and Open Source Intelligence Impact Representing Your Clients….

…especially criminal lawyers? This post may be slightly off topic but there is so much discussion about Big Data and predictive or quantitative analysis: Big Data—the neologism refers both to the bounty of information and to its analysis—is on the cusp of revolutionizing health care, scientific research, education, insurance, public health, energy policy, and national […]

Reality Check 2014 (Part 2): 10 Ways To Get and Keep Good Clients

In Reality Check Part 1: In 2014 Your Clients Won’t Be Able to Afford Your Services, we discussed the state of your clients’ income and why they won’t necessarily be able to afford your services. But telling you what they can’t afford isn’t going to help your legal business in 2014 and beyond.  We also […]

Three Simple Rules for 2014

Oftentimes we think those who have ‘made it’ have some magical powers, lots of influential friends, and hidden stores of gold to help them through the tough times.  Seldom, if ever, is this the case. I did find this placard. It is as good a basis as any to help you muscle through the challenges […]

Reality Check Part 1: In 2014 Your Clients Won’t Be Able To Afford Your Services

(This is a very lengthy post filled with a lot of information and a lot of very worthwhile links to read.  Read it when you have some time, and please do share your thoughts.) President John Adams said, “Facts are stubborn things.” You can’t change reality, so you need to face it head on. It […]

Reflections On Being a Main Street Lawyer

This post was written by Victoria Vuletich. Victoria Vuletich has spent her entire career in the legal profession, working in a wide variety of capacities. Her favorite work is helping people who are “stuck” or uncertain about their current work in the law. Victoria created Lawpportunity.com to serve as a trusted resource for lawyers navigating […]

Are You Giving Too Much Time Away?

This post was written by Denise Hedges and has been reprinted with permission. Denise Hedges is a passionate speaker and results-oriented Personal and Business Coach. Denise specializes in working with busy professional women and small business owners who want to be more successful and fulfilled in their careers, while having more time, balance, and joy […]