Widening the Net

I recently had breakfast with my friend, Toni. Toni is more than a friend, actually: she is one of my very best friends, my client, my co-conspirator, a trusted business advisor, and co-author of a book we’re working on (that’s a whole other column). We meet for breakfast about once a week to check in with […]

Do You Think Engagement Letters Are Optional?

Engagement letters seem to be one of those documents that most attorneys intellectually appreciate the value of but often underutilize. The letter simply isn’t in consistent use day to day and the excuses run the gamut. I often hear “Repeat clients would be offended,” “They take more time than their worth, particularly with flat fee […]

Faculty Announcement – Donna Chesteen

Donna Chesteen will teach a course called eDiscovery for Solo and Small Firm Lawyers. Donna Chesteen, a founding member of The Tech Law Firm, PLLC, is a licensed attorney in both Florida and Mississippi. She has more than two decades of software engineering experience and was a technical leader at Symantec prior to becoming an […]