Per-diem Basics: Bad is Good

Bad is good. That’s the philosophy behind the “per diem” part of my law practice. One might call it a “niche” practice.  I don’t feel so lofty about it, so I call it what it is, “Queens Court Appearances.” It works because of a basic business truth:  Success can be as simple as finding and […]

As a Solo Practitioner, Are You Setting Boundaries?

Setting boundaries with confidence – rather than a cringe  One of the most common issues that comes up in coaching sessions with lawyers is the absence of work-life balance.  If there is too much work on their plate, or if the number of obligations is too great to fit in (family, health, or recharging), something’s […]

Faculty Announcement – Jon W. van Horne

Jon W. van Horne will teach a course called “Introduction to Government Contracts” at Solo Practice University®. Based on his experience in government and corporate positions as well as private practice, John focuses on strategic advice on government contracting problems and on contract litigation against the U.S. Government, primarily bid protests before the Government Accountability Office […]

What To Do When Your Solo Practice Isn’t a Success…But It Isn’t a Failure, Either

Some days don’t you just feel like all the wind has been let out of your sails. You’ve finally opened the doors to your solo practice, virtual and brick & mortar.  You have everything in place.  You sweated all the small details in spite of the advice not to, lined up your malpractice insurance, built […]