In South Carolina, apparently so. Now for those of you reading this you are more than likely using your mobile device or tablet or desktop computer and this blog post was received via the internet to your email address. As a matter of fact, you probably can’t even conceive of not having internet access. In […]
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“Bless your soul! You really think you’re in control? Well, I think you’re crazy!” ~ Gnarls Barkley You know what today has been like? *SPLAT!* It’s like my dad used to say, “Some days you’re the windshield. Some days, you’re the bug.” Accepting that today you’re going to be the bug: that’s the hard part. I […]
Vonda K. Vandaveer is an immigration lawyer with a practice based in the Washington, DC area. She will teach a one-hour mini-course called “How to Build a Portable Law Practice” at Solo Practice University®. Vonda K. Vandaveer is admitted to practice law in California and Washington, DC. Her practice is based in the Washington, DC area, […]
As a solo practitioner you are in charge of your success on all levels. Your legal matter tasks are piled upon and among administrative tasks, marketing tasks, and personal development tasks. On any given day you may be juggling tasks from all categories, plus personal errands, family obligations, and more. I hear time and time […]
Legal professional liability insurance underwriters look at the rate of attorney turnover at firms (including solos who hire associates) they are considering underwriting. The reason is that a higher than normal rate of turnover can be a concern. It hints that something might be amiss within the firm. Management, or even the complete lack thereof, […]
All of the ghosts and goblins of Halloween are behind us and the time is here for us to address the rezoomers ‘inner demons’ that keep us small. Rezoomers often wonder if anyone will want to hear what they have to say or want what they have to offer. We have been out of the […]
(You can read all of Barry’s fantastic posts here, including his seven part series on Evolutions of a Solo Practice.) Have you ever been involved in a case that should be settled but isn’t? Many times the reason for this is…one side or the other (or both) are not in a “proper” fee arrangement with […]
Ever wonder how a solo can represent like the Big Dogs? We asked Carolyn Elefant, a sole practitioner who is currently working on a potentially precedent setting case which even she admits would not have been possible just seven or eight years ago. The reason it’s now doable is the ability of the solo to […]
This is no Halloween Trick. It’s a Treat. I promise. I was recently at an event where the speaker was talking about how we learn and retain information. He was showing us a video of a “Memory Champion,” someone who competes at the USA Memory Championship. I hadn’t heard about this before, so, of course, […]
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 […]