Are You Caught in The Comfort Trap?

I suspect it would come as no surprise to learn that many of the files that come our way after a malpractice claim has been reported are somewhat lacking when it comes to thorough documentation. If we had found in the file what should have been there, a number of claims might have been resolved […]

Who Will Pinch-Hit for an Injured Solo?

A lawyer client recently posed a question to me about obtaining professional liability insurance. She practiced in a larger firm, and now she wants to start her own solo practice. Solos face some unique issues in obtaining insurance and making disaster contingency plans. Some legal malpractice carriers require a solo to designate an attorney who […]

Taming the Wild Email Beast

Every single day I get at least 100 email. One day, I counted 400 new messages. And I know I’m not alone. According to this study by The Radicati Group, a technology market research firm: In 2013, the majority of email traffic comes from business email, which accounts for over 100 billion emails sent and received […]

“You Ask….I Answer”. Why Am I Getting Such a Hassle for Posting Testimonials on My Website?

Question: I recently finished a new website for my firm after working on it for months with my web developer.  After getting pre-approval for the format and then resubmitting the “final” live site, I was disheartened to hear back from my state bar ad committee indicating that portions of the site violated ethical rules and […]

The Art Of Networking for Business Generation

This post was written by Ian E. Scott. Ian E. Scott is a Harvard Law School Graduate, lawyer and author of Law School Lowdown: Secrets of Success from the Application Process to Landing Your First Job. (Barron’s Publishing). Law School Lowdown: is a comprehensive law school guide that contains several important tips regarding law school […]