There is one month left until the next bar exam and folks around the country are starting to ask themselves if their preparation plan is working. One common activity that people spend a ton of time doing around this time is listening to video lectures. Why? Well, videos are typically a huge component of large […]
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This post might be a story about preserving client property. It could be about spoliation of evidence or the importance of communicating with staff. Or, it might not have any lesson at all and I’m sharing just because it is my favorite claims story. An office refrigerator-freezer can be a scary place. Moldy leftovers, stolen […]
This is the third piece in the Social Media For Lawyers series. For reference, here are the articles on Facebook and LinkedIn. “How could something that limits you to 140 characters be valuable to my career?” “I use Linkedin already so what more could Twitter provide me with?” These are no doubt the questions that […]
2015 is shaping up to be THE year of the legal startup. Angelist.com is flush with more than 720 startups and almost 1,100 investors. In 2013 a stunning $458 million was invested into legal startups, a breathtaking leap from a mere $66 million invested in 2012. But while investment dollars declined in 2014, the startups are proliferating […]
When Kathleen Paukert first contacted me to discuss her book The Fulfilled Lawyer, my initial thought was this was another perspective on work/life balance. However, once we started to dig into her law firm’s business model I saw the future! I saw the future for solo practitioners who want to work within a collective of […]
Jared D. Correia, Esq. is Law Practice Management Advisor at MassLOMAP (Massachusetts Law Office Management Practice) and will teach the course “Law Practice Management” at Solo Practice University®. Jared D. Correia, Esq. is Law Practice Management Advisor at MassLOMAP (Massachusetts Law Office Management Practice). Prior to joining LOMAP, he was the Publications Attorney for the […]
In the spring of 2012, Raleigh attorney Alan Barnes* was at the top of his game. He was 58 and had spent years building a thriving solo practice. His work included trusts and estates, general business, and real estate matters. In a moment, everything stopped when Alan suffered a massive stroke. For several days, he […]
As promised, here is the second part of this important and fascinating guest lecture with Deborah Gonzalez discussing online security basics for attorneys. If you’ve not listened to Part 1 yet, you can do so here. The audio is about 48 minutes. Listen directly below Deborah Gonzalez, Esq. is an attorney and the founder of […]
This post follows up 80% of Americans Can’t Afford Your Legal Fees. And to underscore the gravity of the first post, this recent article came home to drop the boom on the global economy overall. Yes, while the rest of the 99% of the world saw just a mere five percent of the post-recession income […]
My first post of 2015 I’m calling ‘Let Go and Believe.’ It is often an inability to ‘let go’ of preconceived beliefs, insecurities and ideas about ourselves and others that stand in the way of rezooming . There is no better time of the year to address letting go and rezooming your legal career than […]