“You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” ― Oprah Winfrey I’ve written before about the Grown Ass Woman Brigade, a charity/women’s organization that my friend Heather Lam and I started a while back. You might have noticed that the name of the group is a little… well, audacious. We are […]
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I’ve recently been investigating legal malpractice policies for something I’m working on. As I no longer practice I’ve really had very little reason to stay overly current on the fine print of malpractice policies and this is why, in the course of my research, I was struck by the terminology the ‘Hammer Clause.’ Who was getting hammered?
This post is not for the faint of heart. Nor is it a political post. It is a cold hard look at statistical data (which I’m sure you can supplement anecdotally) on what is happening to wages in this country. And what a (potential) client earns directly impacts the route they will take to address […]
Years ago at an early morning meeting Jimmy Brill, a veteran estate planning lawyer and the founder of Solos Supporting Solos, asked each of 30 lawyers to introduce themselves and their practices. I didn’t know any of them, and they all faded into a blur, except for one tall gentleman in a straw hat and […]
Last week, I was at a great networking event in the Boston area. The people who attended were my ideal clients. Everyone I met was engaging and genuinely interested to learn about the other people in the room. The food was fantastic. I was really enjoying the event until ‘The Naysayer’ showed up. Within 30 […]
This post was written by Barry Seidel. Barry Seidel opened his own practice right out of law school in 1982, after reading “How to Go Directly Into Solo Law Practice, Without Missing a Meal”. His practice has evolved over the years, currently focusing in the areas of probate and estate administration. He enjoys writing and […]
Last week I was very blessed to see and meet and even hang out with some of my heroes at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women. Among them are Arianna Huffington, Victoria Pynchon, Barbara Bradley, Alison Monahan, Judy Young and of course SPU’s own Susan Cartier Liebel. These women are icons in the business and legal […]
This month I’m talking about how to take your re-zooming journey to the next level! It begins with your mindset and the visualization of your ideal life. Taking the time to complete these two activities proved to be a game changer and an invaluable tool to my Rezooming journey last year. In our rush to […]
I stumbled across this blog post about an 11 year old company called Vertical Response and the change their company is now going through. This is a company that has done very well for 11 years until one day they realized if they didn’t ‘pivot’ they would fall behind technologically, lose their hard-earned customers and […]
Jared receives countless questions from new solo lawyers and solos who have been in practice for decades but need advice on law practice management. We like to ask Jared what’s on lawyers’ minds as we have several times before. This time, it’s social media. Yes, I know you think you know everything there IS to […]