Are You Having Relations With Your Clients? – Guest Lecture with Jared Correia

Well, it got your attention didn’t it? The broader question is how do you effectively communicate with your clients before, during and after representation.  This is a huge area to cover from a marketing perspective, your ethical obligations, and technological challenges.  It’s even bigger when you consider you are a solo/small firm practitioner. But Jared and […]

What If?

“Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.” John Greenleaf Whittier,     Maud Muller – Pamphlet What if you didn’t have a mountain of student loan debt? What if you didn’t have to worry about what all your lawyer friends thought about you? What if you never had […]

Why & How to Hire Bilingual Employees

In an increasingly global marketplace, legal professionals possessing bilingual abilities are more and more in demand, as law firms are looking to meet the needs of their customers. As the population of non-English speakers in the United States continues to grow, hiring bilingual employees becomes important in meeting the unique language needs of clients seeking […]

On Solo Practice, Rankings, and “Real” Lawyers

When I read Professor Muller’s blog post that Susan referred to in Why Law School Professor’s Rankings Are Worse Than USNWR, from April 16, 2013, I decided to add my two-cents worth to the conversation. In 2003, I was working as in-house IP counsel for a large multinational manufacturing company.  We were selling some companies, […]

How I Snagged a Great Domain Name

Is there a website domain name that you wish you could get your hands on for your law firm? Have you wondered how to do it? Perhaps someone owns it, but they don’t actually have a website up. That’s the situation I found myself in. The owner had a multi-year registration, but hadn’t posted a […]