Faculty Announcement – Vonda Vandaveer – How To Build An International Law Practice

Vonda K. Vandaveer is an immigration lawyer with a practice based in the Washington, DC area. She will teach a mini-course called “How To Build An International 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, where […]

One. Solo.

My assistant, Wendy, and I had a heated discussion recently regarding my calendar. “It would help if, instead of just putting stuff for me to do on my calendar at random times, you’d make appointments with the client for me to call them. That way it’s an actual appointment, not just a suggestion,” I said. […]

We the People

As rezoomers, putting yourself out there and announcing your re-entry into the legal profession is imperative. It amazes me where my rezooming journey takes me, who I meet along the way and what made me go there. Often I find my most lasting connections come from events with the least likely potential and are simply […]

Are You A Bad Networker?

I have a confession to make.  Up until last year, I was a bad networker. When I started my solo practice, I didn’t have a network.  Two years out of the work force, many of my relationships were stale.  It was also pretty apparent that most of those connections were geared to an in-house practice […]

5 Steps to Creating an Impressive LinkedIn Profile

This post was written by Vicki Voisin and has been reprinted with permission. Vicki Voisin, “The Paralegal Mentor”, delivers simple strategies for paralegals and other professionals to create success and satisfaction by setting goals and determining the direction they will take their careers. Vicki spotlights resources, organizational tips, ethics issues, and other areas of continuing […]