Interruptions are killing your productivity. Yes. It is. How do you prevent this from happening? Read on.
Should you be concerned if your opposing counsel and the judge on your case are “Friends” on Facebook? What if you are a Judge and you are “Friends” with one of the attorneys who appears before you? Take the quiz and find out.
There is no shortage of voices out there offering tips to attorneys who are looking to go out and start their own firm. Unfortunately, with so many lengthy articles, e-books, webinars, and other resources circulating, it can be hard for attorneys to narrow down this information into practical, actionable items they can take to help make their new venture a success.
Here are a few pieces of advice that we have heard from solos time and time again and they just might help you shorten the learning curve.
I’ll just come right out and say that this blog post was difficult to write. Certainly, a lot more difficult than I thought it would be when I suggested to Solo Practice University that I write it. I blame online entrepreneurship. As you can see from my previous posts on SPU, I love online entrepreneurship […]
My law school graduation is a distant memory. George H.W. Bush was president and the Dow closed out the year at 3301.11. Paying off my law school loans, however, is a memory still fresh in my mind. I accomplished that feat just a few years ago. So, how do you manage your money after law school? Find out.
If you tell your clients that you will add a 20% surcharge to your fee for work you have to do on weekends, surely that must be reasonable. If it is, how about a 50% surcharge? Is that reasonable? How about a 200% surcharge? Read and learn.
There is nothing like a disaster to show you the holes in your law firm’s Disaster Recovery Plan. And there’s nothing like a couple of disasters in a row to show you how desperately you need a Disaster Recovery Plan in the first place. #Irma #Harvey
We all know our training and experience crosses over into other industries. If we are planning to rezoom, should we cast a wider net? That is exactly what this month’s spotlighted rezoomer has done. With no intention of leaving the law and having been hired after rezooming her practice, Kerry Marrano found herself looking at a position within town government that has fulfilled her desire to rezoom. Here’s her journey.
Everyone wants to be paid for their services. If a lawyer has a client who has fallen behind in payments, and future payment does not appear to be forthcoming, a lawyer may try to withdraw from the representation. If you withdraw, how much information should you share about the reason for your withdrawal? Consider the following scenario.