You MUST Understand E-Discovery. Can’t Dodge It Anymore.

California recently released an ethics opinion that addresses whether litigators have a duty to know how e-discovery works. Upshot: Yes.  It reads in part: Attorney competence related to litigation generally requires, at a minimum, a basic understanding of, and facility with, issues relating to e-discovery, i.e., the discovery of electronically stored information (“ESI”)… Such competency […]

And The Walls Come Tumblin’ Down….

It’s been a busy month in the legal profession as some would argue the final siege is underway to tear down the walls of the castle holding out the millions of non-lawyers from ‘sort of’ practicing law and allowing the unwashed masses (tongue-in-cheek) and corporations a chance to show everyone they really don’t need a […]

Interested in a Great Marketing Conference?

LOMAP’s 4th Annual ‘Super’ Marketing Conference is June 5 at Suffolk University Law School (Photo credit: SalFalko) UPDATE: Solo Practice University readers who register for the conference should select the ‘Co-Sponsoring Organization’ rate, in order to access a 33% discount. Also, 2013 and 2014 law school graduates may register for the conference for FREE by […]

What Would You Do With $10,000?

Our sponsor Clio (who has been with us since we opened our doors five years ago) believes in going big or going home.  Last week they received  an $18 million series C round of funding to keep improving Clio and to fuel their overseas expansion.  And they are sharing the wealth with all of you […]

Today We Turn 5! How Does This Benefit You?

When a business turns five years old, it’s like turning 35 in dog years!  It’s also cause for celebration. We all know the dismal failure rate of new businesses. I knew them, too, before I officially activated the Solo Practice University® site five years ago today. I was so anxious I could barely breathe. But […]

Where’s the Beef?

Years ago a favorite commercial of mine happened to be one that Wendy’s aired and I still get a chuckle out of it to this day. An elderly and somewhat curmudgeonly woman with cohorts in tow enters a burger joint. She buys a burger, lifts up the top bun, and upon seeing a tiny little […]