The BS-Free Zone: Are You Worth $192.30 A Week…Before Taxes?

Has the legal market become so bad that lawyers are actually considering taking a ‘full-time associates’ position which pays $192.30 a week….before taxes? I once heard someone say that most people are not afraid of failure so much as they are afraid of success.  At first blush I’m sure many of you are shaking your head […]

Guest Lecture with Jared Correia – Tech for New (and Not So New) Lawyers

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 it is on lawyers’ minds and (no) surprise…it’s technology, cloud securiy, google, and law practice management software. However, you might be very surprised by what […]

What Are You Doing To Help Your Business In This Troubled Economy?

John Jantsch wrote a terrific piece a few years ago called “7 Time-Tested Ways to Dig Out From a Recession”. My position, however, is a little different. You should be doing these things ALL THE TIME. While you can read all seven ideas on John’s great site, I’m going to highlight numbers three, six and […]

Retirement and the Solo Practice – A Gold Mine for a Young Lawyer

This post was written by Bob Minto and has been reprinted with permission. Link to original article. Robert W. Minto, Jr. has served as President and CEO and Director of ALPS Corporation since 1987. He also serves as President and CEO of Attorneys Liability Protection Society, Inc., A Risk Retention Group; Peak Investment Management Ltd; […]

What Clients Want

In 2000 Mel Gibson starred in a movie called “What Women Want” in which a freak accident caused his character, Nick Marshall, to suddenly have the ability to hear women’s unspoken thoughts. He initially found it to be a very disconcerting experience, because (1) he discovered that he had some erroneous assumptions, and (2) women’s […]