How Will Big Data and Open Source Intelligence Impact Representing Your Clients….

…especially criminal lawyers? This post may be slightly off topic but there is so much discussion about Big Data and predictive or quantitative analysis: Big Data—the neologism refers both to the bounty of information and to its analysis—is on the cusp of revolutionizing health care, scientific research, education, insurance, public health, energy policy, and national […]

“You Ask….I Answer”. Why Am I Getting Such a Hassle for Posting Testimonials on My Website?

Question: I recently finished a new website for my firm after working on it for months with my web developer.  After getting pre-approval for the format and then resubmitting the “final” live site, I was disheartened to hear back from my state bar ad committee indicating that portions of the site violated ethical rules and […]

When Will Law Schools Finally Teach Marketing?

Yes, law schools are now marrying the JD with technology and engineering.  I’m even honored to be part of the Advisory board for Suffolk University School of Law’s new Institute on Law Practice Technology and Innovation.  And law schools should be teaching technology.  I’ve even gone as far as suggesting they should also be teaching […]

What To Do When Your Solo Practice Isn’t a Success…But It Isn’t a Failure, Either

Some days don’t you just feel like all the wind has been let out of your sails. You’ve finally opened the doors to your solo practice, virtual and brick & mortar.  You have everything in place.  You sweated all the small details in spite of the advice not to, lined up your malpractice insurance, built […]