We’ve Got Blowback: The 5 Dumbest Things New Solos Do

It seems Lee Rosen hasn’t lost his touch as his provocative post The 5 Dumbest Things New Solos Do generated a lot of blowback when I posted it to a LinkedIn Group I frequent.  (Feel free to join Solo Practitioners Forum). The biggest issue was whether or not to get malpractice insurance immediately upon getting […]

The 5 Dumbest Things New Solos Do

We’re thrilled to have Lee Rosen pen a guest post every now and then for our Solo Practice University blog.  Whether he’s in Bulgaria, Hong Kong or the remote hinterlands, he stays fully connected, practicing law and sharing his very worthwhile no-holds-barred advice. Here’s your first dose of Rosen-isms. When you go out on your […]

If You Had To Do It All Over Again, Would You Go To Law School?

Let me preface this post with the following:  we have an amazing group of students attending Solo Practice University ranging from 3Ls to twenty year veteran professionals. It is also not our practice to share conversations outside our walls.  However, within one of our favorite groups, The Student Lounge, I posed the following question: “If […]

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 […]

Why Law School Professors’ Rankings Are Worse Than USNWR

I came across this blog post  written by an Associate Professor of Law, Derek Muller, wherein he defines and describes law grads based upon what he deems successful and, quite frankly, it really steams my clams. Real Lawyers (Required bar passage, full-time, long-term) “Advantaged” Non-Lawyers (JD advantage, full-time, long-term) The Professionals (Professional, full-time, long-term) Career Baristas (Non-professional, full-time, […]

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 […]