Pleading for the Public: How Readable Is Your Writing?
When drafting a pleading, most practitioners focus on proving their case to a judge, and never give a second thought about the general public […]Read more
When Pleading Do You Write plaintiff, Plaintiff, or PLAINTIFF?
Your legal writing style, believe it or not, matters. Judges, and their clerks, appreciate clear writing devoid of unnecessary terms and phrases. However, when […]Read more
Solo Lawyers: Tips for Working on Your Summer Vacation
‘Working vacation’ is an oxymoron, especially for solo attorneys. So why do we plunge head first into the ritual? It’s like starting a journey, […]Read more
Time to Raise Your Billable Rate?
When is it time to raise your billable rate? When you want to buy a new BMW. Just kidding, sort of. Deciding when to […]Read more
What’s Your Practice Worth?
Thinking about selling your practice? If so, the next question may help you make up your mind. How much is it worth? It’s hard […]Read more
How to Handle Media Backlash From Your Most Unpopular Client
A handful of attorneys are lucky enough to have the problem of dealing with public backlash for representing unpopular, high profile clients. When the […]Read more
Should Your Firm Enter the New Niche Drone Law Market?
Have you been waiting for an exciting niche area of law to take your practice to new heights? If so, and you are in […]Read more
Law Firms Resist Changing Business Model, Despite Growing Competition
Lawyers are not very serious about changing their business model, according to a recent survey of nearly 400 law firms. Less than one-fourth of […]Read more
Ethical Issues With Referral Fees
There’s a joke that aspiring attorneys go to law school because they aren’t good at math. But it’s no joke when it comes to […]Read more
No New Clients? Learn Critical Acquisition Strategies Now, for Free
A train needs coal, a car needs gas, and a lawyer needs clients. Solo practitioners, you didn’t go to law school to learn to […]Read more