Profitable Niche Markets for Lawyers
Willie Sutton, Jr., the quotable bank robber, explained his professional motivation the best. Asked by a reporter why he robbed banks, Sutton replied: “I […]Read more
How to Determine Your Value, and Price Accordingly
It takes a conscience — not a calculator — to figure out the right hourly fee to charge clients. Years ago, I learned this […]Read more
Which States Have the Most DUI Arrests, Fatalities?
No place is safe with drunk drivers on the road, but statistics show that some places are more dangerous than others. According to a […]Read more
When Should a Solo Lawyer Outsource Work?
If you are thinking about whether to outsource legal work, it’s about time. A solo practitioner cannot do it all alone, despite what My […]Read more
Do Law Firms Need On-Site Therapists for Lawyers’ Mental Health?
‘When did you first start fantasizing about becoming a wealthy BigLaw partner?’ the therapist asks. Alright, it’s a fantasy but is it a malady? […]Read more
Immigrants Facing Deportation Offered Free Legal Help in San Francisco
Miguel, being held in a detention center because of a criminal conviction, was stumbling through a deportation hearing. He didn’t speak English well, he […]Read more
Report: Landing Estate Planning Clients Takes Patience, Trust
If you’re a solo practitioner or small firm that specializes in estate planning, you may have already sensed it intuitively, but a new report […]Read more
Are Uber-Like Law Practices Coming or Going?
A few years ago, it seemed like Uber was a business model for success. Today, not so much. But the idea of the Uber-like […]Read more
Social Media-Related Litigation Surges, Lawyers Report
Most lawyers say that lawsuits involving social media and mobile devices are increasing, according to a new survey. Based on 200 telephone interviews with […]Read more
Sleep-Deprived Lawyers Get Ready: Law Firm Adds Napping Pods
Lawyers, please don’t confuse napping with nodding off. Nodding off happens when you’ve been working long hours and you just can’t keep your eyes […]Read more