Best Practices to Screen 3 Bad Types of Clients
While lawyers can have a difference of opinion as to what constitutes a bad client, it’s likely that there are a few common types […]Read more
How to Handle Clients With Substance Abuse Issues
A client was late to a DUI hearing, so I called him on the cell phone. “I got you a good deal. Get down […]Read more
How to Decide Which Clients Get Gifts
If you’re like most lawyers, you know that your very presence in the life of a client is a gift in and of itself. […]Read more
Longshot Exit Strategy: Seek a BigLaw Buyout
The start-up strategy, often, is to build until you’re bought. It has made millionaires and billionaires out of tech company founders. Small firm lawyers, […]Read more
Did Your Firm Keep Its 2017 Diversity Pledge?
The lack of diversity in the legal profession is nothing new. Law firms, small to large, tend to all say they want a more […]Read more
3 Tips to Stay Focused When Working From Home
Turn off the television. Disconnect the phone. Unplug the refrigerator. Well, you could lock the refrigerator but it probably doesn’t have one. The point […]Read more
Why Lawyers Should Job Hunt Over the Holidays
While fighting off the holiday-itis at work is hard enough, trying to take on a job search during that time can feel daunting. However, […]Read more
Should You Hire a Recent Tech Savvy Law Grad to Fix Your Firm’s Tech?
Technology can be rather confusing. For some small firm and solo practitioners, bringing on a tech savvy recent grad could be immensely helpful in […]Read more
New Guidelines on When Judges Should Use Internet Research
Sometime after Al Gore invented the internet, judges started including internet sources in their decisions. That was then. Now the American Bar Association has […]Read more
Crowdfund for a Worthy Legal Cause?
Lisa Walinske, an attorney, is not homeless. It just looks that way. She’s on a type of strike, living in a shack to raise […]Read more