Choosing Your Market, Not the Low-Hanging Fruit on Your Client List
If you’re like me, you go to the produce section with a list. That’s because usually my wife tells me what I want: avocados, […]Read more
When a Judge Mispronounces, Should You Play Along?
There are plenty of pronunciations practitioners can disagree on — voir dire, for example, stare decisis, or even choate. Then there’s antecedent, usually said […]Read more
What Lawyers Should Know About Client Portals
What’s your preferred way of communicating with clients? An in-person meeting? On the phone? Over email? Through a client portal? My guess is, not […]Read more
Landing Clients From BigLaw Firms
Everybody knows that David slew Goliath, so how could that story be an analogy for solo attorneys and big firm lawyers working together? It’s […]Read more
Let Out a Battle Cry: How to Motivate Your Law Firm Team
Before a game, basketball players huddle up, touch fists, and let out a battle cry. Football, baseball, volleyball, soccer, and virtually all team players […]Read more
5 Tips for Dealing With Mentally Ill or Impaired Clients
Nearly one out of five Americans experiences mental illness at some point in their life, making it likely that, sooner or later, you’ll encounter […]Read more
Is Your Firm Giving Millennials the Customer Service They Expect?
Have you ever seen grown-ups talking baby-talk to little children? It’s understandable why they do it, but it can get a little weird at […]Read more
Lawyers, You Don’t Just Deserve a Vacation, You Need One
If you’re a busy lawyer, particularly if you’re a busy solo practitioner, stepping away from work can seem virtually impossible. There is simply too […]Read more
Lawyers, Just How Important Is a Good Night’s Sleep?
Neither Barack Obama nor Donald Trump gets much sleep. Obama stayed up late into the night, working on speeches and reading briefing papers, before […]Read more
How to Leave Your Law Firm Amicably
Leaving your law firm amicably is sort of like an amicable divorce. Sure, it happens. Not always, but sometimes. The key to a good […]Read more