When to Request Judicial Recusal?
If your judge wants to hold you in contempt, you might want to request judicial recusal. But if you haven’t made the request before […]Read more
Advising Clients on the Do’s and Don’ts of Keeping an Injury Diary
It’s an adage that some clients seem to know instinctively: put everything in writing. But before your personal injury client writes too much, sit […]Read more
Competition for Pricing Legal Fees Heats Up
Is it getting hot in here, or is it just the competition for pricing legal fees heating up? If you have started to sweat […]Read more
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