When Is It Time to Quit a Professional Organization?
Unless you really don’t like lawyers, it’s a good idea to hang out with them socially sometimes. It’s about camaraderie, networking, and professional associations. […]Read more
Is Your Law Firm Culture Stifling Innovation?
James Goodwin, an attorney/author/columnist, is sort of a counter-culture guy. He says that law firms should not use “firm culture” to stifle innovation. In […]Read more
Tax Bites: Is the Season of Giving Over?
Taxpayers are rushing to claim deductions before the new tax bill goes into effect, and few know what their final bill will be. According […]Read more
What Do You Do When Employees Disappear On a Holiday?
It is absolutely bound to happen during the holidays, a staff member, or even an associate, will just not show up. If there’s critical […]Read more
Beyond WFH: Practice Law on the Go, Anywhere
Shreya Biswas Ley sometimes practices law from home, but what makes her different is that her home is a boat. Ley represents a different […]Read more
How to Clear Your Calendar Last Minute for the Holidays
You ever load up your calendar for the month of December because you just knew that those cases would settle and then you’d magically […]Read more
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