Opportunity Knocks: How Health Care Reform Creates New Work

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Having spent time working in such diverse practice areas as ERISA and asbestos litigation, I’m intrigued by the extent to which new legislation can create new practice areas for attorneys. Nearly […]

Author, Author! How to Quickly Raise Your Profile With Google+

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I was excited when Google initially launched Google+. I’d been an early adopter of Google services like Picasa and Gmail, and it was easy to imagine that Google would also […]

Lawyers, It’s Time To Up Your Game On Social Media

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Lawyers have been increasingly discovering the value of social media. Nonetheless, there is a growing sense amongst many experts that lawyers are proving to be terrible at actually using social media. This is […]

How To Use Evernote For Depositions

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On a number of occasions in the past, I’ve discussed why I believe Evernote is such a powerful tool for attorneys. I use it in every aspect of my practice. I organize my […]

How Social Media Can Help Lawyers Win New Clients

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It’s amazing to me how awful many attorneys are at social media. In large part, I think this is because many attorneys lack a proper understanding of how social media […]

Taking A Vacation From Your Baby—and Your “Baby”

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The past year has been busy for me. I started my small business and solo practice, both of which are busier than ever. And, as of early January, I’m an […]

3 Networking Tips for the Would-Be Rainmaker

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Although tools like Twitter and LinkedIn provide excellent networking opportunities, many of the best networking opportunities still present themselves when you meet people face to face. I still regularly attend […]

5 Easy Tips For Avoiding Burnout & Staying Productive

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Building a successful solo practice is hard work. In fact, most solo practitioners that I’ve spoken with work around the clock. Normal office hours are probably not an option and […]

You’re Lawyers, Not Luddites: Why Attorneys Can’t Ignore Tech

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One of the things that struck me about my time working in biglaw was how technologically out of touch many—maybe even most—lawyers were. I’m not referring specifically to the firm […]

4 Ways to Add Oomph to Your Practice

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I’ve been a solo practitioner for nearly a year and a half now. During that time I’ve learned that sustaining a small firm or solo practice isn’t easy work. In […]

9 tips for drafting a clear-cut contract

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Many lawyers define themselves as being involved in either litigation or transactional law. In fact, I do this myself. And for many, the distinction may be somewhat warranted. But if […]