Archive for September 2010
The ABA’s Legal Rebels recently held an essay contest for the best answer to the question, “What innovation will be most valuable to you in your future practice as a solo practitioner?” The winner will be announced tomorrow (Friday,) but we at The Sociable Lawyer think Kenneth Gray nailed it.
The job outlook has been tough lately. The economy lost 8.2 million jobs in the recession, and employers still remain hesitant to hire. In early September, 9.6 percent of the […]
When you first decide to start a business, chances are location scouting is not the first thing on your mind, or even on your to-do list. After all, you’re in […]
Lawyers are heroes in their own right, fending off threats to their clients while managing practices and raising families all at the same time. But like so many other superheroes — Spiderman, Batman, and the X-Men mutants to name a few — lawyers often neglect their own best interests by neglecting to manage their online personas. Blogging is a great way for a lawyer to get his or her name out there, show off expertise and instill confidence in existing and potential clients, with the added benefit of making connections with other lawyer-bloggers who could potentially send great client leads.
This week, The Sociable Lawyer Round Up features some of the best blog posts on Google Instant and how it will affect law firm research and marketing.
With the economy on the mend but the labor market still hurting, many workers are shunning the corporate nine-to-five and turning to freelance work. These new freelancers must learn to […]