Archive for May 2012

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Follow Up To The Sociable Lawyer / Google Meetup Event

As you may recall, last week The Sociable Lawyer partnered with Google for a recent meetup at Google’s San Francisco office. The event provided an opportunity for members of The […]

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The Newly Independent Attorney: Billing Issues Follow Up

In a post last week I considered the issue of how newly independent attorneys can determine what to charge clients, when to charge clients, and how much to charge clients. […]

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Providing for Fido: How Pet Trusts Work

Animals hold a bizarre and not altogether coherent standing in most court systems. As we learned in the sad and inspiring story of Pumkin, pets are usually valued as property […]

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The Newly Independent Attorney: Creating a Social Media Plan For Your Practice

I’ve been using social media tools for a very long time now in both my personal and professional lives. While I was an undergraduate, sites like Friendster and later Myspace, […]

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Getting Even More Social – A Google Workshop for Attorneys

When I first started practicing, I remember how difficult it was to find and share my research or documents (excuse me… “precedent”). Not to date myself, but the word “blog” […]

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The Newly Solo Attorney: Billing Issues

One of the most difficult aspects of solo practice I’ve had to wrestle with is how much should I charge for my work. Not only that, but there is the […]

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Using Twitter Email Digests To Keep Up With Your Twitter Stream

I use Twitter as a tool for maintaining and developing relationships with other lawyers, other bloggers, and music industry professionals. It’s proven to be a fantastic tool for that purpose. […]

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Tips for creating your law firm’s website

Law firms are notorious for having terrible websites. If you doubt it, just run a quick Internet search of law firm websites. Many of the ones I found while doing […]

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Business Card Reader Apps

Since starting my own practice my concerns have changed as an attorney. I no longer worry about reaching some billable hour goal, but instead worry about networking and marketing my […]

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Congrats to the Show Your Love Photo Contest Winners!

You don’t make a Last Will for yourself.   You do it for the people you love. During Make a Will Month, that’s what we want you to remember, and […]

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The Newly Solo Attorney: Using Technology To Be Productive Wherever You Go

I’ve spent a lot of time on this site discussing way attorneys can use technology, wherever they are, to stay productive and efficient. As a newly solo attorney with many […]

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The Newly Solo Attorney: Using LinkedIn Groups to Stay Informed

Before I went solo I used to get news about changes in relevant areas of law from three sources. First, the firm’s partners would often email me and the other […]

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Google Analytics Expands to Provide Tools To Track Social Media Effectiveness

If you’ve been taking my advice there is a good chance you’ve started a legal blog to promote your law practice, engage with potential clients, and to expand your reputation […]