We can look to Hollywood for some do’s and don’ts, and I’m not referring to the dresses on the red carpet.
This post is a little different from our usual content, but I thought it might be helpful to folks sharing a similar problem when trying to format data in Excel. Sometimes I find it useful myself to read how people solve tricky little Excel issues, so I offer this up in that spirit. I […]
Nationally-known speaker Lisa Solomon, Esq., explains how solos and small firms can realize several benefits from outsourcing substantive legal work to independent, US-based contract (a/k/a freelance) lawyers. Contract lawyers aren’t just for big firms anymore. In the full presentation Lisa covers what you need to know when considering this option. Namely: 1. Benefits […]
Certainly the chart rings disturbingly true, even for the most disciplined among us. How to combat its vicious cycles.
Today, a good lawyer practicing alone or with a handful of colleagues can accomplish far more than that same lawyer or team could’ve several years ago. Technology can democratize virtually anything, and the practice of law isn’t exempt.
Email is a total drag, both figuratively and literally. There you sit, before a full inbox, and heaven only knows what you’ll find. Your inbox is not just something you have to process: it contains hopes, fears, desires, and all sorts of emotions that can pop out and manipulate your psyche. Not only that, as […]
Timers, in this age of very limited time, unlimited Internet distraction, and electronic ADD, are making a roaring comeback, whether they’re simple tomato kitchen timers or fancy electronic doohickeys.
We’re excited to bring you Sean Carter’s Thou Shalt Not Lie, Cheat and Steal: 10 Commandments For Avoiding Ethical Problems As a Lawyer.” Sean, a Harvard Law School Graduate, is a dynamic and fun speaker. You may have attended one of his sessions as each year, he travels cross-country to present more than 100 CLE […]
You’d think as a blogger and a web software developer serving the legal industry that I’d be spending all of my time trying to get lawyers to be as connected as possible. Fat chance. Those who heard me speak at MILOFest or read my Legal Management feature know I’m a fan of getting off the […]
Strict adherence to ethical standards is a fundamental piece of the legal profession. The vast majority of lawyers are extremely conscious of ethical obligations and highly concerned about avoiding even appearances of impropriety or misconduct. However, in any large sample there are always outliers, and the legal profession isn’t exempt. There always seems to […]