A Solo Law Firm Girl, Practicing in a Tech-Savvy World
It’s tough running a solo practice! If you are a small or solo law firm, as I am, you probably already know the struggle that comes with not having a large foundation to help support it. Add all the legal technology choices to the mix, and you might feel as... Read More
Legal Innovations Meet Criminal Defense Practice
Last week, legal system experts of all kinds gathered at the Legal Services Corporation Innovations in Technology Conference in New Orleans. Let the good times roll, indeed! The last time I traveled to the Big Easy was on a firm retreat at my first ever post-law-school job… I had beads thrown at me at... Read More
Hi all, so we took a few weeks off from posts. I was in trial, then at a sentencing (separate cases), and then in yet a third jurisdiction for a first appearance and negotiations with the DA. Suffice it to say, my car now has many more miles than this time just two weeks ago. So, what happens when... Read More
Alternative work arrangements are all the rage these days, and for attorneys, working outside the office (even occasionally) has important implications for a law practice (see my recent post acknowledging National Work From Home Week for more).
As any attorney knows, client issues can crop up anytime. Literally – in the morning before you’ve had coffee, over lunch with your... Read More
In my fourth and final back to school post, I want to focus on a segment of university students that has a particular place in my heart: law students. Law school is three years of unrelenting work under a structured and regimented curriculum. Courses are designed to prepare future attorneys to think critically, analyze legal issues, and formulate rational... Read More