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How To Take A Maternity Leave As A Solo Attorney 

American workplaces are generally unsupportive of maternity and parental leave.
Tags: Law, Parental Leave, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, Ifeoma “Iffy” Ibekwe

A Better Way: How Motherhood Changed My Perspective Of The Legal Field & What I’m Doing To Change It

The truth of the profession smacked me in the face and shattered my rose-colored glasses.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, MothersEsquire, Kimberley Felton

Lawyers Should Stop Gaslighting Each Other

Adversaries can often smell weakness and might make unreasonable demands while suggesting the other lawyer is crazy for calling them out.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, Jordan Rothman

Biden Revives The International Entrepreneur Rule

The day before publication of this article, the Department of Homeland Security withdrew the rule to rescind this regulation so that the program can continue.
Tags: Law, Immigration, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, Small Law Firms, Tahmina Watson, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Arizona Licenses First 3 Alternative Business Structures For Delivering Legal Services

This will enable businesses owned by non-lawyers to deliver legal services under the liberalized licensing rules the state's supreme court approved last August.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, Arizona Licenses First

Stumbling Into The Law

Sometimes a series of rash decisions can lead to a satisfying legal career.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, Diana Warshow

Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Law Firm (Part II)

When you spend time on $10 and $100 tasks, you take away from the time you could spend on $1,000 tasks.
Tags: Law, Estate Planning, Small Law Firms, Iffy Ibekwe

Where You Need To Be Remote

What difference does a state’s suitability for remote work mean for law firms?
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms

That Time When A Potential Client Wanted My Advice On Doing Something Illegal

Good business plans do not require breaking laws, devising strategies for minimizing jail time, or getting sued for fraud.
Tags: Law, Legal Ethics, Small Law Firms, Steven Chung

COVID-19 Usually Is No Longer An Excuse For Routine Law Office Failure

We are now over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and everyone has had the chance to adapt to the times.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, Jordan Rothman, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Routine Law Office Failure

Lawyer Who Shot Up Co-Counsel’s Office Given… 5-Year Suspension?

This seems too light, but the court has its reasons.
Tags: Crime, Law, Legal Ethics, Small Law Firms, Lawyer Who Shot Up Co Counsel

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Law Firm (Part I)

Defining who you’d like to serve and what type of law to practice will help you focus and lead to more success.
Tags: Law, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, Iffy Ibekwe

Thinking Caps For Sale

One weird trick for avoiding bank fees. And other slip-ups by the legal community.
Tags: Law, California, Legal Ethics, Small Law Firms, Jill Switzer

Avoiding Scammers As A Small-Firm Lawyer

Lawyers need to be vigilant about a variety of scams to protect themselves and their clients.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, Jordan Rothman

Lessons From A Lawyer On Losing A Loved One

No amount of  legal training can affect how we feel when we lose someone.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, Trusts and Estates, Cori A. Robinson

My Not-So-Linear Journey To Law Firm Ownership

Rather than a plan, I stayed open to possibilities.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, Iffy Ibekwe

Make Money With This Free Clause Of The Day

The Legal ClauseIt launch is still 10 days away, but in the meantime, if you want a sneak peek, register for the Clause A Day offer.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms

COVID-19 Can Cause Lasting Damage To The Legal Profession If We’re Not Careful

Managers need to be vigilant to make sure that they learn lessons from the pandemic and only incorporate positive reforms learned from the last year or so when normal operations resume.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Small Law Firms, Jordan Rothman, Coronavirus, COVID-19

4 Reasons Why My Job Searching Tactics Have Changed Over The Years

It feels nicer to be in a position where you can apply only for the jobs you really want.
Tags: Law, Work-life balance, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, Job Searches, Steven Chung

The Challenge Of Being A Sympathetic Divorce Lawyer

Distributing memories is far more emotional than distributing bank accounts.
Tags: Law, Divorce, Family law, Family Court, Small Law Firms, MothersEsquire, Nicole Kobis

When Going To Trial Isn’t Worth It

The trial penalty is neither fair nor necessary.
Tags: Crime, Law, Courts, Small Law Firms, Toni Messina, Criminal Defense Attorneys, Trial Penalty

Solos Are Prospering In A World Gone Remote [Sponsored]

Many solo practitioners showed a higher disposable income than ever by the end of 2020, noted the CEO of XIRA, which provides a fully integrated law practice management platform.
Tags: Law, Marketing, Sponsored Content, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, Xira

Learn To Think Like A Writer To Boost Your Communication With Clients [Sponsored]

For lawyers, effective writing requires key skills that law schools seldom teach.
Tags: Writing, Law, Pli, Sponsored Content, Small Law Firms, Continuing Legal Education / CLE, Legal Writing, Practising Law Institute (PLI, PLI Custom Small Law

When Immigration Laws Affect The Practice Of Spirituality

Here’s the story of how the delay by the immigration service in one extraordinary case caused immense stress for a congregation of thousands during one of the worst pandemics in history.
Tags: Law, Immigration, Small Law Firms, Tahmina Watson

The Top Productivity Hacks For Case Management Software

Want an easy upgrade to your business operations? Read on for some Luddite-friendly tips from the experts at our Non-Event.
Tags: Technology, Law, Legal Tech, Practice Management, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, ATL Non-Event, Non-Event, Non-Eventcast

Lessons From COVID-19: What Is A Lawyer, Anyway?

Finally, everyone understood the struggle.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, MothersEsquire, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Julia Gieseking

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