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Brand New Boutique Joins The Biglaw Salary Standard

Firm established in 2021 brings a full match to the table.
Tags: Money, Law, Bonuses, Small Law Firms, Boutique Law Firms, Associate Compensation, 2021 Associate Salary Increase


Where’s The Unicorn? 20-Plus Years Of Trial And Error In Retooling From Biglaw

Finding the perfect fit may not come without its own stresses and challenges. 
Tags: Law, Career Advice, Biglaw, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, MothersEsquire, Margarita Coale


How To Search For A Job While Running Your Own Law Practice

You will need to dedicate a lot of time to job searching, even if you are busy with your existing clients.
Tags: Small Law Firms, Job Searches, Solo Practitioners, Steven Chung


Law Firms Can Save Tons Of Money By Continuing Virtual Work

It may be difficult to persuade some lawyers to adopt a new way of thinking about real estate.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Small Law Firms, Jordan Rothman, Coronavirus, COVID-19


How Busy Lawyers Can Find (More) Work-Life Balance (Part II) [Sponsored]

In the first installment of this series, we noted how lawyers can audit, guard, and schedule their time. Here, we provide additional tips to manage your day.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Small Law Firms, Legal Operations, Paragon Legal


How To Hire Your First (Or Next) Employee

Hiring outside help can be overwhelming but the investment is worth it.
Tags: Law, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, Iffy Ibekwe, Ifeoma “Iffy” Ibekwe, Solo Practitioneres


If You Must Hire An Unpaid Intern, Here’s A Contract For That

If you do decide to hire an unpaid intern, how can you prove whether you’ve complied with the DOL rule? Guess what – there’s a contract for that.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms


How A Top Personal Injury Lawyer Is Thriving In Today’s Environment [Sponsored]

Here’s what a prominent firm learned this past year and how it’s positioned itself for success beyond the pandemic.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Webinars, Sponsored Content, Small Law Firms, Assembly Legal


Self-Employed Attorneys Still Have ‘Bosses’

However, self-employment is awesome, and I highly recommend that people consider this lifestyle.
Tags: Law, Self-employment, Small Law Firms, Jordan Rothman


How Busy Lawyers Can Find (More) Work-Life Balance [Sponsored]

From 'time audits' to to-do lists, here are a few ways to get the most out of a packed schedule.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Small Law Firms, Legal Operations, Paragon Legal


Quick Tools From Lex Machina: The Best Way To Access The Data You Need To Succeed [Sponsored]

When time is short and the pressure is mounting, get the answers you're looking for with this new powerful tool from Lex Machina.
Tags: Technology, Law, Biglaw, Lex Machina, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Small Law Firms


Time For Immigration Reform

A merit-based system to replace our employment-based green card system will be beneficial to all.
Tags: Law, Immigration, Immigration Reform, Small Law Firms, Tahmina Watson


Delegate $10 Per Hour Tasks At Your Small Firm

If you are a solo attorney who is already overwhelmed with the demands of your day, you can't do it all by yourself. 
Tags: Law, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, Iffy Ibekwe, Ifeoma “Iffy” Ibekwe


New Retainer Clause Alert – Payment Apps + Engagement Agreement = Quick Cash For Lawyers

Add these clauses to your retainer agreement ASAP.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms


Biglaw Associates Should Interact With Clients More

Not only is client interaction important to professional development, but it can strengthen client relationships as well.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Small Law Firms, Biglaw Associates, Jordan Rothman


What The Future Holds For Legal Products

From ‘VIP Days’ to estate-planning packages, here’s how legal products are evolving beyond documents.
Tags: Technology, Law, Legal Technology, Small Law Firms, Jared Correia, ATL Non-Event, Non-Event, Non-Eventcast


Progress Report: Opening A New Practice

What would possess someone to leave a great job, during a pandemic, with two toddlers at home? The prospect of doing work 100% be done from home.
Tags: Law, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, MothersEsquire, Jhiela M. Poynter


Biglaw: I Worry My Work Hurts People. This Firm: Hold My Beer!

The NY firm at the heart of the effort to keep us sick with COVID forever.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, COVID-19, Siri & Gilmstad


In-Person Court Conferences Should Not Be Completely Eliminated

Although court conferences may not need to occur in person as frequently as before the pandemic, eliminating in-person conferences may do damage to the judicial process.
Tags: Technology, Law, Courts, Small Law Firms, Jordan Rothman, Coronavirus, COVID-19


The Administration Needs A Blanket COVID-19 Policy For Returning Green Card Holders

And training should include demonstrating compassion to such people.
Tags: Law, Immigration, Small Law Firms, Tahmina Watson, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Joining A Mastermind Made Me A Better Lawyer

You must continue to work smarter in order to sustain a thriving legal practice.
Tags: Law, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, Solo Practice, Iffy Ibekwe


Working With A Disability During The COVID-19 Pandemic

As many of us plan our re-entry into the world, it is a great time to evaluate what procedures from your work-from-home life might be worth keeping.
Tags: Law, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, MothersEsquire, COVID-19, Jonelle Redelman


How To Grow Your Contingency Fee Law Firm Post-Pandemic: What The Smart Money Law Firms Are Doing Now – That You Should Be Too [Sponsored]

In today’s competitive landscape and low interest rate environment, smart money law firms are taking a hard introspective look at their approach their law firm capitalization and seeking more tax efficient strategies to managing their case costs.
Tags: Technology, Law, Sponsored Content, Small Law Firms, Esquire Bank


I Wish I Had Completed A Clerkship

More people should consider forgoing higher-paying jobs to pursue clerkships in many circumstances.
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, Clerkships, Law Clerks, Jordan Rothman


Manage Client Expectations, Even If It Makes You A Buzzkill

Manage client expectations from the beginning to minimize the chances of frantic (and possibly angry) calls later.
Tags: Law, PPP, Tax Law, Small Law Firms, Steven Chung, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Paycheck Protection Program


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