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False Starts: 5 Misconceptions About Starting a Law Firm

By | Jun.28.18 | No Comments

Making the decision to start a law firm is difficult. It’s nothing but nerve-wracking until you press start and you’re into it — without a safety net, and too busy to care about hypotheticals anymore. The …Continue reading »


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10 Minutes With Legal Technology Entrepreneur Fred Cohen

By | Aug.02.17 | No Comments

Technology enthusiast Fred J. Cohen took a detour from tech opportunities to study the law and then practice for a few years. Instead of settling for the practice management and marketing tools he had, Fred …Continue reading »


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10 Minutes with Legal Tech Entrepreneur James Jones Jr.

By | Jun.15.17 | No Comments

James Jones Jr. bumped up against a problem most new lawyers face when he first hung his shingle: where to find clients. That later led to a big idea. After practicing law for a decade, …Continue reading »


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Fat Stacks: How Much Does It Cost to Start a Law Firm?

By | Jun.14.17 | 1 Comment

Do you have $500? Good. You’re the proud owner of a new law firm! (Seriously, congratulations.) Thanks mostly to the spate of technology advances made possible by cloud services, it is cheaper to practice law than ever …Continue reading »


LAWYER STARTUPS

10 Minutes with Legal Tech Entrepreneur Nehal Madhani

By | May.15.17 | No Comments

When Nehal Madhani left his practice at Kirkland & Ellis four years ago, he set out to create an online marketplace to connect lawyers and businesses. First, he learned to code. “I wanted to understand …Continue reading »


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10 Minutes with Legal Tech Entrepreneur Alma Asay

By | Apr.20.17 | No Comments

If not now … The impulse to rethink her career hit sixth-year litigator Alma Asay just as she was about to embark on the BigLaw partnership track. Looking around, she realized she wanted to fix an issue …Continue reading »


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Nimble Legal Tech Companies on How They’re Here to Help

By | Apr.05.17 | No Comments

During the ABA TECHSHOW 2017 program “The Startups Are Coming,” Andrew Arruda suggested we reframe the sentiment to: “The nimble companies are here to help you.” Not as sexy but a lot more accurate than an analogous …Continue reading »


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10 Minutes with Legal Tech Entrepreneur Gary Kinder

By | Mar.09.17 | No Comments

Legal technology entrepreneur Gary Kinder earned a law degree, but he didn’t go straight into the law. Instead, he taught writing at his alma mater, became a published author himself, and began traveling the country …Continue reading »


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10 Minutes With Legal Tech Entrepreneur Abdi Shayesteh

By | Feb.16.17 | No Comments

From serial entrepreneur to working lawyer and back again, Abdi Shayesteh (sha-YES–tay) has never lost the urge to start and run businesses. After 14 years in corporate, bank regulatory and financial transactions law, Shayesteh chose to …Continue reading »


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Five Tips for Starting Your Own Law Firm

By | Dec.09.16 | No Comments

When I graduated from law school in 2010, legal jobs were hard to find. After a brief stint as a staff attorney, I wasn’t optimistic about finding a job that would fulfill the dreams that led me …Continue reading »