Startups


Interview

Shantelle Argyle, Enterprising Lawyer

By | Jun.28.16 | No Comments

Who are these “enterprising lawyers”? Look for the more engaged and happier lawyers in the crowd. Deeply invested in the power of the work they do, they have ample interests beyond the practice of law …Continue reading »


Product Spotlight

Starting a Law Firm: Never a Dumb Question

By | Mar.03.16 | No Comments

The following is an excerpt from the MyCase e-book “Starting a Law Firm: Never a Dumb Question” by Edward Poll. “There is no such thing as a dumb question.” This has been the commonly repeated mantra of teachers …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Win-Win Ethics Tips for Start-ups and Solos

By | Oct.09.15 | No Comments

It’s a win-win. The best strategies for keeping your startup on the straight and narrow, ethics-wise, are often the same strategies that help your practice grow. Mark Bassingthwaighte, risk advisor for malpractice insurance carrier ALPS, knows …Continue reading »


Office Overhead Savings

Five Things to Look for in Shared Office Space

By | Oct.07.15 | 3 Comments

Law firms have long been known for sprawling offices, where even the most junior associates get their own private workspace. While that’s changing as larger firms adopt standard-size offices, open floor plans and clustered workstations, …Continue reading »


Friday Five+ Tech Tips

Must-Have Tech Tools to Start Up a Law Practice

By | Sep.25.15 | No Comments

What’s the “bare minimum” technology a lawyer needs to start up a solo law practice today? For this month’s Friday 5+ Tech Tips, we asked the practice management experts for their best advice for startups. Jim …Continue reading »


Interview

Enterprising Lawyer Daniel Lewis

By | Sep.22.15 | No Comments

It’s unavoidably true: The business of practicing law is changing. And what it means to do a lawyer’s work is changing right along with it. From time to time at Attorney at Work, we tip …Continue reading »


Hello Solo!

Not Just for Solos: Seven Startup Tips

By | Jul.02.15 | 2 Comments

In a few months, I will celebrate my third anniversary as a solo practitioner. Without question, this experience has been the most rewarding of my nearly 16 years practicing labor and employment law. In reflecting …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth!

Outsourcing for Beginners

By | Dec.10.13 | No Comments

When you open a solo law practice, especially early in your career, it’s easy enough to do everything yourself. Often you’re too poor to hire anyone anyhow, and if you haven’t yet built up your …Continue reading »


Startups

Is Solo Practice a Good Fit for You?

By | Aug.14.12 | No Comments

In previous posts we asked the question, “How Much Does It Cost to Start a New Solo Firm?” And we received some great advice from practice management experts and a few newly minted solos on how much seed …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth Q&A

Social Media and Marketing Advice for New Law Practices

By | Mar.27.12 | No Comments

Like most attorneys starting a new firm, I want to know the best way to build my reputation—and my client base—so I asked for some advice from Erika Napoletano and Ari Kaplan. Erika Napoletano is Redhead Writing and author …Continue reading »