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Solo and Small Law Firms

How to Delegate Efficiently and Effectively

How to Delegate Efficiently and Effectively

Product Spotlight | Lawyers have a love-hate relationship with delegation. On one hand, we generally find ourselves to be capable, smart and effective. On the other hand, we lack competence in various methods of accomplishing the tasks required.

MyCase - October 16, 2019
What’s in Your Law Firm’s Profit & Loss Statement

What’s in Your Law Firm’s Profit & Loss Statement?

Most small and solo law firms are working with financial statements that don’t give them the information they need to make informed business decisions. Here's a sample P&L for a law firm that looks like what I typically see.

Annette Fadness - October 10, 2019
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Take Advantage of the Summer Slowdown to Work on Your Business

Many lawyers have a natural slowdown in business during the summer. Here are ways you can take advantage of it to invest in your business.

Ruth Carter - July 9, 2019
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Get More Referrals From Your LinkedIn Profile

Other lawyers are searching LinkedIn when they want to find a lawyer to refer. Here's what they're looking for.

Ruth Carter - May 20, 2019
Hire or Not to Hire Solo-Solo Dilemma

To Hire or Not to Hire: The Solo-Solo Dilemma

Do you know how much time you spend on nonbillable versus billable work? Try this exercise before making decisions about your practice.

Dustin Cole - May 16, 2019
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Stay Curious: Wise Words from a ‘Wise Guy’

Ruth Carter shares a few favorite lessons from Guy Kawasaki's new book.

Ruth Carter - April 10, 2019
law librarians

New Lawyers, Law Librarians Are Your Friends

Tip from solo Lisa Witt on working with law librarians to save you time and money.

Lisa Witt - April 2, 2019
spring cleaning keyboard

Solo-Style Spring Cleaning Tips

These creative cleanups can add polish to your practice and help you turn a tidy profit, too.

Megan Zavieh - March 21, 2019
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Jerk Behavior: Don’t Write About Your Clients Online

Our job is to serve our clients, not to use them to bolster our image.

Ruth Carter - March 14, 2019
10 rules for solos and small firms

10 Rules for Surviving as a Solo or Small Firm Practice

How will the small firm lawyer need to change their thinking to stay viable?

Dustin Cole - March 1, 2019