Rural Practice?

  Where have all the lawyers gone? A student sought my advice recently about establishing a practice in a rural setting in an attempt to locate her practice in an area that was less saturated with lawyers. My advice to her was to concern herself less with the density of lawyers in a given area […]

A True Story

  Years ago, while in college during, there was a military draft. Your birth date was associated with a number between 1 and 365, picked at random in a lottery. To “win” the lottery, among my peers would be to get a number in the high 200’s. That was because, at that time, Uncle Sam […]

Be A Cardtable Lawyer. . . .

I once had a student-gone-solo contact me in a large city on the east coast with pictures of his newly rented office with fine woodwork throughout and a nice stash of law books in the background. He looked almost “regal” and was quick to tell me that “You need to look successful to succeed”. I […]

Forget About It! That’s Right- Forget About It!

Manage Your Time and Work Efficiently; Put Your Mind at Ease You may have gotten through life without a good time management system, but you won’t be able to succeed in practice without a system to keep track of all the details you need to manage as a solo business manager. In fact, you will […]