So,What Are You Afraid Of?

Never grow a wishbone where your backbone ought to be. – Clementine Paddleford What will I find off the end of the dock? I have heard, from someone who has experienced tremendous success in solo practice, that the greatest obstacle to your success or failure as an attorney in solo practice is your fear of failure. As […]

Success as a New Solo – Five Essentials!

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson You just passed the Bar and now you have a license to practice law. If you want long term success, here are what I believe are the top five essential ingredients for a […]

Five Surefire Ways To Wind Down Without Cashing Out. . . . .

  Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.                   –  Robert Louis Stevenson First, fail to plan for transition. This is where most practitioners miss the boat. They figure that they will wind down and gradually disappear into the sunset. […]

If You Want Insider Knowledge Go To The Court Clerks! Really. . . .

Do you want to gain insight into the inner workings of the legal system where you want to practice? In preparing my students for practice, I tell them to go to the court clerks of any legal jurisdiction to get the “skinny” on who they might want to associate with and who they might want […]