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 […]
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Natural Enthusiasm Isn’t So Natural
In an earlier post, I described what I believe to be six characteristics of successful solos from my experience coaching students and graduates in their business start-ups as solo practitioners. fearlessness work ethic interpersonal skills (Carnegie skills) imagination/creativity ability to get work done on time natural enthusiasm The last quality in the list is […]
Give It Away or Name It! Family Fights Avoided.
“The pearl only weighs the oyster down.” ― Marty Rubin Here are some tips that can help you avoid battles in probate court. Clearly Identify Who Gets The Gift First, things which have personal significance to survivors need to be identified and either given away while the owner is still alive or designated without ambiguity for distribution […]
Can’t Decide What Area Of Practice is Lucrative? What is the matter with you?- they are everywhere. . . .
With each leaf that falls, the landscape below changes. Use that change to your advantage. Almost everyday that I meet with my students I have a new proposal for specialization. “Niche Practice” is not new. In fact, it is promoted everywhere I look. But, there is good reason for this. Why labor trying to keep up […]