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The “Dirty Dozen” Tips For Solo Success

In 2003, which is an eternity away in terms of technology, I circulated a survey to over 2800 solo practitioners in the state of Michigan in an attempt to determine factors which would predict success in solo practice. Facebook wasn’t launched until 2004, and LinkedIn wasn’t launched until 2003, payphones peaked in 1995 and have […]

Our Cat, Our Buddy

I am currently writing this as a short tribute to a cat who has been our faithful companion for almost 20 years. The photo you see is Buddy curled up and nestled next to my wife in bed, as he is what we call her “velcro cat”. For anyone with a pet of any kind, […]

Is Your Client A 20 Footer?

And those were seen to dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. – Nietzsche Sometimes when you are faced with making a decision about whether to take on a client, you need to be careful to listen to the “music”. It takes a lot of experience to become […]


(still) “Can’t Do That On LegalZoom” The title above appears on a t-shirt that my students gave me which has the LegalZoomâ„¢ logo on it. Above it in felt-tip marker is written “Can’t do that on” They also signed it on the back. The reason they gave me that shirt is that they heard me […]


For Law Students

This site will give you information to help you decide if solo practice is for you.

For New Grads

We will help you develop a plan to succeed in solo practice with the start up resources that will help you get there.

For The Established Solo

This site will help you keep abreast of the latest developments in management, marketing and IT to keep you competitive.

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