31January, 2009

Looking at Gift Horses: Solo and Small Firm Attorneys Should Take Advantage of Small Business Opportunities

Lawyers are an insular people. The social experiment is begun in the first year of law school. The July before you start law school, you’re a well-rounded individual. By September of your 1L Year, you can’t talk with normal human beings anymore, people are afraid that you’ll sue them and you’re muttering things like promissory […]

29January, 2009

Presentation At Boston College Law School – Going Solo

I made a presentation with my fellow Massachusetts Bar Association Law Practice Management Council members. These included Sally Stratman, Executive Director at Rubin & Rudman, Terry Walsh, President of Mass. Bar Association Insurance, Inc., and Alan Klevan, LPM co-chair and founder of Law Practice Strategies. This quick paced presentation did provide a bedrock […]

23January, 2009

Guest Post: SJC Ruling on Employment Discrimination in Thurdin Case Affects Solos and Small Firms

On January 6, I attended a program at the Boston Bar Association on the topic of “Employment Discrimination Claims and Small Businesses”. The program’s faculty analyzed the impact of the SJC’s decision in Thurdin v. SEI Boston, LLC. Since the ruling affects solo and small firm attorneys, as it does any other small […]

15January, 2009

A Socratic Method: The ABA’s Next Legal Career Guide

I am excited to welcome LOMAP’s new law practice advisor as a contributor to the Massachusetts Law Practice Advisor blog. Jared Correia, Esq., has practiced with several law firms in Massachusetts and worked as the publications attorney at the Massachusetts Bar Association before joining LOMAP. A profile of Attorney Correia can be found […]

15January, 2009

A Socratic Method: The ABA's Next Legal Career Guide

I am excited to welcome LOMAP’s new law practice advisor as a contributor to the Massachusetts Law Practice Advisor blog. Jared Correia, Esq., has practiced with several law firms in Massachusetts and worked as the publications attorney at the Massachusetts Bar Association before joining LOMAP. A profile of Attorney Correia can be found […]

5January, 2009

Learning to Use Acrobat 9

An important factor in making the decision about which software you will purchase is the usability, or ease of learning critical functions of the software. Software is made more usable if it is intuitive for the user and if there is simple affordable training which demonstrates how to quickly use the intuitive functions. […]