30September, 2011

Turning Over a Brightleaf: Platform Offers Template Production and Document Assembly for Legal

The September issue of the American Bar Association General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division’s new “GPSolo eReport” features my review of Brightleaf, a document assembly platform for legal; but, you already knew that, because you’ve read the title to this blog post. You can read my full review here, in which I do […]

27September, 2011

Forbidden Fruit: Securing Your iPad

Last week’s Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers E-Journal Law Practice Management Section Featured Practice Tip comes from LOMAP. Last week’s Tip covers a number of free or cheap (but mostly free) ways to protect your iPad from loss or theft.Read the Tip here.

23September, 2011

Guest Post: Establishing and Managing a Solo Law Practice: Ten Pointers

We are pleased to proffer, below, a second guest post from Kenneth Reich, who has previously written, for the LOMAP Blog, on the topic of effective legal writing. (You can read Mr. Reich’s prior effort, here.) Mr. Reich offers mentoring services to attorneys with various levels of experience. During his career (for […]

19September, 2011

Boston Bar Association to Debut New Committee for Entrepreneurial Development; First Program to Focus on iPad Practice

The fall of summer most often means the beginning of a new fiscal year within legal associations, and with it the heralding of new (and renewed) projects, all established to set specific corners of the legal world aflame with the phoenix spirit of volunteerism–the carroted inducement being the promise of new and useful networking affiliations.Of […]

16September, 2011

Privacy Blind: Opting Out of Social Ads

One of my last times out, I wrote about how I had decided to make a concerted effort to contribute to other blogs, since I’d like someone to force word counts upon my person, and given that my time is precious and all (but it is). As I then noted, I’ve been contributing two […]

13September, 2011

Central Casting: Projecting Revenue for Law Firms

Last week’s Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers E-Journal Law Practice Management Section Featured Practice Tip comes from LOMAP. Last week’s Tip offers some suggestions for projecting revenue, which can be a thorny proposition, especially for new firms.Read the Tip here.

9September, 2011

LOMAP Marketing Group Launches 2011-2012 Free Webinar Sessions

The Massachusetts LOMAP/North Carolina Bar Association Marketing Group will kick off its 2011-2012 monthly webinar series on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12 pm, with noted advocate for and chronicler of solo and small firm success, Carolyn Elefant.Carolyn is the author of the classic treatise “Solo By Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always […]

2September, 2011

Beta Lambs Knew Not: The Case Against the Early Adopters

As regular readers of this blog (should there be any regular readers of this blog) will have noted, I treat word counts like a hungry, hungry hippo treats white marbles. Since I can’t control myself against writing really, very long posts, I’ve decided that others may have better success in reining me in. […]