31August, 2012

Hat Trick: FirmFuture Comes Around Again; Free Registration for LOMAP Blog Readers

The coming of Winter and the Fall of the year means one thing in New England: There’s another FirmFuture Conference in the offing.  . . . Well, at least, that’s what it’s meant for the last two years . . . before that, it probably had more to do with the homespun goodness of a […]

24August, 2012

One Form Can Keep Your Practice Working — Even If You Can’t

This week’s Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers E-Journal Law Practice Management Section Featured Practice Tip comes from LOMAP. In this week’s tip, Scott writes about how one technology information form can save your practice.Read the Tip here.

17August, 2012

Not-So-Splendid Isolation: Solo Attorneys Can Cobble Together Collegial Environments

While there is much to be said respecting the benefits of the work-life of the solo practitioner, including the freedom that derives from being one’s own boss, and the peculiar enjoyment that an attorney may derive from managing the entirety of his or her own success, there is also an often unspoken, and significant, drawback […]

10August, 2012

Make Email More Secure with Two-Factor Authentication

This week’s Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers E-Journal Law Practice Management Section Featured Practice Tip comes from LOMAP. In this week’s tip, Scott recommends utilizing two-factor authentication to further secure your inboxes.Read the Tip here.

8August, 2012

Four Score: Keep Your Practice Moving

Most often, I only have one good idea for Attorney at Work at a time; this mid- to late summer, however, I’m quadrupling up.  (Fore!)  I’ve recently had posted to the Attorney at Work site four of my very best recommendations for solo and small firm attorneys.  Read me talking about (1) mobile websites, (2) […]

3August, 2012

Fee Simple, Part 2: Priced to Sell

As we discussed in the previous installment of this short series: most attorneys settle when it comes to their rates.  By and large, lawyers will determine a pricing model based on what ‘they’ve heard to be good’, without putting much more thought into it than that.  Then, they’ll sit on that fee structure, perhaps even […]

1August, 2012

Fee Simple, Part 1: Revoke + Revise

Is fee setting simple?  No.  But, these days, I’m hearkening back to classes in Property Law, during this just post-bar exam period.  I probably knew at one point, but I can no longer recall, what the difference between a fee simple and a fee tail is.  (Well, really, I can; but, for purposes of advancing […]