Jennifer Gumbel

Jennifer Gumbel is a partner with Springer & Gumbel, P.A. in Preston, MN, a town of just over 1,500 people. She practices mainly in estate planning, real estate, business planning and municipal law and blogs on estate planning at Minnesota Estate Planning and Probate. She has also been known to see more bald eagles during her commute than cars.

Expand Your Practice: Marketing to Clients, Wherever They Are (Part 4 of 4)

Here are tips I've come up with to market my expertise to potential clients, wherever they are, to expand my rural practice to global clients.

Sick Kids and the Office

This week, a teething induced fever meant that I brought my daughter to work. Here's some tips on bringing sick kids to the office.

Expand Your Practice: Marketing to Colleagues (Part 3 of 4)

What I've done to market my expertise in my niche area to other attorneys.

Observations on Rural Stereotypes

Debunking stereotype perpetuated by the Atlantic in Observations from 20 Years of Iowa Life, that may prevent you from considering rural practice.

Expanding Your Practice: Be the Expert (Part 2 of 4)

Most attorneys are looking to expand their practice. Now that you've identified a niche area, the next step is to become the expert.

Expanding Your Rural Practice: A Case Study (Part 1 of 4)

In a series of posts, I'm going to share the steps that I'm taking to grow my own niche practice and add global clients to my rural practice.

Considerations in Rural Officing

There are endless considerations for law officing. Even if a traditional brick and mortar, there are important considerations for the rural office.

Tips for the Breastfeeding Lawyer

In belated honor of World Breastfeeding Week, here are some tips for the breastfeeding lawyer.

Clear Eyes: Tips For a Law School Spouse

Being a spouse of a law student is rough. Here's what law school spouses can learn from the show Friday Night Lights.

Specializing* for Rural Practitioners

How can a rural practitioner limit their practice and still keep the lights on?

Web Presence for Rural Attorneys

How should a rural practitioner's presence differ from a metro practitioner's presence?

Balancing Parenthood and a Law Practice

Balancing parenthood and any career is a challenge. Here are three tips from a newly minted law-mom that can help you with the balancing act.

How to Break a Good Old Boy Network

Whether it's because of your gender or your geography, there are ways to break through the good old boy network.

Maternity Wear for Lawyers that Doesn’t Break the Bank

Maternity wear can be expensive. Recently, I saw a question on a listserve that I definetly related to; as a pregnant lawyer on a budget, how do you dress for court? If you show up in court or otherwise are one of those lawyers who wear a suit, you probably have little tolerance for moo-moos and demin jumpers . . . […]

Rural Attorneys Need a Web Presence

Web presence is crucial, even for rural attorneys.