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MacBook Pro 13″ Review

The MacBook Pro 13" is a solid laptop that should provide years of productivity for a solo attorney.

Upgrading Technology as a Solo Attorney: When, How, and What to Buy

How solo attorneys can upgrade technology---when to upgrade, how to purchase it, and what to buy.

Apple Thunderbolt Display Review

The Apple Thunderbolt Display is an exceptional monitor for anyone who wants to connect with a Macbook Air or Macbook Pro.

How Will You Retire from Solo or Small-Firm Practice?

It’s hard to think about socking money away (and how much do you need to save, anyway?) when you are struggling, but you need to.

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How Much it Really Costs to Start a Solo Practice

A few years ago, I wrote a post I titled Start a Solo Law Practice for Under $3,000. Boy, do I regret that title. Starting a law firm is a relatively inexpensive endeavor, but picking an arbitrary number and trying to stick to it is wrong-headed. I’ve met plenty of lawyers who have done just […]

CLE for Free: Go Back to Law School

CLE can be expensive and can mess with your schedule. Auditing a class at your law school can get you a lot of CLE credits for free.

Coping With Being Fired

As anyone who’s been fired knows, being fired is difficult to deal with. It’s not at all like quitting. Here's how to cope with being fired.

Why Solo Attorneys Should Buy a Mac

Lawyers should consider Macs because they are durable and have a long lifespan.

Why Law Students Should Not Attend Summer School

Why law students should avoid paying for summer school if possible.

Outsourcing to Rural Areas Can Lower Costs

Rural outsourcing--ruralsourcing--is emerging as a cost effective, domestic alternative to outsourcing.

Bring a Portable Whiteboard When Out of the Office

When meeting with clients out of the office, attorneys should use a portable whiteboard like WhiteyBoard.

Pogoplug is a File Sharing File Server Without the IT Department

Pogoplug is a file sharing file server that is highly cost-effective and operates as a law firm cloud.

Law Firm Efficiency: Lesson Learned

The key to efficiency in my law firm was experience plus examination.

How to Take Control of Your Online Marketing Dollar

To get more from online marketing, focus on return on investment and allocate your marketing budget accordingly.

Square: Accept Credit Cards via Smartphone

Square lets lawyers--and anyone else--accept client payments via credit cards.