Matt Homann’s blog, the [non]billable hour indirectly inspired my own approach to flat fees and value billing. He was one of the keynote speakers at Minnesota CLE’s “Strategic Solutions for Solo and Small Firms” conference in Duluth this week. Yesterday, he sat down with me to share some tips for the “suddenly solo”—attorneys who get laid off from law firms during the economic slump—and for lawyers just starting their law firm careers.