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How to Keep Track of Your Time

There are plenty of ways to track your time, but there is only one important criteria for picking a tool: pick the one you actually use. Here are some options.

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Podcast #135: How to Shop for Malpractice Insurance, with JoAnn Hathaway

In this episode Legal Malpractice Insurance in One Hour for Lawyers author JoAnn Hathaway explains why you need malpractice insurance and how to shop for it.

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Break Yourself: How to Vacation as a Solo Attorney

Sometimes, going on vacation can seem out of reach for a solo attorney. Here are some tips on how to arrange your life and your practice so you can get out of town.

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Podcast #133: Why Lawyers Need to Learn Design, with Alix Devendra

In this episode Alix Devendra explains why lawyers need to learn and apply design thinking in their law practices. Design is just a process for creative problem solving, and lawyers building client-centered law practices need design thinking as well as legal thinking to build successful client-service models.

(Not) Working on Vacation

How to work during a vacation without completely ruining it.

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Lawyer Referral Fees: Worth Paying?

Are referral fees a smart business practice or an ethical nightmare?

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This Simple Email Habit Will Make You More Productive

To get your email under control, you don’t need to read books, watch a video, buy anything, download anything, or get a fancy email app. All you have to do is start using something that is already built into your email.

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Four Big Firm Habits You Need to Break

Obscurity is not security, nor will it get you clients when you make the jump from a big firm to a small firm or solo practice.