Yearly Archives › 2012

Planning to Take a Vacation

Here’s a New Year’s resolution that will be fun to keep: plan to take at least one vacation this year.  Making time to take a…more

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Keep an Eye on Facebook

So, people keep telling me that we need to start a law firm Facebook page.  It’s hard enough for me to find the time to…more

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Tech Savvy: The New Competency Standard?

This is a reprint of an article I wrote for the NCBA Law Practice Management Section Newsletter. I’m always looking for online articles, classes, and…more

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Final Word on Testimonials

The Ethics Committee recently adopted a final opinion on the use of testimonials in advertising in 2012 FEO 1.  I think this opinion strikes the…more

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Reply All? Maybe Not

I have a love-hate relationship with email.  I can’t live without it, but sometimes I think I will drown in emails.  With the never-ending stream…more

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Firm Promotional Items: Where’s the Evil?

We recently received an offer to have our law firm name and phone number printed on these nifty pens that also had a flashlight on…more

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Love Your Clients

No — I don’t mean that.  I mean, show your clients that they are not just a case or file number.  Show empathy, caring, and…more

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Ethics Committee Tackles Pay-per-lead

The Ethics Committee is currently considering two inquiries on Internet based pay-per-lead or pay-per-click services.  Less than 10 years ago, these inquiries would not have even…more

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Undercover Attorneys?

A client has come to you for help alleging that he tried to rent an apartment, but the landlord was engaging in discriminatory practices and…more

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The Mobile Practice of Law

Work from home, your car, or wherever life happens to take you?  The practice of law is forever changing, and so must the interpretation of the…more

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