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Posts from the ‘Solo and Small Practice Section’ Category

18
Jul

Champagne Technology on a Beer Budget: Tips for Saving Money

Scale of justice
Solo and Small Firm Conference preview: Legal industry technology guru Barron Henley helps make law practice more efficient and productive.

Scale of justiceI recently attended legal industry technology guru Barron Henley’s presentation, “Champagne Technology on a Beer Budget.” We learned plenty of information to help make a law practice more efficient and productive — all while saving tons of money! Here are a few helpful tips. Read more »

4
Apr

Comics, Creators, Copyrights and Collaboration

A comic book image of a cosmic attorney
Representing comic book creators can be exciting: you get to use your JD to protect costumed heroes and villains!

A comic book image of a cosmic attorneyRepresenting comic book creators can be exciting: you get to use your JD to protect costumed heroes and villains! Given Hollywood’s love of the comic book property, attorneys who practice IP law and work in the entertainment industries should have a working knowledge of the legal issues comic book creators face each time they begin a project. Read more »

28
Mar

The Changing Contours of “Low Bono”

A man and female attorney signing a document
Seattle attorney and WSBA section chair Forrest Carlson takes the “don’t know” out of Low Bono.

A man and female attorney signing a documentUp until very recently, whenever I asked other lawyers what they thought “low bono” meant, most ventured an uncertain guess along these lines: “Is it like pro bono, except instead of paying no fee, the client pays a low fee?” Read more »

2
Mar

Effective Communication in 3 Simple Tips

Two boys talking through cans connected by a string.
Communicating with others is critical for becoming a successful lawyer. Doing it right is as easy as these three tips.

Two boys talking through cans connected by a string.Communicating with other people is an important part of what we do as lawyers. Here are a few suggestions that I offer to attorneys who want to communicate more effectively, whether it’s with clients, colleagues, or friends and family. Read more »

8
Feb

In the Latest NWLawyer: Fundamental Concepts for Jury Selection

Cover of February 2016 NWLawyer
The February issue of NWLawyer features trial attorney Paul Luvera and his top-10 tips for jury selection.

Cover of February 2016 NWLawyerIn the February 2016 issue of NWLawyer, trial attorney Paul Luvera shares his top 10 tips for jury selection — along with some memorable quotes from great thinkers. Here are a few of our favorites. Read more »