Practice Points

Look Before You Leap: Five Things to Do Before Opening Your Own Firm

By Elizabeth Miller – March 11, 2019 | Take these tools and pull the trigger. There is no better time than the present to start living your dream and opening your own law firm!

Five Tips to Make Bill Collection Bearable

By Kelsey Heino – January 31, 2019 | While it may seem unavoidable for some of your firm’s accounts to be in delinquency at any given time, there are steps to keep that to a minimum.


Respect Your Adversaries: How to Overcome the Adversarial Nature of Litigation

By Jade P. Gary – October 31, 2017 | How to stand up to opposing counsel while still protecting your client’s interests and your professional reputation.

Tips for Hiring Expert Witnesses Without Wasting Your Time or Your Client’s Money

Adam Matheson – October 31, 2017 | Four ways to find a qualified expert on your own without exceeding the client’s budget.

Sound Advice

Benefits of Pro Bono Work for Solo and Small Firm Attorneys

By Emily J. Kirk – November 1, 2018 | Our legal system is filled with far too many people who simply cannot afford a lawyer’s billable rates, yet, they need the advocacy, advice and expertise that we can provide. And without the help of solo and small firm attorneys (who make up the majority of attorneys in our country), this critical need in our justice system will continue to go unmet. That’s why we need all attorneys – including those in who may be on their own or in smaller firms – to consider taking on a pro bono client in the coming year. (06:32 min)

Preserving the Attorney-Client Privilege When Communicating With a Client who is Adverse to His or Her Employer

By Cindy Albracht-Crogan – April 4, 2018 | Cindy Albracht-Crogan of Cohen Dowd Quigley offers tips on this critical area of client representation.

Solo & Small Firm

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