Time is the most precious resource any of us have. Yet, sometimes it seems to completely elude us leaving us wondering where the time went. When I started my family law practice at the beginning of this year it was easy to keep everything … [Read more...] about The Importance of Scheduling Your Time
The Human Element
I often advise my clients as to what course of action they should take regarding their legal issues. Clients naturally want to know what the outcome will be when their case is over and the dust has settled. It can be difficult to explain that … [Read more...] about The Human Element
The Decision to Take a Case
As a sole practitioner, it may be tempting to take every case that comes across your desk. However, whether or not to take a case is a big decision and many different factors go into making that decision. This begs the question, “What should I … [Read more...] about The Decision to Take a Case
What exactly is a billable hour?
Billable Hours © Neirfy | Dreamstime.com Anyone who is familiar with attorneys has heard the term billable hour. For a defense lawyer a billable hour is a way to measure productivity. For many attorneys at large firms a billable hour … [Read more...] about What exactly is a billable hour?
Coverage Counsel: To Cover or Not to Cover?
Week 2 of 2019: I was unsure how long I would have to wait until I started actually making money with my new practice. I assumed it may be a month or two due to the minimal amount of marketing I have been doing on my shoestring budget. However, … [Read more...] about Coverage Counsel: To Cover or Not to Cover?