You are probably facing a huge student loan debt from law school, which may exceed $100,000. How are you possibly going to pay off this size debt? Your first impulse may be to charge as much money as you possibly can to your clients. However, this would be a major error in judgment for many reasons.
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Let me save you the trouble. It’s not going to happen, and it’s not a good use of your time to chase it. The become-a-thought-leader-handbook deserves its own little spot on the bookshelf right next to your Rosetta Stone CDs and other awesome ideas that aren’t worth your time.
By Preston Clark An Interview with Jay Bilas, Esq. So it turns out that Jay Bilas, the Jay Bilas, basketball analyst, ESPN commentator, and former Duke hoops standout, also happens to be a licensed attorney and Of Counsel at Moore & Van Allen, PLLC in Charlotte, N.C. It also turns out that Jay Bilas is… Read more »
As the end of summer arrives and the buzz of football season begins, I thought I’d dust off this interview from last year. Go Seahawks! This interview was originally published February 12, 2013. Over the past year, I’ve written a series of articles featuring lawyers who found success outside the legal profession– or at least outside the traditional… Read more »
Full Disclosure: I only made it to the first day of #LegalTechSW, but tuned into Twitter (#LegalTechSW) thereafter. Here’s a recap of today’s pitches, in the order they presented ======================== (UPDATED 4:13PM: Winner is #CloudL) #legaltechsw and the first price goes to #CloudL Congrats! — Pieter Gunst (@DigitalLawyer) August 17, 2014 ============================================== The room is… Read more »
First, here are two things I won’t pitch: (1) A Business to consumer (B2C) solution; and (2) A legal referral network. What I will be pitching is a business to business (B2B) solution. Before I tell you what, let me tell you why (and why not B2C). Business to consumer is hard! Ask LegalZoom and… Read more »
A few days ago I posted here about how Kaplan, Inc. never secured the @Kaplan twitter handle. Apparently, Kaplan, Inc. (@KaplanLSATPrep) had never even contacted @Kaplan… until last night.
As we know, it’s always a good idea to secure URL’s and social media handles that consumers will likely associate with your brand. We remember what happened when Netflix dropped the ball with its launch of Qwikster (article). I always felt pretty fortunate to have locked down @lawinsider, lawinsider.com and thelawinsider.com without too much trouble– then again, I built… Read more »
Okay readers, it’s time for me to make my annual ask. I need your nomination for the 2014 ABA Blawg 100. The nomination deadline is August 8th at 5 p.m. ET. I’d really appreciate your support. Take 5 minutes to nominate this blog here>> If you enjoy this blog and its online community, I ask that you please take 5 minutes… Read more »
I’m no SEO, but my law blog traffic just doubled and I knew it was going to happen. Google is rolling out our Panda 4.0 update starting today. — Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) May 20, 2014 Panda 4.0 came through. http://t.co/Ou219so8TC doubled traffic. — Preston Clark (@lawinsider) May 24, 2014 How Did I know? An… Read more »