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What’s in a name? Startup lesson 3

With apologies to Will Shakespeare: One of the first thing a start-up needs to decide up front is the name! Naming your company or your firm is critical, especially when you are in a service industry.  The name is your brand.  Since I have a considerable trademark practice and worked for twenty years in a […]

First Things First

After I decided it was time for me to start my solo law firm, I gathered information from friends who had done just that.  I created a list of tasks and placed them in an order that made sense to me at the time.  What I quickly discovered to my surprise was I had no […]

Suddenly Solo: Reality sets in

Shocking realization number 101 – I am not a great bookkeeper.  I went into the solo world thinking I could do it all, marketing, bookkeeping, paralegal work in addition to that law stuff.  Well, as I will share with you, I am reaching out for help for some of this stuff already. So with great […]


Hello and welcome!  This blog is generally about being an attorney on my own after working in a small firm, working in a Fortune 100 company, working in startups, but never on my own.  My recently divorced or widowed friends can identify with some of my feelings.  You do not need to be an attorney […]