Not getting hired can still require paperwork. Check out my thoughts on how to handle a client consultation that does not result in representation over at AttorneyatWork.com.
From identifying your client (a recent topic of a CLE presentation panel on which I participated at the Solo and Small Firm Summit of the State Bar of California) to delineating just what you will do, there are so many thorny issues in client engagement. Read my thoughts on how to handle the situation of a client thinking you have agreed to do more than you think you agreed to do over at AttorneyatWork.com.
Note-taking is a basic skill we develop and use (over use even?) in university and law school, so why is it that we seem to have such poor notes sometimes when it comes to client matters? Read my tips for how to keep better notes over at AttorneyatWork.com.
What do you do when you are not sure privilege has been waived? Read my thoughts at AttorneyatWork.com.
It is possible to go through the hell of a discipline action by the state bar and regain footing in your legal practice. Read my ideas on this topic at AttorneyatWork.com.
It really stinks to work hard for a client, both on the work and the relationship, only to have them receive solicitations from other lawyers. What can you do about it? Read my thoughts on Lawyerist.com.