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Lawyers in Distress

The practice of law can be very stressful, and for lawyers who suffer from depression, it can be deadly. Oregon like many states across the nation has lost a number of good attorneys to suicide. The Oregon State Bar Bulletin … Continue reading

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Tech When an Upgrade isn’t an Upgrade

I recently went through tech trauma that I want to share with you so you don’t need to repeat my experience. I had an iPhone 4S. Yes, I know, old technology replaced by cool technology I wasn’t yet ready to … Continue reading

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More About Money: “Don’t Just Ignore the Bills!”

I hear solos talking about the client who isn’t paying. Now usually this is a client who fell further and further behind on paying legal bills. Sometimes there was an initial retainer but that is usually long exhausted. The client … Continue reading

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Rumpelstiltskin! What is the darn password again!

Believe it or not, the most common password is the word password. Before feeling smug about that unique password you created, think about how many sites where you have used it. Fess up; you are not alone. The aggravation of … Continue reading

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Most Important Checklist: Security of Your Gizmos and Gadgets

Here at the PLF we are fond of checklists as a tool for loss prevention. Busy lawyers and their staff will find lots of checklists among the 41 different categories of practice aids and forms. Here is an important … Continue reading

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Staying the Course

December 1st. The first day of the last month in the year, 2010. Some lawyers are wondering if they should continue trying to launch their new law firm. It is important to realize that it is hard work running your … Continue reading

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