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The Architecture of Trees, The Arcitecture of Your Law Practice

Here in Portland, Oregon we’ve been having snow and freezing rain. When warm inside, this freezing weather allows you to appreciate the architecture of trees. The stark relief of branches covered in snow and ice is beautiful, especially some of … Continue reading

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Just Say, “No.”

One of the most important things you may need to tell your existing and potential clients is, “no.” When to say no can be difficult for some lawyers to determine. With memories of the 2008 economic climate and awareness of overhead, many … Continue reading

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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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