Learning the Three Dimensions of the Business of Law

With all of the attention on law firm layoffs and the reduced number of jobs for recent law graduates , many new attorneys may be considering setting up a solo practice. After spending 3+ years in law school, new grads still may not feel prepared for the equally important business aspects of running...

Virtual Law Firm Shuts Down: End of an Era?

The Legal Times tells us that Clearspire started with much promise, but a few weeks ago the “virtual” law firm closed with 25 lawyers on staff. The idea was to have a firm with no office staffed by former big firm attorneys that keep fees low by minimizing overhead and doing a lot by videoconference...