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Feeling a little overwhelmed lately? You’re not alone. A 1990 Johns Hopkins University study examined more than 100 occupations for anxiety-related issues and found that lawyers suffer from depression at a rate 3.6 times that of the other professions studied. A National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health study—based on data from 1984-1998—concluded that white […]

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By Reba Nance—CBA LPM Director Get Found—Update Your Listing Today Another benefit of membership—the CBA’s online Find A Lawyer Directory is now mobilized and responsive to any device type, making it easy for potential clients to access and search. Advanced search options enable people to find you by section, committee, or local bar membership, as […]

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By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer Every solo attorney needs a designated space to complete work and meet with clients. But there is nothing that says a solo attorney can’t work from home, a shared office, a room in a public library, or any location that serves the needs of the law office. While one solo […]

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By Reba Nance—CBA LPM Director As a solo practitioner or an attorney in a small firm, the CBA knows you have unique needs, which we try to meet through the services provided by the Solo-Small Firm Section. You probably know about the CLEs, the networking events, and of course the listserv. I, however, feel the […]

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Join the CBA, CWBA, and COLAP, on July 1 at noon at the CBA-CLE offices for a Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness Workshop, presented by Jeena Cho, recently featured in The Wall Street Journal—Lawyers Go Zen, With Few Objections. Is your mind constantly going at 150 mph? Do you find yourself wasting precious time thinking about […]

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By Reba Nance—CBA LPM Director It’s becoming more difficult to tell if a link is legitimate. Here are a few things you can do to make it less likely that you will infect your computer by clicking on an unsafe link. Keep your antimalware/antivirus software up-to-date. Make sure your software is set to auto update […]

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By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer There are undoubtedly many people who have landed on a solo attorney’s website and been immediately impressed with the site’s layout and design. There’s nothing better than searching the Internet for an attorney who provides a specific type of legal service, and quickly locating a website that displays information in […]

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 The Commission on Women in the Profession and the ABA Law Practice Division’s Women Rainmakers Committee invite you to develop your GRIT & GROWTH mindset. This local program workshop will help you learn how a GRIT & GROWTH mindset can help women professionals overcome obstacles and barriers in the workplace that hold them back. Join […]

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By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer Does the layout and design of your website matter? It absolutely does! It is especially important for a solo attorney to have a high-quality and modern website that includes an abundance of valuable content. According to information included in an article published by FindLaw titled Internet is Now the Most […]

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Check Out ABA 2015 TECHSHOW’s “60 Sites in 60 Minutes” Arguably one of the most popular programs at TECHSHOW every year is “60 Sites in 60 Minutes,” and this year’s session was no different! This year’s session was held on Saturday, April 18, in Chicago. They just posted the list of websites here. Some sites […]

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