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Archives for April 2012
Greetings from Denver
I am a paralegal working for a solo civil litigation attorney in the Denver metro area. I joined LAB because of the wealth of information available on this site. In addition to my "traditional" paralegal responsibilities, I have just been tasked wit…
Greetings from San Antonio, TX
Good afternoon, all.
I only recently discovered lawyerist, but it has been incredibly informative. Love the site! I am setting up a part-time estate planning practice in San Antonio. Lots of helpful stuff on this site about being smart with …
Hello from Boston
Greetings from Boston, Massachusetts. Now I confess that I am not a lawyer but I am writing a book about lawyers and love working with lawyers so that is why I have joined Lawyerist LAB.
My book (in process) is called: The Mentally Tough Lawyer: K…
Greetings from Houston, Texas
Just wanted to introduce myself. I have been reading lawyerist.com for awhile and decided to officially sign up.
I am a Partner in a small law firm in Houston, Texas -- Hensley & Krueger, L.L.P. We are a general practice, litigation and transa…
I just read a fascinating article (almost a year old) from the New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/21/magazine/do-you-suffer-from-decision-fatigue.html?_r=3&ref=general&src=me&pagewanted=all
The beginning of the article discusses paro…
Hello from South Texas
Hi. I'm a Texas prosecutor preparing to go solo in a couple of months and was led here by your article, Start a Solo Law Practice for Under $3,000.
Thanks for sharing your wisdom on the subject and looking forward to contribute as I go along.
Is there a way to subscribe to a thread that I haven't replied too? I don't see it at the bottom?
Chicago Attorney Seeking Mentor
I recently passed the Illinois Bar exam and I am currently looking for work in Chicago or the surrounding suburbs.
I am looking to try to do some work on my own as well, but really do not have much practical experience. I feel I would really …
Hello from the british isles
Working on getting my practice qualification way over here in England (actually a re-qualification exercise). After my initial TC period is over I'll be considering setting up shop as a solo by 2013.
I will be needing all the advice I can get my ha…
Private Messages disappeared?
Having issues with private messages. I'm getting emails telling me I have a new message, but the link takes me to a "topic not found" page, my inbox has disappeared, and when I tried to use the contact link the prove you are a human image does not l…
Estate Planning Resources
So I want to get into the estate planning field and was wondering if any one had any suggestions on good books, blogs, anything for a newbie to go on - particularly for CA?
I have, I think, a decent understanding of Estate Planning based on my pers…
Greetings from Georgia and welcomes from West Virginia
Hello! My name is Andrew Shumate, and I'm a 3rd year law student at Mercer University School of Law in Macon, GA. I'm going to be graduating in 2-3 weeks, and will be taking the bar in West Virginia after I'm finished. I'm originally from WV, so …
Hello from Newfoundland (Canada) - Eli Baker
I've been creeping this website for a long time. Thought I'd finally join. I've got 10 years in the practice and about 6 out on my own. We are one lawyer, one manager, one communications / writer, and one "on contract" paralegal (who knows more t…
Howdy from Texas!
I have joined this forum to learn a little bit more about how attorneys use Dropbox (and other cloud services) to store their paperwork. I have learned that many attorneys choose to go "paperless" nowadays, and store their piles of…
Hello from Atlanta
I am a CPA candidate and I joined the LAB because I want to understand the challenges attorneys have when using accounting software - to ultimately help them figure it all out.
So, is it attorney or lawyer?
Have a productive d…
Greetings from Brussels
Hi I'm Patrick working at the European Commission on innovation policy with interest in technology transfer and the nexus of competition law and IP law.
Hello from Buffalo, New York
Hello everyone. I am a newly admitted attorney in Buffalo New York. I just recently decided to go out on my own and I am very excited at what lies ahead (also extremely anxious and nervous). I stumbled upon lawyerist a few days ago and cant stop che…
Hi from Asunci
Hi! I'm glad to have found this site. I'm currently 41 years old, married, no kids (yet...?). I'm a Registered Public Translator of English at the Supreme Court of Justice of Paraguay, and I have a degree in theology and did some graduate study in t…
Lawyerist Meetup in Boston
After reading about the Chicago Meetup, I think a Boston Meetup should be in order. Anyone? Anyone? Bueler?