MoreLaw Minneapolis Blog Roll
Each member of the MoreLaw Minneapolis community brings a huge amount of experience to the table. Here, they share what they have learned about the practice of law as a solo or small firm attorney.
You’ve spent some time finding your passion and thinking about your market. By now, you may have a short list of practice areas connecting your law practice to your life outside the law. It’s time to take the next step: talk to your mentor(s). Don’t have a mentor? ...read more
Some early career advice from a friend: “Don’t get good at things you don’t like to do.” Well duh, I thought. I hated ironing shirts—and after a few soggy creases and singed cuffs, Mom rethought her decision to delegate. Later—no doubt influenced by teenage years...read more
Messages breed while you’re out of the office. If you weren't compulsively checking email on vacation, and you don’t have an assistant, here are some useful tips to help you dig out from under. 1. Make a short list of important tasks BEFORE you start checking...read more
Paying clients: because you didn't win the $448 million Powerball lottery, you’re going to need them. No matter how exciting the subject matter, your practice will be short-lived if it doesn't meet clients’ needs. Therefore when choosing a practice area consider:...read more
You probably had a multidisciplinary law school course offering insights from “law and” another field. Legal scholarship benefits from the fresh perspective of scholars with experience in economics, psychology, or literature; students benefit because these classes...read more