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The Importance of Maintaining Integrity

{3:12 minutes to read}  For over 10 years, I’ve had the privilege of knowing and being mentored by Debra Forman, a certified executive coach and the founder of Pinstripe Coaching, which specializes in consulting to lawyers and law firms. Debra’s … Continue reading

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How Can a Solo Attorney Satisfy All the Clients All the Time?

{3:18 minutes to read}  This was one of many questions I asked myself when starting my solo practice. The answer is they can’t. I am not an expert in all aspects of law, and I can’t answer every client question. … Continue reading

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Achieving Greatness: Developing the Confidence to Overcome Challenges

{3:24 minutes to read}  I have a client who started his own business last year. We recently had a conversation about the challenges he faces. While on some level, he “knew he could do it,” he expressed concern about the … Continue reading

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Thinking Around the Problem: Creative Solutions

{4:00 minutes to read} In December 2016, one deal consumed my attention. I had never sold a school before, but a trusted colleague convinced me to accept the engagement for that reason. Year-end deals are often challenging, but in this … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Getting an Attorney Involved Early in the Deal Process

{3:24 minutes to read} In October’s blog, Is a Letter of Intent Necessary in an M&A Transaction?, we suggested getting an attorney involved early in the deal process, even prior to finalizing a letter of intent. However, in transactions where … Continue reading

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Think Before You Email!

{3:18 minutes to read} Have you ever sent an email you wish you hadn’t? The consequences can sometimes be catastrophic. One strategy for dealing with challenging or frustrating encounters is to write down everything you would like to say, and … Continue reading

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Is a Letter of Intent Necessary in an M&A Transaction?

{3:42 minutes to read} There’s a debate raging among transactional attorneys about whether entering into a letter of intent (LOI) in advance of negotiating a purchase agreement is a necessary step in the M&A process. An LOI summarizing the basic … Continue reading

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Embracing the Change of Season

{3:36 minutes to read} As Oprah is to bread, I love summer! I love basking in the sun and watching the waves crash on the beach. I love socializing with friends, cooking and eating fresh fruits and vegetables. I also … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality: Is It a Substitute for the Real Thing or Just a Novelty?

{3:48 minutes to read} July 1st, 2017: The day I experienced virtual reality. As an attorney with extensive experience in telecom & new media, I was first introduced to augmented reality (AR) nearly five years ago. In negotiating Non-Disclosure Agreements … Continue reading

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Do Your Clients Consider You to Be a Trusted Advisor or a Scribe?

{4:00 minutes to read} As a solo, my role has shifted over time from acting principally as a legal scribe to more of a trusted advisor to many clients. Occasionally, a client makes it clear they prefer me to stay … Continue reading

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