Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

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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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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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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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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Home Offices and the Practice of Law

{3:48 minutes to read} Seven years ago, when I launched Aimee B. Davis Law P.C., I was dubious about whether I’d secure the same sophisticated level of corporate transactional work I was accustomed to handling as an associate (and later, … Continue reading

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Do You Engage in Good Business Habits?

{4:24 minutes to read} Although Q1 2017 is in the history books, it’s never too late to re-evaluate your business habits and consider how they may be improved. Transitioning from an employee of BIG LAW to a solo practitioner was … Continue reading

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Can You Minimize Publication Costs by Forming an LLC in Albany?

{3:06 minutes to read} In New York State (NYS) every new limited liability company (LLC) must announce its formation by placing notices in two publications for a period of six weeks, at a cost of up to $2,000. This revenue … Continue reading

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