Practice-Launching Tips for Solos and Small FirmsBy Ed FinkelFebruary 2014Article, Page 72Time to strike out on your own? Veteran practitioners help you get off to a good start - and avoid common missteps - with tips on marketing, billing, retainers, client management, and more.
Low Cost Technology for Highly Productive LawyersBy Ed FinkelJanuary 2014Article, Page 20Now more than ever, great technology tools - many especially designed for lawyers - are amazingly affordable if not free. But don't forget the crucial difference between "frugal" and "cheap."
‘Aim for the Top’By Ed FinkelNovember 2013Article, Page 564After a four-decade ascent through all levels of the Illinois court system, Rita Garman becomes Illinois's second female chief justice.
Limited Scope, Expanded OpportunityBy Ed FinkelOctober 2013Article, Page 508Recent Illinois Supreme Court rule changes enable lawyers to represent clients in litigation for only a portion of a case. Proponents say that's good for lawyers, clients, and judges.
Reaching Out to Generation NextBy Ed FinkelAugust 2013Article, Page 400Young lawyers have different needs than their more senior colleagues. New President Paula Holderman wants to make sure the ISBA speaks their language.
Rainmaking in Dry TimesBy Ed FinkelJune 2013Article, Page 288How do you attract new clients and retain existing ones in this economy? Consultants and Illinois lawyers offer battle-tested tips.