Social networking 1.0By Helen W. GunnarssonJune 2009LawPulse, Page 278Despite the newfangled options, blogs and e-mail discussion groups are still excellent ways to connect with other lawyers.
Should You Use Fastcase and How?By Helen W. GunnarssonApril 2009Article, Page 178Whether you make it your primary online research tool or use it to supplement Westlaw or Lexis, Fastcase can save you money. Lots of it. Here’s how.
Lawyer LincolnBy Daniel W. Stowell and John A. LuptonFebruary 2009Article, Page 74A look at Abraham Lincoln's legal practice in antebellum Illinois.
Weathering the StormBy Karen ErgerFebruary 2009Column, Page 98Don't make bad economic times worse with bad management decisions.
1099s for deadbeat clients?By Helen W. GunnarssonJanuary 2009LawPulse, Page 10 A law-office management expert puts forth the option of sending a nonpaying client a 1099 for the value of your services. Is it really OK to do so?
Taking Down Your ShingleBy Helen W. GunnarssonJanuary 2009Article, Page 20Selling or otherwise closing your private practice? Don't forget to take care of important business before you do.
Bacon-Saving Support StaffBy Karen ErgerOctober 2008Column, Page 536Don't think your support staff can make or break you? Think again.
Law-Firm Compensation Systems ExplainedBy Helen W. GunnarssonJune 2008Article, Page 288Wondering whether your firm's compensation scheme needs an overhaul? Here's a look at what others are doing.
A solo’s advice on going soloBy Helen W. GunnarssonMarch 2008LawPulse, Page 118 A young sole practitioner's take on the perils and pleasures of hanging out your shingle.
Are e-mail disclaimers really necessary?By Helen W. GunnarssonFebruary 2008LawPulse, Page 66They really are, some lawyers say. In fact, you should put them at the beginning, not the end, of your messages, other lawyers say.
Law Firm Marketing 101By G. M. FiliskoJanuary 2008Article, Page 20You didn’t go to law school to be a salesperson, but you still have to sell yourself to prospective clients. Here’s how.
Putting Your Firm on the WebBy Mary Katherine DannaNovember 2005Article, Page 572Should you build a Web site? Buy a listing in an online directory? Here's an introduction to Web-based marketing.
The Truth About Going SoloBy Helen W. GunnarssonOctober 2005Article, Page 510Three ISBA members speak from experience about the joys and challenges of solo practice.
Handling High-Maintenance ClientsBy Helen W. GunnarssonAugust 2005Article, Page 398Angry clients, irrational clients, obsessive clients – how do you handle them? ISBA lawyers share their strategies.
Burnout and the High Cost of TurnoverBy Paul SullivanAugust 2004Column, Page 431Does burnout have your best employees looking elsewhere? Learn the warning signs and find out how you can create a less stressful working environment.