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A Retirement Guide To Your Law Firm’s Website and Online Presence

After nearly 20 years in business, advising client on how to shut down their online presence when they retire is becoming a more frequent conversation. Attorneys now have multiple digital assets associated with their online presence and personal... Read More
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Can a Law Firm Website Fuel Retirement?

Lawyers often overlook the valuable business assets they build while in practice. These assets, like the firm's website, can increase the value of the firm and influence it's salability when it comes time to retire.... Read More
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How Do I Minimize Email While On Vacation?

The holidays approach. Getting out of the office and on vacation is one of the of the hardest things to do when you work for yourself. Ironic for the many attorneys who chose solo or small firm practices precisely to have a better quality of life... Read More
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Creating a Satisfying “Second Act” in Your Legal Career

Attorneys are widely perceived as successful in life and many would affirm their satisfaction with their careers. But lawyers who can claim they “couldn’t be happier” are rare, and far more common are those who don’t take time to consider... Read More
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Managing Information Overload: What to do When the Information Age Has You Overwhelmed

Several weeks ago a friend, the executive director of an organization, confessed that his office is a disaster. Professional journals pile up, phone messages are unanswered. Projects remain half completed. The in-box has become a storage box. Every... Read More
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Stay on Top of Your Workload: Manage Your Cases Like Projects

When I ask attorneys if they are staying on top of their workload, the usual answer is “no.” Lawyers tend to work in a crisis management mode, proceeding from due date to due date. The calendar of filing deadlines drives the practice and rush... Read More
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Tips for e-mail sanity

There is a growing movement of good people out there called “Life Hackers.” Life hacks are tips and ideas to improve efficiency and get things off your mind, they generally have a technology slant. Some of the best commentary and... Read More
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Blackberry Thumb | Brain Numb

In 1999 I unpacked my very first Blackberry wireless e-mail device and was elated. I could now receive e-mail anywhere, instantly. Better than that I could easily respond to messages and completely conceal the fact that I was not dutifully sitting... Read More
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Trying to Balance Work and Family

In a recent issue of the ABA Journal e-Report, lawyers provided their children’s comments on their parents’ jobs. One lawyer described a day when her child care person was sick and she took her young daughter to court, leaving her with... Read More
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Law Office of Pete Rowe, P.C.
Solo Family Law, Immigration and Litigation Law Firm
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