Category Archives: Resources

Client Billing: Must-Read Resources at the San Francisco Law Library

Andrea Woods The San Francisco Law Library maintains a comprehensive Law Practice Management Collection, with publications that detail all aspects of opening a practice—hanging your shingle, billing, marketing, finances, risk…

What Your Company Should Know About Social Media Endorsement Advertising

Anisha Mangalick   As advertising on social media platforms proliferates, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (https://www.ftc.gov/) and advocacy groups continue to crack down on celebrity and influencer endorsements on the…

Lawyer Referral: When One Door Closes

In July 2014 the Marin County Bar Association (MCBA) made the difficult decision to close its Lawyer Referral Service (LRS). Closing the Marin LRS would leave a vacuum of affordable,…

Client Relations: Must-Read Resources at the San Francisco Law Library

Andrea Woods The San Francisco Law Library maintains a comprehensive Law Practice Management Collection, with publications that detail all aspects of opening a practice—hanging your shingle, billing, marketing, finances, risk…

Legal Writing Tip: How to Get Started on That Brief

Savannah Blackwell Sometimes, the structure and its elements come quickly. You’ve figured out exactly what the case or issue is about. You’ve boiled it down, given it a memorable theme,…

Networking Tips for the Solo/Small Firm Attorney

Sean McHenry, Minnis & Smallets If you are a lawyer, “networking” is part of your job, especially so if you practice at a solo or small firm. Whether you like…

Attorneys from Japanese Bar Federation Visit BASF’s LRIS

Long-time BASF member Junji Suzuki recently arranged a visit on behalf of a delegation of attorneys from the Japanese Bar Federation to discuss BASF’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS)….

Get Eyes on Your Law Firm Content

Clayton Dodds, Law Offices of Peter N. Brewer Content marketing has changed the way that law firms attract potential clients. The goal of publishing interesting content as a marketing tool…

Volunteer Attorney of the Day Stands Up in Immigration Court For Those Who Need it Most

Carol Bisharat is the Immigrant Justice Attorney at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area. She regularly volunteers as an Attorney of the Day (AOD)…

Going Solo? Don’t Do it Alone – The Case for Joining a Legal Incubator

Hamid Yazdan Panah Going solo can be a daunting proposition, but it is not without its benefits. For some, the idea of being their own boss is reason enough to…