Tips and Tools for Surviving the Shift to Remote Work

Adriana Linares and Brett Burney offer a comprehensive list of useful tips and tools for bettering your technology use in the age of remote work. Recommendations in this episode: TextExpander, NetDocuments G Suite Office 365 Microsoft To Do Analog Attorney Field Notes  GoldFynch PST Viewer TunnelBear eDiscovery Buyers …


Going Remote During COVID-19: Tips and Tools for At-Home Legal Practice

As we move deeper into the COVID-19 crisis, many lawyers and firms are still scrambling for solutions for the shift to remote work. Adriana Linares focuses this edition of New Solo on giving struggling lawyers the guidance they need to succeed in this transition and serve their clients with excellence. …


Implementing the Right Processes with Ernie Svenson

A new client or matter comes into your office. You need to open the matter, work the matter, and, ultimately, close the matter. Are you doing those steps the best way? New Solo host Adriana Linares sits down with guest host Liz McCausland and guest Ernie Svenson to discuss how …


Learning Blockchain From Those Who Know It Best

You’ve heard plenty about it— maybe you’re watching it from a distance; maybe you think it’s a fad; maybe you’re even making a fortune on it. Blockchain technology is one of those things that gets discussed but it’s hard to pin down exactly how it’ll affect your life and your …


Brand New Solo: Legal Tech and Business Tips from Philip Mauriello

Going solo may sound stressful, but it’s exciting! Having the freedom to live according to personal ideals and being creative with the building of a business is both satisfying and rewarding for many solo attorneys. Philip Mauriello was bitten by the entrepreneurial bug while working in the restaurant business, and after entering law school, he knew that utilizing today’s legal technology would allow him to practice law on his terms. New Solo host Adriana Linares talks with Philip about his path to solo lawyering, his methods for vetting legal tech, and his recommendations for products and resources that make life easier for solo attorneys.

Philip Mauriello is founder and managing attorney of Arete Law APC.

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A Peek at Client Portals (Nov/Dec Issue of ALA’s Legal Management)

Thanks to The Association of Legal Administrators, Mark Brewer for including my thoughts about client portals for law firms. I am no doubt a “portal pusher”😄. Read the full article here. To reduce the continuous stream of messages and phone tag, many law firms have adopted client portals to streamline …

Meet America’s Only Mac-Powered Courthouse

Clerk of Court, Chuck Diard, runs a 100% Mac-powered courthouse. Located in one of my favorite little towns of the south, Mobile, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama is brand new. Chuck and his team put a lot of thought into designing the courthouse to be …


Shifting to Neutral: Kristin Rizzo’s Journey From Litigation to Mediation

As lawyers gain more experience in the profession, some feel the desire to shift their practice into other areas of law or even to mediation, but career shifts are no small task! In this edition of New Solo, host Adriana Linares talks with Kristin Rizzo about her professional journey from …