Michelle Lipkowitz, who led Saul Ewing’s Baltimore office, heads to D.C. firm
After several years in leadership at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, experienced litigator Michelle N. Lipkowitz has moved to a Washington, D.C., firm.
Silverman Thompson moving to new office, staying in downtown Baltimore
The Baltimore-based law firm Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White is moving to a new home.
Having resorted to cuts, furloughs, Md. law firms hope worst is over
Big Maryland law firms have not been immune to the financial ills wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, with many having resorted to salary reductions, furloughs, and spending cuts in the past two months spurred largely by suspended court proceedings and an absence of new clients. But these firms said their cost-cutting efforts are temporary. They […]
Law firms bolster online resources to help clients with virus response
As Maryland businesses scramble to understand and respond to the legal implications of the coronavirus pandemic, Baltimore law firms are providing free online resources and services to help. Firms say hundreds of people have listened to legal webinars or taken advantage of discounted legal services as the virus upends businesses across the state. Ballard Spahr […]
Avvo expands into fixed-fee legal service
Lawyer directory site Avvo is expanding its reach with a pilot program that will offer fixed-fee legal services.
My New Year’s (not to do) resolutions
I’m making resolutions not to keep up practices that make my life harder and more stressful. What are your not-to-do resolutions for this year?
Baltimore law firm promotes wellness one step at a time
Whether he’s meeting a client for dinner, attending a Ravens game or commuting to his downtown Baltimore office, attorney Gerard P. Martin rarely gets behind the wheel of a car or boards a bus, preferring instead to walk to his destinations. For Martin, who had bilateral knee replacement surgery less than two years ago, logging […]
When the server crashes, will you be prepared?
We hear much about file security and the importance of having backup systems in place. But we're more concerned about issues right in front of you, instead of taking time to come up with a plan.
Commentary: Not all blogs are created equal
When done right, a blog can be a living, detailed entity that represents you to the world. When done wrong, a blog can be a chore, an unwelcome expense that produces little return on your effort, or even an ethical minefield. The difference lies in how well you implement fundamental policies. Policies on purpose Blogs […]
Practical and effective social media use for lawyers: Facebook edition
The magic in Facebook is in the relatively cheap and precise targeting.
A little help with Yelp
I’m grateful to the clients who went to the trouble of creating a Yelp profile so that they could leave a review. Unfortunately, you’ll never find those reviews unless you look very, very closely.
Nicole Black: How to choose software for your small law firm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – I am often asked to speak to lawyers about mobile and cloud computing and when I do, members of the audience tend to have lots of questions. That was certainly the case earlier this month when I spoke to a group of lawyers in Buffalo. At one point one of the attendees […]