ICYMI: Money Saving Tips For Working With A Lawyer

One of the most common questions I am asked is how much someone should expect to pay for legal services that are billed by the hour (rather than flat fee).  Of course, the answer varies widely depending on the legal issues, the parties involved, and each particular circumstance.  Depending on the type of legal work, it may be very difficult to estimate how much time and work wi...
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ICYMI: Marketing A Solo Law Practice

Running a solo law office presents a number of unique marketing advantages and challenges, especially for a busy attorney wearing a number of different job duty hats on a daily basis! A big challenge can be determining what the biggest bang will be for limited marketing bucks.  While businesses with a greater pool of marketing resources can cast their nets far and wide, it c...
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ICYMI: Mobile Law Practice

What is a “mobile” law firm? Law offices can be intimidating.  Meeting where clients are comfortable allows for a more productive and straightforward conversation.  In addition, since attorney meetings often cover personal and sensitive information, meeting where clients are comfortable helps relieve some of the stress of sharing private information. A mobile law firm, at...
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ICYMI: Four Easy Starting Points to Finding an Attorney

When a matter arises and you need to consult with an attorney, how are you supposed to find one that meets your needs?  With a few easy steps, you can start to narrow down the field: Do you have work benefits that include discounted legal services? If you don’t know, check with your Human Resources Department.  If you have access to some kind of legal employee assistance p...
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ICYMI: Do Yourself a Favor, Don’t Wait to Get Legal Advice!

Sticking your head in the sand when confronted with a situation you don’t know how to handle is a common reaction.  Unfortunately, especially in legal contexts, failing to act can cause ramifications that make your situation much worse. Whether you have been served with legal papers or confronted with a situation requiring legal advice, if you fail to respond or act in a tim...
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Local Transportation Options for Seniors

For seniors who don’t drive and need some help getting out of the house for medical appointments, errands, grocery shopping, etc., there are some local options for transportation that can make life easier: Ride Connection: Ride Connection offers a variety of transportation services in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington Counties. They offer training to teach people how to...
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