No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

May 27, 2013 By: Eric Cooperstein

Consider this client screening scenario. A potential client contacts you regarding a legal problem. He or she might meet with you in

Finding Value in Free Consultations

May 13, 2013 By: Eric Cooperstein

There are essentially two schools of thought on whether lawyers should offer free consultations to prospective clients. On one side are the

Shop Supplies

Apr 23, 2013 By: Eric Cooperstein

Last week a lawyer wrote to me and asked if it was ethical to charge, in addition to a flat fee for

Time Matters

Apr 9, 2013 By: Eric Cooperstein

The debate over the wisdom of the billable hour has once again come alive in the blawgosphere in the wake of the