Does the Billable Hour Need a Refresh?

By WealthCounsel Staff on Oct 12, 2018 6:00:00 AM

The traditional hourly billing method has long been a contentious topic among attorneys. But, with the increasing demand for better cost predictability and transparency, does this billing method need a refresh or should it be ditched for other billing strategies?

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Is a Virtual Law Practice Right for You?

By WealthCounsel Staff on Oct 5, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Thanks to advances in technology, working virtually has become a reality for many small practices and solo attorneys. Whether working from a home office, coworking space, or hotel room, many attorneys are embracing technology and ditching the traditional law office space for a completely web-based one. This style of working can have many benefits, such as: an increase in productivity, a more attainable work-life balance, and the ability to target clients in an ever-expanding mobile world. But, it can have it drawbacks, too.  

With the right technology and business plan, any attorney can take their practice virtual. The question becomes: Is it right for you?

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Nobody Likes a Trust Fund Kid: Here’s How to Prepare Them

By WealthCounsel Staff on Sep 28, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Trust fund kid: the term conjures up images of entitlement, snobbery, and pastel golf shirts. Daddy’s spoiled little brats account for only a little more than 1% of the U.S. population (there’s that maligned 1% again). When compared to the approximately 22% of Americans who inherited money, those who did so via a trust fund are an especially small minority.

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