New Ebook: How to Succeed as a Federal Judicial Law Clerk

Recently hired as a federal judicial law clerk? Check out my e-book, available on Amazon.com, called “How to Succeed as a Federal Judicial Law Clerk.” Clerking for a fe

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FAQ: Who Are Your Clients?

As a freelance attorney, my clients are generally solo practitioners who tend to fall into one of two camps. Most commonly, my clients are attorneys who love litigating in

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FAQ: Why Did You Become a Freelance Attorney?

I decided to become a freelance attorney for two main reasons. First and foremost, I love to write. Prior to starting my own freelance practice, I clerked for a federal jud

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FAQ: Do You Only Work on California Cases?

No, I frequently work on cases in jurisdictions outside of California. I have Westlaw and Lexis subscriptions for all fifty states, so I am able to perform legal research a

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FAQ: Do You Take Last-Minute Projects?

Absolutely, I happily take on rush projects and do so frequently. To name a few, some of the last-minute projects I have taken on include a twenty-five page motion to dismi

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FAQ: How Much Will a Project Cost? How Do I Pay You?

Before I begin a project I discuss with my client the number of hours that we think it will take to complete the project (5-10 hours, 20-25 hours, etc.). Before beginning,

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FAQ: Does a Freelance Attorney Sign Pleadings and/or Represent my Client?

Quite simply, no and no. A freelance attorney will not sign any pleadings and does not represent your client. A freelance attorney will draft filings for your signature onl

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FAQ: What Can I Hire a Freelance Attorney to do?

     Hiring a freelance attorney is a great way to help manage overflow work, have more free time, and expand the business of your law firm. Over the course of my freel

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Ethical Implications of Hiring a Freelance Attorney

By: Meghan Dohoney, Freelance Attorney — Ethical rules vary by state but here are some general considerations: Confidentiality: The duty of confidentiality extends to

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Top 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring a Freelance Attorney

By: Meghan Dohoney, Freelance Attorney — #5: When invoicing my client, can I add a surcharge to your freelance legal service fees?                 Yes!

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  • Standard rate: $100/hour
  • Rush rate (due in 5 business days or less): $125/hour

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