Donna Seyle is an attorney, author, and Founder of Law Practice Strategy, where she advises solo lawyers and small firms on the use and integration of cloud technology to expand their legal services delivery options, and offers unique content marketing and publishing services. LPS is also a real-time information center on the future of law and emerging legal business models.
She is a member of the ABA-LPM’s eLawyering Task Force, which explores tech innovation and its impact on on the profession, and the use of technology to improve access to justice. She also serves as a member of the State Bar of California – Law Practice Management & Technology Executive Committee, where she chairs several sub-committees.
Her work has been published in Calbar’s The Bottom Line, ALM’s Legal Technology Newsletter and Law.com, ABA’s Law Practice Today and GP-Solo Magazine, Technolawyer, and ALA’s Legal Management magazine. She is the author of Law Practice Strategy: Creating a New Business Model for Solos and Small Firms, as well as the virtual law practice section of the State Bar of California’s upcoming publication, The California Guide to Growing and Managing a Law Office.
She is an occasional contributing blogger at Small Firm Innovation, Attorney at Work, and The Orange Rag.
Prior to 2010, Donna’s 22 years of professional experience in law is a unique blend of traditional firm practice in business and real estate transactions and litigation, in-house counsel, and business and real estate investment.
She has presented webinars for TotalAttorneys, RocketMatter, MassLOMAP and Attorney Credits, and live presentations at the ABA’s Annual Meeting, 2011 and the State Bar’s Annual Meeting, 2012. Her book, Law Practice Strategy: Creating a New Business Model for Solos and Small Firms is currently available here or on Amazon.com.
In 2009 she founded Freelance Law Firm, a virtual-based freelance attorney service, performing legal projects for outsourcing attorneys. FLF was designed based on the emerging trends of a successful solo practice in this new era of technology that drives the proliferating legal services industry. At the same time, she began engaging in social media and became engrossed in the significant changes occurring in the legal profession, turning her attention to helping lawyers and law firms progress to stay competitive in a radically shifting professional environment.
Her prior 22 years of professional experience in law is a unique blend of traditional firm practice in business and real estate transactions and litigation, in-house counsel for real estate development, and business and real estate investments in California, Hawaii and New Mexico.