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Hey there, I’m Ernie Svenson, the founder of this website.

If you don’t know anything about me, here’s the short story…

I used to practice law the “traditional way,” handling complex business litigation cases (i.e. many boxes of paper organized by lots of staff members).

But then I learned how to create a 100% paperless, highly automated law practice. One that was financially rewarding and personally fulfilling (i.e. low-overhead, low-stress, with more freedom).

Now I help lawyers who want to do the same for their practices.

Full Background

Read on if you want the slightly longer version of my story.


My radical transformation began with this discovery…

Using nothing more than a laptop and a smartphone I could handle complex litigation cases completely by myself, and do so at a much lower cost.

So, in 2006, I gave up my lucrative partnership in a stodgy big firm to start a Ninja-efficient solo practice. I was eager to break out of the traditional mold and it worked out nicely.

A Dream Come True

Getting new clients was easy and inexpensive: my main marketing tool was a simple website that cost less than $100.

And, because my overhead was ridiculously low, I was able to earn a good living without working crazy hours.

Other Lawyers Noticed

Other lawyers asked me to help them improve their practices (mostly solos and small firm lawyers). I enjoyed doing this and so, eventually, it became my full-time mission.

The ABA asked me to write some books to help lawyers improve their use of technology. And I was invited to speak at conferences around the country, where I offered my best advice to thousands of lawyers.

In 2018, the ABA presented me with their Solo and Small Firm Trainer Award, BUT…

My greatest satisfaction came from seeing lawyers I helped feel deep joy —something they never thought was possible.

What Some of Them Say…

  • My biggest sensei in starting my solo law practice was Ernie Svenson.” —David Sparks
  • “I received so much help by not having to find answers on my own.”—Carlee Gonzales
  • “I’m a 65-year-old dinosaur attorney of 38 years, enjoying your program and finding it helpful.” —Michael R. Jarman
  • I feel reinvigorated about my practice.” —Jimmy Go
  • “It is clear that you love helping people”—Catherine Fairchild

Learn to Work Smarter

There are two good options for starting to transform your practice. First, you can enroll in the Working Smarter Course (the option which most lawyers prefer).

Or, take a smaller step & download this Free PDF Guide.

Work Smarter. Be Happier

Want to Talk?

If you’d prefer to chat with me click this link to schedule a free call at a time that suits you best.

Book Publications

I’ve  written two books published by the American Bar Association:

I self-published this book to help lawyers better harness the power of PDFs in their law practices:

And I was hired by Nuance to write a book about their PDF software:

Book Me To Speak

If you want me to speak at your event click here to learn about the options for doing so.

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