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InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • May 23

    The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Accomplishing More, One Task at a Time

    The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Accomplishing More, One Task at a Time
    Jeff Skott, a Lead Solutions Architect for LexisNexis, gives his thoughts on how lawyers can accomplish more – by doing one thing at a time: “A few months ago, at a restaurant in Houston, I... The post The Busy Lawyer’s…
  • May 22

    Social Media Ethics for In-House Counsel (Free Ethics CLE, NYC, 5/31)

    Social Media Ethics for In-House Counsel (Free Ethics CLE, NYC, 5/31)
    The New York Counsel In-House Meetup is having yet another Meetup, and this one carries a free New York ethics credit.  Here are the details: “Please join us as Gregory Casamento of Locke Lord takes... The post Social Media Ethics…
  • May 22

    LinkedIn Reveals The Hottest Companies To Work For

    LinkedIn Reveals The Hottest Companies To Work For
    Looking to make a move in the in-house world? Check out LinkedIn’s list of the hottest companies to work for: “Which companies are those jobseekers eyeing and where are they landing? LinkedIn offers up a... The post LinkedIn…
Rank this Week: 479

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 2869

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • May 23

    Censure For Driving Through Nebraska With A Reported .392 BAC

    Censure For Driving Through Nebraska With A Reported .392 BAC
    The web page of the Colorado Presiding Disciplinary Judge reports The Presiding Disciplinary Judge approved the parties’ conditional admission of misconduct and publicly censured Kristin Lee Knotts (attorney registration number 35918),…
  • May 23

    Confidentially Your

    Confidentially Your
    An attorney was reprimanded by the District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility for violating his duty of confidentiality to one client in the course of representing another The Board agrees with the Hearing Committee that a…
  • May 23

    Reciprocity

    Reciprocity
    The New Jersey Supreme Court doubled the proposed sanction of a six-month suspension of an attorney already suspended for three years and facing further charges in a matter involving reciprocal discipline based on a Pennsylvania sanction.…
Rank this Week: 109

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    11th Circuit rules that dogs aren't people

    11th Circuit rules that dogs aren't people
    Uh oh... get ready for the hate mail. How could you rule that dogs aren't people? Judge Rosenbaum starts off this entertaining qualified immunity case like this:In history and literature, the name “Draco” has been associated…
  • May 22

    You be the judge -- Anthony Weiner

    You be the judge -- Anthony Weiner
    You be the judge -- former Congressman and Huma's husband Anthony Weiner pleaded guilty to a count of transferring obscene material to a minor. It carries a maximum sentence of 10 years. His guidelines are 135 months at the low end. The…
  • May 19

    Who could read all of this?

    Who could read all of this?
    The 11th Circuit issued 284 pages of en banc opinions in the smoking cases, including Tjoflat's 225+ page (!!) dissent. I couldn't bear to read it all, but the Daily Report has this initial summary:The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh…
Rank this Week: 532

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • May 23

    Microsoft SQL 2017: Improvements, Advanced Analytics and What It May Mean for Lawyer

    Microsoft SQL 2017: Improvements, Advanced Analytics and What It May Mean for Lawyer
    Microsoft recently updated SQL, its database server and data management system. The advances Microsoft promises could make deep analytics and predictive technology more available to lawyers. Microsoft SQL 2017: Improvements, Advanced…
  • May 22

    Malware, Racist Artificial Intelligence, and The Kink

    Malware, Racist Artificial Intelligence, and The Kink
    Three podcasts we're listening to this week: Digital Detectives, Note to Self, and Soul Music. Malware, Racist Artificial Intelligence, and The Kinks was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • May 22

    Call for Submissions: Lawyerist’s 4th Annual Short-Fiction Contest

    Call for Submissions: Lawyerist’s 4th Annual Short-Fiction Contest
    Entries must be submitted no later than midnight on August 1st, 2017. Call for Submissions: Lawyerist’s 4th Annual Short-Fiction Contest was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
Rank this Week: 950

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • May 23

    How Local Police and Prosecutors Protect Immigrant

    How Local Police and Prosecutors Protect Immigrant
    Ingrid V. Eagly, Immigrant Protective Policies in Criminal Justice, 95 Tex. L. Rev. 245 (2016), available at SSRN.Mary FanLocal governments are increasingly taking the role of protectors in these fear-filled times for federal immigration…
  • May 22

    What Judges Can Do About Implicit Bia

    What Judges Can Do About Implicit Bia
    Andrew J. Wistrich & Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Implicit Bias in Judicial Decision Making: How It Affects Judgment and What Judges Can Do About It, in Ensuring Justice: Reducing Bias 87 (Sarah Redfield ed., forthcoming 2017), available at…
  • May 19

    Starting with Consent

    Starting with Consent
    James Grimmelmann, Consenting to Computer Use, 84 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1500 (2016), available at SSRN.Andrea MatwyshynThe Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), enacted in 1986, has long been a source of consternation for jurists…
Rank this Week: 983

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers managing and growing your law practice, with a focus on technology, marketing, and management. By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, Joan Feldman and Mark Feldman.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com
  • May 23

    How to Work the Room at Networking Event

    How to Work the Room at Networking Event
    Most lawyers have to attend events. Clients have parties, law firms host functions, organizations hold galas and associations offer networking meetings. If you’re someone who detests going to these, particularly when you don’t…
  • May 23

    How to Work the Room at Networking Event

    How to Work the Room at Networking Event
    Most lawyers have to attend events. Clients have parties, law firms host functions, organizations hold galas and associations offer networking meetings. If you’re someone who detests going to these, particularly when you don’t…
  • May 22

    Five Ways to Leverage HARO for Media Coverage

    Five Ways to Leverage HARO for Media Coverage
    Getting quoted in the media is one of the most effective ways for lawyers to raise their profile, gain credibility as a thought leader and attract clients. However, you may not have the time to cultivate relationships with the press or the…
Rank this Week: 569

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • May 23

    How to Work the Room at Networking Event

    How to Work the Room at Networking Event
    Most lawyers have to attend events. Clients have parties, law firms host functions, organizations hold galas and associations offer networking meetings. If you’re someone who detests going to these, particularly when you don’t…
  • May 23

    How to Work the Room at Networking Event

    How to Work the Room at Networking Event
    Most lawyers have to attend events. Clients have parties, law firms host functions, organizations hold galas and associations offer networking meetings. If you’re someone who detests going to these, particularly when you don’t…
  • May 22

    Five Ways to Leverage HARO for Media Coverage

    Five Ways to Leverage HARO for Media Coverage
    Getting quoted in the media is one of the most effective ways for lawyers to raise their profile, gain credibility as a thought leader and attract clients. However, you may not have the time to cultivate relationships with the press or the…
Rank this Week: 498

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • May 22

    Pantheon: Charlize Theron

    Pantheon: Charlize Theron
  • May 18

    Now what?

    Now what?
    And because everyone asks me.. 1. No one sane & savvy I know thinks DJT will be impeached. 2. The upshot? Far more people in all camps think he's an asshole. That's it. 3. Also: No one sane & savvy...
  • May 16

    It's Tuesday, May 16, 2017...

    It's Tuesday, May 16, 2017...
    And many of us have been out of pocket. What horrible outrageous scumbag deed has POTUS No. 45 done in the last 24 hours? Get up and go to work?...
Rank this Week: 66

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • May 22

    Great (Mostly Free) Sites for Effective Research

    Great (Mostly Free) Sites for Effective Research
    At the Michigan Bar Journal (March 2017), Professor Nancy Vettorello surveys many online websites helpful to lawyers: While none of the many free sites offer the sophisticated search abilities of fee-based research services, a few minutes…
  • May 21

    Top Law Schools for Producing Hollywood Lawyer

    Top Law Schools for Producing Hollywood Lawyer
    As I noted in an earlier posting, the Hollywood Reporter has released a list of the top 100 Hollywood entertainment lawyers (here). JDJournal has identified the law schools where the lawyers received their degrees. Here are the top twelve…
  • May 20

    Is Academia a Good Fit for You?

    Is Academia a Good Fit for You?
    Daniel McCormack is a postdoctoral fellow in international politics who is leaving academia for the private sector. At Vitae, he identifies aspects of the academic life that academic aspirants may not have thought about. Though he writes from…
Rank this Week: 277

Elusive Justice

Elusive Justice

Covers the practice of law with advice and insights. By Gregory Adam Napier

http://elusivejustice.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    Affordable Mediation

    Affordable Mediation
    I apologize for the redundancy, but I realized my last post that addressed the issue of affordable medation was quite long and so some may not have gotten to the important part. So far as I know, I am the … Continue reading →
  • Apr 14

    How Mediation can be like MMA

    How Mediation can be like MMA
    I know, you thought I was talking about Mixed Martial Arts. And, truth be told, I have seen some mediations that wanted to go the route of verbal MMA. But, even that can be turned to a productive session. Actually, … Continue reading…
  • Feb 28

    Predictable Litigation Result

    Predictable Litigation Result
    The results from litigating always fall into one of two outcomes: either one party wins and the other loses or both parties lose. This is because litigation is an adversarial process where parties seek to beat one another. And, both ……
Rank this Week: 1143

Legal Loudspeaker

Legal Loudspeaker

Cover tech solutions and issues for law firms. By Accellis Technology Group.

http://accellis.com/blog/
  • May 22

    You May Not Have to Cry over WannaCry

    You May Not Have to Cry over WannaCry
    Read about the recent WannaCry ransomware attacks and how your firm can possibly avoid paying the ransom fee to decrypt files. The post You May Not Have to Cry over WannaCry appeared first on Accellis Technology Group.
  • May 12

    Accellis Technology Group Named “Best Tech Workspace” in Northeast Ohio

    Accellis Technology Group Named “Best Tech Workspace” in Northeast Ohio
    COSE, the Council of Small Enterprises, awarded Accellis Technology Group Best Tech Workspaceat the 11th Annual OHTec Best of Tech Awards. The post Accellis Technology Group Named “Best Tech Workspace” in Northeast Ohio appeared…
  • May 9

    Airline Phishing Attacks: How Hackers Get Access to Your Info

    Airline Phishing Attacks: How Hackers Get Access to Your Info
    Learn about the how hackers are having a 90% success rate at gaining access to your personal information with help from social engineering. The post Airline Phishing Attacks: How Hackers Get Access to Your Info appeared first on Accellis…
Rank this Week: 3028

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • May 22

    Let MyShingle Salvage Your Summer With a FREE Chromebook Giveaway Sweepstakes!

    Let MyShingle Salvage Your Summer With a FREE Chromebook Giveaway Sweepstakes!
    In just five days, Memorial Day weekend will herald the official start of summer – though recent events may have already put a damper on your plans. For example, with a  ban on laptops in airport cabins  still up in the air…
  • May 19

    Five Ways To Enjoy Your Summer as A Solo

    Five Ways To Enjoy Your Summer as A Solo
    Solo and small firm lawyers are notorious for never taking vacations. Some can’t afford the cost, others believe that they can’t afford the time away from the office and some are, quite simply, workaholics.  That said, here…
  • May 16

    Part II: Casetext Is Three-Dimensional Research – Watch How A Real Lawyer Uses It

    Part II: Casetext Is Three-Dimensional Research – Watch How A Real Lawyer Uses It
    As I observed in PART I of this post, for decades, legal research — even with later innovations – has been flat and one-dimensional, mimicking the way that lawyers once hunted for cases in hard copy case reporters and…
Rank this Week: 2504

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • May 22

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce
    When dealing with a family home that’s entirely or substantially part of the parties’ community property, the facts of the situation will lead to taking one of the following five approaches in the divorce agreement. Interspousal…
  • May 19

    When Your Gut Says Not to Take a Case

    When Your Gut Says Not to Take a Case
    You know how you get a “gut feeling” against someone or a situation? This can definitely happen in your law practice. It may be that your personal observations, discussions, or other interactions with a prospective client will…
  • May 17

    3 Ways to Prove Former Testimony at Trial

    3 Ways to Prove Former Testimony at Trial
    There are times you want to offer former testimony against a party to a former proceeding or against a party at the current trial who wasn’t a party to the former proceeding. There’s a hearsay exception for that, and here’s…
Rank this Week: 489

Oregon Law Practice Management

Oregon Law Practice Management

Provides practice management tips for Oregon lawyers. By Beverly Michaelis.

http://oregonlawpracticemanagement.com/
  • May 22

    Thanking Clients Should Be Part of Your Closing Ritual

    Thanking Clients Should Be Part of Your Closing Ritual
    When was the last time you thanked clients for their business?  Asked for their feedback?  Welcomed their referrals?  Invited them to call you with questions or concerns in other areas of your practice? All of this can and…
  • May 15

    A New Ethics Standard for Client Email?

    A New Ethics Standard for Client Email?
    A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away the ABA issued Formal Ethics Opinion 99-413, the gist of which was to give law firms a free pass when it came to email encryption. Since 1999, technology has evolved by leaps ……
  • May 8

    Revisiting Smart Delegation

    Revisiting Smart Delegation
    When we last discussed the subject of delegation, I shared tips for supervising lawyers and associates. That advice was fine as far as it went, but it left a gaping hole: how can we best utilize support staff? Being S-M-A-R-T is the…
Rank this Week: 638

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • May 22

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
  • May 15

    What to do if you experience a work-related injury

    What to do if you experience a work-related injury
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post What to Do if You Experience a Work-Related Injury No matter what type of industry you work in, there is always a chance that you could get hurt at work. If this does…
  • May 15

    Why You Need A DUI Lawyer To help With Your DUI Charge

    Why You Need A DUI Lawyer To help With Your DUI Charge
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post If you have been arrested and charged for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, it is an offense you should not take lightly or assume you will be acquitted…
Rank this Week: 832

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • May 20

    Plaintiff Lacks Standing Because Legal Malpractice Case Was An Asset of the Bankruptcy Estate

    Plaintiff Lacks Standing Because Legal Malpractice Case Was An Asset of the Bankruptcy Estate
    This case is instructive for plaintiff lawyers because it is a reminder that, if the client has filed for bankruptcy, the claim for legal malpractice may belong to the bankruptcy estate. Because the alleged negligence occurred before the…
  • May 17

    When Should You Make A Memo to the File?

    When Should You Make A Memo to the File?
    Recent developments in the news have caused me to reflect on this topic. When should a lawyer make a memo to the file? There are news stories that former FBI Director James Comey made memos to the file to report on conversations he had with…
  • May 15

    Ohio Holds That Beneficiaries Do Not Have Standing to Sue the Lawyer Who Drafted the Estate Planning Document

    Ohio Holds That Beneficiaries Do Not Have Standing to Sue the Lawyer Who Drafted the Estate Planning Document
    Meisler was a “potential” beneficiary. She argued that the lawyer who drafted the estate planning documents committed legal malpractice because he did not include certain language in the estate planning documents. In some states a…
Rank this Week: 2765

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

Covers law practice management, the Internet and technology. By Jim Calloway.

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • May 19

    Great Reads from April, 2017

    Great Reads from April, 2017
    Our OBA-MAP Reading Room for April, 2017 includes articles on non-digital time management, a new downloadable ABA checklist on ensuring your cybersecurity when using outside vendors, 7 Tricks To Free Up Space On Your iPhone, Technology vs.…
  • May 11

    ABA Issues New Ethics Opinion on Encryption of Attorney-Client Email

    ABA Issues New Ethics Opinion on Encryption of Attorney-Client Email
    The ABA has released Ethics Opinion 477 (May 11, 2017) on encryption of attorney-client email. Those who do not want any rule requiring email encryption will rejoice if they skip down to the opinion's conclusion and read: "A lawyer…
  • May 8

    Implementing the Gold Standard

    Implementing the Gold Standard
    Most law firms maintain a brief bank or forms library. Operating from prior work as a starting place has been a long-established work practice in many workplaces. As I previously noted in my Law Practice Magazine column Your Document Czar...
Rank this Week: 856

IP Finance

IP Finance

Looks at financial issues for intellectual property rights: securitisation and collateral, IP valuation for acquisition and balance sheet purposes, tax and R&D breaks, film and product finance, calculating quantum of damages--anything that happens where IP meets money.

http://www.ip.finance/?m=1
  • May 19

    Adjusting the Balance in SEP Evaluations and Licensing

    Adjusting the Balance in SEP Evaluations and Licensing
    A European Commission DG Growth initiative described in its Roadmap on Standard Essential Patents for a European digitalised economy aims to increase information on SEPs so implementers can get a better idea about which of these they might be…
  • May 11

    Do not Count on Accuracy in Third-Party Patent-Essentiality Determination

    Do not Count on Accuracy in Third-Party Patent-Essentiality Determination
    The Roadmap onStandard Essential Patents for a European Digitalised Economy from the European Commission’s DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG Growth) sets out how it believes increasing transparency on…
  • May 10

    Relecura Releases Internet of Things Patent Landscape Report

    Relecura Releases Internet of Things Patent Landscape Report
    Relecura, the data analytics firm, has released its interesting and thorough Internet of Things – Technology Landscape and IP Commercialization Trends Report.  The report includes a helpful slide on the technology stack in IOT to…
Rank this Week: 2154

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
  • May 18

    Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting

    Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting
    Did Google mean to take away the ability to turn off "Instant Predictions" in search? Or did it just get lost in the last update of the Chrome browser? I had a look at my Google Search Settings today and was surprised by...
  • Mar 31

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice
    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice By Jennifer Ellis, Esq. When I became aware of a keyboard made specifically for lawyers, I found myself interested. I didn't think too much about it for the lawyers at my firm, Lowenthal…
  • Mar 31

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice
    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice By Jennifer Ellis, Esq. When I became aware of a keyboard made specifically for lawyers, I found myself interested. I didn't think too much about it for the lawyers at my firm, Lowenthal…
Rank this Week: 4831

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • May 18

    Ms. JD Chats Recap: A How to Guide for Summer Associate Success with Grover Cleveland

    Ms. JD Chats Recap: A How to Guide for Summer Associate Success with Grover Cleveland
    Ms. JD Chats: Secrets for Baby Sharks - A How to Guide for Summer Associate Success with Grover Cleveland On Thursday, May 18th Ms. JD chatted with Grover E. Cleveland, as he shared the secrets to succeeding as a…
  • May 15

    SAVE THE DATE! Join Ms. JD on June 11th for a Kendra Gives Back Party!

    SAVE THE DATE! Join Ms. JD on June 11th for a Kendra Gives Back Party!
    We're excited to announce that Ms. JD has partnered with Kendra Scott to host several Kendra Gives Back Parties on Sunday, June 11th! Enjoy sips and sweets while you shop for a cause. 20% of all proceeds will go to Ms. JD! Find a…
  • May 13

    How I Had a (Relatively) Stress-Free Summer Studying for the Bar

    How I Had a (Relatively) Stress-Free Summer Studying for the Bar
    Now that I am a senior associate in a private law firm, the summer I spent studying for the bar exam feels like a lifetime ago. But when I recently looked back on those days of Barbri lectures, flashcards, and practice essays while chatting…
Rank this Week: 362

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

Provides ideas and information for senior law firm management. By Gerry Riskin.

http://www.gerryriskin.com/
  • May 18

    Linklaters to Measure Teams Rather than Individuals: Exciting Model for Our Time

    Linklaters to Measure Teams Rather than Individuals: Exciting Model for Our Time
    In a post at Legal Business, Matthew Field reports that Linklaters is about to “phase out individual partner metrics and annual assessments to focus on broader measures of team and firm performance.” The new performance-assessment…
  • May 11

    Addressing Client Resistance

    Addressing Client Resistance
    There are so many situations where we are as lawyers must persuade our clients, whether it be to: retain us, accept our fee basis, provide us with a retainer, and (of course) whether to accept our advice and recommendations. It is…
  • May 4

    Firm Shares Strategic Objectives with Clients and the Public

    Firm Shares Strategic Objectives with Clients and the Public
    How many law firms have the courage to publish their strategy for their clients? At least one. The Drinker-Biddle Annual Report includes: Firm highlights, including deals closed and aggregate value since 2014 (225/$200B), new litigation…
Rank this Week: 734

Strategic Legal Technology

Strategic Legal Technology

Covers the application of technology to law practice and law business. By Prism Legal Consulting.

http://prismlegal.com/blog/
  • May 17

    Large Law Firms Must Improve Client Service Delivery

    Large Law Firms Must Improve Client Service Delivery
    In the current ultra competitive market for legal services, large law firms must improve client service delivery. I explain why in this post: the stratification of large law firms, the failure of traditional strategies, the lack of…
  • May 9

    Legal Artificial Intelligence (Live #Lexpo17)

    Legal Artificial Intelligence (Live #Lexpo17)
    This is a live blog post of Legal Artificial Intelligence. The panelists: Katie Atkinson, Katie Atkinson is Professor of Computer Science and Head of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Liverpool Daniel…
  • May 9

    The Future of Legal Services in the Global Age of More for Less (Live #Lexpo17)

    The Future of Legal Services in the Global Age of More for Less (Live #Lexpo17)
    This is a live blog post of The Future of Legal Services in the Global Age of More for Less. Professor David B. Wilkins (Harvard) is the presenter. I am posting live from Lexpo 2017, a legal innovation event in Amsterdam on May 8-9,…
Rank this Week: 182

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
  • May 17

    How to Use Feedback for a More Successful Law Practice [Webinar]

    How to Use Feedback for a More Successful Law Practice [Webinar]
    For all the noise in 2017, feedback is uniquely valuable both to give and receive. In our next edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Anna Rappaport will give you the tools to leverage feedback more effectively as a lawyer – in 30…
  • May 11

    How Lawyers Can Manage People for Productivity

    How Lawyers Can Manage People for Productivity
    Find out how to keep your productivity high when you have to rely on others to accomplish work in your law practice. Mastering productivity is critical to the quality of your work and life – and it can be a serious challenge. This post…
  • May 1

    2017 Super Marketing Conference for Solo + Small Firm Lawyer

    2017 Super Marketing Conference for Solo + Small Firm Lawyer
    Find out how to market your solo or small law practice in the most effective ways at the 7th Annual Super Marketing Conference: New England’s premier legal marketing conference returns to Boston on June 22-23. This year’s…
Rank this Week: 4969

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 17

    I think (I hope) that a lot of people have…

    I think (I hope) that a lot of people have known that Trump is a mountebank for a long time. I'm thinking that we are rounding into the place where the intelligent among his supporters should admit that their support for him was really…
  • May 13

    Per Five Thirty Eight, the four types of…

    Per Five Thirty Eight, the four types of Constitutional Crises:The Constitution doesn’t say what to do: Something happens for which the Constitution doesn’t provide instructions.The Constitution’s meaning is in question: The…
  • May 4

    Which was the first super hero team to…

    Which was the first super hero team to integrate-- the Brooklyn Dodgers of super hero teams? Which was the last-- the Boston Red Sox of super hero teams? For the purposes of this discussion let's rule out teams that integrated by including…
Rank this Week: 1121

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 349

Compujurist.com

Compujurist.com

Covers legal technology, practice management and items of interest to lawyers. By Nerino Petro.

http://compujurist.com
  • May 15

    Interesting article on how WannaCrypt initial variant was stopped last week

    Interesting article on how WannaCrypt initial variant was stopped last week
    The Malware Tech site has a very interesting article on how last weeks initial variant of the WannaCrypt ransomware attack was inadvertently stopped
  • Apr 26

    QuickTip: How to Quickly Delete Rows and Columns in Excel

    QuickTip: How to Quickly Delete Rows and Columns in Excel
    You are probably familiar with using the Excel Ribbon to delete ros and columns, but what if you want to do so quicker and without the need of your mouse? Here's a QuickTip for deleting rows or columns in Excel using a keyboard shortcut:
  • Apr 17

    Scam of the Week: Fake iCloud Emails “Phish” For Your Personal Info

    Scam of the Week: Fake iCloud Emails “Phish” For Your Personal Info
    According to the good folks over at KnowBe4.com: The bad guys are targeting Apple users with emails that appear to be coming from Apple and aim to trick unsuspecting users into handing over their personal information.
Rank this Week: 820

DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

Covers legal technology, technology law and other musings. By Dennis Kennedy.

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • May 15

    Congratulations to LTRC Women of Legal Tech 2017

    Congratulations to LTRC Women of Legal Tech 2017
    In 2015, Heidi Alexander posted a great list of women in the field of legal technology on the Law Technology Today blog. Last year, she brought the concept to the ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center to turn it into an annual…
  • Mar 30

    TECHSHOW Today and ABA TECHSHOW 2017 Reflection

    TECHSHOW Today and ABA TECHSHOW 2017 Reflection
    I had a great time at the recent ABA TECHSHOW 2017. Congratulations to Adriana Linares and the whole TECHSHOW team. I would sum up my experience as fun, fun, fun. If you want more details than that, including the reflections and insights of…
  • Feb 15

    Happy 14th Blawgiversary to DennisKennedy.Blog

    Happy 14th Blawgiversary to DennisKennedy.Blog
    It was 14 years ago today that I brought DennisKennedy.Blog into play. Back in February 2003, I launched this blog as an early birthday present to myself. Much has happened over those 14 years. It’s sobering to have a blog that’s…
Rank this Week: 463

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • May 14

    Risk Doesn't Rest on Weekends (Lawyer Encryption, Lawyer Insider Trading and More)

    Risk Doesn't Rest on Weekends (Lawyer Encryption, Lawyer Insider Trading and More)
    With various other enterprises luring in our intrepid editor, and a pause in the action likely upon us, it felt like the right time to squeeze a week’s worth of content into a morning update. (This is a risk management blog, after all.)…
  • May 10

    More Risk Dreams...

    More Risk Dreams...
    Looking forward to seeing many readers next week at Intapp Inception. As always, if we cross paths, please feel free to say hello and attempt the secret risk blog handshake:  Well, maybe we should work on something a little more…
  • May 8

    Public Conflicts about Conflicts Allegation

    Public Conflicts about Conflicts Allegation
    A few conflicts stories making news. First, continuing the battle of words: "'Straight Outta Compton' Lawsuit: Greenberg Traurig Rips Disqualification Bid" -- "Greenberg Traurig, the law firm representing co-defendant NBCUniversal in the…
Rank this Week: 288

Michael Morse's Technology and…

Michael Morse's Technology and Management Blog

Covers cool sites, gadgets, and technology and management tips.

http://www.michaelmorsesblog.com
  • May 12

    Happy Mother’s Day!

    Happy Mother’s Day!
    You’ve seen her with me in the commercials, at events, and during live TV appearances. My mom, Sue Morse, is a passionate supporter of our family and the law firm. Having her as a mom is by far my biggest “win.” In honor of…
  • Apr 24

    Help Support Literacy Programs at Bookstock 2017

    Help Support Literacy Programs at Bookstock 2017
    The Mike Morse Law firm is proud to serve as presenting sponsor for Michigan’s biggest used book and media sale, underway now through April 30 at Laurel Park Place in Livonia. To date, Bookstock has raised nearly $1.7 million for…
  • Mar 16

    $9.5 Million Settlement For Triathlete Injured In Bus Crash

    $9.5 Million Settlement For Triathlete Injured In Bus Crash
    Our client lost his right hand and suffered a traumatic brain injury, but despite these life-changing injuries, he is determined to move forward. His strength, will and determination are a true inspiration. We are proud to announce a $9.5…
Rank this Week: 4124

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • May 11

    The tipsy judge? I don’t think so, but possibly an unfortunate meme

    The tipsy judge? I don’t think so, but possibly an unfortunate meme
    The Army Court of Criminal Appeals has decided the case of United States v. Heath, adverse to the appellant.  The question to be resolved “is whether SPC XX’s testimony was admissible as a prior consistent statement.”…
  • May 5

    Not in the military – mostly

    Not in the military – mostly
    The state of Maryland is no longer pursuing sexual assault charges against two teenagers who were accused of dragging a 14-year-old girl into the bathroom of Rockville High School and raping her. The accused students, 18-year-old Henry…
  • May 3

    An unusual summary disposition

    An unusual summary disposition
    Last year we took up the appeal of an Army sergeant. After reading the record of trial, I went to meet with the client at the JRCF, Fort Leavenworth, KS to hear from him.  (I make every effort to visit an appellant client in person.) We…
Rank this Week: 869

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

By Cobb Law Group.

http://online.cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • May 8

    The Davis-Bacon Act: A Primer for Contractor

    The Davis-Bacon Act: A Primer for Contractor
    by Stephanie Dodson Dougherty The Davis-Bacon Act is a federal law that sets out minimum wage requirements for certain contractors, subcontractors, laborers and mechanics working on public buildings or public works projects receiving federal…
  • Apr 9

    Plant Vogtle Project Impacted by Westinghouse Bankruptcy

    Plant Vogtle Project Impacted by Westinghouse Bankruptcy
    One of the largest construction projects in Georgia hit another snag last week when the general contractor filed for bankruptcy protection. The project known as Plant Vogtle (Vogtle Electric Generating plant) in Waynesboro, Burke County,…
  • Dec 8

    Little Miller Act Claims (Payment Bond Claims)

    Little Miller Act Claims (Payment Bond Claims)
    When a subcontractor performs quality work or a material supplier provides proper goods to a general contractor, payment is expected.   Non-payment threatens your business, and it is vital that you act upon your remedies as soon as…
Rank this Week: 3717

Johnson & Hunter, Inc.

Johnson & Hunter, Inc.

Teaches advocacy and persuasion for trial lawyers and public speaking to corporate lawyers.

http://www.johnson-hunter.com/blog/
  • May 8

    Your No-Device Vacation Await

    Your No-Device Vacation Await
    By Marsha Hunter You are going to take a device-free vacation. It is only a matter of time. Why not be on the cutting edge and start planning yours now? […] The post Your No-Device Vacation Awaits appeared first on Johnson &…
  • Feb 4

    Watch State of Washington v. Donald J. Trump et al from Federal Court February 3

    Watch State of Washington v. Donald J. Trump et al from Federal Court February 3
    The Western District of Washington has cameras in its courtrooms as part of an experiment with video right now. Let’s show our support for it by watching yesterday’s hearing. Both lawyers prepared quickly for this hearing. How did…
  • Nov 10

    Craft the Spoken Word with as Much Care as the Written Word

    Craft the Spoken Word with as Much Care as the Written Word
    As public speakers, it helps to think about crafting our spoken word in similar terms to when we are writing. Take as much care when you speak as when you write. Instead of reading over what you wrote, listen as you speak. Here’s what…
Rank this Week: 3966

Great Law Practices Blog

Great Law Practices Blog

Covers law practice excellence, profit and success. By Steve Riley.

http://www.greatlawpractices.com/blog/
  • May 5

    Lawyers: How to Get Referrals from Existing Client

    Lawyers: How to Get Referrals from Existing Client
    When you think of your clients, do a few favorites come to mind? Do you know why they’re your favorites? Did they come from referrals? Have you taken time to write down the characteristics of these A+ clients to create a client profile?…
  • Apr 18

    Attorneys: Do you want to grow or sell your law firm?

    Attorneys: Do you want to grow or sell your law firm?
    Being a great attorney alone won’t significantly grow your practice’s revenue. And, studying to become the most certified lawyer in your market won’t add value to your practice if you’re hoping to eventually sell it.…
  • Mar 13

    An attorney’s fear of asking for money

    An attorney’s fear of asking for money
    Nothing seems to turn attorneys into quivering lumps of goo than asking a prospect for a retainer check. I don’t care if their area of practice is family law, estate planning, commercial litigation, elder law, etc. If you have a…
Rank this Week: 3056

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • May 5

    Goodbye for now, Mr. Carr, but not forever.

    Goodbye for now, Mr. Carr, but not forever.
    It is now public information that our colleague Jeff Carr has been named Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Univar, Inc.  Univar is the “leading chemical distributor in the United States, providing more chemical products…
  • May 3

    Discovery by boilerplate. Can we end it?

    Discovery by boilerplate. Can we end it?
    I have long hated boilerplate objections, which frequently are made to “kick the can” down the road. That is, if you object to a request are “unduly burdensome” or “overbroad,” you can avoid answering for…
  • May 3

    Valorem is in Wikipedia! How cool is that?

    Valorem is in Wikipedia! How cool is that?
    Sorry, but I just found out that Valorem is mentioned in the Wikipedia entry on Alternative Fee Arrangements. So I have to take a minute to celebrate this “achievement.” Various firms and corporations are credited with leading the…
Rank this Week: 73

legalresearchandwritingpro.com

legalresearchandwritingpro.com

Covers legal research and writing, and building a contract lawyer practice . By Lisa Solomon.

http://legalresearchandwritingpro.com
  • May 4

    Sarcastic Opinion Puts Flyspecking Lawyers in their Place

    Sarcastic Opinion Puts Flyspecking Lawyers in their Place
    Last month, I gushed about a brief in which the plaintiffs’ attorneys used snarky humor in opposing the defendants’ motion to dismiss or transfer the case to another district, opining that the brief at once grabbed the…
  • Apr 5

    Defamation Plaintiff Beats Buzzfeed at its Own Clickbait Game

    Defamation Plaintiff Beats Buzzfeed at its Own Clickbait Game
    Last week, lawyers for the plaintiffs in a defamation case against the hugely popular website Buzzfeed gave the site a taste if its own medicine. In the case, the plaintiffs sought damages for defamation following Buzzfeed’s publication…
  • Feb 1

    How to Write Effective Argument Heading

    How to Write Effective Argument Heading
    Argument headings (also called point headings) play two important roles in legal briefs. First, they serve a rhetorical purpose: they let the reader know what’s addressed in the text that follows and (if effectively phrased) point the…
Rank this Week: 4588

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

Edited by William D. Henderson, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw, Michele DeStefano, Andrew Morris and Jerry Organ.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • May 3

    Thank you for your readership

    Thank you for your readership
    The Legal Whiteboard ceased publication effective April 30, 2017. It was a wonderful ride for the editors. Thank you for your readership. For an explanation of why LWB ceased publication, see this farewell post. Going forward, Bill…
  • Apr 30

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (LWB Farewell Series)

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (LWB Farewell Series)
    This is my last Farewell Series Post -- a deep dive into the legal labor market from July 2015. I'll be producing more of this type of analysis as part of my ongoing research at Legal Evolution. What is more...
  • Apr 28

    Understanding Trends in Demographics of Law Students (LWB Farewell Series)

    Understanding Trends in Demographics of Law Students (LWB Farewell Series)
    In October and November 2013, I had a series of three blog posts about changing demographics among law students. The first looked at changes in applicants from the top 240 feeder schools. The second documented a greater decrease in…
Rank this Week: 2683

Law21

Law21

Dispatches from a legal profession on the brink

http://www.law21.ca
  • May 2

    Faster horse

    Faster horse
    Abraham Lincoln never said, “If you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Albert Einstein never said, “If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is…
  • Apr 12

    How to bring about change in law firm

    How to bring about change in law firm
    (Note to readers: Pursuant to the terms of the New Author Self-Promotion Act of 2006, please be advised the statutory maximum of three (3) plugs for my new book will appear in this post. Thank you.) Everyone’s gotten the…
  • Mar 22

    So I wrote a book

    So I wrote a book
    This book, to be precise: This is Law Is A Buyer’s Market: Building a Client-First Law Firm. It’s 224 pages in paperback format, runs 15 chapters, and clocks in at about 75,000 words. It explains why the balance of power in the…
Rank this Week: 4785

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Apr 30

    Kamagra tablette

    Kamagra tablette
    Elle a reduit les problemes de sante sexuelle chez les hommes dans une mesure importante.
  • May 31

    Mobile Ecommerce: Optimise Your Product Pages for Mobile

    Mobile Ecommerce: Optimise Your Product Pages for Mobile
    Your mobile product pages are probably the least explored quick win opportunity your marketing team could exploit. To benefit fully; we need to understand the important differences between mobile and desktop. Often however, we see retailers…
  • May 18

    How to Implement Tone of Voice

    How to Implement Tone of Voice
    First, if you don’t know the difference between tone and voice, make sure you brush up on my last article. This article’s no good to you if you haven’t nailed down your brand voice, or if you don’t understand that you…
Rank this Week: 1248

WardBlawg

WardBlawg

Covers enhancing the practice of law by maximizing the use of social media. By Gavin Ward.

http://wardblawg.com/
  • Apr 27

    How and Why Law Firms should Transition from Paper to Digital

    How and Why Law Firms should Transition from Paper to Digital
    With the legal services market continuing to evolve, clients are expecting modern technology and practices to be employed by law firms as standard. Yes, it may be hard to move away from old working practices, such as printing out every…
  • Feb 6

    Personal Injury Leads for Sale (UK)? Need to Buy PI Domain Names or Websites?

    Personal Injury Leads for Sale (UK)? Need to Buy PI Domain Names or Websites?
    Do you generate personal injury claims leads for sale in the UK? (qualified PI leads). Are you needing to sell PI domain names or websites? Or are you wanting a long-term solution of buying online assets that will give you local, high…
  • Aug 12

    Law Firm Associate Retention Tips: 3 Signs Your Associate Solicitor Plans to Leave!

    Law Firm Associate Retention Tips: 3 Signs Your Associate Solicitor Plans to Leave!
    3 Signs Your Associate Solicitor Plans to Leave! And How to Fix It… I’m pleased to welcome one of my new LinkedIn legal connections, Pamela DeNeuve, a Law Firm Strategist from the States, who helps retain & engage associates…
Rank this Week: 2187

Nobles Law Firm

Nobles Law Firm

General practice blawg from an Arkansas attorney with a strong background in journalism.

http://www.nobleslawfirm.com/
  • Apr 20

    No, not all evictions go quickly

    No, not all evictions go quickly
    Typically, it takes a landlord less than a month to evict a tenant for violating his or her lease but that is not always the case. In Arkansas, the eviction… The post No, not all evictions go quickly appeared first on Nobles Law Firm.
  • Apr 19

    Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When Arrested’

    Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When Arrested’
    It’s been quite some time since you good people were treated to a legal-themed old time radio (OTR) episode, so rejoice — the long wait has come to an end.… The post Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When…
  • Apr 19

    Medical marijuana in the Arkansas workplace

    Medical marijuana in the Arkansas workplace
    Ever since Arkansas voters passed the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment of 2016, more than one employer has wondered what impact the law will have on the workplace. Fortunately, the Arkansas… The post Medical marijuana in the…
Rank this Week: 2192

Alextronic Discovery

Alextronic Discovery

An Electronic Discovery Blog covering News, Articles and Thoughts for the Legal and Corporate Community By Alexander H. Lubarsky.

http://discoveryresources.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    I'm baaaaack!!

    I'm baaaaack!!
    Blawgerheads, with so much fluidity, excitement and change in the ESI world these days - I've been encouraged by several colleagues to reactivate this long defunct (7+ years) Blawg, so Alextronic Discovery is baaaaaaack!    I…
  • Sep 14

    Alextronic's State Bar Presentation mentioned in a Blawg

    Alextronic's State Bar Presentation mentioned in a Blawg
    Here is an exciting blawg entry from TotalAttorney that references Alextronic's presentation yesterday (at the 82nd Annual California State Bar Meeting in San Diego) entitled New Strategies for Winning the Document Production War. Enjoy…
  • Sep 8

    Alextronic and Friends Speak This Month and Next

    Alextronic and Friends Speak This Month and Next
    Alextronic (Alex Lubarsky) and friends have a jam-packed E-discovery/ESI speaking agenda this month and next. I hope our dedicated legion of Blawgerheads can join us at the following events (I will be speaking at all but the last event…
Rank this Week: 1071

Federal Bar Association - New…

Federal Bar Association - New Orleans Chapter

Lists bar association news and events.

http://nofba.org/
  • Apr 18

    Federal District Courts in Louisiana: Differences and Practice Pointers on June 22, 2017

    Federal District Courts in Louisiana: Differences and Practice Pointers on June 22, 2017
    Please join Judge Jay Zainey, U.S. District Court – EDLA, Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson, U.S. District Court – MDLA, and Magistrate Judge Carol Whitehurst, U.S. District Court – WDLA, for a discussion on the federal district…
  • Apr 17

    Perspectives from the Bench and Bar on the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion on May 24, 2017

    Perspectives from the Bench and Bar on the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion on May 24, 2017
    The New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society will co-host a lunchtime CLE on diversity in the legal profession on May 24, 2017, at 12 noon in U.S. District…
  • Apr 10

    Lunch with the Court with the Hon. Michael North on May 4, 2017

    Lunch with the Court with the Hon. Michael North on May 4, 2017
    A Lunch with the Court will be held with the Hon. Michael North on May 4th at 12 noon. The lunch, which is arranged by the Younger Lawyers Division of the Federal Bar Association, is open to FBA members at no cost. The Lunch with the Court…
Rank this Week: 330

TechnoEsq

TechnoEsq

Covers the use of technology and computers in the legal profession. By Finis Price.

http://www.technoesq.com
  • Apr 13

    A Beginner’s Guide To The Do’s And Don’ts Of Website Design For Law Companie

    A Beginner’s Guide To The Do’s And Don’ts Of Website Design For Law Companie
    The 21st century has been deemed the era of technological advancement.  The growth of the internet over the last decade has seen individuals spending more time online and less time in the ‘real world’.  Nowadays, it is…
  • Feb 27

    Google Friendly Website Design For Lawyer

    Google Friendly Website Design For Lawyer
    Web Design Technology For Law Firms If you are getting ready to create a website, you may be trying to make the decision between a Template based website and a custom site. However, no matter what kind of site you choose, if you have a…
  • Feb 27

    Choosing the Right Law Firm

    Choosing the Right Law Firm
    How do you choose a great attorney? Most of us will need to find a good attorney in our lifetime at least once. Law is complicated and it is always good to have a good attorney in your corner, things happen in a spur of a moment and you never…
Rank this Week: 1646

idealawg

idealawg

Law practice information and ideas. From Stephanie West Allen of Allen & Nichols Production.

http://westallen.typepad.com/idealawg/
Rank this Week: 209