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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/
  • Jul 27

    Business Judgments And Privilege Waiver

    Business Judgments And Privilege Waiver
    The Nevada Supreme Court considered the interrelationship between the business judgment rule and assertions of attorney-client privilege In these related original petitions for extraordinary writ relief arising from the same underlying…
  • Jul 27

    Lis Not Penden

    Lis Not Penden
    The Ohio Supreme Court publicly reprimanded an attorney for an advertising violation According to the parties’ stipulations, Williamson sent a letter to David Chopcinski in Lorain, Ohio, informing him that (1) a notice of lis pendens had…
  • Jul 27

    Noisy Withdrawal

    Noisy Withdrawal
    The Ohio Supreme Court has imposed a stayed one-year suspension of an attorney who had violated the duty of confidentiality in a motion to withdraw In 2008, Heben briefly represented Jennifer Cecchini during the initial stages of her divorce…
Rank this Week: 60

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/
  • Oct 22

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975
    Duke Chronicle piece 10/22/74 Duke Chanticleer piece August 1975 Original WAC/P? blog post 10/22/16 People don't want to accept that about themselves, that they're part of the general rot, and they react to that angrily, which is a very…
  • Jul 25

    Dog Days.

    Dog Days.
    The Summer Heat. It's mostly not climate change wrought by the relatively recent industrial revolution. It's been going on a while. In fact, the six week period between July 1 and August 15 was named by the both the...
  • Jul 23

    Pat Moynihan: The Irish.

    Pat Moynihan: The Irish.
    There's no point in being Irish if you don't know that the world is going to break your heart eventually. I guess that we thought we had a little more time. --Daniel Patrick Moynihan, then-Assistant Secretary for Labor, a...
Rank this Week: 74

idealawg

idealawg

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

http://westallen.typepad.com/idealawg/
Rank this Week: 118

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • Jul 26

    How to Set Up Your New Windows Computer

    How to Set Up Your New Windows Computer
    New Windows computers can come with a lot of bloatware. Here's how to set up your new machine free of all of that garbage. How to Set Up Your New Windows Computer was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Jul 26

    Podcast #130: An Introduction to Local Search Marketing, with Gyi Tsakalaki

    Podcast #130: An Introduction to Local Search Marketing, with Gyi Tsakalaki
    In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Gyi Tsakalakis explains why local marketing matters online. Podcast #130: An Introduction to Local Search Marketing, with Gyi Tsakalakis was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Jul 25

    Apple’s Approach to Augmented Reality Could Change the Litigation Landscape

    Apple’s Approach to Augmented Reality Could Change the Litigation Landscape
    At this year's World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple introduced new augmented reality technology that could enhance how litigators do their work in the courtroom. Apple’s Approach to Augmented Reality Could Change the…
Rank this Week: 120

Law Department Management Blog

Law Department Management Blog

Covers managing in-house counsel groups. By Rees Morrison.

http://www.lawdepartmentmanagementblog.com/
Rank this Week: 143

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/
  • Jul 27

    Magistrate Judge Selection Panel

    Magistrate Judge Selection Panel
    There is a new Magistrate Judge Selection Panel, to make a recommendation as to reappointment of Magistrate Judge Jonathan Goodman and the upcoming vacancy due to the retirement of Magistrate Judge William Turnoff.  Here is the…
  • Jul 26

    Mary Barzee Flores is running for Congre

    Mary Barzee Flores is running for Congre
    Mary Barzee Flores is running for Congress. Ileana's seat. Mary is a former federal defender and was nominated by Obama to be a federal district judge. But Marco Rubio blocked her by not signing the blue slip. So she is fighting back. …
  • Jul 25

    News & Note

    News & Note
    1. Richard Strafer's memorial service will be held on August 6 at 10am at Kendall Mt. Nebo, 5900 SW 77th Avenue. Miami, FL 33143.2. We filed an emergency petition in the Supreme Court for former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli. Jay…
Rank this Week: 151

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: 214

BYU CSO (Career Services Office)…

BYU CSO (Career Services Office) Blog

BYU's Career Services Office (CSO) offers tips on how to survive and thrive in the legal world.

http://byulawcso.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    White & Case Diversity

    White & Case Diversity
    Diversity and inclusion are inherent core values of White & Case, embedded in all we do as one firm in our offices around the world. As a truly global law firm, we recruit, retain and advance people of diverse backgrounds who strengthen…
  • Jun 25

    Office of Hawaiian Affairs Internship

    Office of Hawaiian Affairs Internship
    Go to the link to read about this awesome opportunity!https://m.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/aapi/internship
  • May 6

    U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association Writing Competition

    U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association Writing Competition
    The U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association is pleased to announce its annual Law Student Writing Competition for the 2014-15 academic year.  The Court of Federal Claims Bar Association is a non-profit, voluntary…
Rank this Week: 215

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jul 27

    Counselor, Are You Presenting Yourself in the Best Light?

    Counselor, Are You Presenting Yourself in the Best Light?
    Melissa Peters, Esq. of Princeton Legal Search Group gives her thoughts on how and why the use of personal “disclaimers” can hurt a candidate’s job prospects and even have an effect on a candidate’s career... The post…
  • Jul 26

    In-House Compensation Report: Top 30 Money-Earner

    In-House Compensation Report: Top 30 Money-Earner
    Who is making the big cash in-house? Read this in-house compensation report to find out: “By the time A.J. Kess joined Travelers’ Insurance Company as the chief legal officer in December 2016, the year was... The post In-House…
  • Jul 25

    Richard Susskind Sees Rosy Future For Law – With Technology

    Richard Susskind Sees Rosy Future For Law – With Technology
    Does the End of Lawyers author believe technology will help law have its Dunkirk moment? “For more than three decades, Richard Susskind has been one of the profession’s most prolific voices in support of implementing... The post…
Rank this Week: 227

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/
  • Jul 27

    Healthism in the Current Political Climate

    Healthism in the Current Political Climate
    Jessica L. Roberts & Elizabeth Weeks Leonard, What Is (and Isn't) Healthism, 50 Ga. L. Rev. 833 (2016), available at SSRN. Jacqueline Fox As we are all aware, the current political time is one of great upheaval and unsureness in…
  • Jul 26

    Found in the Archive

    Found in the Archive
    Richard Chused and Wendy Williams, Gendered Law in American History (2016). Janet Halley Every major dimension of contemporary American family law underwent transformation in the 19th Century. Indeed, I have argued at considerable length…
  • Jul 25

    Democracy’s Golden Rule

    Democracy’s Golden Rule
    James T. Kloppenberg, Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought (2016). Roman Hoyos These are interesting times to be an historian of democracy. Historians are beginning to explore the myriad ways that…
Rank this Week: 261

Legal Underground

Legal Underground

Covers the politics of litigation. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.legalunderground.com/
  • Aug 17

    This Blog Is on An Extended Hiatus: A Guide to the Archive

    This Blog Is on An Extended Hiatus: A Guide to the Archive
    Although I've been posted here regularly (and sometimes semi-regularly) for more than ten years, I think it's time to wrap up this blog and put some sort of bow around it. As of now, I have no plans to delete...
  • Mar 13

    Egon Schiele's Tree

    Egon Schiele's Tree
    "Four Trees," by Egon Schiele "The picture must radiate light," Schiele said. I've noted that quote on this blog before, in another post about Schiele. And that concludes today's gratuitous lesson in art history. Class dismissed, you're very…
  • Mar 12

    Unnecessary Deposition

    Unnecessary Deposition
    My latest article at Lawyerist, published today: "5 Questions to Ask Before Taking a Deposition."
Rank this Week: 291

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/
  • Jul 20

    Fashion and Lawyers: 3 Outfits that will make you look like Annalise Keating

    Fashion and Lawyers: 3 Outfits that will make you look like Annalise Keating
    Nowadays, Women have more power than in the past. They are no longer set aside as the inferior gender. Today, women are more respected and are considered to be the pillars of society. Due to this openness and acceptance, women are now…
  • Jul 18

    Ms. JD Honors - Submit Your Nominations!

    Ms. JD Honors - Submit Your Nominations!
    Ms. JD is proud to continue honoring exceptional women and men making contributions to the advancement of women in the legal profession through Ms. JD Honors. The Ms. JD Honors Reception will take place in connection with Ms. JD’s next…
  • Jul 8

    You’ll Move Mountains, Kid: By Mastering Minutes as a Mommy!

    You’ll Move Mountains, Kid: By Mastering Minutes as a Mommy!
    When I began law school as a single mother of two small children, I did not fully appreciate how much hard work it was going to take to be both a successful law student and a good mother at the same time.  It has been extremely…
Rank this Week: 327

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/
  • Jul 27

    If you are not using checklists, what are you waiting for?

    If you are not using checklists, what are you waiting for?
    Before leaving for the Amazon, Nicole left an article for me from the Illinois Bar Journal, The Checklist Manifesto for Lawyers. It discusses Atul Gawande‘s incredible book, The Checklist Manifesto.  The IBJ article is not special,…
  • Jul 18

    Valorem recognized as Leading Core Firm and Leading Recommended Firm for Manufacturing Industry

    Valorem recognized as Leading Core Firm and Leading Recommended Firm for Manufacturing Industry
    I am honored to report that “Clients recognize Valorem Law Group for its unparalleled client relationships in the brand new BTI Industry Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships in 18…
  • Jul 18

    Space can make you more creative

    Space can make you more creative
    Not outer space.  No, the point is that the space you meet in, the space you operate in, or the space you interact with people in can make you more creative.  Everyone has been to a conference in a hotel ballroom, right. …
Rank this Week: 345

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jul 27

    Using Encryption for Secure Client Communication

    Using Encryption for Secure Client Communication
    Secure client communication is a major concern for lawyers. Encryption is your best option for protecting confidential and sensitive information you exchange by email, text, voice and video calls with your clients. ABA Formal Opinion 11-459,…
  • Jul 27

    Using Encryption for Secure Client Communication

    Using Encryption for Secure Client Communication
    Secure client communication is a major concern for lawyers. Encryption is your best option for protecting confidential and sensitive information you exchange by email, text, voice and video calls with your clients. ABA Formal Opinion 11-459,…
  • Jul 26

    Use Billing Best Practices to Strengthen Client Relationship

    Use Billing Best Practices to Strengthen Client Relationship
    Today’s large corporate legal and insurance claims departments are learning from their peers in purchasing and HR how to leverage technology. And they are training a new category of professionals to better manage the business of law.…
Rank this Week: 376

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
  • Jul 25

    Mary L. Smith, '91: "'Enduring' Legal Principles Will Trump Politics at DOJ"

    Mary L. Smith, '91: "'Enduring' Legal Principles Will Trump Politics at DOJ"
    Mary Smith, '91, as an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation, will be one of the first Native Americans to serve as an officer of the American Bar Association when she becomes its secretary this month. …
  • Jul 24

    Christina Matthias, '15: Married Hank Garrett June 24, 2017

    Christina Matthias, '15: Married Hank Garrett June 24, 2017
    Christina Matthias, '15, married Hank Garrett on June 24, 2017 in Honey Brook, PA. Original source:  …
  • Jul 24

    Amy Klobuchar, '85: Heads to Chicago for Big Dem Meeting

    Amy Klobuchar, '85: Heads to Chicago for Big Dem Meeting
    If you're a Democrat—or, for that matter, an independent or disaffected Republican—it's never too early to start talking about who might run for president against Donald Trump in 2020. Which leads to the woman now set to attend…
Rank this Week: 383

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

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

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • Jul 17

    If you only had a short time to live, would one last conference call be your highest priority? NYT: The Lawyer, The Addict

    If you only had a short time to live, would one last conference call be your highest priority? NYT: The Lawyer, The Addict
    A feature in the New York Times this weekend, The Lawyer, the Addict, is a compelling read, made so in large part by the writer's viewpoint from outside of the profession. Those of us in the profession have repeatedly heard...
  • Jul 11

    Personal property inventory by smart phone and email

    Personal property inventory by smart phone and email
    Today’s law practice tip was inspired by Norman, Oklahoma master police officer Paul Evans and his observations from an article in The Norman Transcript. Some may not consider this a law office management tip, but if you’ve ever…
  • Jun 30

    Improving Access to Justice

    Improving Access to Justice
    Access to justice availability is a significant problem today. At least that’s the belief of every organization that has studied the issue. The fact that this problem appears to be growing is a challenge for society. The legal…
Rank this Week: 397

Adam Smith, Esq.

Adam Smith, Esq.

An inquiry into the economics of law firms. By Bruce MacEwen.

http://www.adamsmithesq.com/
  • Nov 22

    Happy Thanksgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving
    On Thanksgiving Day, it seems only fitting to mention to you, Dear Readers, how thankful I truly am for your interest, support, and loyalty. Without question the most emotionally and professionally satisfying benefit I’ve derived from…
  • Nov 18

    “Growth is Dead” Will Be an E-Book

    “Growth is Dead” Will Be an E-Book
    Yes, coming soon to a Kindle or iPad near you: The complete 12-part Growth is Dead series from Adam Smith, Esq. as an e-book. We’re doing this partly in response to popular demand. Requests for “reprints” of the series have far exceeded…
  • Nov 16

    Growth is Dead: Part 12-The S-Curve

    Growth is Dead: Part 12-The S-Curve
    As we come to the final installment of the Growth is Dead series, I hope the challenge I’ve laid out for us is clear. Excess capacity Stagnant demand Cut-throat or “suicidal” discounting Unprecedented pressure on prices, from all…
Rank this Week: 434

The Mac Lawyer

The Mac Lawyer

Covers legal technology with a focus on using Macs in the law office. By attorney Ben Stevens.

http://www.themaclawyer.com/
  • Jul 20

    Ben Stevens Interviewed: What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?

    Ben Stevens Interviewed: What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?
    Ed Sohn from Thomson Reuters recently interviewed me for an article titled “What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?” which was published yesterday at Above The Law. It was a pleasure to assist with his article, because…
  • May 16

    Learn More About the MacTrack Legal Conference

    Learn More About the MacTrack Legal Conference
    MacTrack Legal – The ONLY Event JUST for Mac-Using Small Law Firms. The idea might pique your interest, but are you left feeling uncertain as to whether it’s really for you? Is the conference for the über-advanced,…
  • Feb 13

    Your Options for Running a Mac-Based Law Firm: Managed Service

    Your Options for Running a Mac-Based Law Firm: Managed Service
    The following Guest Post is from technology guru, Tom Lambotte from GlobalMac IT: Managed Services is the opposite of the reactive, hourly model. The biggest benefit is being able to budget IT costs and shifting the…
Rank this Week: 452

Build A Solo Practice, LLC

Build A Solo Practice, LLC

Covers solo practice, marketing and work/life balance. By Susan Cartier Liebel.

http://susancartierliebel.typepad.com/build_a_solo_practice/
  • Nov 29

    You’re An Attorney, But Are You An Entrepreneur?

    You’re An Attorney, But Are You An Entrepreneur?
    The very first business I ever owned was a babysitting service. Yeah, I know, everyone is a babysitter when they are 16. But I figured out that I could charge more for my services if I went a little further than the other sitters. So I cooked…
  • Nov 27

    Evolutions of a Solo Practice – Part 3

    Evolutions of a Solo Practice – Part 3
    (You can read Evolutions of a Solo Practice – Part 1 and Part 2 if you haven’t already. Remember, all events are real though the names are made up!) Landlord-Tenant Evolves Into Real Estate/General Practice
  • Nov 26

    Digital Asset Management – Guest Lecture with Deborah Gonzalez

    Digital Asset Management – Guest Lecture with Deborah Gonzalez
    Everyone dies.  Often unexpectedly. But there is power in dead hands.  We are the country with the greatest control of our assets after death.  However, most never consider, let alone manage, their digital legacy.  How do we handle,…
Rank this Week: 456

The Greatest American Lawyer

The Greatest American Lawyer

Covers alternative billing, marketing, office space and small office technology.

http://greatestamericanlawyer.typepad.com/greatest_american_lawyer/
  • Jun 30

    How to Be a Resource

    How to Be a Resource
    Building a ‘I want to be a resource” as part of the culture for your law firm is simple. Make incentives for people to help regardless of how busy they are.
  • Mar 22

    Newsletter Unsubscribe Friday

    Newsletter Unsubscribe Friday
    Most people don't really understand the CAN-SPAM Act or spam laws. As long as the header and other information is not misleading in the email, and you provide for an opt-out, you are likely not in violation of most spam...
  • Mar 5

    One Lawyer’s Perspective: Getting organized in the morning

    One Lawyer’s Perspective: Getting organized in the morning
    There are so many ways to get organized. Software technology creates all sorts of lists, tasks, categories, tabs, flags, reminders…and on and on and on. But sometimes it is easy for a lawyer to get lost in all the various...
Rank this Week: 470

the [non]billable hour

the [non]billable hour

Covers client service, law office economics, marketing and the practice of law. By LexThink's Matt Homann.

http://www.nonbillablehour.com/
  • Dec 28

    Rebooting the Blog

    Rebooting the Blog
    In January 2016 I’ll have been “writing” this blog for 12 years. I put “writing” in quotes because the truth is I’ve written it for nine, ignored it for two and abandoned it for one. It still gets a handful…
  • Jan 23

    Meet My Invisible Girlfriend

    Meet My Invisible Girlfriend
    Here’s the thing I’ve been spending some of time on for the last year.  I’ll be sharing the whole story soon, but wanted to share it here. We launched in public beta on Tuesday, and two days later made the Today…
  • Dec 29

    Looking for a Resolution?

    Looking for a Resolution?
    Need some resolution inspiration this year?  You can find all 100+ from this blog right here. Want a bit more of a curated list?  Here are ten of my favorites: Resolve to Let Clients Set Your Price Resolve to Support the Causes Your…
Rank this Week: 475

JD Bliss Blog

JD Bliss Blog

For attorneys seeking career satisfaction, work/life balance and personal growth.

http://www.jdblissblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Practicing Law Not Great for Your Health

    Practicing Law Not Great for Your Health
    According to a recent study by PsychSafe principal consultant Dr. Rebecca Michalak, lawyers have the worst health and well-being of any white-collar professionals. The study involved more than 800 white-collar professionals including 370…
  • Jan 9

    Guy Kawasaki Shares 10 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

    Guy Kawasaki Shares 10 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job
    In a recent blog post, startup guru Guy Kawasaki explained how to use LinkedIn to find a job (please also check out LinkedIn for Lawyers 101 for a short LinkedIn tutorial tailored to attorneys).
  • Jan 4

    Interview: Michael Rothman: From Lawyer to High-End Private Investigator

    Interview: Michael Rothman: From Lawyer to High-End Private Investigator
    Career opportunities often fall into a lawyer's lap when he or she least expects it. The key is to seize the opportunity. A case in point is Michael Rothman who moved to New York and took a job in the...
Rank this Week: 477

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    There are a lot of writers who'd be great…

    There are a lot of writers who'd be great on the subject of President Trump. Menkin. Balzac. Murry Kempton. Jimmy Breslin wrote about him pretty regularly, and here is a nice sampler. Every paragraph-- every sentence-- sings. Trump, in the…
  • Jul 18

    One of the saddest phrases in English is…

    One of the saddest phrases in English is "some assembly required". That's why the gloomy Swedes spell it "En viss montering krävs"
  • Jul 13

    Harvard is moving to ban frats and…

    Harvard is moving to ban frats and sororities. Good. My undergraduate college did not allow national Greek organizations, but there were local frats and sororities. For the most part these were off-campus housing options with different sorts…
Rank this Week: 483

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: 486

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/
  • Jul 26

    CAAF grants and sets-aside, with a remand

    CAAF grants and sets-aside, with a remand
    In my case of United States v. Lightsey, the CAAF has set-aside the decision of the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, and has ordered a new review to consider the impact of United States v. Hukill. Hukill applied the court’s decision…
  • Jul 26

    A possible new development with vet’s and PTSD

    A possible new development with vet’s and PTSD
    Military veterans keep secrets from the battlefield. But retired Marine Richard Cachola’s refusal to reveal details of a traumatic experience he had while serving in Iraq — and the mental health treatment he received as…
  • Jul 25

    Two new Navy instructions of interest

    Two new Navy instructions of interest
    Sexual Harassment Prevention & Response Program, OPNAVINST 5300.13. Equal Opportunity Program, OPNAVINST 5354.1G.
Rank this Week: 490

Tillers on Evidence and Inference

Tillers on Evidence and Inference

The evidence blog of Professor Peter Tillers of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.

http://tillerstillers.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Reproducibility of Social Science Experiment

    Reproducibility of Social Science Experiment
    Ian Sample, Study delivers bleak verdict on validity of psychology experiment results The Guardian (August 27, 2015) &&& The dynamic evidence page Evidence marshaling software MarshalPlan
  • Aug 26

    Racial Profiiling & Gangsta Rap as Evidence in Criminal Investigations & Trial

    Racial Profiiling & Gangsta Rap as Evidence in Criminal Investigations & Trial
    Wishful thinking pervades discussions of the evidentiary use of both racial profiling and "gangsta rap" in criminal investigations and trials. Compare, e.g., Holmes v. State,  306 P.3d 415  (2013) (gangsta rap lyrics held…
  • Aug 13

    "As [Peter Tillers] explains, among the…

    "As [Peter Tillers] explains, among the reasons character evidence is excluded is that such evidence 'violates a social commitment to the thesis that each person remains mentally free and autonomous at every point in [his] life.'" Andrew…
Rank this Week: 538

Legal Andrew

Legal Andrew

Law practice and law school tips and information. From Andrew Flusche.

http://www.legalandrew.com
  • May 7

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce
    Guest post by Scott Morgan Going through a divorce can be a very traumatic experience. You feel like your world is collapsing, so it is hard to think clearly. It is important that you do not lose your health insurance coverage. You never know…
  • Dec 26

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist
    I’ve written about Ruby Receptionist quite a bit. They handle the overflow calls for my law firm. Some people might say that voicemail is good enough for their business. But here’s why I pay Ruby instead of letting calls go to voicemail:…
  • Oct 9

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer
    Richmond lawyer Horace Hunter is fighting the Virginia State Bar on the issue of website disclaimers. Unfortunately, I’ll bet he’s going to lose. (Thanks to Carolyn Elefant for pointing the story out!) According to a Washington Post…
Rank this Week: 625

LawBiz Blog - Audio Podcasts

LawBiz Blog - Audio Podcasts

Law practice information and interviews with experts. By Ed Poll.

http://www.lawbizblog.com/articles/audio-podcasts/
  • Jun 11

    Ed Interviews Pactsafe Founder, Brian Power

    Ed Interviews Pactsafe Founder, Brian Power
    Today’s interview is with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow from April 16-18.Rule 1.1 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct has been modified to include familiarity Brian Powers is CEO…
  • Feb 17

    Interview with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow

    Interview with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow
    Today’s interview is with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow from April 16-18.Rule 1.1 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct has been modified to include familiarity with technology as…
  • Oct 7

    Speak and Write for Succe

    Speak and Write for Succe
    Gary Kinder, founder and CEO of WordRake® writes the following: “…Each of us has three vocabularies: our reading or comprehension vocabulary – by far the largest; our writing vocabulary – in the middle; and our…
Rank this Week: 703

LawBiz Blog

LawBiz Blog

Covers buying and selling a practice, law firm management and legal marketing. By Ed Poll.

http://www.lawbizblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    When Will Sunday Sales Come?

    When Will Sunday Sales Come?
    When will Sunday sales come? Perhaps they’re here, with “garage sales.” But I suspect “Sunday” laws prevent this day from becoming a national trend. Besides that, there is “Black Friday.” “Small…
  • Dec 8

    When Will Sunday Sales Come?

    When Will Sunday Sales Come?
    When will Sunday sales come? Perhaps they’re here, with “garage sales.” But I suspect “Sunday” laws prevent this day from becoming a national trend. Besides that, there is “Black Friday.” “Small…
  • Jun 25

    Health Insurance – Supreme Court

    Health Insurance – Supreme Court
    By a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court validated the health insurance concept and Congressional intent to cover millions of people not previously covered. It’s fascinating, if not tragic, how politics continues to rule court decisions…
Rank this Week: 707

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Jul 26

    Certifiably Niche

    Certifiably Niche
    Today’s headlines are rife with plenty of tech topics that could conceivably form a niche practice. From sci-fi sounding topics — like  internet of things , wearable tech ,  bitcoin and crypto-currency ,  micro-chip…
  • Jul 25

    What’s Next Solo: Dan Lear – From Lawyer to Avvo Industry Relation

    What’s Next Solo: Dan Lear – From Lawyer to Avvo Industry Relation
    Name: Dan Lear Current Position, company and what your company does. I am currently the Director of Industry Relations at Avvo. Avvo connects people to the quality legal help they deserve through industry-leading tools and services, including…
  • Jul 24

    Too Often, Bar Associations Solve the Symptoms, but Not the Sickne

    Too Often, Bar Associations Solve the Symptoms, but Not the Sickne
    Skimming through my aggregator, I came across a ludicrous article entitled Five Ways to Be Secretly Productive At a Meeting . Suggested activities included doodling, practicing mindfulness and daydreaming. In reading the post, however, the…
Rank this Week: 720

the (new) legal writer

the (new) legal writer

A collection of resources for lawyers, who write. By Raymond Ward.

http://raymondpward.typepad.com/newlegalwriter/
  • Aug 5

    A short lesson in syntactic ambiguity

    A short lesson in syntactic ambiguity
    Ken Adams has a short lesson on spotting and eliminating syntactic ambiguity. “What is this ‘syntactic ambiguity’?” you ask. It’s what happens when the structure of a sentence makes the sentence subject to more than one…
  • Aug 4

    Is a cat a “who” or a “that”?

    Is a cat a “who” or a “that”?
    Is a cat A “who” or a “that”?
  • May 17

    R.I.P. Richard Wydick

    R.I.P. Richard Wydick
    Our friends at Legal Writing Prof Blog report some sad news: the death of Richard Wydick. He was a renowned law professor and author. His classic, Plain English for Lawyers, was, for many of us, our introduction to good legal...
Rank this Week: 755

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/
  • Jul 19

    Changing Knowledge Management (KM) Prioritie

    Changing Knowledge Management (KM) Prioritie
    How and why are KM priorities changing? That was the topic of an ILTA virtual roundtable I moderated on July 6, 2017. I report here on the survey administered in advance and the flavor of the discussion. As moderator, I was not able to take…
  • Jul 10

    The Last Mile of Contracts: Why Human Teams Are Still Essential

    The Last Mile of Contracts: Why Human Teams Are Still Essential
    You might think that everything about contracts has been automated. But in fact, that’s not true. Here’s a quick rundown on technology for contracts and why we still need humans to help create, analyze, and manage contracts.…
  • Jun 21

    Law Firm Profitability + Service Delivery: What the Altman Weil Survey Say

    Law Firm Profitability + Service Delivery: What the Altman Weil Survey Say
    Law firm management needs to think more about their clients. Right now, they expend more energy on boosting profitability with inward measures than they do on client service. That cannot be sustainable. Protecting long-term profitability…
Rank this Week: 766

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Discusses legal news, law office technology, culture and legal research.

http://www.fastcase.com/blog/
  • Jul 11

    Patent Law in Plain English: Part 1 – Updates to 35 USC 102(a)

    Patent Law in Plain English: Part 1 – Updates to 35 USC 102(a)
    At Fastcase, we like to take complex legal concepts and make them simple. This month, we will be taking on the complex issue of Patent Law. Each week we’ll highlight […]
  • Mar 13

    Now it’s the Big Three in Legal Research

    Now it’s the Big Three in Legal Research
    Fastcase, Westlaw, LexisNexis in a Virtual Tie for First in Clio Legal Research Survey Washington, DC (March 13, 2017) – The U.S. legal publishing market may no longer be a duopoly, according to the most recent Clio users survey. The…
  • Feb 27

    Advanced Legal Research on Fastcase

    Advanced Legal Research on Fastcase
Rank this Week: 833

The Nutmeg Lawyer

The Nutmeg Lawyer

Discusses the Trials & Tribulations of Law Practice. By Adrian Baron.

http://www.nutmeglawyer.com/
  • Feb 11

    World's Greatest Lawyer.

    World's Greatest Lawyer.
    See this post on our new improved sitethenutmeglawyer.com The Puffery Of Law Practice During a recent visit to a friends law office, I noted something new on his wall.  He had mounted a plaque boasting that he was named one of the top…
  • Jan 28

    The Calling. To Be or Not to Be a Lawyer

    The Calling. To Be or Not to Be a Lawyer
    We now have swankier digs. Read this post on the improved thenutmeglawyer.com How many times have you heard someone say “Everyone says I should  be a lawyer.”  Or even better, “I hate my job and I love to…
  • Aug 13

    How is Dumping Ice Water on Your Head Supposed to Cure ALS?

    How is Dumping Ice Water on Your Head Supposed to Cure ALS?
                              This article can also be viewed at our new site thenutmeglawyer.com Like most days, I spent my morning perusing cat videos on Facebook when I…
Rank this Week: 845

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/
  • Jun 29

    Video Update: Inception Retrospection

    Video Update: Inception Retrospection
    As US readers get ready for a brief July 4th break, I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who joined us for Inception17 last month. The event grew 40% over 2016, with great participation and passion from the risk community.Special…
  • Jun 9

    On Client Selection (Presidential Edition)

    On Client Selection (Presidential Edition)
    Several interesting stories in the news. This one on client selection and risk management was certainly eye catching: "Four top law firms turned down requests to represent Trump" --"Top lawyers with at least four major law firms rebuffed…
  • Jun 8

    LegalKEY Replacement (Four Reasons Why)

    LegalKEY Replacement (Four Reasons Why)
    From the team at FileTrail comes: "4 Reasons It’s Time To Replace LegalKEY" --"If you haven’t heard, future development for LegalKEY is over. However, that’s no surprise to anyone still using LegalKEY. Although the company…
Rank this Week: 876

Leadership for Lawyers

Leadership for Lawyers

Covers client service, creativity, leadership, marketing, operations and research. By Mark Beese.

http://leadershipforlawyers.typepad.com/leadership_for_lawyers/
  • Mar 23

    Signs of the time

    Signs of the time
    A few interesting notes: The ACC GC Survey confirms that in-house legal departments continue to expand internally. 83% hired new lawyers when they needed staff. 64% created new positions last year. One GC I met last year said it is...
  • Mar 23

    Building Insight

    Building Insight
    Great article on "Reading a Room" and building insight for leaders.
  • Mar 23

    Growth is Dead e-book

    Growth is Dead e-book
    If you missed reading Bruce MacEwen's posts about the post-recession legal economy, you can either scroll through his blog or read it as an e-book (which is what I did, so I could read it on a plane on the...
Rank this Week: 900

Law People

Law People

Covers associate development, coaching, culture, management, mentoring and succession. By Ronda Muir.

http://www.lawpeopleblog.com/
  • May 31

    The Equine Approach to Emotional intelligence

    The Equine Approach to Emotional intelligence
    Linda Kohanov is one of the pioneers in the area of building emotional intelligence skills through human/equine interaction. Based on the theories she discusses in her numerous bestsellers, her organization Eponaquest offers…
  • Apr 21

    Outsmarting Artificial Intelligence Part 3

    Outsmarting Artificial Intelligence Part 3
    So we realize the depth and breadth of the competition that artificially intelligent technology can pose to our traditional legal practices. We are, after all, not able to access as many sources and certainly not as fast and perhaps not as…
  • Apr 10

    Outsmarting Artificial Intelligence Part 2

    Outsmarting Artificial Intelligence Part 2
    Sure, as we were saying, we lawyers could use some extra computing capacity, but isn’t there something unique about dispensing legal services that makes our positions secure from the onslaught of robots with artificial intelligence? For…
Rank this Week: 905

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

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

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Jul 24

    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…
  • Jul 18

    Reputation Management Company Can Remove Over 150,000 Webpages With Negative Review

    Reputation Management Company Can Remove Over 150,000 Webpages With Negative Review
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Reputation Management Company can help Lawyers & Business Owners with it’s ability to remove over 150,000 unwanted webpages or reviews that could tarnish a…
  • Jul 16

    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…
Rank this Week: 915

KM Space

KM Space

Covers knowledge management, technology and the practice of law. By Doug Cornelius.

http://kmspace.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 18

    I Ask For Your Money

    I Ask For Your Money
    Compliance Building is a free resource I publish for me, and share with you, to help the compliance profession. It will still be free, but I’m asking for money. I should point out that the money is not for me; It’s for charity.…
  • Jan 10

    Working at Home this Weekend?

    Working at Home this Weekend?
    I home your home computer works better than this one and that you don;t have to use Fortran, no matter easy it may be to use. Perhaps this is a good example of why past performance is not an indication of future results. I think this…
  • Dec 16

    Happy Holidays From Compliance Building

    Happy Holidays From Compliance Building
      I hope you have a happy and joyous holiday season. Whether it be Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Festivus, Feast of Winter Veil, Saturnalia, or New Year’s Eve, I hope you get to spend some extra time with friends and family. I will…
Rank this Week: 929

LLRX.com

LLRX.com

Covers legal research and tech issues. By Sabrina Pacifici.

http://www.llrx.com
  • Jun 30

    Pain Science and the Administration of Justice

    Pain Science and the Administration of Justice
    Ken Strutin's article is a survey of legal scholarship and medical research concerning the study of pain and its significance for the administration of civil and criminal justice. The complexity of pain's impact on each individual's life is…
  • Jun 30

    Text to speech in new $80 Kindle demolishes lobbyists’ case against legally required TTS

    Text to speech in new $80 Kindle demolishes lobbyists’ case against legally required TTS
    David Rothman argues forcefully for uniform, immediate government and industry support for and implementation of text-to-speech technology. Rothman highlights Amazon's use of Bluetooth-based TTS in the new $80 Kindle. The reader permits blind…
  • Jun 30

    What is Access to Justice?

    What is Access to Justice?
    Sarah Glassmeyer's article and infographic document and visualize her perspective on what access to justice means, who participates, and what aspects of it can be improved via technology
Rank this Week: 947

On Being A Black Lawyer

On Being A Black Lawyer

By Yolanda Young.

http://www.onbeingablacklawyer.com
  • Jul 14

    Dr. Artika Tyner on Building the Next Generation of Leader

    Dr. Artika Tyner on Building the Next Generation of Leader
    Dr. Artika Tyner is on a mission with Planting People Growing Justice (PPGJ) to train the next generation of leaders, and they are starting with knee children! The organization is launching a new children’s book … Read More
  • Jan 3

    New Congress prepares to take their seats with new black member

    New Congress prepares to take their seats with new black member
    Several African-Americans will take seats in Congress when the newly elected members are sworn in Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Read More
  • Nov 8

    Black lawyers Kamala Harris, Kim Foxx among sisters to watch this election night

    Black lawyers Kamala Harris, Kim Foxx among sisters to watch this election night
    When the polls close tonight, Hillary Clinton may shatter the ultimate “glass ceiling” by becoming the first woman President. This is indeed a milestone for women’s leadership, but a closer look at tonight’s…
Rank this Week: 954

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/
  • Jul 27

    5 Tips for Lawyers to Guide their Clients [Webinar]

    5 Tips for Lawyers to Guide their Clients [Webinar]
    Success for lawyers depends on clients in a number of ways. Our next edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers will help you improve your law practice by cultivating your clients’ understanding of your representation and work on their legal…
  • Jul 20

    10 Microsoft Outlook Features Lawyers Should Use

    10 Microsoft Outlook Features Lawyers Should Use
    If you’re one of the many lawyers relying on MS Outlook for email, calendaring, and maybe more – you need to utilize these features. 1. Schedule Emails by Delaying Delivery While you may work 24/7 for your clients, do you…
  • Jul 10

    5 Steps to Minimize Data Breach Risks in Your Law Practice

    5 Steps to Minimize Data Breach Risks in Your Law Practice
    Follow these steps to avoid data breaches in your law practice that would make you WannaCry. WannaCry. WannaCry. WannaCry. Yes, that’s how many lawyers feel when they think about digital data security, especially the folks over at DLA…
Rank this Week: 990

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

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

http://www.gerryriskin.com/
  • Jul 27

    Literary Essay Assignment as a Recruitment Tool?

    Literary Essay Assignment as a Recruitment Tool?
    Bloomberg’s Big Law blog reports on an intriguing hiring tactic recently deployed by the intellectual property boutique Fisch Sigler LLP of Washington, D.C. Applicants for the position of associate at the firm…
  • Jul 20

    Facing and Overcoming Law Firm Business-Development Challenge

    Facing and Overcoming Law Firm Business-Development Challenge
    I was pleased to have been invited recently to contribute my thoughts to an article by Jody Glidden, cofounder and CEO of Introhive. Introhive provides relationship intelligence automation (RIA) support to law firms and other…
  • Jul 13

    Lessons from HBO’s Game of Thrones about Email Security

    Lessons from HBO’s Game of Thrones about Email Security
    A recent article in The Verge describes the challenges faced by the wildly popular Game of Thrones series on HBO when it comes to protecting secrecy around the plots of future episodes. Among the steps…
Rank this Week: 992

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Focuses on career and marketing issues facing associates or partners. By Stephen Seckler.

http://www.seckler.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Using Reference Checks to Build Your Network

    Using Reference Checks to Build Your Network
    If you are a professional services provider and you want to grow your business, you know the importance of marketing.  Whether you are a lawyer seeking to represent startup technology companies, an agency recruiter like me who is looking…
  • Jan 20

    Career Happiness Comes through Trial and Error

    Career Happiness Comes through Trial and Error
    It is no secret that lawyers as a group are an unhappy lot.  I could give my own explanation for this but today, after we have just sworn in a President who is starting a new career, I thought I would share a few thoughts about career…
  • Jan 9

    Persistence in the Age of Email Marketing

    Persistence in the Age of Email Marketing
    If marketing is important to your professional success, then you know the drill.  Other professionals are hard to reach.  You want to connect with potential referral sources.  You want to build your relationships with current…
Rank this Week: 1008

Oregon Law Practice Management

Oregon Law Practice Management

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

http://oregonlawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Jul 24

    End of the Line for Viivo Encryption

    End of the Line for Viivo Encryption
    In late June, PKWARE announced the end of life for Viivo encryption.  If you’ve relied on Viivo to protect your files in Dropbox or elsewhere on the Web, you need to find another encryption solution sooner rather…
  • Jul 17

    The Consequences of Technological Incompetence — NWSidebar

    The Consequences of Technological Incompetence — NWSidebar
    Being tech savvy isn’t just a “good thing.”  As this repost from NW Sidebar points out, it is key to avoiding potential malpractice and ethics complaints. Being a Luddite can be expensive, embarrassing,…
  • Jul 10

    Are Limited License Legal Technicians Coming to Oregon?

    Are Limited License Legal Technicians Coming to Oregon?
    With the success of the Washington Limited License Legal Technician (LLLT) experiment, will Oregon finally dip its toe into paraprofessional licensing? The answer appears to be yes. In June 2017 the OSB Futures Task Force submitted its…
Rank this Week: 1010