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Law Department Management Blog

Law Department Management Blog

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

http://www.lawdepartmentmanagementblog.com/
Rank this Week: 22

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 21

    RIP Richard Strafer

    RIP Richard Strafer
    RIP Richard Strafer.What a tragedy. Richard was a friend. A really great guy. Brilliant lawyer. He could spot a great issue and crank out a 50-page perfect brief faster than anyone I knew. Here's the DBR obit:Miami criminal appellate lawyer…
  • Jul 20

    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting

    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting
    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting in DC. That's Judge Bill Pryor and Judge Charles Breyer.Judges Pryor and Breyer start new USSC tradition! #SeersuckerDay pic.twitter.com/GY2Xte4TzS— SentencingCommission (@TheUSSCgov) July 19, 2017
  • Jul 19

    Judge Rosenbaum starts her opinion with a GoT quote

    Judge Rosenbaum starts her opinion with a GoT quote
    Judge Rosenbaum starts her opinion with a Game of Thrones quote.  And it's Tyrion Lannister, Hand of Daenerys Targaryen.  Looks like she was watching the premier with the rest of us on Sunday night.  Here's the intro:“A…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 72

JD Nation

JD Nation

Provides advice for blocked, bored or burned out JDs. By Annie Little.

http://www.thejdnation.com/theblog
  • Feb 22

    Why I Left the Law Despite Wanting to Be a Lawyer

    Why I Left the Law Despite Wanting to Be a Lawyer
    The first time I stumbled across my life coach’s website and saw her latest program on career change I remember thinking: Why the hell would I change careers? I want to be a lawyer. Fast forward a few years to me enrolling in her…
  • Sep 16

    What Lawyers Can Learn from Summer Camp

    What Lawyers Can Learn from Summer Camp
    I was a counselor at summer camp last month. Sounds banal enough. But what would you say if I told you some of my campers were older than me? I went to summer camp for grown-ass women, and it was even more than I hoped it’d be. I…
  • Apr 9

    Networking for Lawyers Redux

    Networking for Lawyers Redux
    We’re having a vet behaviorist come to our house. Yep. We’re those people. But we used to be waaaaaaay further out on the ridiculous end of the spectrum before we had a baby. We flew our (then only) dog to Vegas to be the flower…
Rank this Week: 73

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: 60

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

http://blog.lawspacematch.com/
  • Jan 14

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta
    According to Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, referencing commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, says Atlanta's economy is rebounding! According to Sams, the region's second-largest…
  • Jan 8

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice
    As a sponsor for Run for Justice facilitated by Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LawSpaceMatch was a part of the 1,200 participants raising $25,000 for the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. The run was on November 10, 2012,…
  • May 1

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 71

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
  • Jul 24

    Visitation Rights for Grandparent

    Visitation Rights for Grandparent
    In California, grandparents may petition for visitation with their grandchildren in certain situations. Here’s an overview of when grandparents may seek visitation and the presumptions their petitions will face. When a parent is…
  • Jul 21

    Establishing Credibility in Plaintiff’s Opening Statement

    Establishing Credibility in Plaintiff’s Opening Statement
    In a personal injury case, plaintiff’s counsel should approach the opening statement to the jury with one primary goal: establishing credibility. If the jury believes you, it will be much more likely to rule for your client.…
  • Jul 19

    Is There a Right to a Home’s View?

    Is There a Right to a Home’s View?
    Your client bought a home with a beautiful view but has just learned that this view will soon be blocked. Do you know your client’s rights and how to protect them? Under English common law, views were well protected: Under the doctrine…
Rank this Week: 172

idealawg

idealawg

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

http://westallen.typepad.com/idealawg/
Rank this Week: 148

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 19

    Writing Well: What's at stake, anyway?

    Writing Well: What's at stake, anyway?
    You and your firm are judged by every piece of writing that goes out the door. --A wise person, possibly Dan White, lawyer-writer-humorist Henry Miller, American writer (1891-1980)...
  • Jul 19

    Some days Jack Kerouac got it exactly right.

    Some days Jack Kerouac got it exactly right.
    Kerouac sometimes got the thrill and promise of simply being alive pitch perfect. The famous "mad to be saved" passage happens early on, in the first chapter On The Road. ...the only people for me are the mad ones, the...
Rank this Week: 260

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • 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…
  • Jul 14

    Even When Big Data Favors Your Clients, Doesn’t Mean You’ll Sleep at Night

    Even When Big Data Favors Your Clients, Doesn’t Mean You’ll Sleep at Night
    These days, the legal industry is obsessed with data . In my view, that’s a positive trend. Access to large amounts of information outside of any single lawyer’s experience yields trends that enable us to better assess our…
  • Jul 11

    Trading Big Law for Legacy

    Trading Big Law for Legacy
    For a quarter of a century, superstar commercial litigator Roberta Kaplan  was what I like to call “big law famous.” In other words, I imagine that  Kaplan, a litigation partner at powerhouse law firm Paul…
Rank this Week: 448

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 24

    Was Foucault a Liberal and Should We Care?

    Was Foucault a Liberal and Should We Care?
    Ben Golder, Foucault and the Politics of Rights (2015). Martin Krygier Foucault and Rights is intriguing and impressive at two levels: one exegetic; the other political. They can only be separated analytically, and they overlap and are…
  • Jul 21

    Private No More: Exposing the Praxis of Comparative Law for What It I

    Private No More: Exposing the Praxis of Comparative Law for What It I
    Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., Privacy Revisited: A Global Perspective on the Right to Be Left Alone (2016). Russell Miller I liked Privacy Revisited, not the least because Ronald Krotoszynski’s book – both explicitly and implicitly…
  • Jul 20

    Courtesy Without Copyright

    Courtesy Without Copyright
    Robert Spoo, Courtesy Paratexts: Informal Publishing Norms and the Copyright Vacuum in Nineteenth-Century America, 69 Stan. L. Rev. 637 (2017). David Fagundes It is now a familiar point that positive law accounts for only part of the systems…
Rank this Week: 359

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/
  • Jul 24

    6th Annual Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers Conference

    6th Annual Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers Conference
    6th Annual Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers Conference: Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers... to Serve Tomorrow's Clients October 5-7, Denver. Agenda, Registration From the ETL Website: "The challenges facing the legal profession right now are…
  • Jul 23

    Could the President Pardon Himself?

    Could the President Pardon Himself?
    A topic that’s making the rounds becomes increasingly less academic: Could President Trump put an end to the Russian scandal by pardoning himself? The Constitution does not address the question of self-pardons. And a pardon need not require…
  • Jul 23

    ABA Censures Texas Southern’s Law School

    ABA Censures Texas Southern’s Law School
    From the ABAJournal blog: Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law has been publicly censured by the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar after gender discrimination allegations from a female associate…
Rank this Week: 307

Legal Loudspeaker

Legal Loudspeaker

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

http://accellis.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Bitcoin for Beginner

    Bitcoin for Beginner
    Bitcoin is becoming a popular form of cryptocurrency. Learn more about them and what impacts they may have on legal and financial firms. The post Bitcoin for Beginners appeared first on Accellis Technology Group.
  • Jul 18

    A Day in the Life of a Clio Attorney: Clio Deomonstration

    A Day in the Life of a Clio Attorney: Clio Deomonstration
    Attend a free, 15 minute on-demand demonstration of Clio: Legal Case & Practice Management Software system. Clio allows law firms to build a better practice as you can create, manage, and automate documents and streamline your billing…
  • Jul 12

    Verizon Customer Information Exposed

    Verizon Customer Information Exposed
    Nice Systems has discovered that 14 million residential customer records from Verizon have been exposed. The post Verizon Customer Information Exposed appeared first on Accellis Technology Group.
Rank this Week: 374

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 20

    Steve Koch, '82: Emanuel's Right-Hand Man Leaving City Hall

    Steve Koch, '82: Emanuel's Right-Hand Man Leaving City Hall
    Steve Koch, '82, Deputy Mayor of Chicago, who played a key role in rebuilding Chicago's finances and boosting its post-recession economy, is leaving City Hall. …
  • Jul 19

    Jared Grusd, '00: How Digital Publishing is Evolving for the Future

    Jared Grusd, '00: How Digital Publishing is Evolving for the Future
    Forbes interviews Jared Grusd, '00, CEO of HuffPost (rebranded from Huffington Post), on the rebrand of HuffPost being about reaching its true audience. He also talks about how every publication is in a battle to figure out a model that works…
  • Jul 19

    David Rubenstein, '73: Recipient of 2017 American Spirit Award

    David Rubenstein, '73: Recipient of 2017 American Spirit Award
    The National WWII Museum held its recent American Spirit Awards gala to celebrate “individuals and organizations whose work reflects the values and spirit of those who served our country during the WWII years and throughout…
Rank this Week: 340

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 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…
  • Jun 29

    Microsoft Word Power Tools for Lawyers [Webinar]

    Microsoft Word Power Tools for Lawyers [Webinar]
    Using Microsoft Word isn’t always as straightforward as it should be. In our next edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Chelsey Lambert will give you the tools to save time in your law practice – in 30 minutes or less. On July…
Rank this Week: 291

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 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…
  • Jul 6

    Gary Kasparov: “Work with – Don’t Fear – Intelligent Machines”

    Gary Kasparov: “Work with – Don’t Fear – Intelligent Machines”
    In a humorous and entertaining, but also thought-provoking, TED Talk, Gary Kasparov recounts his historic confrontation with IBM’s “Deep Blue” in 1997: the never-to-be-forgotten day when the world champion chess…
Rank this Week: 227

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 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. …
  • Jul 12

    A real live mythical creature speaks about alternative fee

    A real live mythical creature speaks about alternative fee
    Utah Business recently published Industry Outlook: Legal, which featured a question about alternative fees.  It appears that Utah is an hourly billing utopia, immune to much of the turmoil firms face in the rest of the country. …
Rank this Week: 399

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: 225

Virtual Law Practice

Virtual Law Practice

Discusses practicing law in a web-based virtual law office (vlo). By Stephanie Kimbro.

http://virtuallawpractice.org
  • Apr 3

    A Basic Insight Into The US Personal Injury Law

    A Basic Insight Into The US Personal Injury Law
    The personal injury law is also referred to as the Torte Law. It encompasses a wide range of scenarios in which an individual has suffered some form of injury due to the carelessness or negligence of another person. The injury can be physical…
  • Dec 14

    Why Do Lawyers Specialize In Certain Areas Of The Law?

    Why Do Lawyers Specialize In Certain Areas Of The Law?
    Like many other areas of life, the law is a huge field, and people are usually unaware of the actual size and volume of legal information that exists in the world. Whether you are an individual in need of legal advice or a business enterprise…
  • Dec 14

    The Importance Of A Good Lawyer

    The Importance Of A Good Lawyer
    Having a good and reliable attorney by your side is sometimes the best investment that you can make, and no matter the type of business that you are in – professional and high-quality lawyers can be of great value to your enterprise.…
Rank this Week: 283

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: 358

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: 386

Litigation Support Industry News…

Litigation Support Industry News and Information

Provides business information about the litigation support and electronic discovery industry.

http://litigationsupportblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    DTI Acquires Denver based Falcon Discovery

    DTI Acquires Denver based Falcon Discovery
    ATLANTA, GA and DENVER, CO--Oct 16, 2014) - DTI, the largest privately held legal process outsourcing (LPO) company in the U.S. providing eDiscovery, managed services and litigation support, today announced the acquisition of…
  • Oct 10

    Microsoft to buy Israeli based Equivio for $200M

    Microsoft to buy Israeli based Equivio for $200M
    The Wall Street Journal reported on October 7 that Microsoft has signed a letter of intent to acquire an Israeli text-analysis vendor, Equivio.The Journal said Microsoft may pay $200 million for the startup.Equivio has been working with…
  • Oct 10

    Advanced Discovery Acquires DC Based Responsive Data Solution

    Advanced Discovery Acquires DC Based Responsive Data Solution
    Austin, Texas -- October 07, 2014 Advanced Discovery, a leading provider of electronic discovery services and software for law firms and corporations worldwide, today announced that it has acquired Responsive Data Solutions (RDS), based in…
Rank this Week: 296

practice management blog

practice management blog

From the law practice management (lpm) committee of the DuPage County Bar Association.

http://dcbalpm.wordpress.com
  • Jun 16

    Groupon woes (and stuff)

    Groupon woes (and stuff)
    Revised Groupon merchant agreement This is a sample merchant agreement from coupon phenom Groupon. Complaints are beginning to surface about the terms of Groupon's contracts and the results it brings for merchants. The company's high…
  • Jun 16

    Groupon woes (and stuff)

    Groupon woes (and stuff)
    Revised Groupon merchant agreement This is a sample merchant agreement from coupon phenom Groupon. Complaints are beginning to surface about the terms of Groupon's contracts and the results it brings for merchants. The company's high…
  • Jul 14

    Our New Digs: Practicehacker.com

    Our New Digs: Practicehacker.com
    Remember – we’re now at www.practicehacker.com Join us, won’t you? Posted in new addre
Rank this Week: 350

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 24

    Non-Compliance = Disbarment

    Non-Compliance = Disbarment
    A former judge pro tem has consented to disbarment in California. He had failed to comply with the terms of a previously-imposed disciplinary sanction (a frequent reason for disbarment in the Golden State) Pursuant to the disciplinary order,…
  • Jul 24

    Reversal And Dismissal For Prosecutor's Improper Argument And Insufficient Evidence

    Reversal And Dismissal For Prosecutor's Improper Argument And Insufficient Evidence
    The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed the conviction of a mother tried with her son in a tax fraud conspiracy case. The son's conviction was vacated and the case against him was dismissed....
  • Jul 23

    Prosecutor Convicted Of Lunchtime DUI Agrees To Supension

    Prosecutor Convicted Of Lunchtime DUI Agrees To Supension
    A stipulated disposition of a two-year suspension with all but 60 days stayed has been approved by the California State Bar Court Hearing Department The case involves a series of alcohol-related driving incidents. Notably, one took place…
Rank this Week: 1215

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: 4043

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jul 24

    6 Critical Steps to Jumpstart Your Legal Job Search

    6 Critical Steps to Jumpstart Your Legal Job Search
    Deborah Z. Thompson, a Managing Director for Major, Lindsey & Africa’s In-House Practice Group in Philadelphia, gives tips on how to jumpstart your legal job search: “Something is telling you it’s time to make a... The…
  • Jul 21

    How to Be Happier in Your Career and Personal Life

    How to Be Happier in Your Career and Personal Life
    Even if you are not a CEO or an entrepreneur, but just a hard-working lawyer, it is possible to be happier in your career and your personal life: “Here are 8 strategies I’ve compiled through... The post How to Be Happier in Your…
  • Jul 20

    Lawyer Says He Missed Deposition Because Notice Went To Junk Email Folder

    Lawyer Says He Missed Deposition Because Notice Went To Junk Email Folder
    Raise your hand if you’ve had something legitimate go to your junk folder due to your email provider’s over-zealous filtering: “A Wisconsin lawyer has informed a federal court that he and his client missed a... The post…
Rank this Week: 650

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

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

    The Stoic Associate: How to Deal with Feedback and Worry Le

    The Stoic Associate: How to Deal with Feedback and Worry Le
    For many young associates, their first “real” job is at a law firm. If you fall into this group, it’s likely that you’re receiving honest — sometimes glowing, sometimes harsh — feedback about your work for…
  • Jul 24

    The Stoic Associate: How to Deal with Feedback and Worry Le

    The Stoic Associate: How to Deal with Feedback and Worry Le
    For many young associates, their first “real” job is at a law firm. If you fall into this group, it’s likely that you’re receiving honest — sometimes glowing, sometimes harsh — feedback about your work for…
  • Jul 21

    Trending: Ditching Apps for Analog

    Trending: Ditching Apps for Analog
    New Column Recently, I was scrolling through family photos on my phone when I found a very moving shot of my extended family at a dinner with their heads bowed. They looked so devout, so meditative, so centered and focused on the real. Except…
Rank this Week: 3190

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
  • Jul 24

    The Stoic Associate: How to Deal with Feedback and Worry Le

    The Stoic Associate: How to Deal with Feedback and Worry Le
    For many young associates, their first “real” job is at a law firm. If you fall into this group, it’s likely that you’re receiving honest — sometimes glowing, sometimes harsh — feedback about your work for…
  • Jul 24

    The Stoic Associate: How to Deal with Feedback and Worry Le

    The Stoic Associate: How to Deal with Feedback and Worry Le
    For many young associates, their first “real” job is at a law firm. If you fall into this group, it’s likely that you’re receiving honest — sometimes glowing, sometimes harsh — feedback about your work for…
  • Jul 21

    Trending: Ditching Apps for Analog

    Trending: Ditching Apps for Analog
    New Column Recently, I was scrolling through family photos on my phone when I found a very moving shot of my extended family at a dinner with their heads bowed. They looked so devout, so meditative, so centered and focused on the real. Except…
Rank this Week: 2112

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: 4517

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • Jul 23

    The Bar Exam: Tips for Exam Day Succe

    The Bar Exam: Tips for Exam Day Succe
    Here are some tips to help you get through your bar exam. The Bar Exam: Tips for Exam Day Success was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Jul 21

    How Lawyers Work: Scott Bassett, Virtual Lawyer and Tech Enthusiast

    How Lawyers Work: Scott Bassett, Virtual Lawyer and Tech Enthusiast
    n this week's edition of How Lawyers Work, we talked to Scott Bassett, a lawyer, professor, musician, and tech enthusiast. How Lawyers Work: Scott Bassett, Virtual Lawyer and Tech Enthusiast was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Jul 20

    Know Your Weaknesse

    Know Your Weaknesse
    We look at how to evaluate your own weaknesses, and how the knowledge of those weaknesses can help you turn them into strengths. Know Your Weaknesses was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
Rank this Week: 3925

1234Tips on Time Matters

1234Tips on Time Matters

Offers step-by-step instructions showing how to get more out of Time Matters software.

http://www.activepractice.com/1234tips/
  • Jul 22

    Hotfix for Time Matters 16.2

    Hotfix for Time Matters 16.2
    To fix two important issues affecting the Billing Matters BillFlow Manager and the link to QuickBooks, LexisNexis has pulled the Time Matters 16.2 release. The development team is working on a Hotfix for release in the near future.
  • Jun 28

    A Better Time Matters Website

    A Better Time Matters Website
    So that you can more conveniently view everything about Time Matters and cloud practice management...
  • Jun 26

    Fix for Viewing Images with Time Matter

    Fix for Viewing Images with Time Matter
    If you cannot view photos and images from Document records within Time Matters on your Windows 10 computer, here is a fix.
Rank this Week: 1342

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: 2522

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
  • Jul 21

    Yet another article on the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone

    Yet another article on the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone
    An extra-terrestrial alien visiting Earth in 2007 and returning, now, one decade later, might, at first glance, notice little difference in smartphones between times. For example, most-recent iPhone models superficially appear very similar to…
  • Jul 12

    Google's Competitors Take a Swipe at Google's "Academic Influence Campaign"

    Google's Competitors Take a Swipe at Google's "Academic Influence Campaign"
    The Campaign for Accountability (CA) has released a report on Google's "influence" on academic papers.  Notably, The Chronicle for Higher Education states that "The Campaign for Accountability" is funded by Google's…
  • Jul 11

    Newspapers Fight Back Against Facebook and Google for Stronger IP Protection

    Newspapers Fight Back Against Facebook and Google for Stronger IP Protection
    In most intellectual property law courses and many property courses in the U.S., the INS v. AP case is taught.  In that case, the U.S. Supreme Court created the INS misappropriation claim which essentially protects the gathering of…
Rank this Week: 1905

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 20

    Challenge to sex offender registration in Pennsylvania

    Challenge to sex offender registration in Pennsylvania
    As I have argued, for some time in courts-martial, sex offender registration is effectively a punishment in today’s society–despite what legislators and courts say.  Well, now we have an interesting decision from the…
  • Jul 2

    UCMJ and MCM changes coming

    UCMJ and MCM changes coming
    The DoD Joint Service Committee on Military Justice has some new “publications” on its website.  But more importantly, there are a number of proposed changes not yet on their site (but which are available on CAAFLog). A draft…
  • Jun 24

    Copious rations and heaping serving

    Copious rations and heaping serving
    The military does not have Alford pleas. In an Alford Plea, the criminal defendant does not admit the act but admits that the prosecution could likely prove the charge. The court will pronounce the defendant guilty. The defendant may plead…
Rank this Week: 822

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: 752

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 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…
  • Jul 7

    Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: Practical Advice for New Lawyer

    Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: Practical Advice for New Lawyer
    Q: I am new at the firm, and I have a legal assistant who has already saved me several times. She is invaluable, and I wanted to show my appreciation, so I invited her to lunch. At first, she eagerly accepted, but as the date was approaching…
Rank this Week: 1321

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: 736

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

By Cobb Law Group.

http://online.cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
  • Jun 12

    Meet our New Construction Law Paralegal!

    Meet our New Construction Law Paralegal!
    by Dorothy Spencer James Eubanks recently joined the Cobb Law Group as paralegal focusing on materialmen’s liens, payment bond claims and Georgia construction law. His experience and attention to detail make him a remarkable fit for our…
  • May 26

    Tips to Help Owners Complete a Successful Construction Project

    Tips to Help Owners Complete a Successful Construction Project
    by Mark Cobb This is the first in a series of articles to assist project owners in planning for and achieving a successful construction project. This series will address the three phases of project planning, project bidding, and project…
Rank this Week: 3474

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2525

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: 4266

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: 899

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/
  • Jul 11

    What Does Swagger Look Like?

    What Does Swagger Look Like?
    What does swagger look like? Watching a tennis tournament on TV recently, commentators began talking about whether certain competitors looked like they belonged in the big leagues. Who had swagger? […] The post What Does Swagger Look…
  • Jun 8

    Deliberate Practice and “Peak”

    Deliberate Practice and “Peak”
    When we suggest to our workshop participants that they should practice the skills we have honed, we often get skeptical stares. Body language scrunches up and shoulders turn away. Eye […] The post Deliberate Practice and…
  • May 23

    Nikki Haley Stood Up – Stand Up When You Have the Floor

    Nikki Haley Stood Up – Stand Up When You Have the Floor
    Last month at the United Nations emergency Security Council meeting on Syria, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley did something I’ve been urging women to do for about a year: she stood up […] The post Nikki Haley Stood Up –…
Rank this Week: 3722

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 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…
  • Jun 13

    A New Era of Managing and Finding Experience in Large Law Firm

    A New Era of Managing and Finding Experience in Large Law Firm
    Experience management – the ability to find relevant matters and lawyers with specific experience – has emerged as core in large law firms for both knowledge management and marketing. I explain here its importance and…
Rank this Week: 649

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
  • Jul 7

    Mike Morse Law Firm Lands Victory for Hardworking Dad Injured in Car Crash

    Mike Morse Law Firm Lands Victory for Hardworking Dad Injured in Car Crash
    In our latest win, a Wayne County jury ordered Allstate Insurance to pay $75,000 plus sanctions, which puts the verdict well over $100,000 for our client who was injured by a negligent driver.   Roderick Stevenson was a healthy, young…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3972

legalresearchandwritingpro.com

legalresearchandwritingpro.com

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

http://legalresearchandwritingpro.com
  • Jul 3

    Seven Valuable Free Practice Resources from the Federal Judicial Center

    Seven Valuable Free Practice Resources from the Federal Judicial Center
    The Federal Judicial Center is the research and education agency of the federal judicial system. By statute, the FJC is charged with: conducting and promoting orientation and continuing education and training for federal judges,…
  • May 29

    Malpractice insurer gives bad advice about working with freelance lawyer

    Malpractice insurer gives bad advice about working with freelance lawyer
    I recently came across a risk management guide to working with freelance lawyers (a/k/a contact attorneys), published by Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina. While I would generally expect a guide published by a…
  • May 29

    Malpractice insurer gives bad advice about working with freelance lawyer

    Malpractice insurer gives bad advice about working with freelance lawyer
    I recently came across a risk management guide to working with freelance lawyers (a/k/a contact attorneys), published by Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina. While I would generally expect a guide published by a…
Rank this Week: 4245