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Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Covers law foundations of Canadian Law. From McGill University's Neil Wehneman and Erin Morgan.

http://www.lifeofalawstudent.com
  • Jul 11

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou
    I started writing this article the other day for an attorney law blog and realized how silly it sounded. I put in all of the work and then realized that probably everyone knows that sipping on that Red Bull and Vodka isn’t any good…
  • Dec 4

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?
    A court appointed ad litem (often referred to as guardian ad litem in Raleigh) refers to a court-appointed advocate for children involved in court proceedings.  These guardian ad litem volunteers represent the best interests of the child…
  • Nov 26

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill
    You’ve probably seen the shocking videos of de-beaked chickens shoved thirty to a cage at a factory farm, or rats running rampant at a food processing plant. Such things are upsetting to see- but as a member of the public, you…
Rank this Week: 66

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Mar 26

    Being a Lawyer is a Total Bore

    Being a Lawyer is a Total Bore
    The next survey will reveal that lawyers are total bores: “Lawyers and people employed in the legal sector are the most bored in the workplace with 8 out of 10 admitting they find their job... The post Being a Lawyer is a Total Bore…
  • Mar 21

    Conducting a Long-Distance Legal Job Search

    Conducting a Long-Distance Legal Job Search
    How do you land an in-house gig when you live far from the company you are pining for? Sonya Som, partner in Major Lindsey & Africa’s Chicago/ Midwest office, gives her always eloquent and practical thoughts:…
  • Mar 21

    What is the Ideal Length of Time to Stay in the Same In House Job?

    What is the Ideal Length of Time to Stay in the Same In House Job?
    The Lawyer Whisperer gives her thoughts on how long an attorney should stay in the same in house job: “The most appropriate length of time to stay in a role or in an organization company... The post What is the Ideal Length of Time to…
Rank this Week: 209

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/
  • Mar 23

    How would you answer this question?

    How would you answer this question?
    While Gorsuch is being grilled on these important questions, Labor nominee Alex Acosta is quietly having his hearings.  From the Miami Herald:“Why cut a non-prosecution deal despite your staff saying you shouldn’t?”…
  • Mar 21

    Shaniek Maynard is your new Ft. Pierce Magistrate

    Shaniek Maynard is your new Ft. Pierce Magistrate
    It's not official yet because she is undergoing her FBI background check.  But that should happen soon.  She grew up in Ft. Pierce and went to Yale Law School.  Seems like an excellent choice.
  • Mar 19

    "Respectfully, and reluctantly, I dissent."

    "Respectfully, and reluctantly, I dissent."
    That was Judge Jordan, dissenting in a death penalty case (Madison vs. Alabama DOC) in which Judge Martin writes for the majority (Wilson joined) that Vernon Madison is incompetent and therefore cannot be executed. Jordan says that's not the…
Rank this Week: 142

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/
  • Mar 14

    Dream big. Why not?

    Dream big. Why not?
    As a young boy, I vividly remember following Bobby Kennedy’s Presidential campaign. Like his brother Jack, Bobby was greatly admired in my Irish-American household. His death was met with great sadness. I sat riveted during…
  • Mar 13

    Email etiquette: think about it from your client’s perspective.

    Email etiquette: think about it from your client’s perspective.
    I just spent a couple of minutes looking for the telephone number of someone who sent me an email.  No big deal, except that if it is your client’s time spent looking for your number, it is a big deal.  If you do something…
  • Feb 21

    An example of where elite businesses go, but law firms fear to tread

    An example of where elite businesses go, but law firms fear to tread
    The title is simple enough: success = experimentation.  Here is Peter Diamandis’ thesis: Today’s most successful companies, the ones that are “crushing it,” started as a series of crazy ideas, followed by…
Rank this Week: 210

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

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/
Rank this Week: 674

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/
  • Mar 26

    Ontario Admits Disbarred Florida Attorney

    Ontario Admits Disbarred Florida Attorney
    An application for admission to practice was allowed (over a dissent) by a Tribunal Hearing Division of the Law Society of Upper Canada The issue before us is whether the applicant, Ronald Ori Davidovic, is of good character and should...
  • Mar 25

    Waste Not

    Waste Not
    The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has summarily suspended a convicted attorney The story is told on the web page of the United States attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky Daniel R. Goodwin, an attorney from McLean, Virginia,…
  • Mar 25

    Silver Linings Playbook

    Silver Linings Playbook
    The Indiana Supreme Court has publicly reprimanded a prosecutor for a Rule 8.2 violation In 2000, Michael Dean Overstreet was convicted of murder and other charges in Johnson County and sentenced to death. Respondent was one of the deputy…
Rank this Week: 344

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    I understand why there are Hold Steady…

    I understand why there are Hold Steady albums and Craig Finn solo albums-- what surprises me is that I really like both. The new Craig Finn is pretty great.
  • Mar 25

    Now that the first major legislative…

    Now that the first major legislative initiative of the Trump Administration has gone down in flames the concern I have is how the narrative will shift in the media. Paul Ryan was the person who got singed the worst in this I think. One way to…
  • Mar 23

    Never think for a minute that Bob Dylan…

    Never think for a minute that Bob Dylan doesn't know exactly what he is doing.[T]here’s always some precedent – most everything is a knockoff of something else. You could have some monstrous vision, or a perplexing idea that you…
Rank this Week: 436

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/
  • Mar 25

    Judge Gorsuch was Recused in Over 1000 Case

    Judge Gorsuch was Recused in Over 1000 Case
    From Law.com: In his more than 10 years as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was recused in more than 1,000 cases, according to documents submitted to the...
  • Mar 24

    Should We Use And/Or?

    Should We Use And/Or?
    In a recent article, Ira says yes. “And/Or' and the Proper Use of Legal Language (March 6, 2017).” Maryland Law Review, forthcoming. His argument: And/or, however, is not ambiguous at all. It has a definite, agreed-upon meaning: when used…
  • Mar 24

    The Real Legacy of American Legal Realism by Hanoch Dagan

    The Real Legacy of American Legal Realism by Hanoch Dagan
    The Real Legacy of American Legal Realism by Hanoch Dagan. Abstract "Brian Leiter famously described the legacy of American legal realism as a ‘naturalized jurisprudence predicated on a pragmatic outlook’. This essay offers a…
Rank this Week: 1593

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Lawyer Is Sued For Holding The File

    Lawyer Is Sued For Holding The File
    Lawyers have rights to hold the client’s file or other property as security for payment. Here the lawyer held on to a former divorce client’s file indefinitely. The client eventually sued the lawyer for legal malpractice –…
  • Mar 14

    ARDC Reprimands Lawyer who Issued Power of Attorney to Elderly Client’s “Friend.”

    ARDC Reprimands Lawyer who Issued Power of Attorney to Elderly Client’s “Friend.”
    http://www.iardc.org/HB_RB_Disp_Html.asp?id=12328 The ARDC has recently filed several elder abuse cases. This is one of those cases. According to the Review Board, the facts were as follows: Respondent graduated from law school in 1989. He…
  • Mar 14

    An Obvious Holding – The Insured Has A Duty to Read His Insurance Policy

    An Obvious Holding – The Insured Has A Duty to Read His Insurance Policy
    Plaintiffs, Charles Faber and Karen Faber, filed suit against insurance agencies and related individuals, claiming insurance malpractice. Defendants moved for summary judgment on the basis that Plaintiffs’ claims were barred by the…
Rank this Week: 2635

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: 2628

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • Mar 24

    How Lawyers Work: Greg McLawsen, Nomadic Immigration Attorney

    How Lawyers Work: Greg McLawsen, Nomadic Immigration Attorney
    In this edition of How Lawyers Work, we talked to Greg McLawsen, an immigration attorney who uses technology and innovation to serve his clients. How Lawyers Work: Greg McLawsen, Nomadic Immigration Attorney was originally published on…
  • Mar 24

    The Bad Clients You Don’t Take Will Be the Best Money You Never Made

    The Bad Clients You Don’t Take Will Be the Best Money You Never Made
    Never try and convince yourself that any client is a good client. It’s not that simple. The Bad Clients You Don’t Take Will Be the Best Money You Never Made was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Mar 23

    How to Calculate Client Acquisition Cost

    How to Calculate Client Acquisition Cost
    KPIs are quantifiable values that show how well a firm is doing, but most small law firms don't take advantage of using them. Here's how to assess your client acquisition cost. How to Calculate Client Acquisition Cost was originally published…
Rank this Week: 4536

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
  • Mar 24

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?
    Automobile liability policies provide coverage both to “named insureds” and “insureds.” Do you understand the coverage consequences of this distinction? When representing an insured in a car accident case, you need to…
  • Mar 22

    Deadlines for Motions to Compel

    Deadlines for Motions to Compel
    The timing of a motion to compel depends largely on whether responses have been served. Here’s a review of the timing in common situations and a handy chart with the time limits. If no responses served. If the responding party fails to…
  • Mar 20

    Yes, California Employers, It Really Is Time to Update Your NDA

    Yes, California Employers, It Really Is Time to Update Your NDA
    The following is a guest blog post by Tyler M. Paetkau, Hartnett, Smith & Paetkau, Redwood City, CA. Tyler represents employers in all aspects of employment and labor law, including counseling and litigation regarding trade secrets and…
Rank this Week: 2090

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/
  • Mar 24

    Back to the Essential

    Back to the Essential
    Michael Buckland, Information and Society (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series, 2017).Herbert BurkertJudging from its title, Professor Michael Buckland‘s book seems to be yet another introduction into the relationship between…
  • Mar 23

    Do Claims About Claims to Claims Matter?

    Do Claims About Claims to Claims Matter?
    J. Maria Glover, A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 221 (2017).Sergio J. CamposOftentimes when we call a thing someone’s “property,” we do so to invoke a very specific picture of the owner’s rights…
  • Mar 22

    Bylaws, Politics, and the Institutional Structure of Delaware Corporate Law

    Bylaws, Politics, and the Institutional Structure of Delaware Corporate Law
    David Skeel, The Bylaw Puzzle in Delaware Corporate Law, 72 Bus. Law. 1 (2016/2017), available at SSRN.Christopher M. BrunerAlthough corporate bylaws are, by and large, the mundane and technical instruments of day-to-day governance that most…
Rank this Week: 4879

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
  • Mar 24

    What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017

    What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017
    ABA TECHSHOW has been the place to learn what's new in legal technology for more than 30 years — particularly on the small firm side. Last week in Chicago, we scoped out the ABA TECHSHOW 2017 exposition hall. Here are a few highlights,…
  • Mar 24

    What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017

    What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017
    ABA TECHSHOW has been the place to learn what's new in legal technology for more than 30 years — particularly on the small firm side. Last week in Chicago, we scoped out the ABA TECHSHOW 2017 exposition hall. Here are a few highlights,…
  • Mar 23

    Referral Madness! Stay on Top of Staying in Touch

    Referral Madness! Stay on Top of Staying in Touch
    This is something old-school lawyers say a lot: "Your best sources of referrals are your existing clients." And, for word-of-mouth, referral-based law firms, it’s probably true that referrals from other lawyers or from existing clients…
Rank this Week: 2528

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

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

    What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017

    What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017
    ABA TECHSHOW has been the place to learn what's new in legal technology for more than 30 years — particularly on the small firm side. Last week in Chicago, we scoped out the ABA TECHSHOW 2017 exposition hall. Here are a few highlights,…
  • Mar 24

    What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017

    What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017
    ABA TECHSHOW has been the place to learn what's new in legal technology for more than 30 years — particularly on the small firm side. Last week in Chicago, we scoped out the ABA TECHSHOW 2017 exposition hall. Here are a few highlights,…
  • Mar 23

    Referral Madness! Stay on Top of Staying in Touch

    Referral Madness! Stay on Top of Staying in Touch
    This is something old-school lawyers say a lot: "Your best sources of referrals are your existing clients." And, for word-of-mouth, referral-based law firms, it’s probably true that referrals from other lawyers or from existing clients…
Rank this Week: 3267

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Mar 23

    Are Solos Still Being Told Not to Use Social Media?

    Are Solos Still Being Told Not to Use Social Media?
    The above insert comes from a recent “Practice Insight” from my malpractice insurer, CNA.  Though I’ve been a satisfied CNA customer for 16 years (I moved to CNA post- 9/11 when the D.C. Bar’s “preferred…
  • Mar 21

    Two Ethics Rules Ripe for Constitutional Challenge: Anyone Want to Take This On?

    Two Ethics Rules Ripe for Constitutional Challenge: Anyone Want to Take This On?
    In Part I of the Post , I blogged about solo Ekaterina Schoenefeld’s nine year battle to have New York’s out-of-state lawyer bonafide office requirement invalidated as unconstitutional.  Schoenefeld’s fight, however,…
  • Mar 20

    Make Money Mondays: Lessons From Customer Service Can Help Client Service

    Make Money Mondays: Lessons From Customer Service Can Help Client Service
    Although I don’t think that lawyers should treat clients as customers, nevertheless, lessons from customer service can sometimes be useful in managing clients. I found the suggestions in this piece, The New Customer Service Trend…
Rank this Week: 505

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

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

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 4850

Law21

Law21

Dispatches from a legal profession on the brink

http://www.law21.ca
  • Mar 22

    So I wrote a book

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

    Getting over technology

    Getting over technology
    Since the start of the year, I’ve received three different media calls asking me about the role of artificial intelligence in the law. Partly to make good use of the notes I prepared for these calls, and partly so that…
  • Jan 24

    Navigating the multi-polar legal market

    Navigating the multi-polar legal market
    Georgetown Law School and the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute are ready to call it: the party’s officially over. The 2017 edition of their annual Report on the State of the Legal Market is unequivocal…
Rank this Week: 5111

Oregon Law Practice Management

Oregon Law Practice Management

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

http://oregonlawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Mar 21

    Best of 60 Tips in 60 Minutes – 2017 ABA TECHSHOW

    Best of 60 Tips in 60 Minutes – 2017 ABA TECHSHOW
    Yesterday I shared the Best in Mobile Apps for IOS and Android from the 2017 ABA TECHSHOW.  Today: the Best of 60 Tips in 60 Minutes with ideas on: Blockchain Technology [A direct payment solution that bypasses banks] Document…
  • Mar 20

    Best of Mobile Apps – 2017 ABA TECHSHOW

    Best of Mobile Apps – 2017 ABA TECHSHOW
    This year’s TECHSHOW did not disappoint.  The Best in Mobile Apps for IOS and Android included great suggestions for scanning, scheduling, managing projects, reading PDFs, aggregating email, stopping spam, encrypting data,…
  • Mar 13

    New Ethical Guidelines for Client File

    New Ethical Guidelines for Client File
    Last week the Oregon State Bar issued OSB Formal Opinion 2017-192, which supersedes OSB Formal Opinion 2005-125.  This is the second opinion in the last six months to address the subject of client files. Opinion 192 provides answers to…
Rank this Week: 4238

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/
  • Mar 21

    Public Firm, Public Conflicts Allegation

    Public Firm, Public Conflicts Allegation
    Touching on a multiple issues and topics we've previously covered: "Slater and Gordon accuses class action firm of conflict" -- "The $100 million legal battle over the share-price collapse of listed law firm Slater and Gordon has…
  • Mar 20

    IP Conflicts: Always challenging for the intellectual

    IP Conflicts: Always challenging for the intellectual
    Following the news about Ropes & Gray, BNA conducted an interview with Greg Sueoka, former Fenwick & West managing partner: "Prominent IP Lawyer on 100 Lawyers and Staff Leaving Ropes & Gray" -- "One of the big stories last week…
  • Mar 19

    When the story ends... (Ethics opinion on firm dissolutions)

    When the story ends... (Ethics opinion on firm dissolutions)
    "Dissolving Firms Must Still Put Clients First, DC Bar Says""Despite numerous requirements facing attorneys during a law firm’s dissolution, the principal obligation for lawyers and the firm during the process must be to focus on the…
Rank this Week: 5031

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

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

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Mar 20

    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…
  • Mar 13

    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…
  • Mar 6

    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: 5107

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/
  • Mar 19

    CAAF personnel move

    CAAF personnel move
    Chief Judge Erdmann is scheduled to leave the court in July 2017. At that point, the next judge in line will fleet up to be chief judge.  Interestingly Judges Stucky and Ryan took the oath on the same day for the same term.…
  • Mar 13

    Backgrounder

    Backgrounder
    As part of due diligence defense counsel want to know as much about a witness as possible–that’s OK and ethical.  Many of us have found helpful information on social media accounts. The gist of Formal Opinion 466 is that,…
  • Mar 13

    “Justice” Gorsuch-Worth-the-Read

    “Justice” Gorsuch-Worth-the-Read
    Sophie J. Hart & Dennis M. Martin, Essay: Judge Gorsuch and the Fourth Amendment, 69 Stan. L. Rev. Online 132 (March 2017).
Rank this Week: 1272

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/
  • Mar 18

    Interview: Elevator Pitch, Blogging, and Legal Tech (#LegalTechLives)

    Interview: Elevator Pitch, Blogging, and Legal Tech (#LegalTechLives)
    I was recently interviewed about my elevator pitch, blogging, and the future of legal tech for the ROSS Intelligence blog by Kathleen Killin (#LegalTechLives with Ron Friedmann, Consultant at Fireman & Company +…
  • Feb 26

    The Future of Contract Management

    The Future of Contract Management
    What is the future of contract management? I ask for two reasons. First, we have seen an explosion in software start-ups focused on various elements of drafting or managing contracts. And second, in the last month I saw demos of…
  • Feb 8

    Knowledge Management Priorities in Large Law Firms – 2017 Survey

    Knowledge Management Priorities in Large Law Firms – 2017 Survey
    I report here on a recent, privately conducted knowledge management survey of large law firms. Mary Abraham, Oz Benamram and I conduct this survey in preparation for a meeting of KM professionals in February. Learning about current KM…
Rank this Week: 660

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • Mar 18

    Revisiting the Market for Transfer Students Based upon the 2016 Standard 509 Report

    Revisiting the Market for Transfer Students Based upon the 2016 Standard 509 Report
    This blog posting updates my blog postings of December 2014 and December 2015 regarding what we know about the transfer market. With the release of the 2016 Standard 509 Reports, we know have three years of more detailed transfer data...
  • Mar 5

    Location, Location, Location Revisited -- Most Law Schools Have a Regional Employment Footprint

    Location, Location, Location Revisited -- Most Law Schools Have a Regional Employment Footprint
    One of the first blog posts I had on The Legal Whiteboard focused on the location of employment for graduates in the Classes of 2010 and 2011. I have now updated this data by looking at the regional employment outcomes...
  • Dec 8

    Announcing Beyond Legal Reasoning: A Critique of Pure Lawyering

    Announcing Beyond Legal Reasoning: A Critique of Pure Lawyering
    I'm delighted to be able to say that my book, Beyond Legal Reasoning: A Critique of Pure Lawyering, is now available for pre-order in hardcopy or e-book through Routledge's website. Here's the description: The concept of learning to ‘think…
Rank this Week: 1592

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/
  • Mar 16

    Ms. JD Pre-Law: “Table of Contents”

    Ms. JD Pre-Law: “Table of Contents”
    Hello and welcome to Ms. JD Pre-Law! Our goal is to serve as a resource to, and build a supportive community of, pre-law women around the country. Whether you're a college freshman just starting to develop an interest in the legal…
  • Mar 15

    Two Birds, One Stone: Helping Veterans By Attracting More Of Them To The Legal Field

    Two Birds, One Stone: Helping Veterans By Attracting More Of Them To The Legal Field
    We advocate for women from all walks of life to attend law school and become lawyers, because we understand that it’s not only our female presence that rounds out the profession as a whole, but our diversity of backgrounds that…
  • Mar 14

    The Journey: Relocating for a New Job

    The Journey: Relocating for a New Job
    I decided to devote this blog post to my recent move for work and to hopefully offer some encouragement and advice to others out there who are considering doing the same. Jumping into the unknown is daunting. This past weekend I took that…
Rank this Week: 1134

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

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

http://www.gerryriskin.com/
  • Mar 16

    “Chat Bot” Offers Free Legal Advice to Refugee

    “Chat Bot” Offers Free Legal Advice to Refugee
    The Telegraph reports that a university student has developed a way to provide free legal advice via Facebook Messenger to refugees who are looking for asylum in the U.S., U.K. and Canada. Joshua Browder, who has…
  • Mar 9

    Law Firm Success Depends on Success of Firm’s Lawyer

    Law Firm Success Depends on Success of Firm’s Lawyer
    I was pleased to be invited by The Law Office Management Association (TLOMA) of Ontario to create an article based on my book, The Successful Lawyer: Powerful Strategies for Transforming Your Practice, for the February, 2017 issue…
  • Mar 2

    Shift from “Case” to “Task” Approach Will Impact Law-Firm Management

    Shift from “Case” to “Task” Approach Will Impact Law-Firm Management
    A recent article in Corporate Counsel draws our attention to a paper published by Morris Ratner, associate professor of law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, on the impacts on legal practice of…
Rank this Week: 2206

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
  • Mar 16

    FRAND licensing: A call for greater transparency

    FRAND licensing: A call for greater transparency
    No topic in technology licensing is more vexing than standard-setting organizations (SSO’s), standard essential patent (SEP) owners and FRAND terms. Anders Møller, a recent graduate of Oxford engaged as an independent economist,…
  • Mar 8

    Commercialization Activities as Part of the Tenure Process for Academic

    Commercialization Activities as Part of the Tenure Process for Academic
    Rachel Abbey McCafferty has published an article in Crain's Cleveland Business titled, State is Pushing Universities to Bring Research to Market, on March 5, 2017.  The article outlines how the proposed Ohio state budget includes…
  • Mar 7

    President Trump's 2017 Trade Policy Agenda Released

    President Trump's 2017 Trade Policy Agenda Released
    The United States Trade Representative has released the President’s 2017 Trade Policy Agenda document (Agenda) on March 1, 2017.  The Agenda sets forth its purpose as well as its top priorities.  Interestingly, the purpose…
Rank this Week: 1986

Elder Counsel Blog

Elder Counsel Blog

Provides education and tools for Elder Law and Special Needs Attorneys.

http://www.eldercounsel.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 5069

Great Law Practices Blog

Great Law Practices Blog

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

http://www.greatlawpractices.com/blog/
  • Mar 13

    An attorney’s fear of asking for money

    An attorney’s fear of asking for money
    Nothing seems to turn attorneys into quivering lumps of goo than asking a prospect for a retainer check. I don’t care if their area of practice is family law, estate planning, commercial litigation, elder law, etc. If you have a…
  • Nov 9

    Lawyers: 2 Simple Lists Can Result in Big Wins for 2017

    Lawyers: 2 Simple Lists Can Result in Big Wins for 2017
    The holidays are nearly here, and for many lawyers that means using this time to sit back and reflect on their successes or failures of the last year. Some of you will armchair quarterback yourselves over what you should or should not have…
  • Sep 14

    Lawyers: Do You Have a Practice Growth Mindset?

    Lawyers: Do You Have a Practice Growth Mindset?
    Do you only see what you want to see? Your mindset, or view of the world, is the key to setting the pace for growth in your firm. The amazing difference between a lawyer who grows quickly and profitably and one who does not has everything to…
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Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

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

http://www.fastcase.com/blog/
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Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

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

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • Mar 13

     The TECHSHOW Edition of Law Practice Magazine

     The TECHSHOW Edition of Law Practice Magazine
    It is the week of ABA TECHSHOW and a good way to get warmed up is to check out the TECHSHOW edition of Law Practice Magazine. The cover story is A Golden Age of Legal Tech Start-Ups by Bob Ambrogi....
  • Mar 10

    Suggested Articles and Posts from January and February in the Reading Room

    Suggested Articles and Posts from January and February in the Reading Room
    Our monthly Reading Room features reading suggestions for you from January and February, 2017 which cover a wide range of topics for the forward-thinking lawyer. Topics include "white dwarf law firms," the Smart Person's Guide to Apple's…
  • Feb 27

    Prof. Richard Susskind on Upgrading Justice

    Prof. Richard Susskind on Upgrading Justice
    Professor Richard Susskind delivered an address at Harvard Law School earlier this month. His talks on the future of law practice are well-known and we have seen many of his predictions already come true. Thanks to Harvard for posting the...
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On Lawyering

On Lawyering

Features news and commentary on the law and culture of lawyers. By Richard T. Cassidy.

http://onlawyering.com
  • Mar 8

    An Eleven Second Plan to Relieve Stre

    An Eleven Second Plan to Relieve Stre
    Feeling Stressed? In most of its incarnations, practicing law is stressful. There are deadlines everywhere. Delay abounds. Clients are waiting. And they want results! Details matter. Opponents resist. Judges are skeptical. Jurors too. Et…
  • Dec 8

    Six Lessons For Advocates That I Learned as an Acting Small Claims Judge

    Six Lessons For Advocates That I Learned as an Acting Small Claims Judge
    Judge for a Day We don’t have a regular small claims court judge in my county (Chittenden County, which is in the greater Burlington, Vermont area), and for some years the Vermont Judiciary has covered this docket by appointing…
  • Nov 21

    Rich Cassidy Law Debut

    Rich Cassidy Law Debut
    With the unfailing support of my wife, Becky Cassidy, the assistance of my able associate, Matt Shagam, and the diligent efforts of our business manager, Linda Jackman, we opened a new law firm, Rich Cassidy Law on November 1, 2006. Our new…
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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/
  • Mar 7

    Automation in Law Practice: Where to Start (and Why!)

    Automation in Law Practice: Where to Start (and Why!)
    Implementing automation in your law practice can save you time and money. Here’s what you need to know. In the current state of the legal market, the demand for legal services is high, but clients are looking to pay less. This plays out…
  • Mar 1

    Startup Workshop in Springfield

    Startup Workshop in Springfield
    The post Startup Workshop in Springfield appeared first on Mass LOMAP.
  • Feb 28

    New Laws, New Policies, New Demands: How Small Law Firms Can Keep Up [Webinar]

    New Laws, New Policies, New Demands: How Small Law Firms Can Keep Up [Webinar]
    Keeping up with the pace of change is a common challenge in today’s economy, and it’s particularly essential to the ethical practice of law. Find out what your small firm needs to do in this special one-hour edition of our…
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Legal Loudspeaker

Legal Loudspeaker

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

http://accellis.com/blog/
  • Mar 6

    Forgetting Your ‘Strong Password’? Make it unforgettable.

    Forgetting Your ‘Strong Password’? Make it unforgettable.
    The password is one of the best cybersecurity defenses you have and it’s completely free. The more complex it is, the harder it is to guess. This post will teach you how to create and, perhaps more importantly, remember your strong…
  • Nov 17

    Tap the Full Power of Your Knowledge with MetaJure ILLUMINATE [Webinar Recording]

    Tap the Full Power of Your Knowledge with MetaJure ILLUMINATE [Webinar Recording]
    Educational webinar on how Metajure ILLUMINATE can help firms that already have a traditional document management system (DMS) in place and how it can turn the firm’s DMS into the knowledge management system they need.The post Tap the…
  • Nov 4

    4 Major Enhancements to NetDocument

    4 Major Enhancements to NetDocument
    NetDocuments is a robust cloud-based document management system, allowing firms to control, manage and collaborate on documents – from any location. Clio is the leading cloud-based practice management system for solo to midsized law…
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Federal Bar Association - New…

Federal Bar Association - New Orleans Chapter

Lists bar association news and events.

http://nofba.org/
  • Mar 6

    Federal Practice CLE Series – March 2017

    Federal Practice CLE Series – March 2017
    Join the New Orleans Chapter of the FBA for lunchtime CLEs this March.  Federal judges and seasoned practitioners will explore the latest developments affecting your federal practice. Programs will be held in U.S. District Court at…
  • Mar 5

    25th Anniversary Judge Alvin B. Rubin Symposium on April 6, 2017

    25th Anniversary Judge Alvin B. Rubin Symposium on April 6, 2017
    Please join the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for a discussion on ethics and professionalism on April 6th from 3 to 5 pm. The Annual Judge Alvin B. Rubin Symposium is a living memorial to Judge Rubin’s contribution…
  • Mar 4

    Lunch with the Court with the Hon. Janis van Meerveld on April 12, 2017

    Lunch with the Court with the Hon. Janis van Meerveld on April 12, 2017
    A Lunch with the Court will be held with the Hon. Janis van Meerveld on April 12 at 12 noon. The lunch, which is arranged by the Younger Lawyers Division of the Federal Bar Association, is open to FBA members at no cost. The Lunch…
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Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

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

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
  • Mar 3

    Size Matters to Google | Increases File Size Limit for Incoming Email Attachment

    Size Matters to Google | Increases File Size Limit for Incoming Email Attachment
    In a blog post, Google announced that Gmail users can now receive email attachments up to 50MB in size. By way of an explanation, Google recognizes that, "sometimes you need to receive large files as direct email attachments." The key phrase…
  • Feb 7

    Gmail Will Stop Working on These Browsers Soon

    Gmail Will Stop Working on These Browsers Soon
    Google has announced that Gmail will stop working on versions of Google’s Chrome browser older than v53 at the end of 2017. The announcement cited security upgrades in newer versions of the browser as a reason for not supporting…
  • Jan 4

    Latest Gadgets to be Introduced at Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

    Latest Gadgets to be Introduced at Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
    Every year, barely after the New Year, the consumer technology industry comes together in Las Vegas for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES¨) - the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow. There they introduce and…
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Elusive Justice

Elusive Justice

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

http://elusivejustice.wordpress.com
  • Feb 28

    Predictable Litigation Result

    Predictable Litigation Result
    The results from litigating always fall into one of two outcomes: either one party wins and the other loses or both parties lose. This is because litigation is an adversarial process where parties seek to beat one another. And, both ……
  • Nov 14

    Christmas Conflict

    Christmas Conflict
    The words Christmas and conflict really do not belong together and yet, the holidays seem to offer lots of opportunities for conflict. Family members come together, expectations run high. Time runs low. Stresses increase. It is an odd thing…
  • Nov 9

    What cost peace?

    What cost peace?
    Peace does have a price. The degree of peace we have experienced on our own soil as a country was paid for with the lives of soldiers in foreign battle fields. I do not mean to belittle the terrorist attacks … Continue reading →
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TechnoEsq

TechnoEsq

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

http://www.technoesq.com
  • Feb 27

    Google Friendly Website Design For Lawyer

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

    Choosing the Right Law Firm

    Choosing the Right Law Firm
    How do you choose a great attorney? Most of us will need to find a good attorney in our lifetime at least once. Law is complicated and it is always good to have a good attorney in your corner, things happen in a spur of a moment and you never…
  • Jan 24

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!
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Digital Hereinafter

Digital Hereinafter

Legal practice blog with a focus on solo-small estate planning firm practice. By the Law Office of Smilie G. Rogers, PLLC.

http://www.maineestateattorney.com
  • Feb 23

    Age 70 1/2 Confusion for Retirement Account

    Age 70 1/2 Confusion for Retirement Account
    This article from the Slott Report, https://www.irahelp.com/slottreport/age-70-%C2%BD-confusion-retirement-accounts, concisely explains the rules regarding when you have to take your first Required Minimum Distribution. Besides the Slott…
  • Jan 28

    Nadeau v. Thorn, MA SJC-12205

    Nadeau v. Thorn, MA SJC-12205
    MA Supreme  Judicial Court appeal hearing in Nadeau V. Thorn. 1-5-2017.  http://www.suffolk.edu/sjc/archive/2017/SJC_12205.html Summary: Administrative Law; MassHealth Benefits– Whether the settlor is entitled to…
  • Jan 27

    THIS IS SERIOUS…

    THIS IS SERIOUS…
    As Ming Ming on Wonder pets says THIS IS SERIOUS…a ten year lookback period for MaineCare Planning, block grants (when the State’s money runs out, MaineCare eligibility runs out). The long-term care planning landscape is likely…
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Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal ethics and law practice. By Keith L. Miller, Esq.

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
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DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

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

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jan 23

    Lawyers Get Ready, There’s a Blockchain Coming

    Lawyers Get Ready, There’s a Blockchain Coming
    Blockchain technology is a topic that interests me greatly. It also is a favorite topic of my occasional co-author, Gwynne Monahan (often better known as @econwriter5 on Twitter). We have talked off and on for a while about collaborating on…
  • Jan 5

    52 Books in 52 Weeks – 2017

    52 Books in 52 Weeks – 2017
    For quite a few years, I’ve enjoyed reading the posts of several bloggers who are trying to read 52 books in 52 weeks. I’ve also wanted to find a good way for me to keep track of the books I’ve read. And it gives me a good…
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LawyerKM

LawyerKM

Covers knowledge management and technology for lawyers and law firms. By Patrick DiDomenico.

http://lawyerkm.com
  • Feb 12

    The Future of Knowledge Management: Collaboration and Interaction – Law Schools Promoting KM

    The Future of Knowledge Management: Collaboration and Interaction – Law Schools Promoting KM
    The following is an excerpt from Chapter 11 of my book, Knowledge Management for Lawyers, called “The Future of Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession.” 11.2 Collaboration and Interaction. It is difficult to talk about the…
  • Feb 6

    What is a Knowledge Management Network?

    What is a Knowledge Management Network?
    The following is an excerpt from Chapter 7 of my book, Knowledge Management for Lawyers. Members of what I like to call a Knowledge Management Network are not really members of the KM department. Rather, they are like KM…
  • Aug 29

    Amazon Kindle Version Released: Knowledge Management for Lawyer

    Amazon Kindle Version Released: Knowledge Management for Lawyer
    I’m happy to report that my book, Knowledge Management for Lawyers was just released on the Amazon Kindle Platform! Published in 2015, it took a few months to get it listed at Amazon and a few more for the Kindle version,…
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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…
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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/
  • Feb 4

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

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

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

    Craft the Spoken Word with as Much Care as the Written Word
    As public speakers, it helps to think about crafting our spoken word in similar terms to when we are writing. Take as much care when you speak as when you write. Instead of reading over what you wrote, listen as you speak. Here’s what…
  • Sep 6

    Public Speaking Practice Tip: Learn to Watch Yourself on Video

    Public Speaking Practice Tip: Learn to Watch Yourself on Video
    We always encourage the lawyers we coach to practice alone, aloud, and a lot. We also suggest that they make video of themselves so they can watch their presentation. This suggestion, of course, is often met with grunts, groans, and…
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