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Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Nov 20

    Tardy Slip

    Tardy Slip
    The Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct has reprimanded a General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge for unexplained tardiness for your court dockets. Your tardiness was for a substantial period of time and was, on a number of individual…
  • Nov 20

    He Fought The Bar And the Bar Won

    He Fought The Bar And the Bar Won
    The Nevada Supreme Court adopted the proposed six-month suspension of the Southern Nevada Disciplinary Board. In a matter involving his own debt Representing both himself and his wife, Hafter informed collection counsel that all of their…
  • Nov 20

    "Not Caring Much Bout The Rules"

    "Not Caring Much Bout The Rules"
    Bar charges have been filed by the Ohio Disciplinary Counsel in a matter in which the attorney was convicted on his Alford plea to soliciting sex. After his arrest last year, a divorce client filed a complaint alleging a sexual...
Rank this Week: 51

Adam Smith, Esq.

Adam Smith, Esq.

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

http://www.adamsmithesq.com/
  • Nov 16

    Online Panel on The Big Four–With Janet Stanton

    Online Panel on The Big Four–With Janet Stanton
    Dear Reader:  If you are free Tuesday 28th November at 11 am PST / 2 pm EST, please register for a one-hour panel “Big Four: Substance and Hype” featuring Stephen Poor, former managing partner of Seyfarth Shaw, and…
  • Nov 12

    The Introduction to “Tomorrowland”

    The Introduction to “Tomorrowland”
    Many readers will know that this past spring I published my third book, Tomorrowland: Scenarios for law firms beyond the horizon. With the author’s permission, I reproduce here the Introduction to Tomorrowland.  I hope…
  • Nov 6

    My Podcast with ABA’s “Legal Rebels”

    My Podcast with ABA’s “Legal Rebels”
    This was recorded somewhat earlier this year.  It’s always nerve-wracking to wonder how one is going to sound, but my opinion is not the one that matters.  Yours is.
Rank this Week: 96

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: 94

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/
  • Nov 20

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!
    Michael Kagan, Rebecca D. Gill & Fatma E. Marouf, Invisible Adjudication in the U.S. Courts of Appeals, 106 Georgetown L. J. (forthcoming, 2017). Gabriel "Jack" Chin Professors Kagan, Gill and Marouf have identified a remarkable gap in…
  • Nov 20

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!
    Michael Kagan, Rebecca D. Gill & Fatma E. Marouf, Invisible Adjudication in the U.S. Courts of Appeals, 106 Georgetown L. J. (forthcoming, 2017). Gabriel "Jack" Chin Professors Kagan, Gill and Marouf have identified a remarkable gap in…
  • Nov 17

    “A Major New Move” in Contract Interpretation

    “A Major New Move” in Contract Interpretation
    Omri Ben-Shahar and Lior Strahilevitz, Interpreting Contracts via Surveys and Experiments, U. of Chi. Coase-Sandor Inst. for L. & Tech. Research Paper No. 791 (2017), available at SSRN.David HoffmanDespite its practical…
Rank this Week: 120

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/
  • Nov 17

    Renter v. Investor? Buyer v. Builder?

    Renter v. Investor? Buyer v. Builder?
    I have been a renter. I have been an investor in homes. I have been a buyer of homes and I have worked with a builder to design and build a home.  Each experience has its pros and cons.  The critical thing to making each role a…
  • Nov 14

    Justifying shadow billing as promoting diversity? Much better ways exist.

    Justifying shadow billing as promoting diversity? Much better ways exist.
    Earlier this year, Vincent Cordo, the Global Sourcing Officer for Shell, and Casey Flaherty, a consultant to law departments, wrote an article for the ACC Docket, Shell Legal—Shadow Billing. Let me begin by disclosing that I have…
  • Nov 11

    Getting to where you want to be–it’s like going on vacation

    Getting to where you want to be–it’s like going on vacation
    If you want to take a vacation, there are a few basic steps.  Figure out where you are.  Travel requires a starting point. Figure out where you want to go.  Tropical paradise? Check. Ski chalet? Check. Great wall of China?…
Rank this Week: 144

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Nov 20

    In Search of a Perfect Record: The Price of Trying to Be ‘The Best’

    In Search of a Perfect Record: The Price of Trying to Be ‘The Best’
    In the competitive world of law, it is not uncommon to feel (consciously or unconsciously) that failure is not an option. However, the quest for perfection is a double-edged sword. While striving toward it can motivate us to improve,…
  • Nov 20

    In Search of a Perfect Record: The Price of Trying to Be ‘The Best’

    In Search of a Perfect Record: The Price of Trying to Be ‘The Best’
    In the competitive world of law, it is not uncommon to feel (consciously or unconsciously) that failure is not an option. However, the quest for perfection is a double-edged sword. While striving toward it can motivate us to improve,…
  • Nov 17

    Five Ways to Prioritize Your Legal Tech Investments (and Get the Most Bang for Your Buck)

    Five Ways to Prioritize Your Legal Tech Investments (and Get the Most Bang for Your Buck)
    Law firms are under constant pressure to adopt new, improved technology so they can increase productivity and provide better client service. Yet budgets rarely increase with the speed of technology changes. With so many technology needs out…
Rank this Week: 303

idealawg

idealawg

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

http://westallen.typepad.com/idealawg/
Rank this Week: 208

Build A Solo Practice, LLC

Build A Solo Practice, LLC

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

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

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

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

    Evolutions of a Solo Practice – Part 3

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

    Digital Asset Management – Guest Lecture with Deborah Gonzalez

    Digital Asset Management – Guest Lecture with Deborah Gonzalez
    Everyone dies.  Often unexpectedly. But there is power in dead hands.  We are the country with the greatest control of our assets after death.  However, most never consider, let alone manage, their digital legacy.  How do we handle,…
Rank this Week: 230

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Nov 20

    Is it Time to Move Your Firm to the Cloud? Ask Yourself 3 Question

    Is it Time to Move Your Firm to the Cloud? Ask Yourself 3 Question
    To thrive in today’s legal marketplace, it’s survival of the fittest. Potential clients have more options than ever to satisfy their legal needs, whether through a lawyer or a DIY legal service. The smartest small law firms are…
  • Nov 14

    Running Your Small Law Firm to look like a Large Law Firm

    Running Your Small Law Firm to look like a Large Law Firm
    Author: Thomson Reuters Let’s face it, as a solo or small law firm you’re pulled in multiple directions. Not only do you practice law, but you also need to run AND grow a small business. It’s a natural response to feel…
  • Nov 10

    Power Hour #5: Send Four Thank You’

    Power Hour #5: Send Four Thank You’
    Lots of lawyers make a big deal about sending Thanksgiving cards to stand out from the rush of holiday cards. Trouble is, even TurkeyDay greetings have become oversaturated. Starting next week, I’ll receive at least five or six…
Rank this Week: 446

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
Rank this Week: 373

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: 437

The Lively Lawyer Blawg

The Lively Lawyer Blawg

About accident & injury law, diversity, health law, insurance law, law practice management, lawyer lifestyle, small law firms, tax law, women in the law, and legal humor. By Kim R. Brown.

http://livelylawyer.com/
  • Aug 22

    How To Settle Disputes Between You And A Contractor

    How To Settle Disputes Between You And A Contractor
    There are instances when issues arise between the contractor and the owner most probably due to damages caused by the home construction or renovation. In these circumstances, the owner has the right to demand repairs from the contractor.…
  • Aug 2

    Is a Small Law Firm Partnership like a Marriage?

    Is a Small Law Firm Partnership like a Marriage?
    My former law partner once argued with me that being in our law firm partnership was like being in a marriage, to which I quipped, “Yes, only without the love and affection part.”  Smile. And, having been married more than…
  • Jun 3

    Is a Small Law Firm Partnership like a Marriage?

    Is a Small Law Firm Partnership like a Marriage?
    If you are thinking about becoming a small law firm partner, here is some humorous advice from someone who been there and done that…The post Is a Small Law Firm Partnership like a Marriage? appeared first on The Lively Lawyer Blawg.
Rank this Week: 340

JD Bliss Blog

JD Bliss Blog

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

http://www.jdblissblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Practicing Law Not Great for Your Health

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

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

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

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

    Interview: Michael Rothman: From Lawyer to High-End Private Investigator
    Career opportunities often fall into a lawyer's lap when he or she least expects it. The key is to seize the opportunity. A case in point is Michael Rothman who moved to New York and took a job in the...
Rank this Week: 498

Legal Andrew

Legal Andrew

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

http://www.legalandrew.com
  • May 7

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce

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

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist

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

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer
    Richmond lawyer Horace Hunter is fighting the Virginia State Bar on the issue of website disclaimers. Unfortunately, I’ll bet he’s going to lose. (Thanks to Carolyn Elefant for pointing the story out!) According to a Washington Post…
Rank this Week: 454

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/
  • Nov 20

    Trump’s Judicial Nominees: Mostly White Male

    Trump’s Judicial Nominees: Mostly White Male
    From the Associated Press: President Donald Trump is nominating white men to America’s federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening to reverse a slow transformation toward a judiciary that more closely reflects the…
  • Nov 20

    What Is Behavioral Legal Ethics?

    What Is Behavioral Legal Ethics?
    Did you know that an attorney who represented the New York Times was, at the same time, helping Harvey Weinstein cover up his sexual misconduct? "One of the nation’s most respected lawyers, David Boies, is among those whose work…
  • Nov 19

    Akron School of Law launches Master of Studies in Law degree program to train non-lawyers in legal skill

    Akron School of Law launches Master of Studies in Law degree program to train non-lawyers in legal skill
    Akron is one of a group of law schools (my own included) that are exploring the demand for those who'd like to study law to advance in their chosen careers but aren't interested in obtaining a J.D. Thus, Akron launched...
Rank this Week: 804

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/
  • Nov 20

    Ongoing military death case

    Ongoing military death case
    United States v. Hennis. Appellant’s case is before this Court for mandatory review under Article 67(a)(1), Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), 10 U.S.C. § 867(a)(1) (2012). Appellant has filed a consolidated…
  • Nov 18

    Military courts in the future

    Military courts in the future
    Why Military Courts Won’t Prevent The Next Texas Church Shooting, in Stars & Stripes, repeated in Task & Purpose. Former airman Devin P. Kelley had choked his wife and put a gun to her head. He’d fractured her…
  • Nov 13

    Ineffective assistance of counsel

    Ineffective assistance of counsel
    Today, SCOTUSBlog tells about some grants and denials.  One may be of interest to military justice practitioners. they denied review in an Alabama death-penalty case, over a lengthy dissent by Justice Sonia Sotomayor that was joined…
Rank this Week: 817

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Nov 20

    Legal Sector Seeing Tech Explosion

    Legal Sector Seeing Tech Explosion
    With legal tech penetrating many large law firms and law departments, is your company riding the legal tech wave? “The legal industry is experiencing an “explosion” of technology, Nitin Batra, global chief operating officer…
  • Nov 16

    Ten Signs You Will Hate The Job If You Take It

    Ten Signs You Will Hate The Job If You Take It
    Is the grass always greener on the other side? Even for Biglaw attorneys hoping to make it to the in-house world, the answer sometimes is no: “Nearly everyone has been in the situation where they’re... The post Ten Signs You Will…
  • Nov 15

    How to Answer “Gotcha” Questions in a Legal Job Interview

    How to Answer “Gotcha” Questions in a Legal Job Interview
    We’ve all been there – when a legal job interview veers from softball questions to the Inquisition-type gotcha questions that we dread.  Be prepared, and also make sure you are up to speed on other... The post How to Answer…
Rank this Week: 729

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
  • Nov 20

    What Expert Attorneys Do During Direct Examination

    What Expert Attorneys Do During Direct Examination
    How the attorney and witness appear to the jury can be as important as the words that are spoken. Here are four tips from expert trial attorneys that will make your direct examination more effective regardless of what you ask the witness. Be…
  • Nov 17

    Do’s and Don’ts of Tenant Screening

    Do’s and Don’ts of Tenant Screening
    Residential landlords have the right to choose the best tenant they can find. That probably means a tenant who seems most able to comply with the lease terms, pay the rent on time, avoid damaging the premises, and refrain from disturbing…
  • Nov 15

    How to Shorten or Extend Time for Your Motion

    How to Shorten or Extend Time for Your Motion
    The timing on making motions is both a procedural and a tactical matter. Sometimes you’ll need a hearing date that’s sooner than would be normally possible, and other times you’ll want to file a notice of motion or get a…
Rank this Week: 686

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/
  • Nov 19

    Writing an Effective Thank-You Note

    Writing an Effective Thank-You Note
    The number one piece of career advice I have received is to write thoughtful thank-you notes, not only following job interviews and correspondence, but also for reasons such as thanking a person for his or her time.  These communications…
  • Nov 18

    Self-Care Airplane Style

    Self-Care Airplane Style
       “If you are traveling with a child or someone who requires assistance, secure your oxygen mask on first, and then assist the other person.”  In putting your own oxygen mask on first, you ensure that you can…
  • Nov 18

    The Best Career Advice I’ve Ever Gotten

    The Best Career Advice I’ve Ever Gotten
    I can clearly recall the day I finally understood the most important advice I’d ever gotten from a mentor. I was sitting at my desk with my head in my lap. After hitting an all-time low during particularly brutal mock trial tournament…
Rank this Week: 947

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/
  • Nov 19

    RIP William M. Hoeveler

    RIP William M. Hoeveler
    RIP William M. Hoeveler, a long-time well-respected judge in our District.  here:The Herald has a nice and detailed obit Hoeveler even drew praise from the most infamous defendant ever to appear in his courtroom, the deposed Panamanian…
  • Nov 16

    RIP Judge Kenneth Ryskamp

    RIP Judge Kenneth Ryskamp
    RIP Judge Kenneth Ryskamp.  He was 85.  A nice man, who served this District for a very long time.From his Wiki page:Education and careerBorn in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ryskamp received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Calvin…
  • Nov 15

    “I had no recollection of this meeting until I saw these news reports.”

    “I had no recollection of this meeting until I saw these news reports.”
    That was Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Many criminal defendants have (wrongfully) been prosecuted for 1001 violations (false statements) or obstruction for similar statements. One senator made this point to the Attorney General:As Democrats…
Rank this Week: 702

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/
  • Nov 9

    How I Got Into Legal Biz + Tech and Where I See Both Going

    How I Got Into Legal Biz + Tech and Where I See Both Going
    My friends at High Performance Counsel recently interviewed me on how I got into the legal biz and legal tech and where I see both going. This interviews was originally published on October 10, 2017 as VETERAN LEGAL INDUSTRY OBSERVER AND…
  • Oct 26

    Hype vs. Reality: Is everything AI now? (Live #COLPM)

    Hype vs. Reality: Is everything AI now? (Live #COLPM)
    I am attending the College of Law Practice Management annual Futures Conference in Atlanta. The conference title this year is Running with the Machines – the entire conference is devoted to artificial intelligence (AI). This session is…
  • Oct 19

    Document Assembly in the Real World (Live #ArkKM)

    Document Assembly in the Real World (Live #ArkKM)
    I am attending the 13th Annual Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession conference in NYC, hosted by Ark Group. This is a live post of the session Faster, Better, Cheaper, Smarter and Happier? Document Assembly in the Real World. The…
Rank this Week: 700

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/
  • Oct 12

    Visualize Your Performance

    Visualize Your Performance
    Sports psychologists advise athletes to visualize their actions prior to competing. Athletes practice what they call “mental rehearsal.” The Olympic skier imagines the moment when the buzzer sounds and she […] The post…
  • Sep 11

    You Think With Your Hands as You Gesture

    You Think With Your Hands as You Gesture
    Gesture is part of our everyday life—whether talking to a colleague by the coffee maker, presenting to a client in a meeting, or presenting a case to a jury—we talk […] The post You Think With Your Hands as You Gesture…
  • Aug 15

    Making the Invisible Visible: Watching Your Gestures on Video

    Making the Invisible Visible: Watching Your Gestures on Video
    What if you could watch yourself speaking on video and not recoil? What if, instead, you could enjoy the experience and, more importantly, eagerly learn from it? I’ve hit upon […] The post Making the Invisible Visible: Watching…
Rank this Week: 1013

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 932

This Business of Law

This Business of Law

The intersection of law practice, marketing, and technology. Leverage technology to increase revenue.

http://thisbusinessoflaw.com
  • May 24

    Three Considerations for Attorneys after Major ABA Ethics Ruling

    Three Considerations for Attorneys after Major ABA Ethics Ruling
    If you’re an attorney who has been paying only marginal attention to the online security of your confidential client communications, perhaps this month’s ruling from the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on…
  • Feb 13

    How to Sign Up to Get New Clients through Avvo Legal Service

    How to Sign Up to Get New Clients through Avvo Legal Service
    Avvo has created a platform that connects lawyers who need paying clients with clients who need straightforward, unbundled legal services at a clearly-defined price.  And there are a lot of lawyers out there who need paying clients.…
  • Feb 1

    Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer

    Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer
    Business development and marketing aren't what they used to be. The first step in successful business development is understanding today's consumer. The post Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer appeared first on This…
Rank this Week: 742

LawyerKM

LawyerKM

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

http://lawyerkm.com
  • Mar 29

    Call For Speakers: Ark Group’s Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession Conference – October 2017

    Call For Speakers: Ark Group’s Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession Conference – October 2017
    Ark Group’s 13th Annual Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession conference will be taking place once again in New York (at New York Law School) this coming October 18-19, 2017. This is your opportunity to share innovative ideas,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 821

the (new) legal writer

the (new) legal writer

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

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

    A short lesson in syntactic ambiguity

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

    Is a cat a “who” or a “that”?

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

    R.I.P. Richard Wydick

    R.I.P. Richard Wydick
    Our friends at Legal Writing Prof Blog report some sad news: the death of Richard Wydick. He was a renowned law professor and author. His classic, Plain English for Lawyers, was, for many of us, our introduction to good legal...
Rank this Week: 909

Solo in Minneapolis

Solo in Minneapolis

Covers practicing law as a solo attorney in Minneapolis, Minnesota. By Joe Flanders.

http://www.soloinminneapolis.com/
  • Jul 6

    Running a Law Firm | Hiring an Associate Attorney (or other legal help)

    Running a Law Firm | Hiring an Associate Attorney (or other legal help)
    I have reached the point where I could really use some help from another lawyer. I knew this day would come. It is part of my business plan. Yet, I don’t really know how to hire someone and I am not sure I want to. I can see it being a…
  • Jul 23

    Starting a Law firm – You Can Do It. Seriously.

    Starting a Law firm – You Can Do It. Seriously.
    I was going over my various blogs and I thought I would visit my first one – this one.  It has been a couple years since I started this blog to serve as my outlet while I moved from a law firm job, to taking the bar exam in another…
  • Jul 23

    Starting a Law firm – You Can Do It. Seriously.

    Starting a Law firm – You Can Do It. Seriously.
    I was going over my various blogs and I thought I would visit my first one – this one.  It has been a couple years since I started this blog to serve as my outlet while I moved from a law firm job, to taking the bar exam in another…
Rank this Week: 1029

LawBiz Blog - Audio Podcasts

LawBiz Blog - Audio Podcasts

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

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

    Ed Interviews Pactsafe Founder, Brian Power

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

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

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

    Speak and Write for Succe

    Speak and Write for Succe
    Gary Kinder, founder and CEO of WordRake® writes the following: “…Each of us has three vocabularies: our reading or comprehension vocabulary – by far the largest; our writing vocabulary – in the middle; and our…
Rank this Week: 901

Law Firm Transitions

Law Firm Transitions

Covers business development, knowledge management, alternative billing arrangements, technology and marketing. By Debra Baker.

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

    The Rise of Non-Law Firm Competitor

    The Rise of Non-Law Firm Competitor
    This is the fourth in a series about the five emerging faces of the legal industry. In the new economy, lawyers don’t just compete against other lawyers for a share of the legal services market, they also compete against non lawyers.…
  • Feb 14

    The Efficient Law Firm

    The Efficient Law Firm
    This is the fourth in a series of posts about the New Faces of the Law Firm Competitive Landscape. The next emerging face of the legal industry is the efficient law firm. These are firms that recognize that even the most complex legal matters…
  • Nov 22

    The impact of Mega Global Firms on the Law Firm Competitive Landscape

    The impact of Mega Global Firms on the Law Firm Competitive Landscape
    This is the third in a series of posts about the New Faces of the Law Firm Competitive Landscape While there is no evidence to suggest that bigger is better, that hasn’t stopped a new breed of Mega Global Firms from emerging onto the…
Rank this Week: 525

The Law & Other Legal Musings

The Law & Other Legal Musings

The purpose of this blog is to unite members of the legal profession, law professors, and students in a light-hearted, amicable discussion of anything from up-and-coming SCOTUS decisions to the issues facing lawyers given the ever-changing legal market.

http://thelegalmusing.tumblr.com
Rank this Week: 682

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/
  • Nov 20

    December 2017: Members in the New

    December 2017: Members in the New
      Duane Morris Attorney Honored BASF member Meagen Leary of Duane Morris recently received a Women’s Impact Network for Success Award for her efforts to advance women in the legal...
  • Nov 20

    Barristers Club Announces 2018 Board of Director

    Barristers Club Announces 2018 Board of Director
    The Barristers Club, The Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) new attorney division, recently announced the officers for its 2018 Board of Directors: Drew Amoroso, How to be an Invaluable...
  • Nov 20

    BASF Introduces Answer1 to LineUp of Member Benefit

    BASF Introduces Answer1 to LineUp of Member Benefit
    The Bar Association of San Francisco is proud and excited to welcome its newest member benefits partner – Answer1. Answer1 provides answering and receptionist services to small and medium sized...
Rank this Week: 1446

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/
  • Nov 20

    America needs to get out more.

    America needs to get out more.
    1. Alpha men get cocky, act out and overreach. 2. Bullying is unfortunate but natural. 3. Pols hustle for votes. All pols. Everywhere. Any vote will do. 4. People make up stories and lie for strategic advantage. All the time....
  • Nov 17

    The 7 Habits of Highly Clueless Lawyers.

    The 7 Habits of Highly Clueless Lawyers.
    Return of EFGB and the Seven Habits. Lawyers who won't take a stand is a time-honored tradition. Ernie from Glen Burnie, a life-long friend of mine, is not such a creature. It's just his nature. He'll stand up for people...
  • Nov 6

    Poppies: Veterans Day or Remembrance Day observed this week.

    Poppies: Veterans Day or Remembrance Day observed this week.
    McCrae in 1912 This year, America's Veterans Day, traditionally November 11, will be observed on Friday, the 10th. In the United Kingdom it will still be observed on Saturday the 11th. In America the day honors all U.S. military...
Rank this Week: 1553

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Al Swearengen: Over time, your quickness…

    Al Swearengen: Over time, your quickness with a cocky rejoinder must have gotten you many punches in the face. Silas Adams: Depends what you call, 'many'.
  • Nov 15

    It would be interesting to know how…

    It would be interesting to know how Alabama became such a mess. Part of it seems to be that historically its economy has always been largely agrarian, but there was enough of a manufacturing base to have mitigated that somewhat. Birmingham…
  • Nov 7

    #47 at 9:38 at my polling place. Pathetic.…

    #47 at 9:38 at my polling place. Pathetic. I'm quite serious about running as a delegate to the proposed constitutional convention: now that the hoodoo is off (thanks again AHIA) I figure I have a shot. I don't figure the convention has a…
Rank this Week: 1871

Oregon Law Practice Management

Oregon Law Practice Management

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

http://oregonlawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Nov 20

    Get Your Tech Buyer’s Guide!

    Get Your Tech Buyer’s Guide!
    If you’re gearing up to invest in technology for the new year a buyer’s guide can be a tremendously helpful resource. Here to fill that need, is the 2017 Legal Technology Buyers Guide from Lex Tech Review.  Access to the…
  • Nov 13

    7 Steps to Building Better Client Relationship

    7 Steps to Building Better Client Relationship
    Join me for a CLE on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 about how to cultivate your network, balance client expectations, proactively control social media content, meet client needs, and become more client-centric by exploring the 7 steps to…
  • Nov 6

    Tips from Your Local Courthouse about eCourt

    Tips from Your Local Courthouse about eCourt
    The latest eCourt Open Hours held by Oregon’s Fourth Judicial District revealed some useful tips and reminders.  The session was recorded by the Professional Liability Fund and is available on the PLF website as eService for…
Rank this Week: 3275

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

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

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

    7 Potentially Big Mistakes You Could Make After a Car Accident (in the USA)

    7 Potentially Big Mistakes You Could Make After a Car Accident (in the USA)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post The stakes are pretty high after a car accident, so making the wrong moves can dramatically reduce your chances of acquiring what you deserve. Despite the big emotional,…
  • Nov 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…
  • Nov 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…
Rank this Week: 3588

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
  • Nov 20

    In Search of a Perfect Record: The Price of Trying to Be ‘The Best’

    In Search of a Perfect Record: The Price of Trying to Be ‘The Best’
    In the competitive world of law, it is not uncommon to feel (consciously or unconsciously) that failure is not an option. However, the quest for perfection is a double-edged sword. While striving toward it can motivate us to improve,…
  • Nov 20

    In Search of a Perfect Record: The Price of Trying to Be ‘The Best’

    In Search of a Perfect Record: The Price of Trying to Be ‘The Best’
    In the competitive world of law, it is not uncommon to feel (consciously or unconsciously) that failure is not an option. However, the quest for perfection is a double-edged sword. While striving toward it can motivate us to improve,…
  • Nov 17

    Five Ways to Prioritize Your Legal Tech Investments (and Get the Most Bang for Your Buck)

    Five Ways to Prioritize Your Legal Tech Investments (and Get the Most Bang for Your Buck)
    Law firms are under constant pressure to adopt new, improved technology so they can increase productivity and provide better client service. Yet budgets rarely increase with the speed of technology changes. With so many technology needs out…
Rank this Week: 1415

LLRX.com

LLRX.com

Covers legal research and tech issues. By Sabrina Pacifici.

http://www.llrx.com
  • Nov 19

    The Use and Abuse of Social Media in the Post-Truth Era

    The Use and Abuse of Social Media in the Post-Truth Era
    Law librarian and adjunct professor Paul Gatz provides important guidance on social media discourse and information literacy that is especially timely and instructive as we are experiencing an escalating wave of highly questionable news and…
  • Nov 19

    Ravel Law Visualization Tools First Coming to Shepard’s Result

    Ravel Law Visualization Tools First Coming to Shepard’s Result
    In anticipation of the incorporation of Ravel Law visualization technology into an upcoming iteration of LexisAdvance, Reference Librarian and Professor Sarah Gotcshall shows us examples of how Ravel Law and Shepard’s graphical view…
  • Nov 5

    The State of Law Library eBooks 2017-18 Part Two: Brass Tack

    The State of Law Library eBooks 2017-18 Part Two: Brass Tack
    Ellyssa Kroski discusses the range of eBook pricing models that are currently available along with the pros and cons respective to each. Kroski's article also addresses other critical issues relevant to managing subscription-based,…
Rank this Week: 1880

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/
  • Nov 19

    What I’ve Learned as In-House Counsel

    What I’ve Learned as In-House Counsel
    Associates ask me almost daily to let them know if I hear of any in-house opportunities.  Given the fact that corporate law jobs remain in high demand, I thought it would be useful to put together some of the pros and cons of going…
  • Nov 11

    Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    Should I Stay or Should I Go?
    I make my living by convincing lawyers to consider new career opportunities.  Join Smith & Jones and increase your partnership potential.  Make a lateral move and get the chance to work with cutting edge biotechnology…
  • Oct 22

    Overcoming Fear of Networking

    Overcoming Fear of Networking
    When you get right down to it, fear is probably the biggest obstacle to job hunting or marketing success. No one likes rejection but if you plan to ask someone in your network for job leads or business referrals, the odds are very high that…
Rank this Week: 1526

Derfel Injury Lawyers Blog

Derfel Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.derfelinjurylaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 17

    Ontario is Cracking Down With New Distracted Driving Law

    Ontario is Cracking Down With New Distracted Driving Law
    This September, the Ontario government announced new distracted driving laws with tougher penalties for anyone convicted of a distracted driving offence. Distracted driving is a growing danger to other road users  In Toronto, pedestrians…
  • Nov 10

    Your Claim – Am I Under Surveillance?

    Your Claim – Am I Under Surveillance?
    In personal injury claims, it is perfectly legal, and not uncommon, for an insurance company to use surveillance techniques to see whether a claimant actually has the same injuries and limitations they are alleging to have suffered. Any…
  • Nov 10

    Your Claim – Am I Under Surveillance?

    Your Claim – Am I Under Surveillance?
    In personal injury claims, it is perfectly legal, and not uncommon, for an insurance company to use surveillance techniques to see whether a claimant actually has the same injuries and limitations they are alleging to have suffered. Any…
Rank this Week: 2193

Law People

Law People

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

http://www.lawpeopleblog.com/
  • Nov 17

    Sign Up for CLE on Ethics and Emotional Intelligence

    Sign Up for CLE on Ethics and Emotional Intelligence
    Sign up for the CLE offered by the ABA’s Center for Professional Development on The Ethical Advantage of Emotional Intelligence at 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET on December 12, 2017 and receive two significant…
  • Nov 10

    Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence Now Available as an EBook

    Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence Now Available as an EBook
    Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence is now available as an eBook and at a significant discount from the paperback price. Take it along on the plane or vacation. For a discount, use Code RMUIR10.… Continue Reading
  • Nov 8

    Scandals at the Gate

    Scandals at the Gate
    The implications of the Harvey Weinstein scandal justifiably shake workplaces across the country. Women in nearly all industries can cry “Me Too.” So what about law? Legal workplaces have long been one big high-intensity, smart…
Rank this Week: 4088

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/
  • Nov 17

    Tools for Lawyers for a Mentally Balanced Year End

    Tools for Lawyers for a Mentally Balanced Year End
    Lawyers have a range of unique stress, especially at this time of year. Here’s how and why you should handle it this holiday season. Are you excited about holiday celebrations one day and overwhelmed by them the next? Do inflated…
  • Nov 16

    Customer Experience: How Lawyers Can Transform Client Relationships [Webinar]

    Customer Experience: How Lawyers Can Transform Client Relationships [Webinar]
    Do your clients regularly jump at the chance to rate your services highly on every platform they can, and become your next best referral sources? In our next edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Maggie T. Watkins will share what drives…
  • Nov 8

    Tools for Lawyers to Optimize Social Media Marketing

    Tools for Lawyers to Optimize Social Media Marketing
    Find out what tools you need at each stage of your social media marketing efforts to make them more efficient for your law practice. In one of my previous tech columns entitled You’ve Got a Website, Now What?, I wrote about digital…
Rank this Week: 2985

Legal Loudspeaker

Legal Loudspeaker

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

http://accellis.com/blog/
  • Nov 16

    All About Accellis Technology Group

    All About Accellis Technology Group
    We've put together a handy guide to help our clients get a better idea of our world-class partnerships and service offerings that Accellis has. The post All About Accellis Technology Group appeared first on Accellis Technology Group.
  • Nov 10

    Practical Guide to Cybersecurity For the Small Firm [FREE eBOOK]

    Practical Guide to Cybersecurity For the Small Firm [FREE eBOOK]
    This eBook will walk you through tools, services, & tips that even the smallest firm can use to prevent or mitigate a cyber attack. The post Practical Guide to Cybersecurity For the Small Firm [FREE eBOOK] appeared first on Accellis…
  • Nov 8

    Webinar: The Art of Social Engineering

    Webinar: The Art of Social Engineering
    Watch a FREE webinar to learn about the biggest threat to law firms, socially engineered ransomware attacks. You'll learn how to prepare your firm. The post Webinar: The Art of Social Engineering appeared first on Accellis Technology Group.
Rank this Week: 3264

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

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

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

    Will Technologies like 3D Printing Erode Intellectual Property Laws?

    Will Technologies like 3D Printing Erode Intellectual Property Laws?
    A recent post on TechCrunch featured the story of a seven-year-old girl who threw out the first pitch in a recent World Series final game with her new prosthetic hand –one that had been created on a 3D…
  • Nov 9

    Mills Oakley Succeeds with Management from Business Sector

    Mills Oakley Succeeds with Management from Business Sector
    In my previous post, I addressed the issue of whether law firms should be managed by lawyers or by business experts – and noted that while many lawyers resist the notion of having non-lawyers direct the operation of their…
  • Oct 26

    Lawyers or Business Experts: Who Should Be in Charge?

    Lawyers or Business Experts: Who Should Be in Charge?
    It is not a new debate, but the question is perhaps more relevant than it has ever been before: Should lawyers or business wizards manage law firms? A recent article by Casey Sullivan in Bloomberg Big Law…
Rank this Week: 1722

WardBlawg

WardBlawg

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

http://wardblawg.com/
  • Nov 15

    Why online legal information tools are essential for all trainees and newly qualified lawyers looking to excel

    Why online legal information tools are essential for all trainees and newly qualified lawyers looking to excel
    Feature article on how online legal research and legal know-how solutions such as Practical Law and Westlaw UK can help you excel. With the legal market in the UK continuing to undergo significant changes, the career path of any aspiring…
  • Jul 29

    WardBlawg expands legal guides and resources for legal consumers in the UK

    WardBlawg expands legal guides and resources for legal consumers in the UK
    At WardBlawg, our aim has always been to share useful legal information online. Across our various niche legal sector blawgs (including YouBlawg, LabourBlawg, PIClaimsBlawg, PropertyBlawg and more), we’ve now published and shared many…
  • Apr 27

    How and Why Law Firms should Transition from Paper to Digital

    How and Why Law Firms should Transition from Paper to Digital
    With the legal services market continuing to evolve, clients are expecting modern technology and practices to be employed by law firms as standard. Yes, it may be hard to move away from old working practices, such as printing out every…
Rank this Week: 2675

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
  • Nov 13

    China Changes Policy on Transfer of Technology for Market Access?

    China Changes Policy on Transfer of Technology for Market Access?
    As previously discussed, China has been criticized for outright theft of trade secrets as well as requiring the disclosure of trade secrets to do business in China.  Keith Zhai, Bloomberg Technology, has reported in an article,…
  • Nov 8

    A pioneer in the world of university tech transfer to share his insights in a free webinar

    A pioneer in the world of university tech transfer to share his insights in a free webinar
    IP Finance has been informed of an exciting free webinar that will take place next Wednesday, November 15, at 3:00 PM- 4:00 pm British Standard Time. The topic of the program, under the auspices of OxFirst, will be "Academic Entrepreneurship…
  • Nov 6

    Chemical Company Joins the LOT Network Against Troll

    Chemical Company Joins the LOT Network Against Troll
    Covestro, a chemical company which uses digital technologies to build better products, has joined the LOT Network.  As previously discussed, the LOT Network was started to thwart patent trolls.  Essentially, each member agrees to…
Rank this Week: 2717