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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/
  • Jun 22

    Revenge Of The Eastern Shore Hick

    Revenge Of The Eastern Shore Hick
    A road rage incident led to a 30-day suspension by the Maryland Court of Appeals Paul was admitted to the Bar of this Court in June 2002. He is a full-time solo practitioner who has maintained a law office in...
  • Jun 21

    His Award Is Disbarment

    His Award Is Disbarment
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court disbarred an attorney for misconduct in three client matters. His self-representation made an impression The case at bar is an extreme example of how the trial panel's effort to provide due process to a respondent…
  • Jun 21

    Play On

    Play On
    The PGA lost a bid for summary judgment in an action brought by Vijay Singh per this decision of the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department The motion court correctly denied summary judgment dismissing the cause of...
Rank this Week: 29

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/
  • Apr 26

    How a vision happen

    How a vision happen
    Many people have views on how to develop a vision of change, of disruption.  Having just created ElevateNext Law (with the incomparable Nicole Auerbach) and created a vision with Elevate Services and Univar, I wanted to share my…
  • Apr 26

    How a vision happen

    How a vision happen
    Many people have views on how to develop a vision of change, of disruption.  Having just created ElevateNext Law (with the incomparable Nicole Auerbach) and created a vision with Elevate Services and Univar, I wanted to share my…
  • Apr 24

    Announcing ElevateNext. The next big step in serving our clients.

    Announcing ElevateNext. The next big step in serving our clients.
    On Monday, my partner Nicole Auerbach and I announced the launch of ElevateNext, which will work alongside Elevate Services, a best-in-class law company.  And with Elevate, we announced our collaboration with Univar, a Fortune 500…
Rank this Week: 131

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jun 22

    Five Ways to Make Your Days Better

    Five Ways to Make Your Days Better
    Sometimes your day is cruising happily along. Then some bump in the road — or a major pothole — comes along to derail you from the easy life. And then there are days when everything seems to go wrong all day long. The post Five…
  • Jun 22

    Five Ways to Make Your Days Better

    Five Ways to Make Your Days Better
    Sometimes your day is cruising happily along. Then some bump in the road — or a major pothole — comes along to derail you from the easy life. And then there are days when everything seems to go wrong all day long. Life isn't…
  • Jun 21

    Making Firm Meetings and Retreats Personally Productive

    Making Firm Meetings and Retreats Personally Productive
    I participate in a lot of law firm retreats and meetings, but one will always stand out. I was talking with representatives of the firm before the retreat kicked off when one of the partners pulled me aside, pointed out another firm partner…
Rank this Week: 144

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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 151

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/
  • Jun 22

    Carpenter wins 5-4

    Carpenter wins 5-4
    A big win for the 4th Amendment and for privacy rights.  Justice Roberts’ opinion is that cell phones are different.  And you can’t track people indefinitely.  Although the court was divided, I suspect that most…
  • Jun 21

    "Well, in Louisiana they'd shoot you."

    "Well, in Louisiana they'd shoot you."
    That was Senator John Kennedy, a Republican from Louisiana during his questioning of Roy Altman at yesterday's hearing.  The exchange went like this:Kennedy: "Why don't I have a right in the privacy of my home with my spouse to take…
  • Jun 20

    Senate to hold hearings this morning on judicial nominees Ruiz and Altman

    Senate to hold hearings this morning on judicial nominees Ruiz and Altman
    Rodolfo Ruiz and Roy Altman have their Senate hearings this morning at 10am.  You can watch here.  No word on why Rodney Smith isn’t on the agenda this morning.Meantime, Senator Flake is holding up Britt Grant’s…
Rank this Week: 213

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/
  • Jun 21

    Adams Morgan, Washington, D.C.

    Adams Morgan, Washington, D.C.
    The 'hood with a little bit of everybody....
  • Jun 20

    About Creation.

    About Creation.
    There is no joy except in creation. There are no living beings but those who create. All the rest are shadows, hovering over the earth, strangers to life. All the joys of life are the joys of creation: love,...
  • Jun 20

    Proust: To those that make us grow.

    Proust: To those that make us grow.
    Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. -- Marcel Proust, 1871–1922, French novelist and critic....
Rank this Week: 207

DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

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

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • Jun 5

    A Starter Collection of Blockchain Explainer

    A Starter Collection of Blockchain Explainer
    The ever-interesting Dave Gray mentioned something called the Sideways Dictionary the other day. The Sideways Dictionary attempts to define/explain technology terms by offering analogies rather than definitions. For example, if you look up…
  • May 21

    Reviews Are Coming in for The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologie

    Reviews Are Coming in for The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologie
    There is a period after you finish writing a book when you start to feel like you are about to throw it off a cliff into the ocean. Will anyone read it? Will anyone like it? Most importantly, will it help anyone? And that even happens when…
  • Apr 30

    2018 Women of Legal Tech List from Legal Technology Resource Center

    2018 Women of Legal Tech List from Legal Technology Resource Center
    The ABA Legal Technology Resource Center has announced its 2018 class of Women of Legal Technology honorees. It’s a stellar list, with 25 selections made from a record-setting number of nominations. When you add the names on this list…
Rank this Week: 257

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

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

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
  • May 14

    Internet For Lawyers Co-Sponsors Continuing Legal Education Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii

    Internet For Lawyers Co-Sponsors Continuing Legal Education Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii
    Internet for Lawyers is co-sponsoring the CLE by the Sea Continuing Legal Education Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, February 11-15, 2019. The five-day conference will include 12 hours of educational presentations on a variety of Legal Ethics,…
  • Apr 5

    Facebook Kills Search Features Useful for Background and Investigative Research

    Facebook Kills Search Features Useful for Background and Investigative Research
    Facebook has discontinued many search features useful to legal professionals conducting background and investigative research of users on the popular social networking site. These include searching by email address and phone number to locate…
  • Mar 18

    Twitter Bot Follows Federal Cases of Note; Posts Docket Document

    Twitter Bot Follows Federal Cases of Note; Posts Docket Document
    The aptly named Twitter robot Big Case Bot automatically follows selected U.S. Supreme and Federal Diistrict Court cases of note on PACER and posts the documents from new docket entries to Twitter. The documents are included as attachments to…
Rank this Week: 186

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: 233

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • Jun 22

    Conflicts Checklist

    Conflicts Checklist
    A conflicts check is absolutely vital to your client intake process. But how should you go about doing it? Download our Conflicts Checklist to help you develop, maintain, and conduct your conflicts system. The post Conflicts Checklist…
  • Jun 18

    How to Prepare for Oral Argument

    How to Prepare for Oral Argument
    Preparing for oral argument can be daunting. How do you sound natural and fluid, and not like you’re just reading a cue card? Download our checklist on how to prepare for oral argument and dominate your next one! The post How to Prepare…
  • Jun 8

    Tips on Bringing a Motion to Compel

    Tips on Bringing a Motion to Compel
    Many cases can be made or mangled in discovery. Knowing how to effectively bring and defend a motion to compel can be an asset to your litigation practice. So, how should you handle motions to compel? Check out our handy mini-guide for some…
Rank this Week: 294

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
Rank this Week: 380

Federal Bar Association - New…

Federal Bar Association - New Orleans Chapter

Lists bar association news and events.

http://nofba.org/
  • Jun 1

    Lunch with the Court with the Hon. W. Eugene Davi

    Lunch with the Court with the Hon. W. Eugene Davi
    A Lunch with the Court with the Hon. W. Eugene Davis is scheduled for June 13, 2018 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…
  • May 31

    Morning at the Federal Courthouse on July 11, 2018

    Morning at the Federal Courthouse on July 11, 2018
    Join the Younger Lawyers Division as they host Morning at the Federal Courthouse on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Registration starts at 8 am and the program will begin at 8:30 am in U.S. District Court, followed by observations of motions and…
  • May 10

    Annual Meeting & Luncheon on August 23, 2018

    Annual Meeting & Luncheon on August 23, 2018
    The New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will host its Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on Thursday, August 23, 2018, at The InterContinental New Orleans. Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will serve as our keynote speaker. A…
Rank this Week: 333

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: 376

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/
  • Jun 22

    Brady-Urinalysis (220618)

    Brady-Urinalysis (220618)
    BS11 AFDTL Shipment Leakage Study BS12 Notification Urinalysis Cases BS13 NDSL Shipment Leakage Study
  • Jun 22

    Good news from SCOTUS today

    Good news from SCOTUS today
    The Supreme Court decided Ortiz v. United States, an appeal from CAAF, today.  Bottom line, This Court has jurisdiction to review the CAAF’s decisions. The judicial character and constitutional pedigree of the court-martial system…
  • Jun 18

    Who controls, you or the client

    Who controls, you or the client
    Crime & Consequences blog has this story. The U.S. Supreme Court today took up Garza v. Idaho, No. 17-1026, involving the intersection of two recurring themes: lawyer decisions v. client decisions in the conduct of a…
Rank this Week: 855

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/
  • Jun 22

    Thought of The Day

    Thought of The Day
    Students are constantly asking their teachers "is this going to be on the test?" Shouldn't students who know the material have a good idea of what's going to be on the test? Isn't part of learning determining what is important...
  • Jun 21

    Oakland U. and Detroit Mercy Law School team-up to offer 3+3 degree

    Oakland U. and Detroit Mercy Law School team-up to offer 3+3 degree
    Oakland University in southeastern Michigan and Detroit Mercy School of Law have joined the growing list of schools (here, here and here) collaborating to offering undergrads intent on obtaining a law degree a 3+3 program that allows them to…
  • Jun 21

    U. Wisconsin Law School seeking to hire "legal services supervisor" for health law clinic

    U. Wisconsin Law School seeking to hire "legal services supervisor" for health law clinic
    Here are the details: Working with the Center for Patient Partnerships (CPP) and Neighborhood Law Clinic (NLC) at the University of Wisconsin Law School, this clinical instructor position will coordinate legal services and supervise law and…
Rank this Week: 723

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
  • Jun 22

    7 Steps Employees Must Take to Get Disability Accommodation

    7 Steps Employees Must Take to Get Disability Accommodation
    When an employee becomes disabled, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the employee can’t work anymore. There may be accommodations that will allow the employee to keep doing the job. To figure this out, the employee must first take…
  • Jun 20

    Techniques Top Attorneys Use When Questioning an Expert

    Techniques Top Attorneys Use When Questioning an Expert
    When taking an expert’s deposition, you start with questions to learn everything that he or she thinks about the case and has done or plans to do in connection with it. Once that’s done, consider taking your questioning up a level…
  • Jun 18

    Know These Interpretation Principles Before You Draft a Contract

    Know These Interpretation Principles Before You Draft a Contract
    When a contract dispute arises, there may be differing interpretations of the contract terms. A court asked to construe the disputed terms will look to statutory principles. But don’t wait for a dispute to learn these…
Rank this Week: 614

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
  • Jun 22

    Five Ways to Make Your Days Better

    Five Ways to Make Your Days Better
    Sometimes your day is cruising happily along. Then some bump in the road — or a major pothole — comes along to derail you from the easy life. And then there are days when everything seems to go wrong all day long. The post Five…
  • Jun 22

    Five Ways to Make Your Days Better

    Five Ways to Make Your Days Better
    Sometimes your day is cruising happily along. Then some bump in the road — or a major pothole — comes along to derail you from the easy life. And then there are days when everything seems to go wrong all day long. Life isn't…
  • Jun 21

    Making Firm Meetings and Retreats Personally Productive

    Making Firm Meetings and Retreats Personally Productive
    I participate in a lot of law firm retreats and meetings, but one will always stand out. I was talking with representatives of the firm before the retreat kicked off when one of the partners pulled me aside, pointed out another firm partner…
Rank this Week: 587

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

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

http://www.gerryriskin.com/
  • Jun 21

    How Do Super-Productive People Do It? Seven Traits They Share

    How Do Super-Productive People Do It? Seven Traits They Share
    The Harvard Business Review reports on a study of attributes and behaviours of highly productive individuals from a range of industries that was undertaken in an attempt to understand their much-better-than-average outputs. Jack Zenger and…
  • Jun 14

    Why is Alcohol Abuse such a Problem among Lawyers? What Can We Do About It?

    Why is Alcohol Abuse such a Problem among Lawyers? What Can We Do About It?
    As this blog and many other law-related publications have reported, a 2016 study sponsored by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and the American Bar Association found that more than 20% of lawyers are problem drinkers – a rate that is…
  • Jun 7

    U.S. Law Invaded by Big Four

    U.S. Law Invaded by Big Four
    I believe that the greatest threat to the legal profession is the incursion by the Big Four accounting firms. The writing is indelibly on the wall. And yet most American law firms are complacent. They believe that U.S. regulations…
Rank this Week: 493

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/
  • Jun 20

    4 Conflict Resolution Tips for Lawyer

    4 Conflict Resolution Tips for Lawyer
    Naturally, your profession as a lawyer puts you in the middle of a lot of conflict. Sometimes this conflict is indirect, while other times it directly involves your clients. Knowing how to resolve conflict successfully is integral to…
  • Jun 18

    Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: Practical Advice for New Lawyer

    Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: Practical Advice for New Lawyer
    This month, in light of the Roseanne tweet fiasco, I am changing the usual Q&A format of my column to address some of the other lessons for lawyers from the debacle. The main lesson, of course, is don’t be offensive or demean…
  • Jun 17

    An Ode to the Martys: A Father’s Day Reflection on RBG and Work Life Balance for Women Lawyer

    An Ode to the Martys: A Father’s Day Reflection on RBG and Work Life Balance for Women Lawyer
          RBG, a documentary about the lif­e of Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is a surprise hit of the summer. If you haven’t seen it yet, the movie does not only focus on RBG’s “notorious”…
Rank this Week: 910

LLRX.com

LLRX.com

Covers legal research and tech issues. By Sabrina Pacifici.

http://www.llrx.com
  • Jun 17

    LLRX New Issue June 2018

    LLRX New Issue June 2018
    Articles for May – June 2018 The Case of the Torn Presidential Record and the Future of Its Library Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues June 17 2018 Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber…
  • Jun 17

    The Case of the Torn Presidential Record and the Future of Its Library

    The Case of the Torn Presidential Record and the Future of Its Library
    Brandon Wright Adler addresses the destruction of Presidential documents and records brought to our attention this past week in a rather startling article published by Politico - "The president's unofficial 'filing system' involves tearing up…
  • Jun 17

    Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues June 17 2018

    Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues June 17 2018
    Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health/medical, to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and…
Rank this Week: 925

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/
  • Jun 3

    Personal Productivity Update 2018 Edition

    Personal Productivity Update 2018 Edition
    It’s been 3+ years since I blogged about personal productivity. So I’ll provide some highlights of changes I’ve made in that time that boost my efficiency. In this era of... The post Personal Productivity Update 2018 Edition…
  • May 20

    Can Law Firms Gain a Sustainable Advantage with AI?

    Can Law Firms Gain a Sustainable Advantage with AI?
    The article Investing in AI? Strategy Principles Say Go Lightly and Later by Hugh Simons in the American Lawyer (18 May 2018) argues that law firms cannot gain a sustainable competitive advantage by... The post Can Law Firms…
  • May 13

    A Multidisciplinary Future to Solve Legal Problem

    A Multidisciplinary Future to Solve Legal Problem
    Legal IT Today (#21, March 2018 – pdf) recently posed a question: “Today the table is full of partners and associates and select others. When AI ‘arrives’ at a law firm,... The post A Multidisciplinary Future to…
Rank this Week: 784

California Partner Departure Law

California Partner Departure Law

Covers employment litigation and dispute resolution. By O\'Rielly & Roche LLP.

http://www.partnerdeparturelaw.com/
  • Mar 21

    California Partners Can Lawfully and Ethically Plan and Prepare to Depart from Their Law Firm

    California Partners Can Lawfully and Ethically Plan and Prepare to Depart from Their Law Firm
    In the world of lawyers and law firms, attorney mobility is a continuing reality. Thoughtful lawyers who plan to depart their law firms are prudently getting advice on how to comply with their legal and ethical obligations to the firm and to…
  • Dec 8

    Law Firm’s Non-Solicitation Agreement Restricts Mobility of Departing Partner

    Law Firm’s Non-Solicitation Agreement Restricts Mobility of Departing Partner
    A recent legal ethics opinion from North Carolina provides interesting insight into the ethics of a non-solicitation agreement between law firms that restricts attorney mobility but not necessarily a client’s choice of counsel. The…
  • Jan 19

    Planning is Key to Successful Attorney Transition

    Planning is Key to Successful Attorney Transition
    Partner or group departures seldom go smoothly – at least that is what we hear in the legal news headlines. However, the transitions that do go well, and there are many of those, tend not to be newsworthy events. Most of us tend to be…
Rank this Week: 599

On Being A Black Lawyer

On Being A Black Lawyer

By Yolanda Young.

http://www.onbeingablacklawyer.com
Rank this Week: 956

Hawaii Attorney Blog

Hawaii Attorney Blog

Covers Hawaii civil procedure and trial practice, commercial litigation, hawaii real estate litigation, mediation and arbitration, and personal injury. By Philip Brown.

http://www.hawaii-attorney.net/blog/
  • Dec 13

    Philip R. Brown Named One of Hawaii’s Best Lawyers in Honolulu Magazine

    Philip R. Brown Named One of Hawaii’s Best Lawyers in Honolulu Magazine
    Philip R. Brown of the Law Offices of Philip R. Brown has once again been named to Honolulu Magazine’s Annual Best Lawyers in Hawaii.  This is the Fourth consecutive year that Mr. Brown has been listed among Hawaii’s best…
  • Dec 12

    Philip R. Brown Named One of Hawaii’s Best Lawyers in Honolulu Magazine

    Philip R. Brown Named One of Hawaii’s Best Lawyers in Honolulu Magazine
    Philip R. Brown of the Law Offices of Philip R. Brown has once again been named to Honolulu Magazine’s Annual Best Lawyers in Hawaii.  This is the Fourth consecutive year that Mr. Brown has been listed among Hawaii’s best…
  • Dec 3

    Keep the North Shore Country Files Suit To Halt Expansion Of Turtle Bay Resort

    Keep the North Shore Country Files Suit To Halt Expansion Of Turtle Bay Resort
    On December 2, 2013, firm client Keep the North Shore Country (“KNSC”) filed a lawsuit asking the Circuit Court to require Turtle Bay Resort, LLC (“Turtle Bay”) to properly study the environmental impacts of its…
Rank this Week: 665

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

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

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

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

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

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

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 487

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: 958

practice management blog

practice management blog

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

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

    Groupon woes (and stuff)

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

    Groupon woes (and stuff)

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

    Our New Digs: Practicehacker.com

    Our New Digs: Practicehacker.com
    Remember – we’re now at www.practicehacker.com Join us, won’t you? Posted in new addre
Rank this Week: 734

Her-Law Firm

Her-Law Firm

Features an experienced attorney's adventures as a relatively new sole practitioner, including marketing successes and failures, client handling, website stuff and some frivolities. By Christine C. Karr.

http://her-law-firm.typepad.com/her-law-firm/
  • Feb 24

    On pro bono cases.............

    On pro bono cases.............
    In my former life, as an attorney who represented plaintiffs in medical negligence cases, I was a very busy associate.  I never lacked for files that needed attention, and rarely had the time, or inclination to take on pro bono cases.  I…
  • Feb 19

    On stepping out of your usual routine...

    On stepping out of your usual routine...
    It's slightly funny to think that I have a usual routine, being in month five of my new practice as a sole practitioner, but I do somewhat have a "usual."  I usually practice in the Circuit Court of Cook County, where the courthouse is…
  • Feb 17

    On building a niche law practice......

    On building a niche law practice......
    A niche law practice is a creature of the new economy affecting small and mid-size law firms.  In this new economy, I believe that you need to distinguish yourself - you need to offer specialized legal services to a specific niche of the…
Rank this Week: 478

Lawsagna

Lawsagna

Alternating layers of thoughts, tools, tricks, tips and other ingredients for a successful learning experience in law school and beyond. From Anastasia Pryanikova.

http://lawsagna.typepad.com/lawsagna/
  • Aug 12

    Look for me at The Brain Alchemist

    Look for me at The Brain Alchemist
    The Brain Alchemist is my new blog  that I started on a new platform a few months ago.  I
  • Jun 2

    Join me for "The Art and Science of Influential Communication"

    Join me for "The Art and Science of Influential Communication"
    "A Master Mind is the harmonious alliance of two or more minds that create a friendly environment to gather, classify and organize new information for fast and effective implementation." ~ Napoleon Hill Do you want to be an influential…
  • Apr 29

    Brains Driven to Distraction: The Urge to Search

    Brains Driven to Distraction: The Urge to Search
    If your typical day feels like a rush of harried interactions and distractions, you are not
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Brian Leiter's Legal Philosophy…

Brian Leiter's Legal Philosophy Blog

Covers jurisprudence, legal realism, and legal theory. By Professor Brian R. Leiter and Prof. Daniel Filler

http://leiterlegalphilosophy.typepad.com/leiter/
  • Apr 14

    Green on Legal Realism and Naturalized Jurisprudence

    Green on Legal Realism and Naturalized Jurisprudence
    Via Solum, I learn that my (part-time) colleague Les Green's (long-gestating) paper on "Law and the Causes of Judicial Decision" is finally on SSRN (it will appear in final form in Green's forthcoming collection of papers from OUP).  I have…
  • Mar 28

    Jurisprudence II: Objectivity

    Jurisprudence II: Objectivity
    My tentative Spring Quarter Syllabus (Download Jurisprudence II Syllabus 2009), for those who might be interested.
  • Mar 12

    Which journals publish the highest quality work in philosophy of law?

    Which journals publish the highest quality work in philosophy of law?
    A new poll, which might provide some useful information for younger scholars figuring out where to submit their work.
Rank this Week: 491

Naked Ownership

Naked Ownership

A blawg devoted to all things legal in Louisiana.

http://www.nakedownership.com/
  • Jan 29

    What exactly is a "bed and breakfast"?

    What exactly is a "bed and breakfast"?
    Well, now we know. According to the Madisonville City Council, • A bed and breakfast must be a one-family dwelling.• The exterior of the building shall maintain a residential appearance.• The facility shall be the residence of the…
  • Jan 29

    What exactly is a "bed and breakfast"?

    What exactly is a "bed and breakfast"?
    Well, now we know. According to the Madisonville City Council, • A bed and breakfast must be a one-family dwelling.• The exterior of the building shall maintain a residential appearance.• The facility shall be the residence of the…
  • Jan 29

    Mandeville police have too much discretion in DWI arrests...

    Mandeville police have too much discretion in DWI arrests...
    So reads this headline from the Times-Picayune: A report on how the Mandeville Police Department handles suspected drunken drivers blames an outdated standards manual and inadequate training for giving patrol officers too much discretion in…
Rank this Week: 903

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
Rank this Week: 2428

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/
  • Jun 22

    Business Plans and Social Media-two new podcast

    Business Plans and Social Media-two new podcast
    In the most recent episodes of Counsel to Counsel (Episodes 10 and 11), I interview Larry Buchsbaum on the importance of business planning for lawyers and Betsy Munnell on how to incorporate social media into your overall marketing strategy.
  • Apr 30

    Starting the Conversation at Networking Event

    Starting the Conversation at Networking Event
    Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending a great panel discussion on diversity and inclusion (sponsored by the Association of Employment Professionals.)    The program included ample time to network so I made sure to get there…
  • Apr 16

    New York, New York

    New York, New York
    Networking is a great tool for business development.  If you are a lawyer in private practice, building solid referral relationships is the best way to grow your business and networking is a great tool to accomplish this. One way to…
Rank this Week: 1428

Legal Loudspeaker

Legal Loudspeaker

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

http://accellis.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Accellis Technology Group Announces Security Operations Center-as-a-Service in Partnership with Arctic Wolf

    Accellis Technology Group Announces Security Operations Center-as-a-Service in Partnership with Arctic Wolf
    Accellis has teamed with Arctic Wolf, to provide threat detection and response capabilities to protect against today’s advanced cyberattacks. The post Accellis Technology Group Announces Security Operations Center-as-a-Service in…
  • Jun 20

    Cyber-Attacks: Does Company Size Matter?

    Cyber-Attacks: Does Company Size Matter?
    In 2017 it was reported that 61% of small to medium-sized businesses fell victim to a cyber-attack proving that large corporations aren't the only target. The post Cyber-Attacks: Does Company Size Matter? appeared first on Accellis Technology…
  • Jun 14

    Are You Ready to Rock at Jam 4 Justice 2018?

    Are You Ready to Rock at Jam 4 Justice 2018?
    Get ready to rock, because Accellis Technology Group is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor for The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland’s 2018 Jam 4 Justice! The post Are You Ready to Rock at Jam 4 Justice 2018? appeared first on Accellis…
Rank this Week: 2828

Law People

Law People

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

http://www.lawpeopleblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    The Largest Discount Yet on Best Seller Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence

    The Largest Discount Yet on Best Seller Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence
    Don’t let your summer go by without getting the ABA’s best seller Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence. To make it even less painful for you to brush up on your EI skills, you can now get Beyond Smart in either…
  • Jun 9

    Overcoming the Crowd and Fear

    Overcoming the Crowd and Fear
    Given the recent post about the power of crowdsourcing in predicting judicial decisions, for those who go against the group, there is another intriguing result: their brains light up in the amygdala, the emotional center of the brain. In…
  • Jun 4

    That Old Crowd Feeling for Supreme Court Decision

    That Old Crowd Feeling for Supreme Court Decision
    In an interesting recent study entitled “Crowdsourcing Accurately and Robustly Predicts Supreme Court Decisions,” the conclusion is, as advertised, that “crowdsourcing outperforms both the commonly accepted…
Rank this Week: 1163

Adam Smith, Esq.

Adam Smith, Esq.

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

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

    Is your Managing Partner afraid of the partners?

    Is your Managing Partner afraid of the partners?
    Yes, it happens. We’ve seen several situations where the firm’s Managing Partner or Chair can’t bring themselves to make decisions–some arguably critical to the firm’s prosperity and vibrancy in the long…
  • Jun 5

    Happy Birthday, Adam Smith!

    Happy Birthday, Adam Smith!
    Born June 5, 1723, Kirkcaldy, Scotland: Died Edinburgh July 17, 1790, age 67. Of course few things are quite that simple.  June 5 was the date his baptism was recorded at Kirkcaldy church, so his actual birthday was almost surely a…
  • Jun 2

    The War for Talent Gets Teeth

    The War for Talent Gets Teeth
    Copious has been the coverage around Freshfields’ revised lockstep–for example, The Lawyer’s “Be careful what you wish for: First round of Freshfields partners hit by lockstep reform.”  It turns out that no…
Rank this Week: 1337

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/
  • Jun 22

    The Story of Parenthood

    The Story of Parenthood
    Douglas NeJaime, The Nature of Parenthood, 126 Yale L.J. 2260 (2017). Courtney Cahill Professor Douglas NeJaime’s article, The Nature of Parenthood, unites concepts, ideas, bodies of law, and legal subjects that have largely been viewed…
  • Jun 21

    Do Civil Rights Remedies Deter Police Misconduct?

    Do Civil Rights Remedies Deter Police Misconduct?
    John Rappaport, How Private Insurers Regulate Public Police, 130 Harv. L. Rev. 1539 (2017). Jack Preis Constitutional tort remedies, like their common law counterparts, are presumed to deter future violations. But the inference of deterrence…
  • Jun 20

    Resisting Attempts to Control the “Hyper-Fertile”

    Resisting Attempts to Control the “Hyper-Fertile”
    Maya Manian, The Story of Madrigal v. Quilligan: Coerced Sterilization of Mexican-American Women, in Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories (forthcoming 2019), available at SSRN. Ruthann Robson The meaning of “success” in…
Rank this Week: 2875

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/
  • Jun 21

    Microsoft Office Skills for Lawyers [Guest Post]

    Microsoft Office Skills for Lawyers [Guest Post]
    Microsoft Office is always expanding its range of time-saving tools, so it’s hard to stay on top of what you need to learn. Find out what skills to focus on for the best ROI as you use the products in your law practice. We thank the…
  • Jun 13

    Transition Planning for Lawyers [Webinar]

    Transition Planning for Lawyers [Webinar]
    In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Stephen Gallagher will get you ready to change your thinking and embrace reality and plan for the transitions you’ll need to make in your career as a lawyer – in 30 minutes or less. On…
  • Jun 7

    NEW Workshop! Techniques for Practicing Law with ADHD

    NEW Workshop! Techniques for Practicing Law with ADHD
    Unlock the advantages of your neurodiversity on August 10th – Free and Confidential. Depending on your circumstances, ADHD can feel like a burden or a superpower. Clinical staff at Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL is…
Rank this Week: 4555

Derfel Injury Lawyers Blog

Derfel Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.derfelinjurylaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    What Obligation Do Businesses Have To Clear Snow And Ice From Sidewalks?

    What Obligation Do Businesses Have To Clear Snow And Ice From Sidewalks?
    Nobody likes dealing with the chores associated with winter, particularly clearing snow and ice from driveways and sidewalks. However, icy walkways can lead to injury and most people clear ice from sidewalks adjacent to their property because…
  • Jun 14

    Can Brain Injuries From An Automobile Accident Be Blamed For Poor Financial Decisions?

    Can Brain Injuries From An Automobile Accident Be Blamed For Poor Financial Decisions?
    Automobile accidents can have devastating impacts on those involved as well as their families. The fallout from an accident can take many forms. A recent decision from the Court of Appeal for British Columbia recently addressed whether the…
  • Jun 8

    What is Legal Protection Insurance?

    What is Legal Protection Insurance?
    In any legal claim, there is always a chance that you will not be successful. Losing a claim at trial has the potential to be very expensive, and for potential plaintiffs, the risk of adverse costs can be enough to prevent them from advancing…
Rank this Week: 2049

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jun 21

    Do You Have the Right Job Offer?

    Do You Have the Right Job Offer?
    If you are on the market for an in-house counsel job and receive an offer, you have to consider whether you have received the right job offer. Here are some tips: “You’ve landed a job...
  • Jun 20

    Legal Outreach Program: Corporate Counsel Departments Give Back While Helping Their Diversity Effort

    Legal Outreach Program: Corporate Counsel Departments Give Back While Helping Their Diversity Effort
    By LegalOutreach.org, Guest Contributor Katherine Nunez stood at the podium as a Columbia Law School 1L addressing lawyers from corporations and law firms.  She described how she was now a law student because of her...
  • Jun 19

    The ‘Think Like a Lawyer’ Approach to Law School is Outdated

    The ‘Think Like a Lawyer’ Approach to Law School is Outdated
    Think like a lawyer an outdated approach? Perhaps, to many and for good reason. But for others, changes will be painful. “I have been writing about change within the legal industry for a few years…I...
Rank this Week: 1296

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

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

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Jun 21

    The Struggles of Being an Immigrant in the USA

    The Struggles of Being an Immigrant in the USA
    Consideration was given for the editing and publication of this post. Travelling is a fun way to get to experience what life is like for other people around the world but often we don’t think about the people around us and how they…
  • Jun 18

    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…
  • Jun 11

    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: 4374

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: 2307

1234Tips on Time Matters

1234Tips on Time Matters

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

http://www.activepractice.com/1234tips/
Rank this Week: 3996

Oregon Law Practice Management

Oregon Law Practice Management

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

http://oregonlawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Jun 18

    Tiplet: Proposed Judgments and Order

    Tiplet: Proposed Judgments and Order
    Questions about submitting proposed judgments and orders under UTCR 5.100? Wondering what notice you have to give to the other side?  Here is a handy-dandy reference from Multnomah County’s Family Law Court, published by the…
  • Jun 11

    Asked and Answered: Oregon eService Question

    Asked and Answered: Oregon eService Question
    Last Wednesday’s Oregon eService CLE generated a lively discussion and some interesting questions. Here are a few that might interest you: What is my date of filing? The court considers a document submitted for an electronic filing when…
  • Jun 4

    Final Call – Oregon eService CLE

    Final Call – Oregon eService CLE
    This is your final call for Oregon eService – happening this Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., PDT. This live, online webinar is for experts and novices alike. An opportunity to polish skills and…
Rank this Week: 4545

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

By Cobb Law Group.

http://online.cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Jun 17

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?
    In today’s blog, the Cobb Law Group is answering a recent question from a client regarding a general contractor’s right and remedies under the Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialmen’s Act. Question: I’m a general…
  • Jun 14

    Construction Delays and Damage

    Construction Delays and Damage
    By Francisco R. García-Soroeta Construction Schedule Delays can occur for a medley of reasons, and they can be caused by any party participating in the project including the owner, design professional, prime contractor, subcontractor…
  • Jun 2

    Georgia’s Notice to Owners–A Primer

    Georgia’s Notice to Owners–A Primer
    Most southeastern states require suppliers and subcontractors to give some sort of Notice of Furnishing or Notice to Owner (“NTO”); however, each state has its own special requirements and relying on one state’s requirements…
Rank this Week: 3323