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The Time Blawg

The Time Blawg

Covers the past, present and future practice of law. By Brian Inkster.

http://thetimeblawg.com/
  • Feb 24

    Lawyers and coding

    Lawyers and coding
    I revealed in my recent post on ‘Hack the Past : How the Legal Profession knew nothing about Technology‘ that I taught myself some basic coding on a BBC Micro computer way back in the early 1980s. My need/desire to code since has…
  • Feb 15

    Slap the Self Proclaimed Legal Technology Futurist!

    Slap the Self Proclaimed Legal Technology Futurist!
    … Following my recent blog posts on ‘Legal Conferences and Artificial Intelligence‘ and ‘Hack the Past : How the Legal Profession knew nothing about Technology‘ I saw this tweet from Janders Dean and thought it…
  • Feb 11

    Hack the Past : How the Legal Profession knew nothing about Technology

    Hack the Past : How the Legal Profession knew nothing about Technology
    Yesterday I came across the #UMLR2018 hashtag on Twitter and started following what had the promise of being an interesting conference from the Miami School of Law: ‘Hack to the Future: How Technology is Disrupting the Legal…
Rank this Week: 1122

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

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

    New York Requires That the Conviction Be Vacated Before You Can Sue for Legal Malpractice

    New York Requires That the Conviction Be Vacated Before You Can Sue for Legal Malpractice
    This is an issue that has become controversial. In most states, a criminal defendant who was convicted cannot sue for legal malpractice unless he establishes “actual innocence” or in New York, a colorable claim of innocence. Roy…
  • Feb 19

    Ten Month Delay Defeats Recusal Motion

    Ten Month Delay Defeats Recusal Motion
    The case is Fulton Market Retail Fish, Inc. v. Todtman, Nachamie, Spizz and Johns, 2018 NY Slip Op o1o38 (Appellate Division First Department). Plaintiffs, who sued their lawyers for legal malpractice, were concerned that the same judge who…
  • Feb 11

    After Losing Their Case In Arbitration, Plaintiffs Sue Their Lawyer

    After Losing Their Case In Arbitration, Plaintiffs Sue Their Lawyer
    The case is captioned Kalomakls Management v. Lawrence & Walsh, P.C., 2018 NY Slip Op 00282. The plaintiff filed an arbitration proceeding against a contractor who worked on the renovation of Plaintiff’s diner. The Defendant…
Rank this Week: 1416

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/
  • Feb 24

    Poll shows recent college grads think they're competent workers while employers say otherwise

    Poll shows recent college grads think they're competent workers while employers say otherwise
    Inside Higher Ed is reporting on a new poll of 4,231 college graduates undertaken by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) that shows a substantial disconnect between students' perception of their workplace competencies…
  • Feb 22

    Brooklyn Law School seeking visiting prof for immigration clinic

    Brooklyn Law School seeking visiting prof for immigration clinic
    Here are the details: Position Description BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL 2018-2019 Academic Year Brooklyn Law School seeks a one-year visitor from the academy or from practice to co-teach (with Stacy Caplow) the Safe Harbor Clinic, our immigration…
  • Feb 22

    What legal employers can learn from law profs about better training new attorneys for practice

    What legal employers can learn from law profs about better training new attorneys for practice
    That's the topic discussed in a new article by Professor Toree Randall (Western Michigan) called New-Lawyer Development Tips from the Law School Trenches published in this month's issue of the Michigan Bar Journal. In short, Professor Randall…
Rank this Week: 670

LLRX.com

LLRX.com

Covers legal research and tech issues. By Sabrina Pacifici.

http://www.llrx.com
  • Feb 23

    From Judging Lawyers to Predicting Outcome

    From Judging Lawyers to Predicting Outcome
    Itai Gurari discusses Judicata's latest technology solution - Clerk - that evaluates briefs filed in court, grading them on three dimensions: Arguments, Drafting, and Context. The grading reflects factors like how strong the brief’s…
  • Feb 23

    The Library – An Indispensable Resource for the Entire Law Firm

    The Library – An Indispensable Resource for the Entire Law Firm
    Small and midsize law firms are benefiting from a range of agile, expert, value added services increasingly provided by Library team members in collaboration with firm colleagues in Conflicts, Finance and Marketing. Diana Koppang articulates…
  • Feb 22

    Barnes & Noble lays off hundreds of experienced employees, may not be long for this world

    Barnes & Noble lays off hundreds of experienced employees, may not be long for this world
    Chris Meadows explains the rapid descent of the only remaining national bookstore chain and the impending impact on the bookselling landscape, including on the stores' employees and customers.
Rank this Week: 896

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/
  • Feb 23

    No Stay For Revoked Doctor

    No Stay For Revoked Doctor
    The Delaware Superior Court denied a stipulated application for a stay of an order revoking a medical license of a doctor who Appellant is a physician whose license was revoked by the Board of Medical Practice and Licensure for, in...
  • Feb 23

    DRIP

    DRIP
    An attorney admitted in 1992 has been charged with misconduct in her own divorce by the North Carolina State Bar. The marriage took place in October 2006. At the time, her spouse had an account with Duke Energy Dividend Reinvestment...
  • Feb 23

    Google Immune

    Google Immune
    Google is not liable for content posted by a user per a decision issued today by the United States Court of Appeals fo.r the District of Columbia Circuit Offended by a third-party blog post, Plaintiff Dawn Bennett (Bennett) and her...
Rank this Week: 85

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    By the way, Marjory Stoneman Douglas was…

    By the way, Marjory Stoneman Douglas was an enviromental activist who wrote The Everglades: River of Grass. The high school named for her opened in 1990. It seems to me to have produced some outstanding students.
  • Feb 22

    I knew less about Paul Manafort than I…

    I knew less about Paul Manafort than I should have. What a creep.
  • Feb 19

    Interesting comparison: [T]he Hill-Thomas…

    Interesting comparison: [T]he Hill-Thomas conflagration was the first moment in American history when we collectively, truly grappled with sexual harassment. For my generation, it was the equivalent of the Hiss-Chambers case, a divisive …
Rank this Week: 1838

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/
  • Feb 23

    #FreeSpeechFriday

    #FreeSpeechFriday
    ‪My Twitter post this morning and most Friday morinings for the last year: Good morning American-European comrade workers. ‬ ‪It’s #FreeSpeechFriday. ‬ ‪Today? ‬ ‪Today you won’t be needing (a) an approved Cultural Script or…
  • Feb 21

    My Post-Parkland Advice on Gun Regulation.

    My Post-Parkland Advice on Gun Regulation.
    Whenever I have a business or personal problem I can’t solve? I run it by emotional high school students who hate the President....
  • Feb 19

    Pantheon: Sigourney Weaver.

    Pantheon: Sigourney Weaver.
    I need a woman about twice my height. Statuesque. Raven-tressed. A goddess of the night. --John Barlow and Bob Wier, "I Need a Miracle" Patrician. Five foot eleven. Stanford and Yale. 68 years old. Susan Alexandra Weaver in 2008...
Rank this Week: 1518

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: 1270

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
  • Feb 23

    4 Things to Do When Demurring to a Complaint

    4 Things to Do When Demurring to a Complaint
    You find defects in the allegations in the complaint and plan to file a demurrer. First, consider whether it’s a good tactical move, or if an alternative approach would be better. If you decide to go for it, follow the four steps…
  • Feb 21

    Just Passing Through: New Deduction for Business Income Expires in 2026

    Just Passing Through: New Deduction for Business Income Expires in 2026
    Under new IRC §199A, business entity owners may be able to deduct 20 percent of passthrough income. This tax boon, which is set to sunset after December 31, 2025, has many lawyers wondering whether they might personally benefit. Almost…
  • Feb 16

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception
    The “dying declaration” exception to the hearsay rule just jumped from law school textbooks onto California newspapers: A young woman who was stabbed and bleeding told officers who had assaulted her shortly before she died,…
Rank this Week: 1108

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/
  • Feb 23

    Should judges be armed?

    Should judges be armed?
    Should judges be armed?The big debate of the day is whether teachers should be armed.  Rumpole discusses it over at his blog today.  Sheriff Israel's answer during the town hall was the best one I've heard: "Teachers should teach"…
  • Feb 21

    Is Customs asking people for their papers in the courthouse?

    Is Customs asking people for their papers in the courthouse?
    Is Customs asking people for their papers in the courthouse?I have heard it from reliable sources that agents from Customs and Border Protection have been seen in the Wilkie Ferguson Courthouse asking people for identification.  Has…
  • Feb 20

    Raising money for the victims in Parkland

    Raising money for the victims in Parkland
    This is a personal post, so forgive me in advance.My15-year old daughter’s nonprofit organization is trying to raise money for the victims’ families in Parkland.  She is a high-school freshman and wants to help.Her nonprofit,…
Rank this Week: 890

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • Feb 23

    How Lawyers Work: Aaron Rocke, Driven Problem-Solver by Day & Adjunct Law Professor by Night

    How Lawyers Work: Aaron Rocke, Driven Problem-Solver by Day & Adjunct Law Professor by Night
    In this week’s edition of How Lawyers Work, we hear from Aaron Rocke. Aaron is the founder of Rocke Law Group and primarily practices in the areas of civil litigation, with a focus on employment and commercial litigation. You can follow…
  • Feb 21

    Podcast #160: Fostering Culture in Your Law Firm, with Paul Spiegelman

    Podcast #160: Fostering Culture in Your Law Firm, with Paul Spiegelman
    In this episode with Paul Spiegelman, we talk about what culture in your law firm means, why it is important, and how to create culture deliberately and intentionally. Podcast #160: Fostering Culture in Your Law Firm, with Paul Spiegelman was…
  • Feb 20

    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Make My Website Accessible

    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Make My Website Accessible
    In February of 2017 I got a tweet in the middle of the night congratulating me on my firm’s website making the Lawyerist 10 Best Law Firm Websites of 2017. I was completely surprised and delighted … and a little concerned. I was…
Rank this Week: 4354

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/
  • Feb 23

    The Empirical Truth About Qualified Immunity

    The Empirical Truth About Qualified Immunity
    Joanna C. Schwartz, How Qualified Immunity Fails, 127 Yale L.J. 2 (2017). Howard M. Wasserman The critical scholarly narrative surrounding civil rights litigation is that the Supreme Court in the past decade has expanded the defense of…
  • Feb 22

    When Reading the Fine Print is Actually Worse for Consumers: The Case of Unenforceable Term

    When Reading the Fine Print is Actually Worse for Consumers: The Case of Unenforceable Term
    Meirav Furth-Matzkin, On the Unexpected Use of Unenforceable Contract Terms: Evidence From the Residential Rental Market, 9 J. Legal Analysis 1 (2017). Florencia Marotta-Wurgler While disclosure has been the preferred…
  • Feb 21

    Making Sense of Causation in Mixed Motives Case

    Making Sense of Causation in Mixed Motives Case
    Andrew Verstein, The Jurisprudence of Mixed Motives, 127 Yale L.J. (forthcoming), available at SSRN. Martin J. Katz To say that the law of causation in mixed motives cases is a mess would be an understatement, as Andrew Verstein highlights in…
Rank this Week: 290

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

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

    Five Ways to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

    Five Ways to Stay Healthy During Flu Season
    Pandemic or not, our clients don’t stop needing us. As a lawyer and mother, I often say, “I don’t have time to be sick!” As we all know, without your health, nothing else matters: You cannot work, take care of clients,…
  • Feb 23

    Five Ways to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

    Five Ways to Stay Healthy During Flu Season
    Pandemic or not, our clients don’t stop needing us. As a lawyer and mother, I often say, “I don’t have time to be sick!” As we all know, without your health, nothing else matters: You cannot work, take care of clients,…
  • Feb 22

    No Immunity: Sexual Harassment and the Legal Industry

    No Immunity: Sexual Harassment and the Legal Industry
    As members of a conservative industry that — literally — wrote the rule book on sexual harassment, law firms need to be ready for a day of reckoning that seems inescapable. Right now, the focus is still largely on Hollywood, mass…
Rank this Week: 3680

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
  • Feb 23

    Five Ways to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

    Five Ways to Stay Healthy During Flu Season
    Pandemic or not, our clients don’t stop needing us. As a lawyer and mother, I often say, “I don’t have time to be sick!” As we all know, without your health, nothing else matters: You cannot work, take care of clients,…
  • Feb 23

    Five Ways to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

    Five Ways to Stay Healthy During Flu Season
    Pandemic or not, our clients don’t stop needing us. As a lawyer and mother, I often say, “I don’t have time to be sick!” As we all know, without your health, nothing else matters: You cannot work, take care of clients,…
  • Feb 22

    No Immunity: Sexual Harassment and the Legal Industry

    No Immunity: Sexual Harassment and the Legal Industry
    As members of a conservative industry that — literally — wrote the rule book on sexual harassment, law firms need to be ready for a day of reckoning that seems inescapable. Right now, the focus is still largely on Hollywood, mass…
Rank this Week: 1370

Law People

Law People

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

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

    NYU Law School Program: Using Emotional Intelligence for Successful and Satisfying Legal Career

    NYU Law School Program: Using Emotional Intelligence for Successful and Satisfying Legal Career
    Join us at 12:45 pm on Wednesday, February 28, when Ronda Muir will be making a lunchtime presentation at NYU Law School on Using Emotional Intelligence for Successful and Satisfying Legal Careers and signing copies of her book…
  • Feb 16

    A Valentine’s Warning

    A Valentine’s Warning
    Now that Valentine’s Day is past, you might want to reconsider that intraoffice romance you’ve been contemplating and your firm or department might want to consider what kind of procedures to put in place to protect all of their…
  • Feb 15

    February Discount on Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence!

    February Discount on Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence!
      Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence has been chosen as one of the ABA’s  Top 2017 Legal Titles.  For those who haven’t yet gotten this comprehensive guide to understanding and using emotional…
Rank this Week: 275

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Feb 22

    How to Get an In-House Counsel Job

    How to Get an In-House Counsel Job
    If you are like many lawyers, at one or more times in your life you will ask yourself a simple question: “How do I get an in-house counsel job?”. This may happen after a soul-crushing week... The post How to Get an In-House…
  • Feb 21

    How Lawyers Can Learn From Failure

    How Lawyers Can Learn From Failure
    Lawyers spend a lot of time learning and “practicing”, so it should come as no surprise that, like everyone else, lawyers can learn from failure: “Before SpaceX’s successful launch of its giant Falcon Heavy…
  • Feb 20

    Fifteenth Blawgiversary of DennisKennedy.Blog

    Fifteenth Blawgiversary of DennisKennedy.Blog
    If you are an in-house counsel, you should be reading DennisKennedy.Blog. A guru, thought leader, attorney and blawger, Dennis is not only insightful and witty, but he is often the first to write or speak... The post Fifteenth Blawgiversary…
Rank this Week: 184

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

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

http://www.gerryriskin.com/
  • Feb 22

    Former NZ Solicitor General Creates Online Divorce Property-Splitting Platform

    Former NZ Solicitor General Creates Online Divorce Property-Splitting Platform
      With an array of new legal apps and online services designed to address legal problems quickly and inexpensively, there is no doubt that we are seeing increasing disruption to how the law has traditionally been practiced. Many of the…
  • Feb 15

    Twelve Laws (Plus One!) for Law Firm Succe

    Twelve Laws (Plus One!) for Law Firm Succe
    I was pleased to contribute an article entitled “Gerry Riskin’s Immutable Laws of Law Firm Success” to the February 2018 issue of Edge International Communique. There are twelve laws in all (plus a bonus law, which…
  • Feb 8

    Three Tips for Better Time Management

    Three Tips for Better Time Management
    Many of us probably assume that we could do better job of managing our time if we only had the time to figure out how to put time-management strategies to work for us. Now Lolly Dascal, president and CEO of Lead from Within and a contributor…
Rank this Week: 716

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Counsel to Counsel Blog

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

http://www.seckler.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    Using Common Interests to Build Your Business Network

    Using Common Interests to Build Your Business Network
    Looking for ways to build your network?  How do you find meaningful ways to stay connected to potential referral sources?  How do you build relationships with professionals who can help you advance your career?  In my latest…
  • Feb 12

    Episode 2-In-House With Walt Pollard

    Episode 2-In-House With Walt Pollard
    Thinking about leaving private practice and going in-house?  In this episode of the Counsel to Counsel Podcast, I interview Walt Pollard, Associate General Counsel of Brown Brothers Harriman. Walt offers some great insights about what it…
  • Jan 23

    13 Killer Mistakes Lawyers Make When Marketing

    13 Killer Mistakes Lawyers Make When Marketing
    My latest webinar (please excuse all the “ums”.  I haven’t done one of these in a while!)
Rank this Week: 1485

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Feb 21

    Stop Playing It Safe: Just Screw It & Start Your Own Law Firm

    Stop Playing It Safe: Just Screw It & Start Your Own Law Firm
    The 2018 Winter Olympics figure skating competition didn’t go exactly the way eighteen year old Olympic figure skater Nathan Chen had hoped. Entering the competition as the only male figure skater in the world to complete five different…
  • Feb 20

    Using New York’s Residency Law As A Sword To Dispose of Opponents, Not A Shield To Protect Client

    Using New York’s Residency Law As A Sword To Dispose of Opponents, Not A Shield To Protect Client
    If you want to see an example of how laws purported to protect clients do anything but, look no further than Platinum Rapid Funding Group v. HD Raleigh Inc, d/b/a/ Pure Med Spa,  a recent decision out of a New York court in Nassau…
  • Feb 12

    Mom Owned Law Firm Interview with Kristen Stanley-Wallace

    Mom Owned Law Firm Interview with Kristen Stanley-Wallace
    February brings more Mom-Owned Law Firm Profiles —  where we celebrate mom lawyers who have chosen to own, not loan their talent. Today, we feature Kristen Stanley- Wallace, owner of Stanley-Wallace Law in Slidell,…
Rank this Week: 205

Michael Morse's Technology and…

Michael Morse's Technology and Management Blog

Covers cool sites, gadgets, and technology and management tips.

http://www.michaelmorsesblog.com
  • Feb 20

    Great Lakes Nature Center to be Built in Macomb County by the Detroit Zoo

    Great Lakes Nature Center to be Built in Macomb County by the Detroit Zoo
    Detroit Zoological Society recently announced the construction of the Great Lakes Nature Center. The building is planned to go up in Macomb County, whose representatives also participated in the project’s unveiling. The entire project…
  • Feb 20

    Racquet Up Students Bring Squash Title to Detroit

    Racquet Up Students Bring Squash Title to Detroit
    Much like how Detroit seems to be picking up as a city, it seems to be doing well in the sports department as well. Following years of domination by the kids on the East Coast, Detroit has finally been able to clinch the National Urban Squash…
  • Feb 11

    The Best Places to Visit when the Weather Turns Awry

    The Best Places to Visit when the Weather Turns Awry
    We Michiganders have a love hate relationship with the Winter Season. Although we love winter for the outdoor activities and holiday season, just about most of us end up complaining about the cold and the bad roads just after a week. In these…
Rank this Week: 4387

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/
  • Feb 20

    Knowledge Management Overview – 2018 Edition

    Knowledge Management Overview – 2018 Edition
    I recently wrote a Knowledge Management Overview, which appears as a chapter in Leaders in Legal Business (Stephen McGarry). This e-book collects essays by legal market thought leaders. It was published last... The post Knowledge…
  • Feb 7

    Knowledge Management Priorities in Large Law Firms – 2018 Survey

    Knowledge Management Priorities in Large Law Firms – 2018 Survey
    I report here on the 2018 Knowledge Management (KM) Summit survey results. The Summit is a meeting of senior knowledge management professionals from large US, UK, Canadian, and Australian law... The post Knowledge Management Priorities in…
  • Jan 28

    Law Firm R&D and Innovation Initiatives List

    Law Firm R&D and Innovation Initiatives List
    It’s time to update my March 2016 list of law firm R&D and Innovation Initiatives. In June 2015 I blogged Law Firm R&D Initiatives Grow – Time for a League Table? after... The post Law Firm R&D and Innovation…
Rank this Week: 1541

Neal Davis Criminal Defense Law…

Neal Davis Criminal Defense Law Blawg

Shares local Houston court news, law updates, and recent criminal cases in the news.

http://www.nealdavislaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Why Sex Crimes Are Different

    Why Sex Crimes Are Different
    If you face a charge for an alleged sex crime, you should be aware of how and why sex crimes are different. This includes the fact that law enforcement and prosecutors can be more aggressive dealing with sex crimes, and penalties and…
  • Feb 7

    Did Severe Child Porn Punishments Lead to Suicide of Mark Salling?

    Did Severe Child Porn Punishments Lead to Suicide of Mark Salling?
    Most people are aware that possessing child porn is a serious federal and state crime with severe punishments. Sadly, it appears such penalties led to the suicide of prominent Texas-born singer, actor and musician Mark Salling, formerly of…
  • Jan 31

    ICAC Payoffs Encourage Sweeping Child Sex Sting

    ICAC Payoffs Encourage Sweeping Child Sex Sting
    Did you know that law enforcement officials are being enticed with financial rewards to make sweeping child sex stings with large numbers of arrests? That’s the case in today’s heated environment toward possible sex crimes…
Rank this Week: 2526

Oregon Law Practice Management

Oregon Law Practice Management

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

http://oregonlawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Feb 20

    How to Say No to Client

    How to Say No to Client
      Did you answer “yes” to one or more of these questions?  You are in good company! As we discussed in 7 Steps to Building Better Client Relationships, lawyers often feel pressured to practice “door…
  • Feb 12

    Are You an Effective Negotiator?

    Are You an Effective Negotiator?
    In law, negotiations between parties can end in a win-win for both sides or they can break down and leave your client further from their objective. It’s a delicate dance that requires a clear understanding or your client’s needs…
  • Feb 5

    The Link Between Clutter and Stre

    The Link Between Clutter and Stre
    Why do we accumulate clutter? Does it fuel our creativity? Do possessions make us feel successful?  Or safe? Make us look busy and important? Are we too emotionally attached to weed out what we no longer need or use? Are ……
Rank this Week: 3242

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/
  • Feb 17

    Create a PDF Form from a Locked PDF

    Create a PDF Form from a Locked PDF
    Here's a trick you can use to make an unlocked copy of a locked, fillable PDF form. That allows you to insert a copy of your signature and create other fields. Then you can use the form over and over without ever having to print it and…
  • Jan 8

    Go Paperless - Get Rid of Closed File

    Go Paperless - Get Rid of Closed File
    Got file cabinets and bankers boxes in storerooms, closets or basements?  Docufree.com in Atlanta offers a nationwide service for outsourcing the digitization and storage of all those old files.
  • Dec 13

    Time Matters 16.3 Recommended

    Time Matters 16.3 Recommended
    I recommend Time Matters 16.3 for most clients. This release fixed key defects in Billing Matters and links to most current third-party billing programs with a significant exception...
Rank this Week: 4151

WardBlawg

WardBlawg

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

http://wardblawg.com/
  • Feb 17

    Discover the Secret to A Great Content Marketing Strategy for Your Law Firm

    Discover the Secret to A Great Content Marketing Strategy for Your Law Firm
    Contribution below from Catherine Metcalf regarding secrets of a great content marketing strategy for your law firm. You can also read my colleague Dave Kerr’s expert insights on content marketing for law firms (from…
  • Feb 8

    Top 3 Things to Know Before Making a Personal Injury Claim in England

    Top 3 Things to Know Before Making a Personal Injury Claim in England
    If you are considering making a personal injury claim in England, it is likely you will have some questions. This may be the first time you have ever dealt with a lawyer, never mind going through the claims process. However, there are some…
  • Feb 3

    What to Do to Avoid Inheritance Disputes & How to Handle Them If They Occur

    What to Do to Avoid Inheritance Disputes & How to Handle Them If They Occur
    Contribution regarding avoiding inheritance disputes and the importance of having a valid will. When you are expecting an inheritance, it’s usually a positive thing that is the outcome of a successful life by a member of the family.…
Rank this Week: 2653

Legal Loudspeaker

Legal Loudspeaker

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

http://accellis.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    Don’t Be Vulnerable, Get Vulnerability Management

    Don’t Be Vulnerable, Get Vulnerability Management
    Stop the clutter in your Outlook inbox, Take advantage of the Rules Wizard and allow incoming messages to file themselves. The post Don’t Be Vulnerable, Get Vulnerability Management appeared first on Accellis Technology Group.
  • Feb 15

    Webinar: Cyber Grab Bag Q&A

    Webinar: Cyber Grab Bag Q&A
    You've asked and we listened! Hear our experts answer some of the most popular questions that users have asked about cybersecurity at law firms. The post Webinar: Cyber Grab Bag Q&A appeared first on Accellis Technology Group.
  • Feb 13

    Rules in Outlook: Emails That File Themselve

    Rules in Outlook: Emails That File Themselve
    Stop the clutter in your Outlook inbox, Take advantage of the Rules Wizard and allow incoming messages to file themselves. The post Rules in Outlook: Emails That File Themselves appeared first on Accellis Technology Group.
Rank this Week: 2936

Derfel Injury Lawyers Blog

Derfel Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.derfelinjurylaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    What is Dental Malpractice?

    What is Dental Malpractice?
    Visiting the dentist is a common occurrence for most Canadians, and in most cases, these visits are a necessary part of maintaining good overall health. However, when damage and injury occurs as the result of negligence, patients may consider…
  • Feb 9

    Trucking Accidents and Highway Safety in Ontario

    Trucking Accidents and Highway Safety in Ontario
    Trucking accidents often cause extremely serious personal injuries. This past December, the Ontario Provincial Police took to the highways in a safety blitz to identify and report truck drivers that may be breaking the law or driving…
  • Feb 2

    Driving Tips to Avoid Winter Accident

    Driving Tips to Avoid Winter Accident
    Being well prepared is the best way to avoid winter accidents. Transport Canada has recently published some driving tips that can help prevent winter accidents and keep you safe this season. Winter weather brings increased risk of accidents…
Rank this Week: 2176

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/
  • Feb 16

    Personal Productivity & Time Management for Lawyers [Guest Post]

    Personal Productivity & Time Management for Lawyers [Guest Post]
    Effective time management allows you to enjoy your time more. So prioritize it, and follow this advice to implement the best methods. We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post. Your success, either as a solo or as part of…
  • Feb 7

    Standing Firm Against Harassment: Policy Guidelines for Law Firm

    Standing Firm Against Harassment: Policy Guidelines for Law Firm
    Law firms should take – and understand – these 5 minimum steps to effectively address sexual harassment. This article was written collaboratively by Heidi S. Alexander, Justin L. Kelsey and Melissa Levine-Piro and was originally…
  • Feb 7

    Standing Firm Against Harassment: Policy Guidelines for Law Firm

    Standing Firm Against Harassment: Policy Guidelines for Law Firm
    Law firms should take – and understand – these 5 minimum steps to effectively address sexual harassment. This article was written collaboratively by Heidi S. Alexander, Justin L. Kelsey and Melissa Levine-Piro and was originally…
Rank this Week: 2953

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/
  • Feb 16

    Ms. JD Herstory Series: “Inspirational” – Maleaha Brown

    Ms. JD Herstory Series: “Inspirational” – Maleaha Brown
    The Ms. JD Herstory Series is a project associated with the “Her Story ” themed 2018 Ms. JD Conference. It is a blog posting series that features summaries of interviews with members of the Ms. JD family conducted by Shanice…
  • Feb 15

    Still Not Enough

    Still Not Enough
    The relationship between tribes and the federal government is unlike that of any other group of people. The history between the two has severely hindered tribal sovereignty and way of life. Federal Indian policy has swung back and forth for…
  • Feb 13

    If Notorious RBG Is Encouraged about the Future For Women Lawyers, I’m ALL IN!

    If Notorious RBG Is Encouraged about the Future For Women Lawyers, I’m ALL IN!
    By all accounts, the appearance of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg yesterday at NYU Law was a huge success.  As always, she had interesting perspective on the past and future of women lawyers and on workplace dynamics.  Here is a link…
Rank this Week: 501

DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

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

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Fifteenth Blawgiversary of DennisKennedy.Blog

    Fifteenth Blawgiversary of DennisKennedy.Blog
    On February 15, 2003, a day much colder than the 80-degree February day we had today in St. Louis, I started this blog with a quote from Babylon 5. It was an early birthday present to myself that year. I’m not sure that I expected to…
  • Jan 28

    Nominations Now Open for Women of Legal Tech 2018 – LTRC

    Nominations Now Open for Women of Legal Tech 2018 – LTRC
    One of my favorite projects during my time as chair of the board for American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center has been the annual Women of Legal Tech list. In 2015, Heidi Alexander posted a great list of women in the…
  • Jan 28

    52 Books in 52 Weeks – 2018

    52 Books in 52 Weeks – 2018
    For quite a few years, I’ve enjoyed reading the posts of several bloggers who are trying to read 52 books in 52 weeks. I’ve also wanted to find a good way for me to keep track of the books I’ve read. And it gives me a good…
Rank this Week: 1897

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: 2627

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/
  • Feb 15

    Eyewitness identification for the defense and trial counsel

    Eyewitness identification for the defense and trial counsel
    Let’s take a look at United States v. Criswell, a case decided by the Army adverse to the appellant, and now pending review at CAAF, on the following issue. No. 18-0091/AR. U.S. v. Andrew J. Criswell. CCA 20150530. On…
  • Feb 11

    What do you think?

    What do you think?
    We know that the Sixth Amendment right to confront witnesses does not apply at a sentencing hearing (although the Due Process Clause does).  Here we have a report of United States v. Carrillo, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21731 (E.D. N.Y. Feb.…
  • Feb 5

    UCI in the jury box

    UCI in the jury box
    When the Congress, the media, and commanders called for a crackdown on military sexual assaults, the fear among the defense bar was the specter of unlawful command influence.  Most of the cases have focussed on pretrial and…
Rank this Week: 127

Adam Smith, Esq.

Adam Smith, Esq.

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

http://www.adamsmithesq.com/
  • Feb 15

    Mergers & Alliances: Proceed with Caution

    Mergers & Alliances: Proceed with Caution
    The following column is by Antonio Leal Holguin, Director, Adam Smith, Esq.  Antonio is based in Santiago, Chile, and spearheads our Latin America practice.   Mergers & Alliances:  Proceed with Caution Five Steps for Latin…
  • Feb 10

    February 2018 Question of the Month: Origination Is ____?

    February 2018 Question of the Month: Origination Is ____?
    You know what to do!  Please use the comments box at the bottom for any additional thoughts or observations.    
  • Feb 9

    Report on Question of Month: Succession Planning, or “Apres moi, who cares?”

    Report on Question of Month: Succession Planning, or “Apres moi, who cares?”
    This column is by Janet Stanton, Partner, Adam Smith, Esq.   Dear Readers, Succession planning has been much on our minds lately, in part because it is so rarely on the minds of most law firms or lawyers.  And as Bruce noted when…
Rank this Week: 689

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

By Cobb Law Group.

http://online.cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Tips to Promote a Successful Construction Project

    Tips to Promote a Successful Construction Project
    This blog article is written by our newest construction law paralegal, Francisco Garcia-Soroeta. Francisco joined the Cobb Law Group’s construction practice to serve our all of our clients including Spanish speaking construction…
  • Feb 1

    Meet Our New Intern!

    Meet Our New Intern!
    Construction Attorney Mark Cobb teaches as adjunct faculty at Thomas University where he teaches business law and economics to undergraduates and MBA students.  Throughout his tenure, he has met many exceptional students.  One such…
  • Jan 24

    Great Tips from the ABA Forum on Construction Law

    Great Tips from the ABA Forum on Construction Law
    Last week, two of our construction attorneys, Mark Cobb and Stephanie Dougherty, attended the Mid-Winter Meeting of the ABA’s Forum on Construction Law. During the three day conference, they attended substantive seminars related to…
Rank this Week: 2517

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

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

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Feb 9

    A Plumbers Responsibilities Explained

    A Plumbers Responsibilities Explained
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Repairing a faucet in a posh office whilst smooth jazz wafts over the intercom may sound like a sweet job, however the rest of the day you may be wedged into a crawl…
  • Feb 4

    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…
  • Jan 31

    How to Try and Ensure That Your Will Won’t Be Contested

    How to Try and Ensure That Your Will Won’t Be Contested
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post In the recent past, more and more people have taken will-related disputes to court, and the number is expected to rise. The increase in property value is one of the…
Rank this Week: 543

Federal Bar Association - New…

Federal Bar Association - New Orleans Chapter

Lists bar association news and events.

http://nofba.org/
  • Feb 6

    Federal Bar Association’s Lawyers who Lunch with Prospect 4 at the Old US Mint

    Federal Bar Association’s Lawyers who Lunch with Prospect 4 at the Old US Mint
    Continuing the Lawyers who Lunch tradition of FBA members meeting over lunch to hear about local, non-legal subjects, the event will focus on Prospect New Orleans, a citywide triennial of contemporary art presenting the work of diverse local,…
  • Jan 31

    Federal Practice Series- March 2018

    Federal Practice Series- March 2018
    Join the New Orleans Chapter of the FBA for lunchtime CLEs this March.  Federal judges and seasoned practitioners will explore the latest developments affecting your federal practice. Four, one hour CLEs with lunch will be offered at…
  • Jan 27

    Law Student Mentorship Session

    Law Student Mentorship Session
    Meet with a small group of law students and practitioner  for coffee and conversation. The Federal Bar Association is excited to kick off 2018 with the launch of a new Mentorship Program designed to connect local law…
Rank this Week: 4030

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

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

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • Feb 1

    Dennis Kennedy on Thinking Smartly About Smart Contract

    Dennis Kennedy on Thinking Smartly About Smart Contract
    I can now predict confidently that smart contracts are going to be a reality sooner than almost everyone has predicted. I say this because the push to adopt smart contracts will come from major corporate clients of law firms, whether...
  • Jan 24

    ABA TECHSHOW 2018: Why you should go and What you need to know

    ABA TECHSHOW 2018: Why you should go and What you need to know
    ABA TECHSHOW 2018 will be held March 7-10 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. It’s an important year to attend ABA TECHSHOW. Long-discussed changes are underway in our profession and many of them relate to technology. Many consumers are…
  • Jan 12

    OBA-MAP Reading Room -- 2017 Wrapup

    OBA-MAP Reading Room -- 2017 Wrapup
    The OBA-MAP Reading Room is a month-by-month collection of things about law practice management, technology and the future of law that I found interesting and worthy of sharing. I don’t always do a blog post about each new Reading…
Rank this Week: 1883

Law21

Law21

Dispatches from a legal profession on the brink

http://www.law21.ca
  • Jan 31

    The end of the beginning

    The end of the beginning
    I’d like you to consider the following list. It’s a compilation of several prominent alternative legal services providers (ALSPs) and the year they were founded. 1999: Integreon 2000: Axiom 2001: Relativity 2002: Consilio 2003:…
  • Jan 12

    We’re here for a good time, not a long time

    We’re here for a good time, not a long time
    In the spirit of Casey Flaherty’s recent excellent post “Me Being Wrong,” I’m starting off the year with an admission of (at least) one thing about law firms I’ve totally swung and missed on. In some article or…
  • Dec 19

    Break the law firm business model

    Break the law firm business model
    The ABA’s Center for Innovation, where I serve as an advisory board member, asked me to submit a post for its excellent new blog. I was happy to send them this takedown of the traditional law firm, which I’ve also posted here…
Rank this Week: 3546

Law Practice Management

Law Practice Management

Covers disaster planning, law practice management, insurance, marketing and security. By Freedman Consulting.

http://pa-lawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Jan 29

    COMMON CAUSES OF CONFLICT IN LAW FIRMS

    COMMON CAUSES OF CONFLICT IN LAW FIRMS
    Throughout the first year of Trump’s presidency, we’ve heard a great deal about conflict in the White House.  I’m sure you can easily relate to this kind of news, as a law firm environment is not without its own share…
  • Dec 28

    Creating a Culture of Respect

    Creating a Culture of Respect
    It is not uncommon these days to read about, witness or to have been the target of disrespectful behavior.  We acknowledge that disrespect creates discomfort for all, but we often fail to realize the pernicious effect of disrespect in…
  • Dec 4

    Getting More Business From Existing Clients — Five Easy Strategies That Work

    Getting More Business From Existing Clients — Five Easy Strategies That Work
    No one method works best, but there are many ways to “mine” your existing clients for additional business.  A multi-faced approach works best.  Read more.
Rank this Week: 4010

Elusive Justice

Elusive Justice

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

http://elusivejustice.wordpress.com
  • Jan 24

    Alliance Peacemaking: Conflict Coach

    Alliance Peacemaking: Conflict Coach
    I have benefited immensely from the alternative conflict resolution training offered by Alliance Peacemaking. Even though I am already a certified Family and Divorce Mediator in Kentucky, I have sharpened skills, gained insights, and adopted…
  • Jan 19

    Divorcing Without a Lawyer: Mediation

    Divorcing Without a Lawyer: Mediation
    As a supplement to my first post on Divorcing Without a Lawyer, I wanted to offer another cost saving approach when you do not or cannot pay for a lawyer. A good, qualified family law mediator can help avoid some … Continue reading…
  • Jan 17

    Divorcing Without a Lawyer

    Divorcing Without a Lawyer
    Many people get divorced without hiring a lawyer. This is perfectly legitimate and it might save a whole lot of money. Those who are likely candidates for going the self-help route are those couples who are in entire agreement on ……
Rank this Week: 1451

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

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

http://www.fastcase.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Wolters Kluwer Treatises Now Available on Fastcase

    Wolters Kluwer Treatises Now Available on Fastcase
    Fastcase has partnered with Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. to provide an expanded collection of treatises, handbooks, and other secondary sources to legal researchers through the Fastcase platform. Fastcase will now include more…
  • Jan 20

    Managed Care Litigation Update® Preview

    Managed Care Litigation Update® Preview
    Jonathan M. Herman’s Managed Care Litigation Update® biweekly newsletter will soon be available on the Fastcase legal research system. Mr. Herman is a seasoned lawyer who has spent much of his legal career representing large health…
  • Jan 17

    TAX REMEDIES – The King Law Reporter January 2018 # 2

    TAX REMEDIES – The King Law Reporter January 2018 # 2
    Morgan King's "The King Law Reporter" #2 Delinquent Tax Remedies has arrived! The King Law Reporter will be available on Fastcase.com for free through February 2018. The reporter provides prompt notice of new cases, emerging issues, and other…
Rank this Week: 3817

Legal Transformation: The Changing…

Legal Transformation: The Changing Legal Profession

Covers innovations in preparation, practice and the profession. By Joshua Kubicki.

http://joshuakubicki.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    Beyond Intrapreneur - Podcast

    Beyond Intrapreneur - Podcast
    P3 — The Practice Innovation Conference brings you an all-new installment of P3cast featuring a very special conversation between Seyfarth Shaw's Kim Craig and Joshua "Josh" Kubicki. The two have worked together for years and were…
  • Oct 5

    The Importance of the Client Journey - Talk

    The Importance of the Client Journey - Talk
    This talk was given at the 2017 Clio Conference. 
  • May 22

    "Be an Intrapreneur" - Inspiration for Legal Marketer

    "Be an Intrapreneur" - Inspiration for Legal Marketer
    Kim Craig, Managing Director, Lean Solutions, at Seyfarth, kicked off her LMA P3 introduction of Josh Kubicki with this quote and it could not have set the stage better.Josh, Chief Strategy Officer at Seyfarth, began his keynote presentation…
Rank this Week: 3024

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/
  • Jan 11

    The Law Firm of the Future

    The Law Firm of the Future
    Several news items, reports and articles in recent weeks have provided insights that should make traditional law firms nervous.  Here’s what caught my eye: According to BTI Consulting, the financial services industry has…
  • Jan 4

    The underlying connection in my most-read posts of 2017

    The underlying connection in my most-read posts of 2017
    Courtesy of JD Supra, I get data every month on how many times my posts are read.  I thought it might be an interesting exercise to identify the 5 most-read posts of 2017 and see if there is any common thread.  It turns out there…
  • Nov 28

    Valorem honored to be named to BTI Client Service A Team for 6th Straight Year. Why it matters to us.

    Valorem honored to be named to BTI Client Service A Team for 6th Straight Year. Why it matters to us.
    For the 6th straight year, Valorem was named the BTI Consulting’s Client Service A Team.  We were recognized in these areas: Understands Client’s Business Advising on Business Issues Client Focus Commitment to Help Provides…
Rank this Week: 164

Lopsider

Lopsider

Explores Legal Operations, Innovation & Disruption. By Peter Krakaur.

http://www.lopsider.com/
  • Jan 10

    “Wake Up Call for Stagnant Law Firm

    “Wake Up Call for Stagnant Law Firm
    An article discussion the 2018 Annual Georgetown/ALM State of the Legal Market Report.
  • Nov 6

    The 5 Languages of Legal Operation

    The 5 Languages of Legal Operation
    5 languages are needed to drive successful operational initiatives. These languages are not taught in (law) school. Speaking even one takes time to develop and master. When looking for talent, start by looking for linguists who can speak the…
  • Oct 26

    Project Manager Salarie

    Project Manager Salarie
    Interesting infographic showing the salary ranges or project managers in the U.k. View the infographic.
Rank this Week: 4045

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
Rank this Week: 3309