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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
  • May 25

    Tech Tips: Collaborating Well With Other

    Tech Tips: Collaborating Well With Other
    For this edition of Friday Tech Tips, we asked the practice management technology experts: "What’s your best tech tip for collaborating well with others?" Here's good advice from Jim Calloway, Andrea Cannavina, Jared Correia, Darla…
  • May 25

    Tech Tips: Collaborating Well With Other

    Tech Tips: Collaborating Well With Other
    For this edition of Friday Tech Tips, we asked the practice management technology experts: "What’s your best tech tip for collaborating well with others?" Here's good advice from Jim Calloway, Andrea Cannavina, Jared Correia, Darla…
  • May 24

    Saving for Retirement While Running Your Law Practice

    Saving for Retirement While Running Your Law Practice
    You started your practice to have more control, freedom to choose certain clients (and fire others) and potentially, make more money. Hopefully, all or at least most of these are occurring, but I imagine it’s still challenging to save…
Rank this Week: 2300

Bad Prosecutors

Bad Prosecutors

Focuses on bad prosecutors and bad prosecutorial acts. By the Bennett Law Firm.

http://bennettlawfirm.typepad.com/badprosecutors/
Rank this Week: 855

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice issues and cases. By the Law Offices of Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonlegalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 503

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: 3807

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: 2370

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Iowa Holds That Legal Malpractice Is Time-Barred

    Iowa Holds That Legal Malpractice Is Time-Barred
    This is an opinion of the Iowa Supreme Court, holding that a legal malpractice case was time-barred. The case is Skadburg v. Gately, 17-0151. Skadburg was the administrator of an estate and alleged that she hired the defendant to give her…
  • May 20

    Attorney’s Fee Petition Creates a Trap for the Unwary As Client forfeits malpractice claim.

    Attorney’s Fee Petition Creates a Trap for the Unwary As Client forfeits malpractice claim.
    The case is Tebbens v. Levin & Conde, 2018 IL App (1st) 170777. Tebbens believed that his former divorce counsel made an error in drafting the marital settlement agreement and drafted an agreement that was not consistent with what the…
  • May 12

    Court Rejects Divorce Malpractice Claim On Judicial Estoppel Ground

    Court Rejects Divorce Malpractice Claim On Judicial Estoppel Ground
    Judicial estoppel is a doctrine that penalizes a litigant who takes one position in one lawsuit and a contrary position in another lawsuit. In other words, the litigant’s position shifts based on the litigant’s interests in a…
Rank this Week: 801

Guile is Good! Why We Need Lawyers

Guile is Good! Why We Need Lawyers

Stories, movies, and books, all with the same there--how lawyers can help make a better world.

http://www.guileisgood.com
  • May 9

    Smart Law

    Smart Law
    Identifying a problem is usually easier than solving it. Take, for instance, the spate of police shootings of unarmed minority suspects like Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Proposed solutions seem to vary from mild responses like more racial…
  • Mar 31

    “Neutral” Is No Longer An Option

    “Neutral” Is No Longer An Option
    When I first saw Jordan Peele’s  Get Out last year I thought it was a very funny movie.  But after  interviews with Peele, I realized that he also intended to make  a subtle, but  potent, commentary on…
  • Feb 24

    The Next America

    The Next America
    "To me these reforms are evidence that a younger, more compassionate electorate is signaling that they want to live in a America that reflects their values."
Rank this Week: 2656

Law and Humanities Blog

Law and Humanities Blog

An independent blog supporting law and humanities activities and scholarship, including the work of the Law and Humanities Institute. Posts discuss law and the arts, law and history, and occasionally law and social sciences, and law and science. The blog posts calls for papers, news of conferences, special events, and other items of interest to those in the field.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Zinos on Fundamental Rights in Early American Case Law: 1789-1859

    Zinos on Fundamental Rights in Early American Case Law: 1789-1859
    Nicholas Zinos, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, is publishing Fundamental Rights in Early American Case Law: 1789-1859 in volume 7 of the British Journal of American Legal Studies (2018). Here is the abstract. Fundamental Rights Law is a…
  • May 25

    Mirow on Spanish Law and Its Expansion

    Mirow on Spanish Law and Its Expansion
    M. C. Mirow, Florida International University, College of Law, is publishing Spanish Law and Its Expansion in the Oxford Handbook of European Legal History (Pihlajamäki, Dubber & Godfrey, eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018)…
  • May 25

    Shaviro on Gilded Age Literature and Inequality @DanielShaviro

    Shaviro on Gilded Age Literature and Inequality @DanielShaviro
    Daniel Shaviro, New York University School of Law, has published Gilded Age Literature and Inequality. Here is the abstract. We are an intensely social species, and often a rivalrous one, prone to measuring ourselves in terms of others, and…
Rank this Week: 1750

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • Sep 29

    VIDEO: Your Possible Future (or Present): "A Day in the Life of a Matter"

    VIDEO: Your Possible Future (or Present): "A Day in the Life of a Matter"
    Wanted to end the week with something fun and inspiring. What could be better than movie time? (Grabs popcorn.) The next 20 minutes could change your life. (Well, professionally.)Presenting: "A Day in the Life of a Matter" -- Cue Move…
  • Sep 29

    EVENT: Law Firm GC Workshop

    EVENT: Law Firm GC Workshop
    Washington DC, October 12-13: Law Firm General Counsel Workshop [details]  -- The Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at the Georgetown University Law Center and the Lawyers for the Profession® Practice at Hinshaw &…
  • Sep 28

    IP Ethics & Conflicts: New Rules Create New Risks and Responsibilitie

    IP Ethics & Conflicts: New Rules Create New Risks and Responsibilitie
    Longtime reader Brian Lynch, with IP experts Aurora North, writes in to note an excellent three part series from Michael E. McCabe, Jr: "Breadth Of PTO Ethics Opinion Could Alter How IP Firms Interact With Foreign Associates" --"Thirty years…
Rank this Week: 342

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Andrew Napolitano Explains Attorney-Client Privilege

    Andrew Napolitano Explains Attorney-Client Privilege
    The former judge and current Fox News legal analyst explains his view of attorney-client privilege as it applies to Michael Cohen:
  • Apr 13

    Too Obvious (again)?

    Too Obvious (again)?
  • Apr 13

    When Presidents Lawyer Up

    When Presidents Lawyer Up
    Here is my essay on The Conversation (coauthored with Brian McGinty) about Lincoln’s choice of counsel, in comparison to Trump’s: When presidents lawyer up: A brief history April 11, 2018 6.46am EDT President Trump’s…
Rank this Week: 1357

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
  • Oct 30

    Detroit Law Firm Hit with $5 Million Legal Malpractice Verdict

    Detroit Law Firm Hit with $5 Million Legal Malpractice Verdict
    A jury has delivered a $5 million legal malpractice verdict against a Detroit law firm in the U.S. District Court for Eastern Michigan.  Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss was retained to “vet” a Minneapolis-based office…
  • Oct 15

    Motion to Dismiss Denied in New York Federal Legal Malpractice Case

    Motion to Dismiss Denied in New York Federal Legal Malpractice Case
    The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has recently refused to dismiss a legal malpractice action against a law firm.  A client sued his former counsel, Seward & Kissel LLP, for failing to conduct due diligence…
  • Feb 22

    AIRPLANE CRASH VICTIMS SUE ATTORNEY FOR FAILING TO TIMELY FILE CLAIM

    AIRPLANE CRASH VICTIMS SUE ATTORNEY FOR FAILING TO TIMELY FILE CLAIM
    Three Plaintiffs have filed suit in the Northern District Court of Illinois against an attorney, alleging legal malpractice. They claim that the Defendant failed to timely file their action in connection with an airplane crash. On August 24,…
Rank this Week: 599

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/
  • May 26

    Alcoholism Recovery Leads To Stayed Suspension

    Alcoholism Recovery Leads To Stayed Suspension
    The Louisiana Supreme Court has ordered a fully-stayed 18 month suspension of an attorney who had neglected multiple client matters due to his alcoholism, which was found to be in remission. On February 19, 2015, respondent was involved in…
  • May 26

    Massey Wins, Did Justice Lose?

    Massey Wins, Did Justice Lose?
    Over an impassioned dissent that brings into question the integrity of the decision, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals denied plaintiffs in a shareholders derivative suit arising from the Upper Big Branch disaster leave to amend…
  • May 26

    No Bias In Gesture

    No Bias In Gesture
    The Tribunal Hearing Division of the Upper Canada Law Society rejected recusal of panel members and revoked an attorney's license. The Lawyer submits that panel member E. Krangle made a physical gesture that evinces her frustration with him…
Rank this Week: 17

Lopsider

Lopsider

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

http://www.lopsider.com/
  • Feb 15

    Why Are Law Firms Growing So Slowly?

    Why Are Law Firms Growing So Slowly?
    A discussion of the macro financial landscape in which law firms operate as backdrop to analyze law firm growth.
  • Feb 11

    Institute for the Future of Law Practice

    Institute for the Future of Law Practice
    The Institute for the Future of Law Practice (IFLP) is a new nonprofit collaboration between law schools, law firms, corporate legal departments, legal service providers, and legal technology companies.
  • Jan 31

    The End of the Beginning

    The End of the Beginning
    An interesting discussion of the "alternative" legal service providers and their impacts.
Rank this Week: 1316

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney
    This crap is still going on. Lawyers hiring marketers, not paying attention to the unethical and cheesy ways they try to game Google for their lawyer-clients, and I'm done reaching out to these idiot lawyers to ask them to ask their marketers…
  • Apr 11

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"
    When you saw the video of that guy being dragged off the United Airlines flight, I trust your first thought was "man, that's terrible."My first thought was "man, someone is going to defend that."And so it developed, like every other video on…
  • Jan 17

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
Rank this Week: 3669

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 8

    OK, Blogger. I give up.

    OK, Blogger. I give up.
    You're not letting me update my links, so I'm not posting to this blog any more.
  • Apr 28

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.
    How do we count the ways in which the Westin Cincinnati is a very, very bad hotel?First, the good news:  friendly staff and great location.  That, however, is the only good news.1.  Let's start with safety.  There should…
  • Apr 20

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
Rank this Week: 778

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • May 24

    Professional Malpractice and Duplicity

    Professional Malpractice and Duplicity
    ALBANY      The Court of Appeals addressed professional malpractice and duplicity.  Here we are discussing duplicitive causes of action, not deceit in the meaning of Judiciary Law § 487. “The two…
  • May 24

    Here is One Variety of Legal Malpractice

    Here is One Variety of Legal Malpractice
    In the super-heated world of Manhattan real estate, $9.8 Million apartments are the middle children.  Not the biggest, not the smallest.  However, Riviera Prop. Holdings, LLC v Ferber Chan Essner & Coller,…
  • May 23

    Could Be Deceit, Could Be Legal Malpractice

    Could Be Deceit, Could Be Legal Malpractice
    Gorbatov v Tsirelman  2017 NY Slip Op 07979 [155 AD3d 836]  November 15, 2017  Appellate Division, Second Department is an example of allegations of legal malpractice and Judiciary Law § 487 that the Second…
Rank this Week: 228

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Commentary and news about the Pennsylvania Legal community. By the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC.

http://www.palegalblog.com
  • May 3

    A 94% Percent Success Rate – Wow!

    A 94% Percent Success Rate – Wow!
    Our firm is unique because many of our clients are lawyers, including firms that you see on TV or on I-95. They consult with us about ethical questions, and they hire our firm to prepare their appeal briefs, answer motions to dismiss and…
  • Apr 16

    The Small Firm Difference – A Freudian Slip of the Tongue That Tells the Truth

    The Small Firm Difference – A Freudian Slip of the Tongue That Tells the Truth
    We are often asked why a client should hire a small firm where clients speak directly with their attorney rather than a larger firm, with a large staff, large overhead, and levels of bureaucracy? When it comes to heavily advertised areas of…
  • Apr 14

    Authenticating Social Media Evidence Is Harder Than Lawyers Think

    Authenticating Social Media Evidence Is Harder Than Lawyers Think
    Let’s play a game. You’re the judge. Under the following facts, is the social media evidence admissible? After obtaining a Court Order allowing him to obtain a criminal defendant’s Facebook records, the prosecutor files a…
Rank this Week: 2641

Swartz Campbell Professional…

Swartz Campbell Professional Liability Blog

Updates on professional liability with a particular emphasis on malpractice avoidance and attorney ethics. By Swartz Campbell.

http://www.swartzcampbell.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 805

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

Covers asset searches, bribery, due diligence, money laundering and scams. By Charles Griffin Intelligence.

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Feb 19

    Artificial Intelligence: In Law, Logic Only Goes So Far

    Artificial Intelligence: In Law, Logic Only Goes So Far
    Do you ever wonder why some gifted small children play Mozart, but you never see any child prodigy lawyers who can draft a complicated will? The reason is that the rules of how to play the piano have far fewer permutations and judgment calls…
  • Jan 22

    AI in the Law Firm: The Ethics of Who’s Running the Show

    AI in the Law Firm: The Ethics of Who’s Running the Show
    We’ve had a great response to an Above the Law op-ed here that outlined the kinds of skills lawyers will need as artificial intelligence increases its foothold in law firms. The piece makes clear that without the right kinds of skills,…
  • Nov 7

    The Weinstein Saga: Now Featuring Lying Investigators, Duplicitous Journalists, Sloppy Lawyer

    The Weinstein Saga: Now Featuring Lying Investigators, Duplicitous Journalists, Sloppy Lawyer
    Decent investigators and journalists everywhere ought to have been outraged at news over the weekend in the Wall Street Journal that appears to have caught a corporate investigator masquerading as a Journal reporter. According to the story,…
Rank this Week: 2127

This Business of Law

This Business of Law

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

http://thisbusinessoflaw.com
  • May 24

    Three Considerations for Attorneys after Major ABA Ethics Ruling

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

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

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

    Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer

    Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer
    Business development and marketing aren't what they used to be. The first step in successful business development is understanding today's consumer. The post Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer appeared first on This…
Rank this Week: 1780