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Rock the Boat

"Musings about the law and stuff."

Shatterbox

"Shares and promotes ideas, insights and actionable advice on law firm marketing in the Social Media Age."

She Thinks

"Provides resources, inspiration and amusement to women and men who have an interest in developing and supporting leading lawyer ladies. The site includes links to reviewed sites, helpful resources and commentary." The blogger also notes "that the most common Google search that brings readers to this site involve some variation of 'what should a female lawyer wear to work?' " and she posts on that topic as well.

Shelley’s Case

"Observations about the legal profession."

Simmons Perrine

News about members of the Simmons Perrine law firm.

Sololawyer

"Strategies and support for solo attorneys."

Spilled Milk

Most posts are about motherhood, but the blogger also writes about balancing her billable hours with her son's needs.

Stein McEwen Blawg

Blog discusses firm news and intellectual property issues and cases. Recent entries include "Feature Comment: An Overview of the Patent Reform Act of 2011," "Federal Circuit considers boundaries of spoilation" and "9th Circuit Finds Failure to Report Subject Inventions Not a False Claim under False Claims Act."

Stop Asking Where I’m From

The author writes about her experiences as a new criminal defense lawyer.

StressedOutLawyer

“Mostly funny daily postings for stressed-out lawyers everywhere! (Comments are invited!)”

Summary Judgment

"I pass judgment on the inaptly named 'New York State Unified Court System' and other irritating things."

Surviving Law School as a Single Mom

"The adventures of a single mom trying to maintain a life balance while attending law school part-time and working full-time."

Tales of the Fourth-Tier Nothing

"The last ship to leave middle earth is chartered for the undying lands of riches and eternal life and a job in the legal profession ... so they claimed in the brochure."

Tax Grotto

"A movers and shakers column for the global tax market. It focuses on senior tax and finance moves at law firms, accountancy firms and within industry."

Tex Parte Blog

Tex Parte is Texas Lawyer’s daily blog covering the Lone Star State’s legal community. Posts alert readers about profession-related events and cover state district attorneys' offices, federal and state court decisions, comings and goings at Texas-based law firms and the State Bar of Texas, and profile of Texas lawyers and law students with stories to tell.

The “Ivy” Files

Focusing on life after college, including going to grad school and law school, posts aim to help recent graduates make smart choices.

The 6Ps of the BIG 3

Posts offer advice on how lawyers can use social media to help them find jobs.

The Am Law Daily

Churns out original BigLaw coverage from dawn to dusk every business day, and they also never fail to focus on how national and world news might affect the Am Law 200. Posts cover law firm news, new litigation (with a focus on the firms involved), as well as major federal and state court rulings.

The Bar Exam Project

"Like many of you reading this, I made a promise with my god that if I passed, I would help others pass the California Bar Exam. This is my way of doing it. Through this blog, I will help answer questions, examine a few exams and attempt to calm the mass hysterics."

The Careerist

The blog has a stated goal of being a "career sherpa" for its readers. Some posts give advice to those who seek success in BigLaw or at least news about BigLaw hiring trends; other posts focus on women in the law and work-life balance issues.

The Creative Lawyer

Practical ideas about creating a fulfilling life and career.

The Esquirette

"A Philly-based resource for women with conservative careers. Features include fashion tips, law school and career advice, inspiration and news."

The Estrin Report

"Created for professional paralegals—not of a certain level, specialty or firm—but of a particular attitude."

The Gavel: From the MSBA Young Lawyers Section

Discusses business of law and law practice management issues.

The Girl’s Guide to Law School

This blog, for aspiring law students, current law students and newbie lawyers, is less about finding inspiration and more about finding answers to specific questions. Expert guest posters (FYI, not all of them women) are brought in to take on specific topics—such as preparing for the LSAT, writing a law review note or applying for a clerkship. But this blog isn't only useful for those breaking into law. Those trying to break out of the profession will also find acceptance and words of wisdom.