A daily information exchange, posts feature "rants and raves" by and for the solo practitioner.
"The Sustainable Lawyer, an extension of the Boston Bar Association’s Task Force on Environmental Sustainability, will provide brief posts providing tips and best practices on the greening of the legal profession, interviews with green mavens in law offices and law firms, stories about opportunities to do green pro bono or community service work, and accounts of lawyers in a variety of settings working to reduce their carbon footprints."
"Tips and techniques for trial lawyers, appearing for the plaintiff or defense."
The author discusses her own experiences in law school and law practice, offers advice to law students, and discusses law as it relates to flash mobs and pranksters.
Breaking news, legal opinions and other information of interest to Virginia lawyers.
"Law from the inside out." A general counsel-turned-consultant writes posts devoted to the role of the general counsel. A recent series of "Zen and the Art of Legal Pricing" posts offer guidelines to how law firms with corporate clients should price their services.
Deals with law firm management and technology issues. It says it is "changing professional practice one idea at a time."
"Thelen the Pain is a support site for the recently or about-to-be laid off employees of Thelen, a soon-to-be defunct global law firm."
The latest news and information from the business law firm Thompson Hine.
This blawg "empowers lawyers to anticipate the changes, realize the opportunities, face the challenges and embrace the expanding possibilities of the application of practice management concepts to the practice of law in innovative ways that provide service excellence."
"Tips for Young Lawyers offers tips, thoughts and ideas to help young and experienced lawyers alike with issues that confront their daily practice." Headlines include "The Power of Sound Bites," "10 Things to Keep in Your Briefcase," "The Firm Is Just Not that into You" and "Be Your Own CEO."
Posts cover the results of Vault's annual law firm rankings, and the bloggers also interview high-profile lawyers about current events in the profession or about the legal angles of talked-about news stories.
"Don't think like us, think with us. VeraSage Institute is the most revolutionary think tank for professional service firms—we challenge the professions to break free of practice methods that hurt the professions, undermine their purposes, and fail their clients." Posts cover actions by law firms and other professional service firms that are aligned with VeraSage's principles.
Solo practitioner Stephanie Kimbro has operated a virtual law firm out of Wilmington, N.C., for five years. She uses her experience to write about the ethics, technology and practical aspects involved in virtual lawyering.
Posts provide career advice for freelance virtual paralegals.
"What About Clients? is a weblog which contains my personal ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. I started it in 2005 because I think that 1) the level of service at even the best American law firms is often inattentive and erratic—and that troubles me—and 2) even where service is sound, it can be a lot better."
Posts cover the use of psychology principles to evaluate lawyer job candidates; how law firms can use positive psychology and teach / evaluate "emotional intelligence"; and relevant social science findings as they relate to lawyers.
"Features posts on the trials and tribulations of the young lawyer as well as posts that would be beneficial and interesting to law students. Readers will find a variety of posts on legal news, practice-specific issues, technology pitfalls, metadata, e-discovery, women’s issues, diversity issues, business development tips, and recruiting advice."