Legal research services—Bloomberg BNA, LexisNexis, Westlaw—are a big part of this blog's beat. But O'Grady also takes close looks at new legal research platforms, interviews legal publishing leaders, and explores the evolving role of law librarians as the profession absorbs new technology and law firms rethink how they serve clients.
"Tips and tools for paralegals of all practice areas; virtual paralegal information for attorneys interested in using and locating a virtual paralegal."
This blawg "provides library announcements and the latest on cool new technologies, new books, journals and e-resources, new resources from foreign jurisdictions, interesting current events, hot documents, and more."
"Musings on the daily reality that is the life of an associate attorney."
"A blog about Montage Legal Group's network of freelance attorneys, who chose flexibility and balance over firm life."
"Insights, commentary and best practice tips on virtual paralegal business specializing in civil litigation, plaintiff personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, insurance defense and family law ... with a little bit of fun for good measure."
"Advice on starting and building a law practice."
Posts cover career and lifestyle topics for law students and young attorneys.
The legal industry, virtual assistant businesses and work-life balance.
"The source for legal industry news, market trends and Hildebrandt Institute events."
The blog purports to be a useful resource for law students and others looking to land an offer at the firm of their choice.
"Dedicated to liberating lawyers in small law firms. ... Post comments. Ask questions. Challenge what I have to say. Share any great resources that you think will help the solos and lawyers in small firms to generate more business and/or manage our small law firms more profitably. No one with a relevant comment or constructive criticism will be excuded!"
"Starting a law firm; how to start a solo law practice; building a successful law practice."
"Help / Analysis and development in employment and labor issues."
Blog focuses on advertising and marketing law, social media, and trademark/copyright issues. Posts cover issues such as "Ten Steps for Managing Employees in Social Media" and "Privacy Issues with the Media."
This blog links to news stories and studies about law firms' marketing-related activities and makes notes of those who are and aren't successful, advises law firms on how their marketing dollars should be spent and reviews newly published books about networking and marketing.
"A forum about the legal future, with posts and commentary of the future of the law, legal practice, and legal education."
The Wall Street Journal's legal blog features a half-dozen detailed posts daily on a wide variety of legal topics from law firm shakeups—sometimes featuring interviews with BigLaw names—to the U.S. Supreme Court. Posts frequently include links to pleadings and other relevant legal documents.
"News, tips and information for attorneys to succeed in search engine marketing."
"For every law firm managing partner and administrator who has ever asked the question: 'WHY ME?' "
"Get the latest news on what’s happening in the Best Law Firms"—meaning those on U.S. News & World Report's ranking of the nation's best law firms. Posts cover law firm mergers and prominent lawyers' career moves.
"Tracks, describes, analyzes, and comments on developments in the growing interest by law firms and lawyers in using the mobile space to reach out to clients and contacts. The blog covers a range of topics, from iPhone and Android mobile apps to mobile-ready websites to law firm pioneers in the use of tablet computing."
"Publishes legal news from lawyers and law firms in the United States and Canada. Press releases relate to business law, immigration, personal injury, bankruptcy, divorce, entertainment law, and more."
"Law firm risk management. Discussion of risk issues and trends. Compliance, conflicts, intake and other concerns for law firm risk professionals."
"Recent law grad over $250,000 in debt blogs about trying to make it as a small practice public interest lawyer—all within the context of broader changes happening within the legal profession."