Posts discuss law firm management strategy, including succession planning, and explore strategic errors that can cause a law firm to decline.
Posts note conferences and offer advice for law firm partners looking for better approaches to marketing their practices.
Personal injury, family law and criminal defense.
"Tales from a VC and recovering
drummer, software guy, lawyer." Jason Mendelson takes on law firm management strategies from the perspective of an in-house counsel (and onetime BigLaw associate).
"Make good law."
"Dedicated to ideas and techniques for the financial management of the law firm with the objective of increasing the income of equity partners."
"Serving women in law school and the legal profession, Ms. JD is an online community that provides a forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers." The blawg features issues relating to the numbers of women who opt out of the legal profession and the poor representation of women in the courts and legal community. The site also addresses the role of gender in legal careers.
"Dedicated to the demands and desires of solos and small law firms, the clients we serve and others in the legal profession who use our services or dream of going out on their own." This blog was started to help students and lawyers at firms who want to create unconventional practices and to provide a place for solos to trade advice and tout their successes.
"News and opinion on attorney fee and legal billing jurisprudence." Recent entries include "Mass AG Investigates Utility's $18M Legal Bill," "Top 10 Things an Attorney Fee Expert Should Do" and "Largest Class Action Fee Awards in U.S. History."
"Adventures of a lesbian attorney superhero."
"Focusing on New Jersey appeals, appellate law, and appellate practice, particularly regarding decisions and other actions of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals." Written for an audience of lawyers.
"This blog is designed to bring you legal news from a New York paralegal’s perspective. I will be bringing you the latest news on lawsuits and settlements from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the federal court system. Additionally, I will write commentaries on today’s most controversial legal topics."
The latest opinions, news and announcements about the Clio suite of practice management tools targeted specifically at the needs of sole practitioners and small firms.
"On Firmer Ground is a site by and for law firm librarians. It is an ongoing discussion about the challenges law firm librarians face and strategies for surmounting them."
Opinionistas bills itself as "a continuous observation of the ridiculousness of human behavior." Many of the posts are about law-firm life. Categories on the site include "self-indulgent, semi-lucid thoughts" and "firm absurdity."
This blawg "explores an American legal system that too often turns litigation into a weapon against guilty and innocent alike, erodes individual responsibility, rewards sharp practice, enriches its participants at the public's expense, and resists even modest efforts at reform and accountability."
"This blog covers the gamut of practice management including financial management, technology and security issues, marketing, risk management, and more."
"Uncommonly good advice and cutting-edge technology for paralegals."
"Path of the Legal Ninja is a blog/cartoon strip about the stressful, sometimes rewarding, and always ridiculous life of a new lawyer. It is a chronicle of the ups and down of the profession through the ongoing adventures of Legal Ninja and his arch nemesis, the evil "Doc" Review.... All drawings are from my magic marker board at my actual place of work. This is my life."
"Law firm leadership rants, raves, rebuttals, reflections, revelations and ruminations." Posts focus on the strategic decisions facing the managing partners of large law firms.
Blog articles focus on the management, strategy, marketing and technology aspects of developing a law firm that is market aware and fiercely competitive.
Three new personal brand marketing posts every week for the self-employed lawyer.
"Information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system."
"Celebrates the contributions of paralegals and legal assistants across the country (as well as sharing a few cautionary tales). Shares current paralegal news, original news articles, practice tips and networking ideas. News submissions from legal professionals and associations relating to the paralegal profession are welcome."
Covers privacy and security issues, with topics ranging from the First Amendment and identity theft, to homeland security, phishing and personal privacy.