Legal Ethics Forum

This blawg discusses recent court decisions and news stories related to legal ethics issues—lawyer advertising, attorney-client privilege, multijurisdictional practice—and follows news stories of allegations and trials related to lawyer or judicial misconduct.

Legal Evolution

Posts track successful innovations in the legal industry and legal education.

Legal Profession Blog

Covers a variety of general interest legal topics and is especially focused on ethics, professional responsibility and the practice of law.

Letters Blogatory

The focus of this blog is international judicial assistance in civil and commercial cases. Specific issues covered include service of process abroad, obtaining evidence abroad for use in the United States and vice versa, and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and international arbital awards.

Litigation & Trial

"The tales and tribulations of a Philadelphia lawyer." Posts discuss the details of litigating and trying civil cases; productivity, office management and marketing; and some Philadelphia legal news.

Lowering the Bar

"Legal humor. Seriously." Daily posts feature legal, political and criminal justice stories in the news that seem too outlandish to be true.

Marler Blog

Daily updates on food-borne illness reports and resulting nationwide product recalls as well as commentary on what governments and corporations should do as far as responding to current outbreaks and preventing future outbreaks.

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Practice management issues, including software options as well as more general advice. Also, Massachusetts law and supreme court guidelines and Massachusetts Bar Association events.

Ms.JD

"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.

My Shingle

"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.

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce provides information on dissolution and other disputes among owners of New York corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships.

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

"An attorney's blog on New York personal injury law, medical malpractice, the civil justice system and cases of interest."

NMissCommentor

"Generally, Mississippi law, politics, culture, and history, food, music, and literature. Anything else that catches either my attention or that of the readers could come up, too."

Ohio Employer’s Law Blog

Posts offer employer-side litigation tips and cover labor law cases that have interesting fact patterns. Hyman's Friday staple is "WIRTW" (what I read this week), containing links to select opinions and blog posts.

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

Post cover wine industry-focused liquor regulation and actions of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. They also note upcoming wine law-related CLEs.

On the Case

The author’s posts analyze litigation or threats of litigation against large companies.

Open Law Lab

Posts—which are often illustrations—discuss the author's ideas on design thinking and law.

Out-Law.com

This blawg "has 7,000 pages of free legal news and guidance, mostly on IT and e-commerce issues. These issues can affect any organisation, and OUT-LAW is as much for those in a software start-up as it is for the compliance team at a bank." It also provides a weekly Thursday podcast, OUT-LAW Radio.

Overlawyered

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."

Patent Arcade

A resource for gamers and IP enthusiasts interested in the current case law and legal issues surrounding the video game industry. The blog also contains news about recent patent filings from gaming companies, giving readers a peek at what might be coming on the market in the future.

Patents Post-Grant

Posts provide information related to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's post-grant proceedings, decisions and rule-making.

Persuasive Litigator

Posts offer research-based persuasion strategies that lawyers can use in both the pretrial and trial phases of litigation in jury, bench or arbitration settings.

PharmaPatents

The author keeps an eagle eye on developments in the chemical, biotech, and pharmaceutical industry, and discusses recent cases and USPTO decisions that may affect how patents are granted and protected.

Pirated Thoughts

Posts cover “the not-as-boring” trademark battles related to television, comic books, video games and sports brands.

Plan for the Road Ahead

Posts discuss estate planning in the state of Illinois, but also have general advice for anyone looking to arrange their will and finances to benefit their heirs. In 2015, the legal wrangling over former Cubs player Ernie Banks' estate was used as a case study to illustrate the pitfalls and practicalities of estate planning.

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