"'One really good idea every day' to help lawyers create the career and lives they love." Posts give advice on productivity, networking, marketing and rainmaking and discuss technology for the legal workplace.
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.
Though titularly aimed at family law practitioner this is a law practice management and marketing blog with ideas that are broadly applicable across many practice areas. The blogger spins out larger lessons for attorneys looking to better manage their small and midsize shops.
The author writes about his day-to-day experiences as a criminal defense attorney in Washington, D.C., including his appellate work and court-appointed work with juvenile clients. He also discusses happenings in the legal blogosphere.
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.
"The lawyering survival guide, featuring posts on blogging, careers, ethics, marketing, going paperless, practice management, starting a law firm, and technology." The blawg is in the Blawg 100 Hall of Fame. Lawyerist also produces an occasional newsletter, The Lawyerist Podcast (co-hosted by Sam Glover and Aaron Street) and the TBD Law events.
"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.
The blog is no longer active, but it offered marketing advice, strategies, law practice management tips and internal issue advice. It provided advice on how Lean Six Sigma can be implemented to increase productivity.
Susan Cartier Liebel and her rock-solid roster of contributors give comprehensive advice and frank opinions for those who are or want to be solo practitioners. Posts address both a reader's practical questions and conflicted emotions.
"Regular updates about interesting developments and themes in the application of technology to law practice and law business." For law firms and law departments on a quest for efficiency through technology and staffing. Posts cover knowledge management, outsourcing and alternate fee arrangements.
This blog discusses Internet and intellectual property law with an emphasis on search engines, spam, adware/spyware, and other marketing issues.
Posts jump in the blogosphere's conversation about law firm marketing hits and misfires.
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.