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Should you self-promote in your blog posts? | Finding a lawyer via Google vs. social media

Real Lawyers Have Blogs’ Kevin O’Keefe noted a post at Business 2 Community titled “10 ways businesses can blog better.” Tip…

Blog offers immigration help to Nigella Lawson | Celeb podcaster fights patent troll

It was reported by The Daily Mail and other news outlets this week that celebrity chef Nigella Lawson was turned away from boarding a Los Angeles-bound…

Law bloggers sum up their time spent offline and face-to-face at Techshow

As usual, legal bloggers attended and presented at ABA Techshow in force—and often, they shared key information and their own thoughts online after all was said and…

Are parents better off as solos, or at firms? | Why law-app developers are ignoring Android

Washington, D.C., solo Carolyn Elefant—who has one daughter in high school and another “on the cusp of college”—writes at Above the Law that her working for…

Should napping at work be encouraged? | Federal judge returns to popular blog with an announcement

U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf announced in January that he would stop posting at Hercules and the Umpire.

But the judge…

SCOTUS reporter notes tighter security after YouTube footage | Copyright and the ‘Oscar selfie’

Last week, footage of a U.S. Supreme Court hearing was posted on YouTube. This week, U.S. Supreme Court reporter Mark Walsh, writing for…

Generation X’s impact on the legal industry | A blogger shares his wife’s lung cancer struggle

“There is a generational shift taking place, and very few people are talking about it, nor the impact it is having on our sales culture, nor our business culture,” Heather…

Bloggers find inspiration at #ReInventLaw NYC—but admit some of it was nothing new

Last Friday at Cooper Union in New York City, nearly 40 lawyers gave presentations—many in a six-minute Ignite format—at ReInvent Law NYC. ReInvent Law conferences—the creation…

What law bloggers think of attorney’s Super Bowl ad | A new blog from Above the Law

More than 4 million people have watched Savannah, Ga., personal injury attorney Jamie Casino’s local Super Bowl Ad on YouTube. In the two-minute opus, the…

Should law firms give their clients a concierge experience? | Legal tips for the Super Bowl

Is the time our clients might spend waiting for their appointments with lawyers a wasted opportunity? After getting a little inspiration at the Marketing Partner Forum

Volokh Conspiracy blog now subject to Washington Post’s paywall | Can lawyers use dynamic pricing?

This week, the Volokh Conspiracy (in the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100 Hall of Fame) migrated to the Washington Post. The blog…

Don’t talk to police without an attorney? For some, that’s hard advice to take, blogger writes

Popehat blogger Ken White thinks that it is always too risky to talk to police before seeking a lawyer’s counsel. “If you talk to them, it is somewhere…

Should Web comments be grounds for an ethics probe? | Earning CLE credit through writing blog posts

This week, we reported that University of Denver law professor Nancy Leong has filed a request to the Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission for an ethics…

Law profession needs R&D support, bloggers say | Year-end bonus etiquette

The Make More Rain Blog reached out to legal industry experts to get their predictions about the state of law firms, law firm technology and…

The 1980s were great years if you were law firm associates—but if you were clients, not so much

Both Indiana University law professor Bill Henderson at the Legal Whiteboard and Ohio State University law professor Deborah Merritt at Law School Cafe

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