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Blogging gig: Comedy required, law degree optional; What data should law school rankings consider?

An item cross-posted at Lawyerist and the humor blog Bitter Lawyer announced this week that Bitter Lawyer is looking for a new editor. Lawyerist Media…

What’s the upshot of the Google Reader shutdown for bloggers and the rest of the (not) free world?

When Google announced that it was shutting down Google Reader, its RSS feed reader Legal Blog Watch’s Bruce Carton was, as he put it, part of…

What office skills lawyers should know in an emergency; America’s next hot sauce lawyer?

Be your own admin

Minnesota litigator Sybil Dunlop admits that when she first started practicing, she probably didn’t delegate enough administrative tasks to support staff. “I had a misplaced desire…

‘Inside the Law School Scam’ blogger signs off; Should appellate briefs have corporate sponsors?

‘I’ve said what I have to say, at least in this format.’

University of Colorado law professor Paul Campos says he has filed his last post at Mar 1, 2013 2:29 PM CST

Coyote Ugly retaliation claims can go forward; keeping client meetings under control

Technology & Marketing Law Blog and the Delaware Employment Law Blog took note of a couple of retaliation claims…

Should bar regulators use tech tools to search for ethics violations on law firm websites?

Red-light cameras (so to speak) for lawyer websites?

At My Shingle, Washington, D.C., solo Carolyn Elefant took note of a new tool by legal document start-up Docracy…

‘A kind of Apple Store for legal stuff’ opens; Richard III’s legal legacy

Concierge legal services

Right across from the Apple store in Palo Alto, Calif., is the retail location LegalForce, which DirectLaw founder Richard Granat describes as “a kind…

Around the Blawgosphere: Pool of trained associates will eventually dry up, blogger warns

The pool is drying up

To an extent, in-house law departments and “New Normal” law firms are benefiting from the investment that “old normal” law firms make…

Around the Blawgosphere: Is BigLaw ‘culture’ worth preserving?; In defense of plastic grocery bags

The myth of law firm ‘collegiality’

Law firms should “pay heed to culture” when developing business plans, contemplating mergers, or making lateral hires, according to Citi Private Bank’s…

Around the Blawgosphere: Quitting law, by the numbers | The best word processor, word-count wise

Former lawyers confess

Why do lawyers leave the law, and how do they feel about their choices? Adam Smith, Esq. and Above…

Around the Blawgosphere: Craigslist Ad Offers Law Grads an Opportunity to Pay Their Dues—in Cash

For a monthly fee …

“It’s come to this,” New Haven, Conn.-based writer Jane Genova wrote at Law and More in reference to a local lawyer’s…

Around the Blawgosphere: Avoiding ‘Digital Distractions’ While Still Having Quality Time Online

The Double-Edged Touchscreen

Writing at her blog, At the Intersection, Edge International general counsel Pam Woldow addresses the “inefficiency disease”–familiar to anyone reading this–of “digital distraction.”

Around the Blawgosphere: The ‘Lawyer Brain’ and Parenting; Should Firms Blaze Two Trails to the Top?

When JDs Know Best

At Lawyerist, U.S. Bank attorney Andy Mergendahl acknowledges that having a “lawyer brain” can be harmful in many interpersonal situations. But he also sees…

Around the Blawgosphere: Actor’s Morality Play; What ‘Lincoln’ Left Out; Profs re ‘Fiscal Cliff’

To Be or Not to Be Immoral

Many people have watched Two and a Half Men actor Angus T. Jones’ video testimonial for religious group the Forerunner…

Around the Blawgosphere: Profs Brainstorm on Election Law, Secession; Will Janeane Garofalo Owe IRS?

Making the Law

University of Minnesota law professor Richard Painter wrote at Legal Ethics Blog that he, Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig

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