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100 ABA Journal Law Scribbler articles.

Software helps assemble social media posts from a specific event or point in time

Before he became a trial lawyer (and an advocate on behalf of the wrongfully convicted), Sean MacDonald in Toronto worked as a private investigator. His experiences on both sides of…

Transparency has become part of the NSA mission, its GC says

The old joke about the National Security Agency was that it was so secretive and mysterious that it really stood for “No Such Agency.” So it might be a bit…

Technology is making it easier for lawyers to do pro bono work

The legal industry already has been heavily affected by technology and the “Uber-ization” of the marketplace. It follows that pro bono work also would be affected.

At TBD Law conference, lawyers share practice innovations

At a small table in a very large room, two lawyers discuss fixed client fees. They are from neighboring states, of similar experience and both in estate and trust…

Law Scribbler: Acclaimed same-sex marriage advocate Evan Wolfson joins Dentons

When the Supreme Court ruled in 2015 that same-sex couples had a fundamental right to marry, it marked the culmination of famed civil rights attorney Evan Wolfson’s three decade-plus…

The ‘magnet’ of expertise draws clients, generates fees

“We’re all here today because we’ve been lied to,” said Richard James, an entrepreneur and law firm consultant. “It wasn’t malicious. People we trusted told us things we thought to…

Once someone needs a lawyer, negative views of the profession fall

“I’m happy to be here and talk to you about how you all suck,” said Nika Kabiri, Avvo’s director of strategic insights.

No, Kabiri hadn’t been hypnotized by some…

In spite of regulations, lawyers should be bold with their advertising efforts

It was gloomy and gray for most of the day as the seventh annual Avvo Lawyernomics conference kicked off Friday from the Wynn Las Vegas. But it certainly felt…

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