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The Daily Report's blog about Georgia's legal community.
We cover law, lobbying, politics, crime, courts, business and culture in the nation's capital and beyond.
Written by the D.C.-based staff of The National Law Journal, The BLT covers law, lobbying, politics, crime, courts, business and culture in the nation's capital and beyond.
Each weekly issue of Blawg Review is made up of article submissions selected from the best recent law blog posts.
Blawg Review is the blog carnival for everyone interested in law; a traveling post including links and commentary on the best recent law blog articles, hosted by a different blogger every week. Blawg Review is the collaboration of a worldwide community of lawyers, law students and law professors; a law blog project administered by an anonymous Editor.
A coach to the legal profession offers marketing and career tips for partners, associates and in-house counsel.
Stephen Seckler is president of Seckler Legal Consulting. He coaches a broad mix of lawyers on marketing and career issues. He has dedicated his own career to helping lawyers with their careers. Steve created Counsel to Counsel in 2005 to provide a forum for lawyers who want to market their services more effectively and who want to increase their overall career satisfaction. He writes frequently on law firm marketing and career issues facing attorneys. Previously, Stephen served as Managing Director of the Boston office of BCG Attorney Search. He is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law.
A joint project of Law.com and Law Technology News to provide electronic data discovery (EDD) news and analysis.
EDD Update is a collaborative blog authored by more than 20 attorneys, consultants and editors, many of whom are also on the editorial boards of Law Technology News and Law.com's Legal Technology section. The blog covers all things e-discovery, from news of legal developments and product releases to industry analysis and events. Co-managed by editors Monica Bay and Sean Doherty, regular authors include practitioners Robert Ambrogi, George Rudoy (Shearman & Sterling), Matt Kesner (Fenwick & West) and consultants Craig Ball, Michael Arkfeld, Tom Gelbman, Tom O'Connor and George Socha. Submit news items to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A blog about technology, computers and gadgets, and their use in the practice of law -- technology for lawyers, with an irreverent attitude and a fun atmosphere.
Rick Georges is a solo practitioner based in St. Petersburg, Florida. He is active in the St. Petersburg and American Bar Associations, and presents seminars and programs on the use of computers in the practice of law. In addition to authoring blog posts for FutureLawyer and articles for a number of other publications, Georges he has taught law office management and computer-assisted legal research at the college and law school level.
The Web's first blog devoted to appellate litigation.
Howard J. Bashman, a nationally recognized attorney, operates his own appellate litigation boutique in Willow Grove, Pa., a suburb of Philadelphia. Howard appears regularly before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Pennsylvania’s state appellate courts. In 2003, American Lawyer Media named Bashman one of Pennsylvania’s top 40 lawyers under age 40 on the strength of his appellate litigation practice.
News and information for intellectual property practitioners.
Bill Heinze, the author of I/P Updates, is a former Investigative Attorney for the U.S. International Trade Commission. Mr. Heinze is an alumnus of the University of Texas (B.S.M.E., M.B.A.) and George Washington University Law School. He is currnyl in-house with one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies.
A website for attorneys who use iPhones.
Jeff Richardson is a partner in the New Orleans office of Adams and Reese LLP. His practice primarily involves representing defendants in class action and complex litigation, appellate litigation, products liability litigation, constitutional litigation and legal ethics. He has served as court-appointed liaison counsel for defendants in numerous complex cases. He graduated from Emory University in 1991, summa cum laude, and Georgetown University Law Center in 1994, magna cum laude. On his iPhone J.D. website, Jeff provides news, reviews and commentary on topics of interest to lawyers who use iPhones.
Regular updates on recent cases and other developments of interest to employers.
Michael Fox, who specializes in labor and employment law, is a litigator with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. He is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law.
Business development tips to get more clients and generate more revenue.
Larry Bodine is a strategic marketing consultant who helps law firms generate revenue and get new business by developing business development strategies, coaching lawyers to develop their personal marketing plans and using technology to market the firm. He practiced law in Madison, Wisconsin and is a cum laude graduate of both Seton Hall University (J.D., 1981) and Amherst College (B.A., 1972).
Covering "best practices" in online marketing for lawyers.
The editor of LawyerCasting is Joshua Fruchter, a graduate of New York University School of Law and an attorney admitted in New York. Joshua practiced bankruptcy law at Kaye Scholer from 1993 to 1999 before embarking on an Internet marketing career. In 2002, Joshua founded eLawMarketing, which now provides online marketing services to over 100 law firms and law-related organizations in the United States and abroad. Joshua lectures and writes regularly on Internet marketing for law firms, and currently sits on the editorial board of Marketing the Law Firm, a newsletter published by Incisive Media. Joshua launched the LawyerCasting blog to share Internet marketing "best practices" with the legal community based on his experience working with over 100 law firm clients and his ongoing review of research and studies in this area.
Mark Beese writes on issues of leadership, management and marketing for law firms.
Mark Beese's blog, Leadership for Lawyers, focuses on issues of leadership, management and marketing for law firms. Mark is a consultant to law firms focusing on marketing, business development and leadership development. He is the former "Marketing Guy" at Holland & Hart. He holds an MBA in Marketing and is the former president of the Legal Marketing Association in Colorado. He currently serves on the International Board of Directors of the Legal Marketing Association.
Tracking and analyzing the postings of Law.com bloggers and others.
Bruce Carton is the editor of Securities Docket, a publication covering securities litigation and enforcement report on a global basis. He also is a featured columnist for Compliance Week on securities enforcement and litigation issues, and the author of Compliance Week's Enforcement Action blog. A "blawg pioneer," according to The Wall Street Journal, Bruce was the creator of Securities Litigation Watch, a blog that he wrote for more than three years while he was vice president of ISS' Securities Class Action Services. Bruce is a former senior counsel with the SEC's Division of Enforcement, as well as a former securities litigation partner with one of the world's largest law firms.
News and gossip on the legal industry in California.
Legal Pad is the blog of The Recorder and Cal Law, a daily newspaper and Web site covering the legal industry in California. They are the pre-eminent publications for the California legal community, with a daily e-mail alert for the latest legal news, plus another for case decisions from all California appellate courts, as well as award-winning news coverage and insightful commentary. When its reporters and editors are not producing all that, they drop by Legal Pad to blog about the stuff that might otherwise fall through the cracks.
Arnie Herz's insights and commentary on creating successful business relationships in the law and avoiding unsuccessful ones.
Legal Sanity aims to help lawyers get unstuck so they can work smart and live fully. Culling ideas and insights from thinkers in different fields, Arnie Herz engages readers in a dialogue on (re)designing the lawyer and client experience. A graduate of the University of Michigan (BA 1984) and Fordham Law School (JD 1991), Arnie began his career as a big firm litigator and then moved to a successful Wall Street partnership. In 2000, he started his own firm and now handles a range of matters for a diverse group of clients in addition to serving as a mediator. Arnie launched Legal Sanity Programs in 2004, offering workshops, seminars and keynotes to lawyers and other service professionals. His signature approach to client relationships and counseling has been featured in a number of distinguished publications, including the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, the ABA Journal, The Complete Lawyer and The New York Law Journal. In 2006, legal sanity won a Blawg Review Award for Best Mentoring Law Blog.
Attorney J. Craig Williams' blog covering developments in business law.
J. Craig Williams writes daily observations on law and legal news for May It Please the Court. Before becoming a partner with Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold, and prior to his career as a business litigator, Williams was a broadcaster and a journalist. He obtained his law degree, with distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law.
A blog to inspire solos and small firms.
Carolyn Elefant’s blog gives solos and small firms a comprehensive guide for starting and running a firm, and trading advice and accomplishments. In doing so, Ms. Elefant occasionally offers up tales of her own private practice, a blend of energy regulatory work, renewable project development and permitting, litigation and appellate practice.
Personal injury law, medical malpractice, tort "reform," and cases of general interest in the field, as seen through the eyes of a practicing trial attorney.
Eric Turkewitz litigates and tries medical malpractice and personal injury cases in New York that have resulted in many million dollars awards. He has also argued appeals in New York's Appellate Division First Department and Second Department, as well as the 2nd U.S. Circuit of Appeals. He is the founder of The Turkewitz Law Firm, located in Manhattan, and author of the New York Personal Injury Law Blog, He also once took a year off to travel around the world, has been known to run the occasional marathon, and is the founder and race director of the Paine to Pain 1/2 Marathon Trail Race, which are all fun little trivia facts that have nothing to do with law but which makes his bio more interesting to read. He also has a wife, dog, cat and 2.4 kids.
Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.
Robert Ambrogi is a lawyer, writer and media consultant, and he tracks new and intriguing Web sites of interest to the legal profession through his blog LawSites. A longtime legal journalist, Bob has been editor of the National Law Journal, director of the ALM News Service, publisher of The Connecticut Law Tribune, editor of Lawyers Weekly USA and editor of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. More recently, he was vice president of the legal consulting firm Jaffe Associates. He writes the Web Watch column for Law Technology News and is author of the book, The Best (and Worst) Legal Sites on the Web.
To inform about the legal issues that confront those who utilize social media.
Bradley Shear is a nationally recognized attorney, consultant, and speaker. His blog, Shear on Social Media Law, discusses the legal issues that social media content providers and users confront. Bradley is on the Board of Advisors for the University of Baltimore’s Center for Sport and the Law. He has worked for the National Football League Players Association, Players, Inc., JPMorgan Chase, and a start up entertainment company. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of the Law Office of Bradley S. Shear, LLC that is based in the Washington, DC metro area. His law firm can be liked on Facebook @shearlaw and he can be followed on Twitter @bradleyshear. Bradley can be reached at email@example.com
Texas Lawyer's daily blog covering the Lone Star State's legal community.
Tex Parte is a daily blog from the award-winning editors and reporters of Texas Lawyer. It provides inside information on law firms, courts, in-house counsel and legal developments from across the state that readers won't find anywhere else. Contact editor in chief Colleen McGushin at firstname.lastname@example.org with stories, tips and suggestions.
The Careerist takes an inside look at how lawyers shape their careers and manage their lives. The blog aims to dissect developments in the profession, provide useful information and advice, and give lawyers a platform to voice their views.
Vivia Chen, The Careerist's chief blogger, has been covering the business and culture of law firms for a decade. A former corporate lawyer, Chen is fascinated by those who thrive (as well as those who don't) in the legal profession. Her take: Success in the law (and life) doesn't always travel a linear path. If you have topics you'd like to discuss or information to share, contact her: VChen@alm.com
Monica Bay addresses legal technology, law firm management, Green Law and baseball.
Monica Bay is editor-in-chief of Law Technology News. She writes a LTN Daily Alert commentary, hosts a monthly podcast (Law Technology Now), and actively uses social media (@commonscold and @lawtechnews). A member of the California bar, Ms. Bay spent 13 years in ALM's San Francisco office, where she was a senior editor at The Recorder and Counsel Connect (Law.com's predecessor). She helped the "Late Show with David Letterman" set up its first website on America Online before moving to New York City in 1998 to oversee LTN. She writes about legal technology, "green law," law firm management and culture, diversity and has been known to pay a little bit of attention on her blog to the New York Yankees.
An informative blog about the paralegal and legal professional fields.
Chere Estrin is a co-founding member and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP) and CEO of the Paralegal Knowledge Institute. Ms. Estrin is the Editor-in-Chief of KNOW, the Magazine for Paralegals and The OLP e-Journal. She has written ten books in the legal field and is the founder of the Paralegal SuperConferences. She is an Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year finalist, recipient of the Los Angeles/Century City Chamber of Commerce Women of Achievement award, and is a co-founding member of the International Paralegal Management Association. She has been interviewed by Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and other national publications.
News and insight on the Pennsylvania legal community by the reporters and featured columnists of The Legal Intelligencer.
The Legal Intelligencer Blog features a daily rundown of the day's top news, along with behind-the-scenes accounts by the reporters and editors of The Legal Intelligencer. The blog also includes contributions from The Legal's featured columnists --- lawyers who specialize in a specific niche area -- all written exclusively for the blog. The Legal Intelligencer is Pennsylvania's daily legal news source and is the oldest law journal in the United States.
One reporter's notes on the Intellectual Property beat.
Joe Mullin is a San Francisco-based reporter for IP Law and Business magazine, a sister publication of The American Lawyer. Online and in print, he writes about the people, politics and controversies of intellectual property law. Before joining the legal press in July 2007, Joe wrote for The Seattle Times and covered the Nevada legislature for The Associated Press. His freelance work has been featured in San Francisco Magazine, The San Jose Mercury News, The Sacramento Bee and other publications. In his pre-journalism life, he rode around San Francisco as a bike messenger, waited tables in a Jerusalem steakhouse and grew dates in the desert.
A blog on developments in whistleblower law from a plaintiff's perspective, focused on the False Claims Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and Dodd-Frank Act.
Scott Oswald is a seasoned trial lawyer whose cases help define the boundaries of protections for whistleblowers. His successes have been featured in several publications including The National Law Journal, BNA's Daily Labor Report, and Employment Law360. Notably, Scott represented Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) whistleblower David Stone in the case that firmly established the absolute right of a SOX whistleblower to bring a SOX action in federal district court when a complaint has been pending before the U.S. Department of Labor for more than 180 days without a final judgment. Full Bio.
The role of today's general counsel from the inside out.
John Wallbillich writes about the role of the general counsel and corporate law from the inside out at Wired GC. John was general counsel for an energy company in the Midwest for over 12 years and a corporate lawyer (in-house and in private practice) before that. In late 2006, John launched Lexvista Partners, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based legal advisory and development firm.
Attorney Mike Maslanka's weekday blog for Texas Lawyer about all things labor and employment.
Work Matters is a Texas Lawyer blog written by Michael P. Maslanka, managing partner of the Dallas office of Ford & Harrison. Maslanka has more than 20 years of experience in litigation and trial of employment suits, including defending several multiparty cases under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1991. He has served as adjunct counsel to a Fortune 10 company where he provided multistate counseling on employment matters. Maslanka is board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He writes the "Work Matters" column for Texas Lawyer and records labor and employment podcasts that can be found at www.texaslawyer.com. His e-mail address is email@example.com.