Posts Categorized: News

The latest in legal news.

End-of-Year Checklist: Top Three Employer Compliance To-Do’s

by Howard Tarnoff, Senior Vice President of Customer Success at Ceridian Corporation The end of the year is upon us. That means you’re checking your regulatory compliance one last time before the start of 2014. With reports that the National Labor Relations Board is upping its investigative activity, employers must do everything they can to… Read more »

Shake and the Disruptable Gaps of the Legal Industry

The disruption of the legal industry is found most prominently within the gaps. The big-shot criminal defense attorney doesn’t wake up in a cold sweat for fear his industry is collapsing at the hands of a tech start-up. Where technology makes its biggest impact on the profession is in the world of legal documents and… Read more »

What Else Can You Do With a JD, Right Now?

Let me guess. You’re sick of working as an attorney, and curious about a career change, right? As a lawyer, you are well situated to find employment outside of the profession because of the skills you learned in law school and while practicing. And while you may not be cut out for every line of… Read more »

Has Anyone Migrated from Justia to WordPress? Best of the Week: Lawyers on G+

Engagement. Engagement. Engagement. We know that’s what it’s all about these days. With so much information flying around, it’s the thing that engages us that wins– and it’s harder and harder to accomplish those wins. How many websites do you visit a day? How many emails do you receive? We’re consuming 100’s, if not 1000’s, of… Read more »

3 Reasons Why Content Marketing is Important for Lawyers

It’s no longer good enough to just have a static website with some basic info about your practice and a “contact me” form. Lawyers and law firms everywhere have a site like that. So how do you stand out from the crowd? How will potential clients discover your site amongst all the others? Enter content… Read more »

Best of the Week: Lawyers on G+ (12.6.13)

Before I jump into the Best of the Week, I wanted to pose a question. How do you decide what to blog about? We all know lawyers out there who are reluctant to blog– and maybe you’re one of them. One of the most intimidating aspects of maintaining a blog is deciding on what to… Read more »

Why Can’t Corporations Keep Secrets?

Whether breached by hackers in a Shanghai hideout, bullied by the National Security Agency, or becoming the latest exposé on WikiLeaks, corporations seem to be having quite a bit of trouble keeping secrets these days. Last month a 28-year-old anarchist activist was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in stealing and publishing… Read more »

Social Media and Criminal Investigations

In recent years, law enforcement professionals have become much more reliant on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google Plus to investigate and solve crimes, with some tactics producing real results. RECENT LEXISNEXIS STUDY A recent study by legal research organization LexisNexis surveyed approximately 1,200 law enforcement professionals on their use of… Read more »

Best of the Week: Lawyers on G+ (11.24.13)

Check out the most popular posts from the Lawyers on G+ Community this past week. Lots of great debate and dialogue. Join the conversation!   Does lawyer advertising increase access to justice? Sam Glover and I are debating the question at the Lawyersit Lab. Come join the debate. Do we really need to be on Pinterest as… Read more »