People don’t like lawyers. I don’t blame them. Not only are we the cosmic killjoy of society but we’re pragmatic, logical, and boring. We don’t take risks and we hate uncertainty. But these are not traits that society rewards. Today’s entrepreneurship is all about taking risk and having an attitude that says “I know what… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Legal Tips
Tips from experienced lawyers about how to get more out of your practice.
In the chaos of everyday legal life, balancing the ins and outs of running a big firm with a growing caseload is overwhelming, to say the least. And because your firm runs on client success, everyone’s attention tends to gravitate toward their needs. But when you focus solely on client needs, it becomes easy to… Read more »
Innovation and multimedia have pushed companies and their employees in becoming digital geniuses. Companies are now regularly engaging directly with the public on social media, increasing online presence. Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook are just some of the sites used by businesses granting them access to unlimited connections and contacts. This instant connectivity on social media… Read more »
How to Protect Your Tech Innovations in Emerging Markets: a Primer With the tech boom turning whiz kids into billionaires, it’s more important than ever to put your stamp on your ideas for emerging technology. As Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg showed us, just because you invented it doesn’t mean you own it. So how do you protect… Read more »
Joe Mornin is a programmer and third-year law student at UC Berkeley. He built Bestlaw, a browser extension that adds features to Westlaw. He’s worked at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, the Center for Democracy & Technology, and others. He tweets at @morninj.
According to CircleCount.com, our Lawyers on G+ Community will reach 10,000 members in a few weeks. Despite the rumors of its demise, G+ has been on a consistent growth trajectory for us for the past two years. We are averaging +/-20 new members a day– and hold the honor of being the largest G+ community for lawyers…. Read more »
Law Insider wants your LegalTech articles… and we want them now! With the holiday season fast approaching, we know that you’re going to have some much needed downtime. But if you’re anything like us, after about 24 hours of downtime your creative juices will kick-in and you’ll be ready to start writing. So let us… Read more »
First, here are two things I won’t pitch: (1) A Business to consumer (B2C) solution; and (2) A legal referral network. What I will be pitching is a business to business (B2B) solution. Before I tell you what, let me tell you why (and why not B2C). Business to consumer is hard! Ask LegalZoom and… Read more »
Okay readers, it’s time for me to make my annual ask. I need your nomination for the 2014 ABA Blawg 100. The nomination deadline is August 8th at 5 p.m. ET. I’d really appreciate your support. Take 5 minutes to nominate this blog here>> If you enjoy this blog and its online community, I ask that you please take 5 minutes… Read more »
In the words of the late Notorious B.I.G, “I can’t make you want it.” I know you don’t like Twitter– and I’m not going to waste my time convincing you it’s a good use of yours. It might not be, and it probably isn’t. Besides, you’re a grown-up. A professional; with a reputation. You refuse to have… Read more »