From the monthly archives:

February 2008

TweetThere’s a huge amount of conversation these days about the value of legal directories…whether they’re a phenomenon of the past or still relevant. And I know the debate gets very heated. I’m in a unique position – in that I don’t really have to get too involved in the law firm debate. Here at Martindale […]

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TweetI am sitting at the Seattle airport writing this and getting slowly frustrated with winter travel and canceled flights. This led me to think about a couple of ideas around social networking and the power of crowds: 1. When I get unexpectedly stuck in a location – wouldn’t it be nice if I could reach […]

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Blogging Novice

by 04g7F1nl02 on February 12, 2008 · 1 comment

in martindale.com

TweetNow that I’ve been blogging for the first time in my life for a little over a week, it seems like a good time to take stock.  While some people have noticed us positively, others have been critical.  But all feedback, positive and negative, is a gift. We recognize that we have improvements to make […]

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TweetLexisNexis ran a survey of attorneys and other legal professionals at LegalTech NY yesterday around the adoption of Web 2.0 capabilities in the legal markets. Not terribly surprising – the findings show that while 74% of respondents read blogs, only 10% have their own blog…and only 17% of the respondents’ firms have a blog. Further […]

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TweetTalk about networking. I feel like all the software and services companies in the legal space are gathered in New York City this week for the annual LegalTech NY shindig. The number of exhibitors, attorneys or representatives from their firms is striking. Luckily ALM has provided a handy color coding for the badges so you […]

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TweetLast year, to commemorate 10 years of martindale.com, we ran a “make a birthday wish” contest for legal professionals to e-mail us their own birthday wish for the legal industry. That’s just one of the many ways we’re making sure we get a conversation going with you, our customers. Based on random selections and judge […]

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TweetI was able to spend some time with the many members and some clients of Lex Mundi the last few days. What struck me is how many ways networking helps lawyers. From sharing knowledge to business development, from participating in pro bono work to finding a good resource. People get together like this in many […]

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TweetMy morning starts off like most people; at the office around 8 AM with a cup of coffee and a review of my e-mail. I try to get an early start before the phone starts to ring, which it has been doing a lot of lately. One reason for this is an issue regarding Martindale-Hubbell […]

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