From the monthly archives:

April 2010

TweetAsk most general counsel for their top issues when managing law firms and near the top will be ‘Pricing’. Almost without exception, they have been told they to cut their budgets for outsourced work – many by significant amounts, while maintaining the level of advice required order to keep their organisations risk-free. The big question […]


TweetWe currently have over 700 groups and counting on Martindale-Hubbell Connected.  Each of these groups is a mini-community  unto itself, and as community manager I often get questions on how to create member engagement in these groups.  Usually a group owner will see members join, but then no one says anything.  This post provides you […]


TweetPro Bono Work Changes Lives When I first met Pam Weisz from Pro Bono Net (“PBN”) at Legal Tech New York, she sat down and quietly got out a pad and pen.  We were talking  with John Lipsey, VP of Corporate Counsel Relations to brainstorm about PBN’s Alliance Partnership on Martindale-Hubbell Connected in 2010.  As […]


TweetA picture speaks a thousand words. The law firm of Adams and Reese knows this well and so they are sharing the photo gallery from their recent Women of Color in the Profession Panel.  Check out the photos on their website. On April 7th, the firm hosted 25-Louisiana law students from Loyola, Southern, Tulane and […]


TweetA (not so) long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (on the Internet) …. The lawyers at Nixon Peabody LLP are Jedi Knights when it comes to dealing with the dark side of copyrights (infringement, P2P sharing, pirating, etc.).  These issues become even more menacing when they arise online.  In an effort to […]


TweetA Martindale-Hubbell Connected event from May 3 – 15 will support the publishing of a unique global benchmarking survey, which includes responses from the largest number of legal department participants in a survey of its kind. A summary of this unique research will be held exclusively in MH Connected.  The research has been produced by General […]


TweetMartindale-Hubbell Connected received a belated but very welcomed birthday present in the form of a Social Media Marketing Award from BtoB magazine. Connected, the online professional networking community for legal professionals launched just over one year ago, was chosen by the BtoB editorial team as the winning entry in the Best Closed Community category. While […]


Tweet‘How in-house counsel in Russia are managing their legal departments’, our latest major research study for the region can now be found in Martindale-Hubbell Connected within the ‘CEE Research’ group (NB: You’ll need to register for MH Connected if you’re not already a member). This is the fifth major study into the European legal services […]

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TweetA few days ago (on March 30, 2010) the New Jersey Supreme Court handed down a decision that is certain to have significant implications in social media policy circles. In Stengart v Loving Care Agency (2010 N.J. LEXIS 241), Plaintiff Stengart, in anticipation of a lawsuit against her employer, Loving Care Agency, sent several email […]