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TweetThe other day an article ran in the Wall Street Journal discussing the disclaimers many of us include in our emails but that almost none of us read. Entitled, “Warning: if the email you just read isn’t for you, don’t read it”, by Dionne Searcey and Michael Rothfeld, it is an amusing article and also […]

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TweetLawyer blogging presents challenges that laymen do not face. In most cases, you can avoid running into trouble by using common sense and patience.  Most of us have heard that timeless phrase: “think before you speak.” Think before you blog! Before you submit a blog post ask yourself if it contains any of the following […]

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TweetHere’s what you missed this week on martindale.com Connected: Free Ebook on Legal Marketing What is the best way to market a law firm? – Find out in our FREE Martindale.com Connected eBook! In reading this eBook you will walk away with the following: 1. How to create an image for your law firm that […]

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TweetIt has been touted by some as an inventive new way to increase court access to individuals and small companies that do not possess the resources to shoulder the burden of litigation. Others, however, have derided it as a commercialization of litigation that should be banned because it is an unethical device that will further […]

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TweetAs we all know, corporate law departments have a duty to preserve evidence when they are notified the company is being sued or when there is a reasonable chance the company is going to be sued. What follows is the important and detailed process of issuing a litigation or legal hold.  This week, during our […]

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TweetThe legal profession has gotten a bad rap.  Media depicts lawyers as smart, fast talking, and highly attractive or as workaholics who care for nothing other than the ticking clock of our next billable hour.  As we all know, the movies ain’t real life, lawyers have a hard job with rigorous demands, and although difficult […]

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TweetHere’s what you missed on martindale.com Connected. What Inquiring Associates Want to Know About Managing Discovery Virginia P. Henschel writes: When you are in the weeds as an associate on large-scale discovery project, you may not have the chance to clarify your understanding of the e-discovery process. To address this knowledge gap, in December of […]

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TweetOne of the great things about being part of legal professionals community like martindale.com Connected is that it provides you both a place to showcase expertise and get great content on deeper areas of law.  There is perhaps no better place to do that on our network than during an Event, also known as “theme […]

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TweetHere’s what you missed this week on martindale.com Connected. The Martindale Mike Podcast – “Getting to the Truth One Lawyer at a Time” Think Larry King Live for lawyers meets The Daily Show.  The Martindale Mike Podcast, hosted by yours truly, invites the best legal minds to talk about hot legal issues and asks them […]

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TweetiPhone 4 launched to critical acclaim.  Fan boys drooled over it (myself include).  Normal people said “that’s cool.”  Lawyers finally thought they might trade in their Blackberrys … okay maybe not, but you get the point.  It was big, and Apple seemed to have a sure thing. Then Consumer Reports said, “don’t buy it.”  The […]

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