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Are Lawyers Over-Regulated? Plus Attorney's Guide to Link Building

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Coming today to SmallLaw: Have the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility have gone too far? This issue of SmallLaw analyzes this question with input from a law professor, ethics lawyer, and two legal publishers. The article focuses on controversial Rule 8.4(g), which the states have not yet taken up. It also explores Rule 1.6(c), which governs email use and which nearly half the states have adopted. Also, don't miss the SmallLaw Pick of the Week for a guide to improving your Google rank through link building.

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Small firm, big dreams. Written by practicing lawyers who manage successful small firms and legal technology and practice management experts who have achieved rock star status, SmallLaw provides practical advice on management, marketing, and technology issues in small law firms, as well as comprehensive legal product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. SmallLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to helpful articles (and podcasts and videos) about solo practices and small law firms. The SmallLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Law Firm Marketing/Publications/Web Sites | SmallLaw | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

How to Secure Your Google Account Plus 51 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, November 21, 2016

Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected the 52 best legal technology articles, podcasts, and videos from the past week. Below you'll find a sampling from today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week. BlawgWorld is free so don't miss the next issue — sign up now.

Congratulations to Cameron Summerson of How-To Geek on winning our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week award: How to Secure Your Google Account

When Should a Law Firm Develop Its Own Software?

30 Hidden Tips for Mastering iOS 10

Review: PDFpen Scan+

Eight Years of iPhone J.D.

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Our newsletters provide the most comprehensive coverage of both legal technology and mainstream technology of interest to the legal profession. But not the only coverage. BlawgWorld enables you to stay on top of all the noteworthy legal and mainstream technology articles (and podcasts and videos) published elsewhere without having to hire a research assistant. Even when you're busy, you won't want to miss each issue's Pick of the Week. Subscribe now for free.

Topics: BlawgWorld Newsletter | Coming Attractions | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Privacy/Security

Four Gems From "Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace" Plus 10 Rules for Using Trial Presentation Software

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Coming today to LitigationWorld: You should read Joseph Williams' Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace. But at 256 pages, you might not have time right now. So we asked lawyer and legal writing coach Kiko Korn to unearth the best gems from the book for this issue of LitigationWorld. You'll learn how to tell a better, clearer story, how to make even a boring legal topic a fascinating character in the story, how to keep readers moving from one topic to the next, and much more. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for 10 rules for using trial presentation software.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Client Freebies as Marketing Tactic; Reviews of Vonage, Time Matters, TranscriptPad

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Today's issue of TL Serendipity contains these articles:

Mark Olberding, My Law Firm's "Freebies" For Clients

Bunji Fromartz, Review: Vonage Service And App

Darren Cantor, Review: Time Matters For Internal Communications

Patrick Lanius, Review: TranscriptPad

Don't miss this issue — or any future issues.

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Our most serendipitous offering (hence its name), TL Serendipity consists of contributions by TechnoLawyer members who have important information to share. You'll no doubt enjoy it because of its mix of interesting topics and genuinely useful knowledge, including brutally honest product reviews and informative how-tos. The TL Serendipity newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Email/Messaging/Telephony | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Law Firm Marketing/Publications/Web Sites | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | Practice Management/Calendars | TL Serendipity

From Partnership to Solo Practice to Partnership Plus 42 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to the 43 best articles, podcasts, and videos from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sampling from today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the Week. SmallLaw is free so don't miss the next issue — sign up now.

Congratulations to Suzanne Meehle of Solo Practice University on winning our SmallLaw Pick of the Week award: From Partnership to Solo Practice to Partnership

Your Slow Email Replies Are Causing Serions Anxiety

Expansion Isn't Always a Good Idea

10 Takeaways From Donald Trump's Win for Small Firms

Business Development Skills and the Billable Hour

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Small law firm, big dreams. Written by successful small-firm founders, managing partners, administrators, and legal technology and practice management experts, SmallLaw provides practical advice on management, marketing, and technology issues in solo practices and small law firms. Additionally, SmallLaw features comprehensive reviews of legal products with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. SmallLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to helpful articles, podcasts, and videos about solo practices and small law firms. Subscribe now for free.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Law Firm Marketing/Publications/Web Sites | Law Office Management | SmallLaw

Inside the Arnold Porter/Kaye Scholer Merger Plus Last Week's Inside Baseball

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Coming today to BiglawWorld: Our editorial team has assembled links to all the partner promotions and lateral moves announced by America's largest law firms during the past week in an easy-to-scan format. You'll also find must-read analysis, rankings, trends, etc. about large law firms.

We'd like to congratulate everyone who leveled up this week. Here's a sampling:

Synergy: Arnold & Porter and Kaye Scholer Announce Combination

Baker Botts Announces Promotion of 8 New Partners

Faegre Baker Daniels Promotes 9 Legal Professionals to Counsel

King & Spalding Promotes Eight Counsel in Three Offices

Congratulations to Casey Sullivan of Big Law Business on winning our BiglawWorld Pick of the Week award: Inside the Arnold Porter/Kaye Scholer Merger.

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BiglawWorld keeps you apprised of lateral hires, internal promotions, mergers, new offices, accolades, and other inside baseball at America's largest law firms. Because we organize this self-reported news by practice area and law firm, BiglawWorld takes just a few minutes to scan yet its comprehensiveness makes it the only source you need. Each issue of BiglawWorld also links to insightful articles, statistical reports, rankings, podcasts, and videos about large law firms. Subscribe now for free.

Topics: BiglawWorld | Coming Attractions | Law Office Management | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

Lawyers Still Fear the Cloud Plus 47 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, November 14, 2016

Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected the 48 best legal technology articles, podcasts, and videos from the past week. Below you'll find a sampling from today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week. BlawgWorld is free so don't miss the next issue — sign up now.

Congratulations to Robert Ambrogi of Above the Law on winning our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week award: Lawyers Still Fear the Cloud

ReplyToSome Prevents Face-Palm Outlook Errors and Provides Email Insights

The Best Free Antivirus Protection of 2016

Review: Microsoft Surface Book i7

Steve Ballmer Says Smartphones Strained His Relationship With Bill Gates

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Topics: BlawgWorld Newsletter | Collaboration/Knowledge Management | Coming Attractions | Email/Messaging/Telephony | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Online/Cloud | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

Reviews of Foxit PhantomPDF Business, Power PDF, Adobe Acrobat DC; Why I Upgraded to Dragon Professional Individual

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, November 11, 2016

Today's issue of TL Serendipity contains these articles:

Joe Koplin, Review: Foxit PhantomPDF Business

Jeff Scott Olson, Review: Power PDF

Ken Laska, Review: Adobe Acrobat DC

Gretchen Maguire, Review: Power PDF

Stephen Hayes, Why I Upgraded To Dragon Professional Individual 15

Don't miss this issue — or any future issues.

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Our most serendipitous offering (hence its name), TL Serendipity consists of contributions by TechnoLawyer members who have important information to share. You'll no doubt enjoy it because of its mix of interesting topics and genuinely useful knowledge, including brutally honest product reviews and informative how-tos. The TL Serendipity newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Business Productivity/Word Processing | Coming Attractions | Dictation/OCR/Speech Recognition | Email/Messaging/Telephony | TL Serendipity

Review of NetDocuments Plus Review of Batched Inbox

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Coming today to SmallLaw: Fifteen years is a long time for anything, especially the use of a product. In this issue of SmallLaw, real-estate lawyer Joshua Stein reviews NetDocuments as only a 15-year veteran can. You'll learn how he uses this cloud document management software to organize, edit, and collaborate on documents, which features he relies on the most, and whether he recommends it for small law firms in the market for such software. Also, don't miss the SmallLaw Pick of the Week for a review of Batched Inbox.

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Small firm, big dreams. Written by practicing lawyers who manage successful small firms and legal technology and practice management experts who have achieved rock star status, SmallLaw provides practical advice on management, marketing, and technology issues in small law firms, as well as comprehensive legal product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. SmallLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to helpful articles (and podcasts and videos) about solo practices and small law firms. The SmallLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Document Management | SmallLaw

Review of TranscriptPad; How Four PDF Apps Compare to Acrobat

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Today's issue of TL Serendipity contains these articles:

Kenneth Curtis, Review Of TranscriptPad

Andrew Rogers, Review: PDF-XChange Editor

Harry Steinmetz, Review: PDFpenPro

Pam Rolph, Review: Adobe Acrobat V. NitroPDF V. CutePDF

Don't miss this issue — or any future issues.

How to Receive TL Serendipity
Our most serendipitous offering (hence its name), TL Serendipity consists of contributions by TechnoLawyer members who have important information to share. You'll no doubt enjoy it because of its mix of interesting topics and genuinely useful knowledge, including brutally honest product reviews and informative how-tos. The TL Serendipity newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Business Productivity/Word Processing | Coming Attractions | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | TL Serendipity
 
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