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Why Law Firms Shun Merger Offers Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Coming today to BigLaw: Our editorial team has assembled links to all the inside baseball 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.

This week's inside baseball sections link to:

68 press releases about lateral hires, mergers, internal promotions, and all other significant business news.

59 press releases about notable law firm and practice group accolades.

68 press releases about notable individual lawyer accolades.

Congratulations to Joseph B. Altonji of LawVision Insights on winning our BigLaw Pick of the Week award: Top Three Reasons Law Firms Shun Merger Offers. Here's a sampling of of some other industry analysis from this issue:

Ceding the Stage: Lessons in Leadership

Every Jersey Tells a Story in This Office

How to Receive BigLaw
BigLaw keeps you apprised of lateral hires, internal promotions, mergers, new offices, accolades, and other inside baseball at America's 300+ largest law firms by linking directly to their press releases. Thanks to a clever design, BigLaw takes just a few minutes to scan yet its comprehensiveness makes it the only source you need to stay on top of this self-reported news. Each issue of BigLaw also links to insightful articles, statistical reports, podcasts, and videos about large law firms published elsewhere as well as to our detailed product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. The BigLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

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

Review of Word for iPad by a Lawyer Plus 125 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 126 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week.

A Guide to Speech Recognition Software

How Word for iPad Manages Your Documents

Review: Fantastical 2.0

Top 10 Takeaways From ABA TECHSHOW 2014

Congratulations to Jeff Richardson of iPhone J.D. on winning our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week award: Lawyer and iPad Guru Jeff Richardson Reviews Word for iPad

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Topics: BlawgWorld Newsletter | Business Productivity/Word Processing | Coming Attractions | Dictation/OCR/Speech Recognition | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

Review of Microsoft Office for iPad Plus 89 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, March 28, 2014

Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 90 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week.

The A to Z Guide to Going Paperless

Review of Microsoft Office for iPad

Review of Microsoft Office for iPad

The Dearth of Legal Apps for Android

Congratulations to Lance Ulanoff of Mashable on winning our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week award: Review of Microsoft Office for iPad

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The Best Smartphone Bluetooth Headset Plus 95 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 96 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week.

How to Properly Backup Your Computer

Microsoft Office for iPad Launches Next Week

The iPad Law Firm

Bill Gates: The Rolling Stone Interview

Congratulations to Aoife M. McEvoy of TechHive on winning our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week award: The Best Bluetooth Headset for Your Smartphone

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In Search of Tablet Productivity Plus 85 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, March 13, 2014

Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 86 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week.

What Should I Use for That?

New Features in iOS 7.1 (Video)

What You Need to Know About iOS Backups

The World's First Super Power Company

Congratulations to Lukas Mathis of ignore the code on winning our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week award: In Search of Tablet Productivity

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Topics: BlawgWorld Newsletter | Coming Attractions | Copiers/Scanners/Printers | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Legal Research | Privacy/Security | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

Top Five Large Firm Marketing Trends Plus the Top Feeder Law Schools

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Coming today to BigLaw: With all the media coverage of large law firms nowadays, trend spotting has become more difficult. For this issue of BigLaw, New York journalist and lawyer Liz Kurtz separates the fads from the true trends in large firm marketing. You'll learn about the top five trends, three new and two old with new twists. From the social media opportunity to knowing your client, this article will improve your rainmaking or help you enter the ranks of the rainmakers — the only people in large firms with job security. Also, don't miss the BigLaw Pick of the Week for the law schools currently feeding the most new associates to large law firms.

How to Receive BigLaw
Large and midsize law firms have achieved unprecedented success yet they still have tremendous growth potential. Written by insiders, corporate counsel, and other industry experts, BigLaw unearths best practices in leadership, marketing, strategy, and technology, and features detailed product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. BigLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to insightful articles (and podcasts and videos) about large and midsize law firms, as well as notable press releases issued by the world's largest law firms. The BigLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

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

How to Create a Compelling Presentation Plus 88 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, February 24, 2014

Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 89 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week.

Digitally Sign on the Dotted Line

Why the Retina iPad Mini Disappointed Me

Android Apps for Lawyers

Seinfeld on Smartphones (Video)

Congratulations to Matthew Guay of Tuts+ on winning our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week award: The Essentials of Creating a Compelling Presentation

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Topics: BlawgWorld Newsletter | Business Productivity/Word Processing | Coming Attractions | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Presentations/Projectors | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

Top Five Large Firm Business Trends Plus the Lateral Hiring Conundrum

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, February 20, 2014

Coming today to BigLaw: Approximately 500 law firms have 100 or more lawyers. The actions of one or two law firms does not a trend make even though they may get press. What matters is what's happening among large numbers of large firms. For this issue of BigLaw, lawyer and freelance journalist Liz Kurtz combed through everything published over the past year to identify the five most important business trends in the large firm world. Also, don't miss the BigLaw Pick of the Week for a new study on the elusive financial benefits of lateral hiring.

How to Receive BigLaw
Large and midsize law firms have achieved unprecedented success yet they still have tremendous growth potential. Written by insiders, corporate counsel, and other industry experts, BigLaw unearths best practices in leadership, marketing, strategy, and technology, and features detailed product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. BigLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to insightful articles (and podcasts and videos) about large and midsize law firms, as well as notable press releases issued by the world's largest law firms. The BigLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

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

The Windows 8 Disaster Plus 75 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, February 17, 2014

Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 76 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week.

Glossy v. Matte Monitors

Microsoft Office on iPad Coming Soon

Review: Reader 7 for iPad

ReInvent Law Implores Lawyers to Change

Congratulations to Paul Thurrott of Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows on winning our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week award: What the Heck Is Happening to Our Beloved Windows?

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Topics: BlawgWorld Newsletter | Business Productivity/Word Processing | Coming Attractions | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Monitors | Networking/Operating Systems | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

What's Hot and Not in Law Practice Plus 61 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 62 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the Week.

Poaching Now Fair Part of the Game

Unconventional Wisdom on Time Management

Yahoo's New Local Listings

14 Tips to Grow Your Business in 2014

Congratulations to Robert Denney of WisconsinLawyer on winning our SmallLaw Pick of the Week award: What's Hot and Not in Law Practice in 2014

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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. Please subscribe now.

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