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I run this joint. I like to write, talk, and think about law, professional development, technology, and whatever else floats my boat. I practice law in Birmingham, AL.

Annual Planning For Lawyers – Reference Guide

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I was walking around a shopping center in early November and there were already holiday Christmas decorations hung up everywhere. Thanksgiving seems like it has almost been completely subsumed by the winter holiday season. Which is unsurprising really. Thanksgiving is, well, about giving ...

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How To Write A Good Legal Memo

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Perhaps the most important skill a new lawyer needs to have a firm grasp of is writing. Why? Writing is thinking: It’s simple. The amount of information our brains can fit into our short term memory at once isn’t a lot. If ...

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Introducing A New Primary Topic: #lawdata

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Generally speaking, lawyers live in Microsoft Word (or Wordperfect, ick). That is, lawyers work with words more than anything else. It’s our wheelhouse. Convincingly stringing lots of words together is how we earn our keep. Generally speaking, consultants, specifically business consultants, live ...

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Site News: Odds n’ Ends

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A bit of housekeeping and an update for people new (and old) to Associate’s Mind. Yesterday marked two years since the publication of my first book, The Marble and The Sculptor: From Law School To Law Practice. Writing the book was difficult ...

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#LegalTech Startups – Stop Lying

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This morning I received a press release, which is nothing worthy of comment in and of itself. I get lots of press releases. usually from some PR company that wants to promote a lawyer’s recent: book, case, appearance in the ...

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