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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.

Press The Reset Button

press the reset button

This weekend, my family and I went to our gym like we usually do. We belong to a club call Life Time Fitness. Huge place, great equipment, layout, services, etc. My son loves it, they have a huge kids area. As we’re heading ...

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Career Planning For Associates

Career Planning For Associates

What, precisely, is going to make you special (or even more special) in the marketplace over the next few years? Would you like to develop a specialized expertise in a particular technical area, in certain types of transaction, in the ...

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What Is Lawyer Slack?

lawyer slack

What the hell is Slack you ask? Slack is basically a messaging app on steroids. It’s meant for teams and workplaces, can be used across multiple devices and platforms, and is equipped with robust features that allow you to not ...

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How To Write a Legal Brief

How To Write a Legal Brief

A few years ago, a couple of law professors surveyed practicing lawyers and judges on the quality of legal writing from new lawyers. The results? More than 93% of the responding practicing attorneys and judges believed that the briefs and ...

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Motion To Quash Assault By Long-Distance Tweet

1/11/2017 Update: Eichenwald has withdrawn his lawsuit in Texas because…….. He claims to know the identity of the “assailant.” See the Notice of Nonsuit filed with the court. No indication of where (or if) he will file now. Very curious as ...

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What Is Your Power Word For 2017? (Pay Attention)

It’s the beginning of a New Year. Which means you’re likely thinking about your past year and planning for the new one. You’re likely asking yourself a number of questions: What went right last year? What went wrong? How can ...

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Amazon Echo Legal Documents

UPDATE: Police got a warrant, as I predicted below. But CNN says that Amazon is still refusing to cooperate. Not sure how they’re justifying that one to the police. Will be curious if prosecutors decide to pursue the information from Amazon ...

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Can You Assault With A Tweet?

Until information comes out on how the deposition between Eichenwald and Twitter went, this will be my last post on the topic for awhile. But here’s some final food for thought. To recap: Assault With A Deadly Twitter, Part 1 Assault With ...

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How Delish Stole The Grinch (And Lawyers Ruin Christmas)

It’s that special time of year. Lights strung around the home, curling up before a warm fire, celebrating with family, and…IP infringement?! Sure, why not, this is a legal website. Anyway, I’m cruising along Facebook, avoiding looking at pictures of ...

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Can Kurt Eichenwald Get Pre-suit Discovery From Twitter?

UPDATE (12/20/16, 1300): Court has already granted order! See below: The most interesting thing to note above is “counsel for Twitter…has agreed to the expedited relief.” That means Twitter is not objecting to the petition, nor are they going to support ...

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