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Author Archives: Keith Lee

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.

The Ten Commandments of Brief Writing

Brief writing is part art and part science. How you develop your theme, present your arguments, structure your facts. While researching something completely unrelated, I came upon a brief article by Justice Maria Rivera (First District Court of Appeal, Div. 4, CA) ...

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I Called It

This won’t take long. In November 2o15 I began writing a post about the presidential election. It took me two months to complete. It was on a technical, arcane topic of information distribution called preference cascades and why I thought ...

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Media Resources For Lawyers

Considering that the majority of lawyers are solos or in small firms, it’s also likely that you’re going to be in charge of marketing your practice. This likely means building out a website or putting together newsletters. But many lawyers are ...

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Bad Motion v. Good Motion: Motion to Compel

When writing a motion to compel for a judge, you want to make it persuasive. You don’t want to make it a chore to read. Honorable Randy Wilson, a District Judge out of Texas wrote an article in the Advocate juxtaposing two ...

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Lawyers Aren’t Free

Should you work for free? Last week on the Twitters, I noticed a post by Bob Ambrogi, offering details on a new website that wants to be “the WebMD of law:” The video site TalksOnLaw describes itself as on a ...

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I Just Had A Conversation With An AI Lawyer…

…it sucked. See below. LawBot Hi, I’m LawBot, a robot lawyer designed to help you through this situation. Please tell me your name or say anonymous if you would rather not. You Dude LawBot Nice to meet you, Dude. I ...

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Discipline Is Superior To Motivation

So a few days ago someone on the r/lawschool section of Reddit asked about how to keep up their motivation. Being Reddit, most of the responses were snarky jokes. But the person seemed to be seeking genuine advice, so I ...

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Google Settings: Protect Your Privacy In 3 Steps

Remember when Google’s motto used to be “don’t be evil?” Those were the days huh? Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable Web Tracking When Google bought the advertising network DoubleClick in 2007, Google founder Sergey Brin said that ...

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Churchill’s 5 Elements Of Persuasive Speaking

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, famed British Prime Minister during World War II, was not only a noted statesman, but also a gifted student of oration and history. Churchill wrote numerous pieces on history, the English language, and how to develop the ...

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