Becoming A Good Lawyer Requires Failure

So, as I’m sure most of you probably already know, Joseph Rakofsky has once again emerged from the shadows to test the bounds of reason, good sense and the law by filing…whatever the hell this is. If you’re not familiar ...

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11 Writing Blogs I Follow

  A reader recently asked: You mentioned in your review of Point Made that there are a number of legal writing blogs you follow: what legal writing blogs do you follow? I thought I’d put it up for everyone to ...

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Quality Not Quanitity

  Scott Greenfield has a post today entitled Eyeballs Without Purpose. An excerpt: I had a nice chat the other day with a young lawyer who has a very popular legal website. His site is a business, intended for profit ...

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No Lawyers, No Forms: Just Data and Algorithms

  As I’ve written about before, there is growing pressure on the legal industry from large companies that are producing standardized “form” documents for consumers at much lower costs than obtaining such documents from a traditional law firm. Yet somewhere ...

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Criminal Activity and Your IP Address

  This week, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) brought news about criminal investigations in relation to an individual computer’s IP address. First, some background. IP and TOR For the unaware, an Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label ...

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There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be a Lawyer

Roughly one year ago, I put up a post entitled Georgetown Law Dean, Millennials and Unrealistic Expectations at the ABA, that touched on the downward trends in the legal job market. (I also called a double-dip recession – holla) In ...

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Wal-Mart Efficiency With Neiman Marcus Feel

[In the future] The lawyers who succeed will combine Wal-Mart Efficiency With Neiman Marcus Feel. So says Thomas Morgan, a law professor from George Washington University, to the Florida Board of Governors and the Young Lawyers Division board at their recent joint ...

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