How Should Young Lawyers Conduct Themselves Online?

For the unaware, there is a lawyer-centric blogging platform/service called Lexblog, which is geared towards providing a turn-key solution to blogging/SEO/social media/etc . The CEO of the company is Kevin O’Keefe, and he maintains a blog called Real Lawyers Have ...

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Then Again, Maybe Wikipedia IS a Proper Legal Authority

Surprise, surprise, Courts seem to be split on the issue of whether or not Wikipedia is a proper legal source. In the previous post, people were discussing this link on Wikipedia: Which is a listing of holdings from Courts that have cited Wikipedia in various ...

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You’re Being Played By Twitter

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There doesn’t seem to be much available out there about Social Media from a gamification perspective that is accessible to regular users as opposed to designers or math-types. Certainly not for the legal crowd. Many in the online legal world are ...

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Clausewitz and Machiavelli – On Litigation

Yesterday afternoon while I was lifting weights (yes, I have my iPhone at the gym. I check on Twitter while resting between sets), I saw a tweet from ElieNYC in regards to the United States’ third Middle Eastern adventure: Is it that the ...

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Grit and a Growth Mindset

There seems to be a general lament among the elder generation of lawyers in regards to the quality of new law school graduates. Simultaneously, there is also a cacophony of complaints from recent law school graduates about the general state ...

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The Bar

…or rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated. I apologize to all the readers out there for an extended item away from the blog, but once I began to prepare for the February Bar this past December, it became clear that it was going to ...

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