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Free White Paper: “10 Things the Best Law Firm Website Designs Have in Common”

Good design is the foundation of a website that brings in business. Get our free white paper, "10 Things the Best Law Firm Website Designs Have in Common."


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If you are a practicing lawyer or law professor with something meaningful to say about law practice, a way with words, and the ability to write a post once or twice a month, we would like to hear from you.


Clio Law Practice Management Software

Clio practice management software information and review.


Dropbox for Lawyers and Law Firms: the User Guide

According to the ABA’s most-recent technology survey, 58% of lawyers use Dropbox, making it the most popular online file storage option among lawyers. Here is everything you need to know about Dropbox, from how to install it to securing your client files.


Rocket Matter Law Practice Management Software

From signing up to backing up your data to pricing info, this is what you need to know about Rocket Matter.


Every Legal App For Android

There are plenty of Android apps for lawyers including apps for case management, billing, trial preparation, and legal research. This list includes every legal app for Android that we could find.


Every Legal App for iPhone and iPad

iOS apps for lawyers abound, whether for case management, billing, or trial preparation. This page has every legal app for iOS that we could find.


LexisNexis Firm Manager Law Practice Management Software

After a rocky start, LexisNexis completely redesigned Firm Manager with the help of a customer advisory board and input from hundreds of practicing lawyers. Here is everything you need to know about the new, improved, and redesigned Firm Manager.


MyCase Law Practice Management Software

Here’s what you need to know about MyCase, from getting started to using the mobile apps with your clients.

Law Firm Finances

Law Firm Finances: A Lawyerist Survival Guide

Law Firm Finances: A Lawyerist Survival Guide is a detailed how-to manual for solos and small firms. It covers setting up accounts, managing cash flow and credit, paying taxes and managing income, and forecasting income. These are critical skills that are not taught in law school, and many lawyers struggle to stay on top of […]


Passwords: a User Guide for Lawyers and Law Firms

Good passwords are essential to data security, and this article has everything you need to know about creating and keeping track of good passwords.


#ABATechShow 2014 Liveblog

We are live from ABA TechShow 2014! (It’s the closest thing to an Apple event that we get to do.) This is a slow-moving liveblog for updates from the EXPO Hall and from the sessions we attend. (Day Two coverage starts here, and Day Three coverage starts here.)

#LexThink.1 Liveblog from #ABATechShow 2014

At LexThink.1, produced by Matt Homann and JoAnna Forshee, 10 speakers get 6 minutes apiece to present 20 slides on a common theme. This year, the theme is “the end of irrelevance” (long version: “overcoming the significant challenges the legal profession is currently facing”). Here is the speaker lineup. The show starts at 7:30pm Central […]

Exam Guide

Law School Exams: A Lawyerist Survival Guide

In a new Lawyerist eBook, Law School Exams: A Lawyerist Survival Guide, Randall and Nena walk you through their process for preparing for final exams and taking open- and closed-book exams, take-home exams, and even final papers.


The Best Way to Blog

The critical component of a great law blog is, of course, the words on the page — the content. That comes from you, the blogger. But it also matters where you publish that content, and we think we have just the place.