Best Law Firm Websites, 2014 Edition
Out of over 50 nominations, we have narrowed the field down to the ten best law firm websites. There were many good nominations, but the top ten are some really excellent, responsive websites.
This Lawyer’s Epic Super Bowl Ad Will Blow You Away
This ad aired locally in Georgia during an entire two-minute commercial break. It has everything. Walls of flame. Sledgehammers. Heavy metal soundtrack.Just watch.
Freshbooks is Awesome, but Not For Accounting
Freshbooks is excellent billing software with a few accounting features grafted on. It is not accounting software. It is woefully unsuitable for accounting.
Coming Soon: Doc Review on Your Smartwatch
I humbly propose “But can you do doc review on it?” as the legal geek version of “But can it run Doom?” Sort of a “Hello World” for legal tech.
My Three Favorite iOS Text Editors
I have tried a lot of text editors, and I like a lot of them, but Byword, Nebulous Notes, and Drafts have consistently been my favorites. Here is why.
LegalKin: A Marketplace for Temporary Help for Solos and Small Firms
Legal marketplaces are proliferating based, I suppose, on a few ideas about the practice of law and the needs of solo and small-firm lawyers: Solo and small-firm lawyers frequently need help with “overflow” tasks They don’t already know where to go for help with those tasks. Or if they do know where to go for […]
Annotate PDF Documents on Your iPad
One of the most-useful things you can do with an iPad is view and annotate PDF documents.
How to Build a Law Practice Incubator
Kim Lowe, a shareholder at Fredrickson & Byron, has been thinking a lot about what an “incubator” — sort of a Y Combinator — for new lawyers would look like.
“ShalePlay” is Bracewell’s App for Shale Oil Tycoons
I'm not yet convinced that law firms ought to be building apps, but at least the current "wave" of law firm apps are more than just a firm news feed and contact information.
DocketHero Promises to Help You Outsource Your Law Practice
DocketHero is an about-to-be-launched app that aims to make it easy to hire appearance counsel, couriers, law clerks, process servers — even ghost bloggers, for some reason.
Out of Work? How to Prepare for the 2016 Job Surplus
Besides relentlessly applying for jobs, there are some things you could be doing to improve your chances of future employment, as the legal job market starts to improve
Fastcase Plans to Make “Kick-Ass” Bankruptcy Software a Reality
CEO Ed Walters says Fastcase is “pretty good at making kick-ass software,” and he plans to build a cloud-based version of TopForm that meets that standard. Which might make it the first bankruptcy software that actually does.
How to Use Basic HTML
Learning a little HTML will increase your understanding of the Internet, and it will probably come in handy every day, once you get the hang of it.
The Best Way to Serve Coffee in Your Office
Offering coffee is basic client service, but how you serve that coffee says a lot about your firm.