Watch This Pittsburgh Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Over-the-Top Ad
Choice quotes: Related“‘Coming From the Hip-Hop Culture, It’s Important to Be Fresh at All Times’: The man behind the best (or worst) lawyer commercial ever made speaks out.” [Slate] “Consequences. They sure suck, don’t they?” “Laws are arbitrary.” “I may have a law degree, but I think like a criminal.” “I make jail visits … because […]
Pad & Quill’s Handmade iPad Mini Cases
I basically gushed about Pad & Quill’s iPad 2 cases when I reviewed them in two years ago, so I was excited to get a pair of cases to review with my iPad Mini.
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.
Annotate PDF Documents on Your iPad
One of the most-useful things you can do with an iPad is view and annotate PDF documents.
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.
Get These Apps for Your New Tablet
If you’ve got a new tablet (or if there is one waiting under your tree), you will probably trying every app in the store. Keep at it, by all means, but to focus your app addiction, I reached out to two specialists: Jeff Taylor of The Droid Lawyer, and Jeff Richardson of iPhoneJD. Here are the apps […]
The Best Scanners for Lawyers
Six document scanners to consider for your law practice, whether or not you are paperless, plus two upcoming reviews.
Best Law Firm Websites, 2013 Edition
This year's best law firm websites are all visually striking, with many have unique features. Make sure you watch the video on The Kim Law Firm website, check out the parallax effect on Sandage Bell's, and look for the cheeky copy on Mighty Marks.
7 Famous Lawyers with Lower Avvo Ratings than Mine
7 famous lawyers, from Eric Holder to Abraham Lincoln, who don't measure up to my lawyering prowess.
Tell Google What You’ve Written
Google Authorship is a way of enhancing the way your writing appears in Google’s search results. If you’ve told Google where to find your writing by connecting it to your Google+ account, your posts and pages will show up with a byline and your Google+ profile picture, like so: Why would you want this? It […]
Are Law Prof Blogs Making Law Reviews Obsolete?
Are law prof blogs disrupting publishing? Hodnicki’s take: goo.gl/g0jCC & @kevinokeefe‘s take: goo.gl/15VHV — Jason Wilson (@jasnwilsn) August 30, 2012 < p>I think Walter Olson started this discussion with a provocative post for the Atlantic, but here are some choice quotations from the above bloggers: From Kevin O’Keefe (Real Lawyers Have Blogs): Law blogs are […]
SkyDrive, Office Web Apps Updated
Windows 8 will be released in October, but Microsoft is updating its web apps in preparation for the new OS. It recently released Outlook.com, a major overhaul of Hotmail that is so good I’m considering switching from Gmail. Now, it has upgraded SkyDrive, it’s anemic cloud storage service. The update is not just cosmetic, but […]
Use Serif Fonts to Make Your Writing More Persuasive
I’ve long criticized sans-serif fonts in legal writing, and it turns out I’m right — at least according to a study conducted by filmmaker and NYT blogger Errol Morris. Helvetica (similar to Arial) and Comic Sans were the least believable fonts, while the serif fonts Baskerville and Computer Modern were significantly more persuasive. Says Cornell […]
Your Phone May Pose the Greatest Risk to Your Data
The details of your computer, your software, and your network are nobody's business but yours (and your IT person's).