This Week in Law: A Hero Named Kevin Bacon
This week I was on This Week in Law to talk about copyright, robot lawyers, Star Lord’s “Awesome Mix Vol. 1? from Guardians of the Galaxy, trolls, and much more.
9 Epic Responses To Legal Threats
In the rare occasion where the absurdity of a threatened legal action matches up nicely with the devil-may-care attitude of a client, you get the stuff of internet magic: the epic smackdown letter.
How to Keep Track of Your Time
Even if you only put together your bill at the end of the month, you need to track your time as you go. These are the major tools for doing that.
7 Google Docs Add-Ons You Should Try
In the past, we’ve covered some alternatives to Microsoft Word, including Google Docs. For quite some time now, Google Docs has done a lot of things exactly right. Easy collaboration, compatibility with a wide variety of formats, cloud-based, free. However, Docs has also lacked some things that are often necessary for a law practice, like […]
Five Alternatives To Fighting With Microsoft Word
Non-Word software that's so good you might not even notice you switched.
Fashionable, Professional Bags for Women Lawyers
This list of professional bags for women lawyers includes a wide range of names, styles, colors, and interesting lesser-known brands, all of which can accommodate a laptop.
Watch the Only Good Lawyer Ads We Could Find
We tried to find ten legal advertising ads that were actually good, not “oh god that’s so bad it is hilarious” good. Spoiler alert: we totally couldn’t.
8 Great iOS Apps That Have Nothing To Do With Practicing Law
Most posts about iOS apps are about helping you lifehack your way to work success: to-do lists, cloud storage, timekeeping, etc. But all work and no play makes lawyers dull, and your family and friends have likely tired of you explaining how Remember the Milk changed your life. Your iPhone and/or iPad has plenty of […]
The Best And The Worst Onscreen Cross Examinations
Ladies and gentlemen, it is never a good idea to have a client that can turn into a terrifying monster and, should one find oneself with such a client, it is best not to provoke said client into hulking out.
How to Promote Your Pro Bono Project with Gangsta Rap
EPM (Eric Mirabel) wasn’t happy with the way Legal Cheek and Above the Law covered his gangsta rap video. He says he just wanted to promote his pro-bono project to help veterans injured in service.
The 5 Most Provocative #ABATechShow Session Titles
So you’ve been asked to speak at ABA TechShow. But there are a ton of sessions. How will you make yours stand out on the conference schedule? How will you get people excited to hear you speak?
4 Alternatives to Adobe Acrobat
Unfortunately, Acrobat Professional — the version you want for legal work — starts at $449 (or $240/year). But there are alternatives that don’t cost an ongoing arm and a leg. Here are a few to consider.
6 Legal Technologies That Should Be Obsolete
Sure, we don’t use quills or mimeographs anymore, but there is a pretty good chance you still have a fax machine taking up space in your office.